Series: The Circle of Magic #2

Book Review: Tamora Pierce’s Tris’s Book

Book Review: Tamora Pierce’s Tris’s Book

Second in the Circle of Magic fantasy series for young middle-grade readers and revolving around the four young mages we met in Sandry’s Circle, 1. It’s also the second in the overall Emelan series. It’s been two months since Sandry’s Circle. My Take Trisana learns more about her magic: why she hears voices. Mmm, I’m uncomfortable with the comment Frostpine makes about black people. It smacks too much of bigotry for me, even if Frostpine is a black person. Pierce reminds us to not judge a book by its cover. A good topic for parents to open with their kids. Then the duke tells Sandry of his pride in her, that she is using her abilities to help people. A much fuller life than that of her empty-headed parents. Aymery is an odd character — you’ll find out how odd much later — who wants to get rid of Tris. Oh, not hurt her, just get her out of town. We learn some of Rosethorn’s back history as a mud-roller. I love it! The adults keep saying “children can’t do this, children can’t do that”, and Briar makes the best retort, lol. “If it’s something ‘children‘ can’t do then we […]