A Forthcoming Wizard (Tildi Summerbee, #2)
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A Forthcoming Wizard (Tildi Summerbee #2)

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Halfling Tildi Summerbee led a typical, unexciting life, tending the house for her brothers while they managed the family farm ... until she was forced to assume the identity of her recently deceased brother and accept his position as apprentice to a great wizard.

Now she is central to an important quest where the lessons of her apprenticeship pale in comparison to those le...more
Kindle Edition, 432 pages
Published (first published 2009)
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Lise
A lot of the books I read remind me of issues that I regularly think about. "A Forthcoming Wizard" (and "An Unexpected Apprentice") reminded me of the many times I have wondered about the concept of racism and the idea of “perfect/ideal”.

Back in the days the Shining Ones took it upon themselves to experiment with the knowledge they had acquired. Like all good scientist they asked themselves the question “I wonder what would happen if …”. Unlike the really good scientists, the Shining Ones forgot...more
Cori
I FINALLY finished. This one was a struggle for every word. I had found that in the first book (the Unexpected Apprentice) the start dragged a bit, but once the story started to move it had me pulled in and I barreled toward the last page. Not so much in the follow-up. Normally, I would have just put it down and called it a loss. However, I really wanted to know the end of the story so I struggled through.

The premise of the books is essentially "a little hobbit girl goes on an adventure". There...more
Clay
“A Forthcoming Wizard” (Tor, $27.95, 430 pages) is the conclusion of a two-part series that begin with “An Unexpected Apprentice” and it’s a slightly dumbed down version of “The Hobbit.” The hero is Tildi, a member of the smallfolk, and she has possession of an immensely powerful artifact that a powerful evil wizard wants desperately. She is helped by elves, dwarves, werewolves, highly evolved bears and centaurs – not to mention a kindly graying wizard who’s offstage for a while, and various kin...more
JoyfulK
This book provides a stunning finish to this tale, begun in An Unexpected Apprentice. It was very hard to put down. Recommended, but read the first book before you pick up this one.
Nancy Greger
The pair of books in this series are a fine read. A pleasant "and everyone live happily ever after."
Fatma
Great tale that kept me hooked. Hoping for more adventures to come for Tildi in the future!
Kenneth Flusche
Better than book one, a little wordy but held my attention all the way to the last word.
Allison
Liked the first one better.
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