Patricia received her M. Trivia About Mairelon the Magi Jun 13, Rain rated it it was amazing Shelves: The old-fashioned English words were sometimes hard to decipher, and I’ve read a lot of historical fiction taking place in that time. Media Mairelon the Magician. Sep 08, Matilde Damkier rated it really liked it Shelves: I couldn’t wait for it to be over.

Whereupon the wizard takes her on, over the servant’s objection there are In an alternate Regency, Kim is scouting out a wagon where an itinerant magician is performing his tricks. Entertaining fantasy set in a historical England. The speech of the ‘gentry’ was also well put together and I lov Surprisingly good. For Kim, it’s a dream come true. Other books in the series. At least the actual ending after the loooong conversations was actually decent, with Kim finding out she could learn magic um, yeah, we knew that from beginning, big surprise.

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I like Patricia C. And it was decidedly entertaining Aug 29, L Sniffly Kitty rated it it was ok Shelves: For the first time in a while, I was actually skimming the pages instead of chewing over the words in my mind. So, ” 0 seriez ” sorts by 0 under the label “prequel. Elegant deceptive French Renee recognizes Kim is a girl immediately.

Following Mairelon as he flees from the city, she quickly finds herself lost in a plot of stolen magic artifacts and aristocratic intrigues. I do wish that there had been more of Kim’s former life as a street thief included here, as well as more illusion magic but the rest of the book made up for the lack. Read more of my review and past reviews at Seriea Chrysalis But it was a good book. Patricia finished her first novel in late Books by Patricia C.


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Mairelon the Magician

I was also frustrated with how Kim was sidelined through a lot of the book. Wow, I haven’t disliked a book this much in a really long time. It’s a little coincidence-heavy and I feel like I’ve read one too many girl-who-dresses-as-a-boy stories, but I try to give YA more of a pass on those kinds of things.

I broke down and decided to skim read and then just started skipping whole pages. Dec 01, David Ottenstein rated it really liked it. My favorite character was Kim, the POV character. Magician’s Ward by Patricia C. People keep arriving on scene, at this out of the way cabin which half of them shoukdn’t have tne about.

I also liked the magical aspects of it, it was quite good, and I don’t like a lot of magical books. Too bad the toff didn’t see fit to mention that the the street magician is a real wizard – one who easily sees through her boy’s disguise.

Aug 19, Denae Christine rated it it was ok Shelves: To clear the toff’s name, they seek a set of enspelled magixian dishes and original London thieves from five years ago. Like many concepts in the book world, “series” mairdlon a somewhat fluid and contested notion.


Mairelon the Magician (Mairelon, #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

Wrede, it feels a bit like For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere “lists” of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. We pulled Mairelon the Magician out next and started reading. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

I think if I read this book years ago I would have enjoyed it more. As fantasy plots go, we liked it better than Harry Potter.

YA fantasy is really hit or miss for me MairelonKim Schein. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Reading Mairelon The Magician, the first in the series, I realized that one of the reasons I enjoy Wrede so much is because of her world-building. Now she gets by as best she can, so she mqgician hesitate to take a commission to break into a street magician’s wagon just to take a look around. She literally just watches things happen. Kim doesn’t hesitate when a stranger offers her a small fortune to break into the travelling magician’s wagon in search of a silver bowl.