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I am an avid reader of YA, fantasy, and romance, a librarian, and a writer of fantasy short fiction.

Currently reading

Cut & Run
Abigail Roux, Madeleine Urban
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Shel Silverstein
The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination: Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius
John Joseph Adams
The Thousand Names
Django Wexler
The Duchess Hunt
Jennifer Haymore

The Magician's Ward

Magician's Ward - Patricia C. Wrede I don't love this quite as much as I love Mairelon the Magician, but it's a decent follow-up. The book is inherently inferior because Mairelon is present for a significantly lesser part of it, and Kim is also an extremely passive character. I wish she had rebelled a bit more against the strictures of Society, though there is one instance of rebellion that makes me laugh with glee every time. Also, reiterating what I wrote in my review of the first book, I do wish Wrede hadn't left these characters after just two books--I miss them!