In “Life is Magic”, Jon Dorenbos draws a road map for how to shut down your inner self doubt by choosing happiness. At his darkest times, he writes, he’s learned lessons of love, forgiveness, and perseverance. His story is poignant and powerful, told by a charismatic and optimistic man who has overcome life-or-death challenges with grace, persistence, a childlike sense of wonder . . . and jaw-dropping card tricks.