Briar's Book

Briar's Book Review

There is an alternate cover edition of this book here.

Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.
Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 4 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, former "street rat" Briar leads a comfortable life at Winding Circle Temple, learning plant magic from his teacher Rosethorn. But street kids are still his friends, and when one of them gets sick, she turns to Briar for help. As the mysterious illness spreads, Sandry, Daja, and Tris join Briar and their teachers to fight the epidemic. But just as the situation improves, the unthinkable happens. Will Briar be able to save what he loves most?

Title:Briar's Book
Edition Language:English

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Rasmus Skovdal

    This review is for the first four books, ’Circle of Magic.’An overall four stars, with the individual ratings as follows:Sandry’s Book: 4Tris’s Book: 4Daja’s Book: 3 Briar’s Book: 4This is...

  • Ashley

    Briar's Book is the final book in Tamora Pierce's Circle of Magic quartet, which of course is ending just as I'm getting used to the format Pierce wrote them in. Naturally, it focuses on Briar, the fo...

  • Arielle Walker

    Again, the Full Cast Audio team have made an outstanding production. This was never my favourite of the first four stories - the focus on illness as a story-telling device is commendable, but always m...

  • Wealhtheow

    Briar escaped life as a homeless young thief when his magic was discovered. Since then, he has renamed himself and, to a certain extent, reinvented himself. He realizes how much he's changed in skills...

  • Jace

    This is probably my favourite of all of Pierce's fine books for young adults. It's touching, heart-wrenching (yes, Rosethorn is my favourite character) and pretty darn meaningful. I've always loved th...

  • Fuchsia Rascal

    What a great finish to this series! Instead of having a human enemy to fight against, our young mages have to deal with a plague that's spreading rapidly through Summersea. For most of the book, Briar...

  • Freya

    review to come :)...

  • Andrea

    I feel like I really got to know Rosethorn in this book. I've been her fan since 75% through book 1, but I loved the interactions she had with the kids and seeing more of her magic in a real life situ...

  • Natalie

    I think of the four in the Circle of Magic quartet, this novel definitely hit me the hardest of the lot - but in the best way.In this novel, a sudden epidemic of the "blue pox" is discovered when Bria...

  • Kathy Davie

    Fourth in the Circle of Magic fantasy series for young middle-grade readers and revolving around four very supportive friends. It's also fourth in the overall Emelan series.Visit KD Did It Takes on Bo...