Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 1 of the Circle of... show more
Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 1 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, gifted young weaver Sandry is brought to the Winding Circle community. There she meets Briar, a former thief with a way with plants; Daja, an outcase gifted at metalcraft; and Tris, whose connection with the weather unsettles everyone, including herself. The four misfits are taught how to use their magic, but when disaster strikes, it's up to Sandry to weave together four different kinds of power to save herself, her friends, and Winding Circle.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 24th 2006
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
Series: Circle of Magic (#1)
It take a while for this MG Fantasy to really get going, but this is first class worldbuilding. Here begins the tale of Daja, Briar, Tris, and Sandry, four children brought to Winding Circle Temple for training in crafts and magic. They are outcasts in their homeland. But in this magical plac...
After many years, I've decided to do a full re-read of Tamora Pierce's books, starting with her Emelan series. I discovered Pierce's Alanna books first and these were written for a slightly younger audience. I did read through Circle of Magic, the first quartet, but no farther. It looks like the t...
This is my first foray into Tammy's non-Tortall world - and so far, I really like it. The four kids are distinctly drawn and each made me root for them, despite their very different personalities.
Sweet story of how 4 children learn they have magic and learn how to be friends and rely on each other despite very different backgrounds.
I started reading Pierce's books at the recommendation of a friend, starting with her Tortall books. Pierce is one of those authors that gets better with every book, so when I finished the Tortall books and started the Circle of Magic books, I felt I was taking a step back, since these books were ea...