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The Wizard Heir by Cinda Williams Chima August 4, 2008

Filed under: Book Reviews,Books,Fantasy,Fiction,Juvenile — Julie @ 9:42 am

The Wizard Heir by Cinda Williams Chima fits into the Juvenile Fantasy Fiction genre. It was first published in 2007 and is recommended for ages 14 and up.

So often when encountering sequels we compare the books to each other and pick one as better and since this is book two in the Heir series I found myself in the same place. If I had to choose I would pick The Wizard Heir over The Warrior Heir but they are both fabulous. Wizard Heir is a more internal book there is less action and more of a moral struggle. We learn about sixteen-year-old Seph McCauley and his life as a wizard, which has been a struggle when the book opens. He was told that his parents died when he was very young and then his guardian passed away as well. He was kicked out of one school after another when mysterious things kept happening. Seph started a fire that ended up killing one of his friends and he wondered how his life could get any worse. Little did he know that was just the beginning. Seph was transferred to the Havens, a boys school in middle-of-nowhere Maine. The headmaster agreed to teach him magic but after learning the cost Seph refused. The refusal started a unimaginable feud and in the end Seph and his friends were able to take down a large cell of dangerous wizards. Overall, I really enjoyed this book. It stretched my imagination and surprised me with it’s attention to detail.

Other reviews available:

The Warrior Heir by Cinda WIlliams Chima

The Dragon Heir by Cinda Williams Chima

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One Response to “The Wizard Heir by Cinda Williams Chima”

  1. Sairam Galla Says:

    This book is like the best book I have ever read. I think everyone should give it a try.


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