AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

BATTLE MAGIC

by | Read by Nancy Wu

Young Adult Young Adult • 14.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Nancy Wu does a commendable job narrating this story, set in Pierce's magical world of The Winding Circle. Wu fluidly pronounces the difficult words, names, and places, such as "Gyongxe," where the Living Circle religion's home temple is located. Wu's clearly enunciated, distinctly American accent helps the listener grasp the complicated plot and alternate world, which has an Asian ambiance. This story features plant mages Briar and Rosethorn and stone mage Evvy, who are traveling to view Eastern gardens. During their travels, they meet the cruel emperor of Yanjing; rescue his slave, Parahan; and discover a plot for war against Gyongxe. Character voices and accents are a bit inconsistent, sometimes creating confusion as to who is speaking. Even so, Wu keeps the listener's attention with her engaging narration. M.M.G. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2014]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Scholastic Audiobooks • 2013

DD ISBN 9780545674294 $31.50

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×