I am a fan of Full Cast Audio (and their predecessor Words Take Wing). I am also a fan of the Circle of Magic books, of which this is the first. The..Show More » combination is truly excellent; I have listened to this audiobook several times already. This is a great book for girls of any age, and my brothers love it too. I am crossing my fingers that Audible will get the other books in this series as they are released. Note: for those who may have concerns about the morals in Tamora Pierce's other series, these books shouldn't be a problem.
This is the 2nd book in the Circle of Magic quartet and picks up just days after the 1st book (Sandry's Book - also available on Audible) left off. I..Show More » recommend that you listen to the books in order as there is a natural progression in the relationships and plots in the stories. My whole family, girls and boys/kids and adults, like these books and Full Cast Audio makes them very fun to listen to.
This is the 3rd of 4 Cirle of Magic Books. You should definately listen to them in order. (The previous two books, Sandry's Book and Tris's Book are..Show More » both available on Audible.) I loved the books (which I own), yet the audio versions are so good that I haven't read the books since I first listened to them. This one has much more information about the Trader culture and customs, which is very interesting. It also has a good lesson on how refusing to let anyone help you doesn?t make you strong. But mostly, it's just a lot of fun.