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Tempests and Slaughter: The Numair Chronicles, Book 1

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Strong characters, murder fill exciting magic-academy tale.

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Tamora Pierce returns to Tortall with a promising new teen magician series, as young Arram and his friends deal with murderous plots, magical forces, social injustice, and the perils of puberty. Tempests and Slaughter is an exciting, entertaining ride, with serious issues along the way, epic conflicts, frequent laughs, and a satisfying conclusion that sets up the next installment.

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