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  • Magic Steps

  • The Circle Opens, Book 1
  • By: Tamora Pierce
  • Narrated by: Tamora Pierce
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

Sandrilene fa Toren has moved to the palace of her uncle, Duke Vedris, to care for him after his recent heart attack. While the two are out riding Sandry sees a boy named Pasco dance a magic spell. To her dismay she soon learns that since she discovered Pasco, she must handle his magical education until a proper teacher can be found. At 14, Sandry feels she is too young for this. Even worse, 12-year-old Pasco refuses to believe he even has magic. But Sandry has greater worries than Pasco....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Add 3rd and 4th book please!

  • By Anjali on 04-17-16

Amazing Tween plus author

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-24-12

Would you consider the audio edition of Magic Steps to be better than the print version?

This books brings characters to life with humor and the perfect amount of detail. She creates a word with a believable society and interesting lore. I am a teacher and I think Pierce is a wonderful author.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Sandry is a spirit girl who fills the shoes of a full grow madr at an early age. She is kind, bold and has a strong sense of right and wrong.

What does Tamora Pierce bring to the story that you wouldn???t experience if you just read the book?

She is the author and she adds the perfect tone to match her words. You know the reader has the author's thoughts in mind cause they are the same person.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Ordinary Magic