Publish date: October 15th 1998
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Mairelon (#2)
Another one that I just jammed through - forgoing sleep as needed. It was just a fun read, different from what I usually go for. It's also something that I could recommend to a 12 year old, someone my age, or my mom. No graphic violence, no sex. That doesn't mean there isn't any danger, but it's not...
I don't love this quite as much as I love Mairelon the Magician, but it's a decent follow-up. The book is inherently inferior because Mairelon is present for a significantly lesser part of it, and Kim is also an extremely passive character. I wish she had rebelled a bit more against the strictures o...
Wrede writes VERY entertaining novels. I still prefer her Enchanted Forest Chronicles, but I really liked this one, too.
Kim struggles simultaneously with her education in magic, adjusting to a new social class, discovering (and foiling) an evil plot, and falling in love with her mentor.A good book, but lacking the originality of the first volume. I wish so many authors didn't feel that they must add romance to every ...
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