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 2 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 2 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, earthquake damage has left Winding Circle vulnerable to pirate attack and Tris, Briar, Daja, and Sandry are working with the community to strengthen their defenses. When the pirate onslaught begins, two things become terribly clear: The pirates have a powerful new weapon--and they have an accomplice within Winding Circle. But they've failed to anticipate the fury of a young mage who has been betrayed once too often, and who has very stubborn, very loyal friends....
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 24th 2006
Pages no: 251
Edition language: English
Finally continuing my Tamora Pierce reread. Of all the Circle of Magic books, this was the one I remembered the least, but it's still great. While all the books deal with the four children, each one does focus a bit more on a character and in this one it is Tris, the merchant girl who was abandoned...
light hearted. Based on the magic of the wind and the deepening of the friendship between the 4.
This is a very different series than Pierce's Tortall, but the Circle books about the young mages Sandry, Daja, Tris and Briar have a charm of their own. This second book focuses on Tris, a weather witch who wasn't a favorite character of mine among the Circle characters at first; she's rather prick...
This is a re-read as I recovered from stress...Oh the messiness of family and yet how important family can be. I like seeing the four youngsters start to discover what they could do when they were working together instead of separately.
I think this is my least favourite in the Circle of Magic series. Not that it's not still good, but Tris has always been the one of the four I was the least interested in. The book also seemed rather rushed, but I think that may be a general thing for the entire series, and not just this book in par...