Tiernan, Cate. Balefire: A Chalice of Wind. Penguin Razorbill, Biograpy of the Author. Cate Tiernan was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in July Book One: A Chalice of Wind Book Two: A Cirele of Ashes Book Three: A Feather of Stone Book Four: A Necklace of Water NGF INE. BOOK ONE A CAE OF. A Chalice of Wind is the 1st book in the Balefire series. A Chalice of Wind was first published on August 18,

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We only get the barest suggestion of personality. Please try again later. On the o day of school, seventeen year old Thais finds out that she has a twin who attends the same school! New Orleans is one of the most interesting American cities, and it has an incredibly rich and exotic culture that had a profound calice on me.

Some of the names were so unheard of and just absurd in my opinion. To turn text into a link, highlight the text, then click on a page or file from the list above. So, I’m ready to plunge into the rest of the series! Thais’ adjustment to the fact that Clio and her grandmother, Nan, are both relatives and practitioners of magick is interesting to read about, and quite well done. Chalce beginning was a bit irritating because of the way the characters were introduced.

Show 0 new item s. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Loved the series but it was a little overly long. Dec 30, Chqlice Alderson rated it really liked it. These are real teens who don’t always behave as good girls should. I read plenty of wknd first installments, and it’s those that make me want to continue a series. My only hope is that when I do read the second installment of the series, the characters actually become much interesting.


Oct 29, Loren rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Trivia About A Chalice of Wind Apr 24, Penelope rated it really liked it. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I repeat, a fantastic book better than holder’s but I was looking for baefire more original. It is a hundred and some odd pages before they even meet for the first time – which, for being such a big plot grabber, is a bit too long. This won’t sit on the shelf long.

I went to school in New York, and after school went back to New Orleans. Both never knew that the other existed until now.

A Chalice of Wind (Balefire, book 1) by Cate Tiernan

I seriously debated putting it down and forgetting about the whole thing, but having bought all four books in this series in a bind up, I felt it would be a foolish decision. The story revolves around Thais Allard and Clio Martin, identical twins separated at birth under strange and mysterious circumstances.

Clio Martin is shocked to see that she has a twin. Jun 01, J. I love Balefure Larkin’s poetry. Apr 08, Amanda G. Wir sind verbunden durch das Schicksal. Basically, give the book a chance and expect the baalefire book to be a little slow. Overall the character development was strong, the plot moving and the Magic compelling.

A Chalice of Wind

Die Namen habe ich so gut wie alle wieder vergessen. Books In This Series 4 Books. Clio and Thais’s world is vividly drawn.

Book Twelve Sweep 12 Kindle Edition. One complaint is the somewhat rushed ending — Tiernan had planned a 15 book series, but low sales required it to end at four. The only downside is that the alternating narratives make the plot much more slow going than I wanted it to be. Not that having similar things makes it a bad or copycat series- it just makes it an almost guaranteed thing that fans of Sweep will like this book.


However, because I do have the next 3, I will continue with the series in the hope it improves.

Borrowed from library Review originally posted on Dreaming in Books by me, http: Tiernan is a great writer, so I decided to pick up the books and see if she could capture my attention again. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Clio is a totally bitch. Amazon Music Chalife millions of songs.

I was shocked to learn that this interesting character was dating both Clio and Thais and lying to them both.

Deswegen werde ich dem zweiten Band der Reihe “Hexenflammen” wohl auch eine Chance geben. I had every reason too, but it suffered too much from it’s placement as a first book in a long series, particularly as one with a different narrative set-up.

A Chalice of Wind 1 Balefire. However it picked up and after that I was cruising through it. But never-the-less, Balegire will trust you Tiernan, I will keep reading. This is mostly due to the narrative structure again. I feel like I’m standing on the edge of a cliff, and something huge is about to push me off, down into an unknown world.

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