Street Magic: The Circle Opens Book 2 by Tamora PierceStreet Magic: The Circle Opens Book 2 by Tamora Pierce

Street Magic: The Circle Opens Book 2

byTamora Pierce

Paperback | April 1, 2002

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The second book in an extraordinary new fantasy quartet by New York Times bestselling author Tamora Pierce.

Briar Moss been training four years as a plant mage, but he hasn't put his past behind him. He meets a street girl, Evvy, using powerful magic to polish stones for a merchant, and resolves to find her a teacher. But Briar understands the city's gangs as well as he understands Evvy. When gang warfare breaks out, he discovers that the fiercest gang is seeking a stone mage to lead them to hidden gems. Only Briar and his magic can offer Evvy protection. Swept up in a bloody conflict, Briar must decide if he's ready to make the final step away from his former life as a "street rat."

TAMORA PIERCE is the critically acclaimed author of more than twenty novels, including the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets, The Will of the Empress, Melting Stones, and, most recently, the New York Times bestselling Beka Cooper trilogy. She lives in New York State with her husband, Tim, and her seven cats and two birds. V...
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Title:Street Magic: The Circle Opens Book 2Format:PaperbackPublished:April 1, 2002Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0590396439

ISBN - 13:9780590396431

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Plants and Stones In the 2nd series of the Circle mages, we see Briar - a student of the famed Rosethorn, receive his own pupil. She is a ragtag street girl like himself, with a startling power over stones make and an impressivle collections of ally cats. Evvy and Briar a solid team. One of my favorites, I found this book to be highly entertaining, in a typical Peirceian world.
Date published: 2007-12-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing Magic for Teen Fantasy This book really is well written. I believe it is adventurous to write this complex of a fantasy novel for such a realistic age group but I believe it has been embrassed well. The author really shows the meaning of qualities in a character and as a teacher, I love to base studies off his style. The novel itself really is magical and I think the world he's created really has shown success.
Date published: 2004-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! I gotta say, I enjoyed Pierce's other quartets more but in my opinion this is the best book in the Circle Opens quartet. I'd definately reccomend it to anyone!
Date published: 2003-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Her Best Book (in my opinion) A facinating book. Tamora Pierce's most interesting book. This book is as good as Harry Potter.
Date published: 2003-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow I'm only half way through this book, as per usual, but I'm in love. I've read all (alright, excluding Cold Fire) of TP's books, and I love them. My only complaint is that Rosethorn is underplayed. (I love Rosethorn). Highly recommended, if you're a CoM fan.
Date published: 2002-07-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Oh Nooo This is one of the worst books i have ever read. the plot is very stupid and is insulting to people's intelligence. i would not recommend this book. it is awful. If you want to read a book read Harry Potter (laughs). It is at least 10 times better.
Date published: 2002-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Cool For those who have read the circle of magic books you will really enjoy this. Tree against stone is the topic of this book.
Date published: 2002-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from my fav author has another great book! this book is just another example of how awsome tamora pierce is. Read all her books youll luv em
Date published: 2002-05-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Magic is it all Magic is something I love, I know it probably is not real but I still love it. In Tamora Pierce's books I can live in a world with magic for a little while. In 'Street Magic' you get the message that anyone can be a mage(wizard, etc..) and maybe they just don't know. I really love this book, but I only gave it a 4 because I think that some of Tammy's other books are better.
Date published: 2002-04-01