Schooled in Magic

15 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 12,872 ratings

Schooled in Magic Publisher's Summary

Emily is a teenage girl pulled from our world into a world of magic and mystery by a necromancer who intends to sacrifice her to the dark gods. Rescued in the nick of time by an enigmatic sorcerer, she discovers that she possesses magical powers and must go to Whitehall School to learn how to master them. There, she learns that the locals believe she is a "Child of Destiny" - someone whose choices might save or damn their world, a title that earns her both friends and enemies.

A stranger in a very strange land, she may never fit in to her new world, and the necromancer is still hunting her. If Emily can't stop him, he might bring about the end of days.

©2014 Christopher G. Nuttall (P)2016 Podium Publishing
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  • Book 1

    • Schooled in Magic

    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,888
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,749
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,750

    Emily is a teenage girl pulled from our world into a world of magic and mystery by a necromancer who intends to sacrifice her to the dark gods. Rescued in the nick of time by an enigmatic sorcerer, she discovers that she possesses magical powers and must go to Whitehall School to learn how to master them. There, she learns that the locals believe she is a "Child of Destiny" - someone whose choices might save or damn their world, a title that earns her both friends and enemies.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • KEEP GOING! The last 2/3 is MUCH better.

    • By Russell David Phillips on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 2

    • Lessons in Etiquette

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 2
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,292

    After completing her first year of learning magic at Whitehall School, Emily accepts an invitation from Princess Alassa to accompany her on her progress back to her home country of Zangaria, where the princess may meet her future husband. Alassa, who was a spoiled brat before she met Emily, wants to show off her friend - and impress potential suitors. For Emily, it is a chance to relax and explore a world very different to Earth, meet new people and come to terms with her reputation in the Nameless World.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series!!!! Book2 better than first!!!!!!

    • By J.V. Cox on 04-28-17

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 3

    • Study in Slaughter

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 3
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133

    Brimming with new ideas for magical research, Emily returns to Whitehall School for her second year of magical education, looking forward to returning to her studies. And yet things are different; her new roommates harbor their secrets, her old friends are becoming distracted by sports and games, and one of the teachers seems to dislike her. As she starts new classes, she discovers she has to work far harder to keep her place in the school. But her second year will be far more adventurous than her first.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Number Three in great series.

    • By Amazon Customer Curtis Wright. on 11-06-16

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 4

    • Work Experience

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 4
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,057
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 972
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 973

    In the summer between second and third year at Whitehall, Emily accompanies Lady Barb on her rounds of the Cairngorm Mountains, bringing magical help to the locals and searching for new magicians. For Emily, tired and broken after the events of Study in Slaughter, it should be a chance to relax as well as to visit a new part of the Nameless World, to put her responsibilities aside and just be herself. But the locals aren't quite what she expects, with problems of their own, and Lady Barb is a different person away from Whitehall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tavia Gilbert raises the bar

    • By Jack Cards on 04-23-17

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 5

    • The School of Hard Knocks

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 5
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 908
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 910

    A plot is being hatched at Mountaintop Academy, a plot that threatens the lives of Emily and her friends...and the integrity of the Allied Lands. In a desperate bid to uncover the secrets of Mountaintop and recover her stolen notes, Emily goes undercover into Mountaintop, a mission that may cost her everything.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Performance

    • By haley on 03-06-17

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 6

    • Love's Labor's Won

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 6
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 872
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 816
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 816

    The Magical Families of Ashworth and Ashfall have been feuding for countless years, ever since something happened to split one family into two. Now, they have been invited to Cockatrice Faire - when no other magician would dare invite them both. And when it becomes clear that the Ashworth Heir and the Ashfall Heir have fallen in love with one another, Emily finds herself caught in the middle between two powerful families, each one capable of destroying her once and for all.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • She claims to know HISTORY!

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-03-17

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 7

    • Trial by Fire

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 7
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 827
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 775
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 775

    After a brief visit to the Blighted Lands in hopes of recovering something useful from Shadye's Dark Fortress, Emily returns to Whitehall for her fourth year, bracing herself for the exams that will determine her future. But as she resumes her education, she discovers that the shadows of the past are hanging over the school. A teacher wants to break her, some of her friends are acting oddly, and, worst of all, a boy intends to court her.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just okay.

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 8

    • Wedding Hells

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 8
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 725
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 691
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 694

    After her victory over Master Grey, Emily wants nothing more than to relax and give herself time to recover from the duel. Her magic, pushed to the limits, is no longer reliable, forcing her to learn to control it from scratch. Every time she delays using her magic, she risks headaches...or worse. But she must return to Whitehall to complete her fourth-year exams and bid farewell to those of her friends who are not returning for fifth year. And then, she must return to Zangaria to play her role in Princess Alassa's wedding to Jade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • hate waiting

    • By Brittanie on 09-04-17

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 9

    • Infinite Regress

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 9
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 752
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 716
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 717

    The new grandmaster of Whitehall doesn't want Emily in his school. She's dangerous, he thinks. The only way he'll allow her to return to Whitehall is if she chooses to be a probationary student, a student who can be expelled at the slightest excuse, a student who has to work for one of the professors. Reluctantly, unwilling to leave her first true home, Emily accepts. But she rapidly discovers that she's about to be pushed right to the limit.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love Hate relationship

    • By David M Rowsey on 09-28-17

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 10

    • Past Tense

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 10
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 632
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 594
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 592

    Thrown back in time after the spells binding Whitehall School together nearly collapsed, Emily finds herself in the days of Lord Whitehall. But everything she knows about the past is a lie. The Whitehall Commune is in hiding from a great and terrible foe, while some of the legendary founders bicker like children and others call on deadly and untrustworthy entities with agendas of their own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best one so far

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-09-18

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 11

    • The Sergeant's Apprentice

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 11
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 600
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 598

    The necromancers have finally resumed their assault on the Allied Lands, sending a mighty army across the Desert of Death and into the Kingdom of Tarsier. Countless farms, villages, and towns have already been destroyed as the host makes its way northwards, striking deep into the kingdom's most vulnerable lands. Hundreds of thousands have been killed, thousands more will be killed when they are sacrificed for power. If the necromancers win the coming battle, it may be the beginning of the end.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bitter Experience

    • By JT on 03-03-18

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 12

    • Fists of Justice

    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 679
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 635
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 633

    The war is over. But the scars remain. Emily's New Learning has been good for Beneficence. In the years since she arrived on the Nameless World, the city has been at the forefront of technological advancement and social development. Thousands of newcomers are moving to the city, railways span the gorge and drive into Zangaria, the first steamboats are plowing the ocean wave and a whole new banking system is reshaping national and international trade. A true golden age appears to be on hand. But all is not well.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The problem is not the point... It's character development.

    • By RED on 03-25-18

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 13

    • The Gordian Knot

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 13
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 467
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 445
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443

    The post of Head Girl of Whitehall looks fantastic on anyone's resume. It places the lucky winner on equal terms to the staff, granting them authority, power, and responsibility that no other student can even dream of possessing. Naturally, Emily doesn't want it. But when she returns to Whitehall for her sixth and final year, she discovers that the staff has elected her to the post - and refusal isn't an option. Reluctantly, she starts to carry out her new duties, unaware that deadly enemies are waiting in the shadows, preparing themselves to strike at her when her back is turned.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Gratuitous cussing

    • By Sana Quijada on 05-04-18

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 14

    • Graduation Day

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 14
    • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 494
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492

    Frieda is one of Emily’s closest friends, a young girl she saved from Mountaintop and brought back to Whitehall. But Frieda found herself the victim of a deadly soul-destroying plot - and the true target may well be Emily herself. Now, after Emily saved Frieda from a magician who was slowly driving her mad, Frieda stands accused of attempted murder - and worse. She must now stand trial for her crimes. Worse, Fulvia - Matriarch of House Ashworth - has returned. Humiliated by Emily years ago, Fulvia burns for revenge - and the chance to regain her lost power.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • love the author, and the story, but

    • By Jack on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 15

    • The Princess in the Tower

    • Schooled in Magic, Book 15
    • By: Christopher Nuttall
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204

    The Kingdom of Zangaria has finally started its descent into civil war. King Randor has declared martial law, imprisoned the pregnant Crown Princess Alassa in the Tower of Alexis, and started preparations for a first strike against his enemies. The time has come for everyone to choose a side. Emily has arrived in Alexis with the intention of freeing Alassa before her father can have her executed. But as Emily and her friends are drawn into a maelstrom of rebellious factions and crown loyalists, they find themselves faced with an insolvable problem.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • this series isn't what it used to be

    • By Drue on 09-30-18

    Regular price: $29.99