Wild Magic

Wild Magic

By Tamora Pierce

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9781481440226, 368pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2015

Discover a land of enchantment, legend, and adventure in this first book of the Immortals series, featuring an updated cover for longtime fans and fresh converts alike, and including an all-new afterword from Tamora Pierce.
Thirteen-year-old Daine has always had a special connection with animals, but only when she's forced to leave home does she realize it's more than a knack--it's magic. With this wild magic, not only can Daine speak to animals, but she can also make them obey her. Daine takes a job handling horses for the Queen's Riders, where she meets the master mage Numair and becomes his student.
Under Numair's guidance, Daine explores the scope of her magic. But she encounters other beings, too, who are not so gentle. These terrifying creatures, called Immortals, have been imprisoned in the Divine Realms for the past four hundred years--but now someone has broken the barrier. And it's up to Daine and her friends to defend their world from an Immortal attack.

About the Author
Tamora Pierce has published more than twenty fantasy novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Lady Knight and Trickster s Choice. She lives in Syracuse, New York, with her beloved spouse creature, Tim Liebe (who can be heard on this recording as both a Stormwing and a Kraken!), and a variety of cats and birds. You can visit her on the Web at www.tamorapierce.com.