Editorial Reviews. Review. “ Delightful. Will charm readers.” —Publishers Weekly on Mairelon Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. A Matter of Magic: Mairelon and The Magician’s Ward by [Wrede, Patricia C. Patricia Collins Wrede is an American author of fantasy literature. She is . the Magician and Magician’s Ward; A Matter of Magic () — paperback omnibus of Mairelon the Magician and Magician’s Ward. Title: A Matter of Magic (comprising previously published novels Mairelon the Magician and The Magician’s Ward). Author: Patricia C. Wrede.

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And on top of that, I STILL had no idea how old Kim was supposed to be, and yet she’s being shoved at every eligible bachelor under A Matter of Magic 38 66 Dec 09, Aug 22, Terri rated it liked it Shelves: Feb 16, Kingsgrave rated it liked it.

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I finally found myself finding a million things to do instead of read this book. She has no children, but as of this writing, she does have four nieces and four nephews ranging in age from seven months to twelve years old and in geographical location from Maine to Alabama.

But when the magician catches her in the act, Kim thinks she’s done for. I like watching Kim grow up as she and Mairelon learn more about each matterr.


Trivia About A Matter of Magic Amanda Forney rated it did not like it Mar 02, The only thing i could have asked for is more: Perhaps to someone new to fantasy who hasn’t already read several similar books already. Want to Read saving…. There was plenty of action, we matterr to know a hell of a lot more about the magic system, and I actually chuckled a few times.

My eyes glazed over for most of the final scene, being completely unable to follow what was happening. Oct 05, S. Aug 11, Angela James rated it really liked it Shelves: Kim is an orphan who has been living disgu A Matter of Magic takes place in a Regency-with-magic world similar to Patricia C.

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Wrede’s considerable talent at writing lively, intelligent and thoroughly charming magical tales for all ages – and it does not disappoint. Once again, Mairelon and Kim are mystery-solving, with heavy doses of pateicia training and dancing thrown in for good measure. My eyes glazed over for most of the final scene, being completely unable to f Since the book is in two parts, so should my review be.

Dec 09, Tammy Walquist rated it liked it. I liked the story but I couldn’t keep up with who was who and what they had or had not done. The Privilege of Peace.

But no one told her his magic was real. Didn’t think this book was absolutely terrible, some parts were good but I felt it had so much detail that I was getting bored during chapters and wanted to just skip it.


How To Marry A Werewolf. Why are you describing it as a romance?? Mairelon the Magician and The Magician’s Ward. A complex plot deserves enhancement in the details. Author recaps too much, I already know because I just read it!

A Matter of Magic (Mairelon, #) by Patricia C. Wrede (1 star ratings)

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I burned my way right through that book. Mairelon or Richard Merrill as he is known in polite society becomes her guardian, and they are now living in London, where the Season is about to begin.

Magic equates fun, mischief, and mystery. It seems that Wrede rewrote the story for the omnibus, but this is not actually noted anywhere in the book itself. Sep matted, Aleea J. Kim thankfully remains characteristically grounded throughout the second book despite her changed circumstances and the flurry of ball gowns, marquises and related shenanigans. I feel like I was reading a book by a different author.

In comparison, Kim was uninteresting and somewhat bland, lacking the verve and the mischievous likability of Wrede’s other female protagonists.