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The Silver Mask (Magisterium #4)

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  5,518 Ratings  ·  727 Reviews
A generation ago, Constantine Madden came close to achieving what no magician had ever achieved: the ability to bring back the dead. He didn't succeed . . . but he did find a way to keep himself alive, inside a young child named Callum Hunt. Now Call is one of the most feared and reviled students in the history of the Magisterium, thought to be responsible for a devastatin ...more
ebook, 200 pages
Published October 10th 2017 by Scholastic Press (first published August 29th 2017)
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Sankalpa Dulal I was expecting that Tamaron would happen. But there is a kind of deep relationship between Aaron and Call, even if it is not a romantic one, like…moreI was expecting that Tamaron would happen. But there is a kind of deep relationship between Aaron and Call, even if it is not a romantic one, like with Tamara. They are like the same person now.
I honestly think that is better than having a “girlfriend/boyfriend” they are quite literally soul mates.(less)

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Mar 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy, cover-love
August 2017?

Nina  van der Kooij
Oct 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This was short. Why are they all so short? I liked this one and I'm looking forward to the final book. The ending was so weird... What's going on? I liked Call's journey through this book, but the plot kind of hurt. I just liked Aaron so much.

Just finished book 3. Give me this one already? This will have spoilers for those who have not read the third book, so beware, you have been warned.

EDIT 8/09/2016
I don't think Aaron will stay dead. Perhaps he will die again at the end of
Tamara (Tamaraniac)
Aug 21, 2016 marked it as to-read
After reading The Bronze Key this is a thing I need badly
Jul 07, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
You know when you see a book from you favourite Author and you automatically want to read it?

Tawnie J.
Sep 27, 2016 marked it as ya
I love how this and the 5th book have ratings already and they don't even have cover art yet. Contain yourselves people.

This is simply a mini review for two reasons. One, I got my wisdom teeth out on Thursday and am still getting back on my feet fro it. Two, this is the fourth book in a series and since I enjoy keeping my reviews spoiler free a mini review was the best way to conduct this.

To start off; what a disappointment. I’ve been reading this for five days and it was in no way worth this. It was classic middle book syndrome where basically nothing happens. With
beloved books by Tine
Mar 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2018
Band 5 wird definitiv spannend.
Blaire Hammond
Jan 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
I thought this book was going to heal my broken heart, but alas... nope. It's still very much broken.
KL (Cat)
Mar 06, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: no-way-in-hell
I love how Clare just doesn't even care anymore. Blatant HP rip off? Sure, why not!!
Feb 08, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-books
Enthält Spoiler zu den Vorgängern!

ist nach sechs Monaten Gefängnis Aufenthalt immer noch der gleiche. Er hat sich nicht im geringsten verändert, wie ich es erwartet hätte. Er gibt sich immer noch an allem die Schuld und hat ein sehr geringes Selbstwertgefühl und meint, er würde seine Strafe schon verdienen. Aber er ist auch verzweifelt, denn sein bester Freund ist nicht mehr. Dann sind da noch diese bösen Leute, die ihn auf ihrer Seite haben wollen, während die "Guten" vom M
Ich habe bereits die anderen 3 Teile der Magisterium Reihe verschlungen. Ich weiß noch genau, dass ich  mir Band aufgrund einer Buchempfehlung bei SWR3 geholt habe… Das war noch vor den Lieblingsleseplatz-Zeiten, aber schon da habe ich die Bücher gern empfohlen.
Das Cover fügt sich gut in die Reihe ihrer Vorgänger ein, vor allem den Buchschnitt in rot metallic mag ich sehr.
Es ist schwer, über einen vierten Band einer Reihe ohne Spoiler zu berichten, ich will es aber dennoch versuchen, da ich möch
I'm not really sure what to even rate this. This by far was my least favorite book in the series. I was surprised and disappointed by some of the choices that the authors decided to make in this book. My final decision on this book will all be decided by how they end the next and final book. Hopefully everything will be better.
Rhema Philip
Oct 19, 2016 marked it as to-read
I CANNOT WAIT A YEAR FOR THIS! You are killing me here. You end book 3 like that?! and expect me to wait??!!!!
3.5 stars rounded up for a good finish.

It's been a few months since we listened to The Bronze Key and waited for The Silver Mask to be released. In that time my kids seemed to have lost a bit of their momentum with the series and their interest in listening to the audiobook in the car waned about halfway through. No matter, I thought, I'll just read the rest on my own.

Well as it turns out this book improved for me quite a bit by being read rather than listening to the audiobook. The story is qui
Nov 29, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

Devo dire che come trama penso sia il migliore dopo il primo, finalmente la saga si è un po’ ripresa!

Però... il romance. No. Ma proprio no.

Ho apprezzato molto l’amicizia fra Callum ed Aaron, come sempre. Ed anche Subbuglio <3

Jasper mi è sembrato davvero troppo infantile e quasi inutile. Tamara ha perso l’energia dei precedenti libri.

Bel finale, però! Sono curiosa di leggere l’ultimo libro.
May 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: audiobooks

I started this series when it first came out and I stopped for a while because the previous book didnt hold my attention.

This book was similar. I am above the age of recommended so my opinion should not be taken for the younger crowd, they would probably love it.
I did however really enjoyed the friendships that were built upon. And the mystery and school for magic is always fun to read about.
Beauty Mango
Apr 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ahhh was ist denn das für ein Ende? Auch wenn das Buch etwas kurz war, hat es mir doch sehr gut gefallen. Ich bin nun echt gespannt auf den 5. Teil.
Sep 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There are spoilers

In this book, I could make a lot of connections with different characters. One example is when Call "successfully" brought back Aaron in one try when he didn't even think of the consequences. He had no idea that it was going to work but he still did it because he was under pressure. He didn't even do a test run. I can connect to this because I also don't think about the consequences when under pressure. For example, when the class is taking a test and everyone is finished with
Feb 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bulgarian review:

I have so much love for the 'Magisterium' series, for this world, these characters, this storyline... 'The Silver Mask' was for sure the best book so far, although i'm saying this for every new one in the series. They're just so good!!! They don't even feel like middle-grade, the plot is amazing, the twists, the atmosphere... Everything in the fourth book became much more darker than the previous ones, so much happened, there was a lot of
Chloe ✨
4.5 stars
Omg. Omg. Omg. That was a rollercoaster of emotions.
I need the next book now.
this was so fun! But I didn't enjoy it as much as the first three, I'm very excited for the last book! :)
Nov 25, 2017 rated it did not like it
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Mirta (secretlifeofapotterheadgirl)
My ship..
My poor ship..
Like my feels..
Apr 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Und wieder einmal vom grausamen Besen des Schicksals dahingefegt."
3,5 Sterne
Man hat das Gefühl, dass dieses Buch (so gut geschrieben es einen auch zu geliebten Charakteren zurückführt) mehr eine Brücke zwischen Band 3 und Band 5 schlagen soll, als ein eigenständiger Band zu sein.
Amisha Rajput
Oct 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I really NEED to read this book. I am dying to know what happens to the characters.
May 04, 2017 rated it it was ok
Really disappointed. RTC
Feb 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: jugendbuch, fantasy
Das Cover ist wieder einmal unglaublich gut gelungen. Ich liebe es einfach total. 😍 Das die silberne Maske abgebildet ist sowie Ketten, Schmetterlinge, Fledermäuse, etc. finde ich richtig cool gemacht. Auch das der Buchschnitt diesmal rot ist passt super zu den anderen Bänden. Ich bin also mit dem Cover mal wieder seeeehr zufrieden. 😄

Nachdem alle denken, dass Call Aaron getötet hat, befindet dieser sich im Panoptikum, einem Gefängnis. Keiner will Callum glauben, das er nicht der Mörder von Aaron
Lucy Ghost
May 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, in-spanish
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Hafsa Sabira
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Another one of my most awaited books. Finished reading it in one sitting a few hours ago but still I am feeling overwhelmed by the turn of the events in this fourth book in the Magisterium series. However, I do have a few things on mind that I want to say about this favourite series of mine.

People who love Harry Potter series are most likely to adore this series. I am not comparing these two or anything, and only two major things are common in the two series: magic school , a powerful villan thr
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“Don't take it personally," Call said. "Lots of people find me really annoying. It's not just you.” 4 likes
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