Street Magic (The Circle Opens #2)
Best-selling fantasy author Tammy Pierce has written over twenty novels for young readers, including the well-loved Protector of the Small and Circle of Magic quartets. A former radio actress, Tammy has a special affinity for audiobooks, and loves being back in front of the microphone to work with Full Cast Audio. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, (spouse-creature)...more
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Reading about the gangs was quite interesting and fun for me, and I like how Briar begins to question just how useful it is to be in a gang. And there was still a fair bit of character development from him too, which was super...more
I have always loved Briar. I think he's my favo...more
Normally I wouldn't be interested in any book about gangs, but this one was differ...more
Despite the fact that the various Circle books are starting to feel a little formulaic, this was still an interesting, well writing book....more
This quartet follows the four young mages from the Circle of Magic quartet as they go their separate ways and take on first students on their own. Briar, Daja, and Tris all go to distant lands and Tamora Pierce has some pretty interesting world building going on in these novels, which was really fun to read.
In the Circle of Magic quartet, Daja's Book and Briar's Book were by far and away my favorites, and I was pleased that this time I loved Daja's, Briar's, AND Tris's stories. My favorite new...more
So I found Street Magic at my local thrift shop and saw Tamora Pierce on the cover and purchased it instantly, without even reading what it was about.
Over halfway through the book I was already in love with each character, Evvy, Briar and Rosethorn can all be stubborn and thickheaded which sometimes made me mad but that's what mad...more
I loved the culture & life...more
In this book, 14 year old Briar Moss takes up the responsibilities of functioning as an adult, eve...more
I loved seeing Briar get a glimpse of how he was when he first came to Winding Circle...and being exasperated by the behavior. And I really liked Evvy; she's an awesome character and will totally fit in with the group. I'm glad to know already that she features...more
Briar Moss is on the road with his teacher Rosethorn and they have stopped in a drying out city of stones. Briar is looking forward to leaving - he doesn't like stones as much as he likes plants. Imagine his surprise when he finds out that he must become a teacher of a stone mage.
Briar has made friends with one of the gangs that inhabit Chammur, and so he becomes entangled in their...more
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