The Magic Thief

The Magic Thief (Magic Thief, #1)

Young Conn is a pickpocket in the city of Wellmet, and when he picks the pocket of an unsuspecting wizard, things change drastically for Conn and the wizard, Nevery. What Conn pick pocketed from Nevery’s back pocket is his locus magicalicus, the stone that gives Nevery his power and magic. Conn should have been killed by the stone when he touched it, but that didn’t happen. This makes Nevery is curious about Conn and he takes him on as an apprentice. In order for Conn to take on the role of Nevery’s apprentice, he needs to find his locus stone. Meanwhile the City of Wellmet’s magic is dwindling and Conn has to help Nevery fix the magic and bring it back. Read The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas to find out what happens.

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4 thoughts on “The Magic Thief

  1. Thanks so much for commenting!!!
    I do agree that it is cool that magic is not an anomaly and secret in that world. The magic in that world is kind of the opposite of Harry Potter because everyone knows and accepts magic as what it is. In Harry Potter, the magic is kept a secret from the Muggles. But both of the magic worlds are very likable. Anyway… You should (and everybody else) read the next ones in the series. (And I think you, Penny have!) My overall favorite character is Bennett. He is the best body guard and he makes the best biscuits!! 🙂 (I wish I could have some!!)
    Matt

  2. I loved this book, too! First, I like that Conn is a bit of a scamp. I was interested in him right away, and I wanted to find out how his relationship with Nevery would work out. I also like the idea that a whole city needs magic to function. I agree with you, Mrs. Eaves, that it is a nice twist to have magic as something that everyone needs and that everyone accepts as normal. Fun and exciting!

  3. This is one of my favorite books! I’m so glad someone wrote a review on it. A few of my students have read and loved the book, with it’s mystery, fantasy and, secret codes. I can’t wait to read other books that you have showcased here!
    Miss Eaves

  4. Matt,
    I’m glad you reviewed this book. It is the beginning of a great trilogy. I hope lots of kids will read it now. It has an interesting twist because magic is living and is what keeps Wellmet alive as a community. I guess there are threats everywhere, but the way Conn and his friends deal with this one makes it an exciting story.
    Mrs. Eaves

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