Street Magic : Circle Opens

  • by Tamora Pierce
  • Narrated by Bruce Coville, the Full Cast Family
  • Series: Circle Opens
  • 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Briar and Rosethorn are in ancient Chammur, where Briar gets involved in a war between street gangs at the same time that he ends up trying to train a young stone mage he has discovered. Intrigue, adventure, humor, nastiness, all set against a fascinating culture, this is classic Tamora Pierce.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Briar Moss reluctantly adopts street urchin Evvy, who has a powerful gift with stones. Doing so puts him back in touch with the street life he has left behind. When Briar discovers he must not only protect Evvy but also teach her to control her magic, he's dismayed. This Full Cast Audio production manages Pierce's large cast of characters well, with especially believable performances for main characters like put-upon but good-natured Briar, distrustful Evvy, and short-tempered Rosethorn. (In fact, Evvy's irritable whine is so grating that it occasionally put this listener's teeth on edge.) Narrator Bruce Coville's pleasant delivery still manages to turn up the tension and highlight plot twists while illuminating the humor and wisdom of Pierce's vision.

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Audie Award Finalist, Science Fiction, 2007

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i like this book but this is the second one in the circle opens there are three other books put those up please
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- C.A

Disappointed

The frist four books were outstanding. Both
as a writen work and as a audiobook.
I was very disappointed in this the fith book.
It was mostly done in the third preson narrative. Compare to the frist four book. which had lots more dialoge. With that said it's still a fair read/listen. Just don't expect them to be as good as the frist four. Or you too will be disapointed too.
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- Richard

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-05-2006
  • Publisher: Full Cast Audio