Battle Magic

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76 reviews

About this ebook

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Tamora Pierce returns to the magical world of Winding Circle.

On their way to the first Circle temple in Gyongxi, mages Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy pay a visit to the emperor's summer palace. Although treated like royalty when they first arrive, the mages soon discover that the emperor plans to invade Gyongxi, posing a fatal threat to the home temple of the Living Circle religion. Accompanied by one of the emperor's prize captives, the three mages rush to Gyongxi to warn its citizens of the impending attack. With the imperials hot on their trail, Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy must quickly help the country prepare for battle. But even with the help of new allies, will their combined forces be enough to fight the imperial army and win the war?

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76 reviews
Radio Voice
April 16, 2016
While not something I would give an 8 year old, Battle Magic is perfect for a rising 7th grader who wants a book with strong characters who don't always go through life unscathed. It also makes a good starting point to discuss the politics and horrors of war, diversity of faith, and tolerance.
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Jordan Neff
May 19, 2017
The way she adds such detail to her stories and makes them seem real is just amazing. I love how the story unfolds and how it starts with the God King and ends with the God King
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Kristina Haycook
March 27, 2018
I love her work from Tortall to emelen.
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About the author

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. Visit her online at

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