T. Kingfisher: Minor Mage (Paperback, 2019, Argyll Productions) 4 stars

Oliver was a very minor mage. His familiar reminded him of this several times a …

New to Vernon / Kingfisher, but everything I've read so far is great

5 stars

I know Ursula Vernon has a lot of stories under her belt, but until I read Jackalope Wives (LeVar Burton Reads) I hadn't read anything of hers. Then I read A Wizard's Guide To Defensive Baking which I'm going to go back and rate because I can't get it out of my head.

In that one (and Minor Mage) there's this recurring theme of Children having to do things because adults in their lives failed them. I don't mean in the usual kid lit way. I mean in Minor Mage, the protagonist sets off for a quest he was already going to go on because an angry mob forced him out of town. He's 12. Maybe I just need to read more Middle Grade, but it feels like T. Kingfisher forever amazes me