The Gift (Witch and Wizard Series #2)

The Gift (Witch and Wizard Series #2)

by James Patterson, Ned Rust
4.2 2320


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The Gift (Witch and Wizard Series #2) by James Patterson, Ned Rust

Ever since Whit and Wisty Allgood were cruelly torn from their home and family in the middle of the night, the soldiers of a brutal totalitarian government have relentlessly tried to capture and execute them for "collusion, conspiracy, and experimentation with the dark and foul arts." But this increasingly skilled witch and wizard have boldly spearheaded the fight against the wicked regime of the New Order and its systematic destruction of music, art, books, and imagination. Now the villainous leader of the New Order is just a breath away from the ability to control the forces of nature and to manipulate his citizens on the most profound level imaginable—through their minds. There is only one more thing he needs to triumph in his evil quest: the Gifts of Whit and Wisty Allgood. And he will stop at nothing to seize them.

In this second installment of James Patterson's epic Witch & Wizard series, Whit and Wisty's heart-pounding adventures through the Overworld and Shadowland lead to a jaw-dropping climax and conclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316038355
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Series: Witch and Wizard Series , #2
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 39,208
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.


Palm Beach, Florida

Date of Birth:

March 22, 1947

Place of Birth:

Newburgh, New York


B.A., Manhattan College, 1969; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1971

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The Gift (Witch and Wizard Series #2)(The First 21 Chapters) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2320 reviews.
dianem24 More than 1 year ago
I am about 3/4 through this book and cannot put it down! It is great. A different type of book for James Patterson but has been a page turner just the same. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading about the supernatural.
Balina More than 1 year ago
amazing book. Hard to put down. will buy the next.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you like this book you'll love the MAXIMUM RIDE SERIES it's awesome maybe even better than this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well pasted, action packed. Awesome writing good job paterson. Dont listen to bad reviews of this book in my perspective this book was awesome.
tammyne More than 1 year ago
I was able to read the first couple of chapters and I can't wait to finish the book. I know it will be an all nighter for me. James Patterson is a wonderful writer that keeps you involved with his characters. You feel their emotions and are a part of their world. Patterson makes reading enjoyable even for reluctant readers. This series, along with the Maximum Ride series, has helped get many teenagers back or start, into reading. Thanks James for helping install the love of reading back into our children.
DeafDogMom More than 1 year ago
I was wonderfully surprised at this entire series. A great read for teenage readers, I think it is a bit beyond my 8yr old. But well written characters and fast moving story line make it ideal for the more mature youngster and teens alike.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The second book in this trilogy is smart, romantic, action-packed, and magical. You get to see more of Whit's love life and how he is in love with 2 girls: one that he's loved for months that has gone to the shadow land and one who has caught his attention and can't get out of his head. Wisty starts to get better at magic and ends up getting a hair cut. With action, violence, romance, and magic, this is a great second book that has an unexpected twist to the end.
voice-of-reason More than 1 year ago
Patterson's foray into magical writing is a disappointing one in comparison to his other works. The story line falls drastically short and at parts he fails to remain on the same train of thought. His chapters jump around as much as his characters do. His word play on things we commonly are aware of today is cheesy such as, Stockwood (Woodstock)and Dustin Beeper (Justin Beiber). For a professional writer with so many other books of quality this book was a let down. Don't get me wrong, it's readable but if you notice sloppy writing easily you will find yourself very distracted!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mkk i agree with "Anonymous", if the book isn't out yet, you cant say it was like the first one!! I honestly cant wait for this book, James Patterson is an amazing plot writer and always has the best and brightest characters. This book is sure to be amazing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book, the series, the author, all amazing! James Patterson has done it again, this time, for younger readers aged probably in between 10-14. I would definetly reccomend this book. Great job, James!!!!!
the_book-addict More than 1 year ago
I found that this book is much better than witch and wizard because it was more detailed and well paced, real page turner.
RuthieB75 More than 1 year ago
I didn't know I was going to enjoy this book as much as I did. It was great. I enjoyed the whit and humor!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the best series EVER!!!!! I WISH THIS WAS ENDLESS!!! But, since it is not I guess it has to end somewhere. I WOULD PERFER THIS SERIES TO ANYBODY!!!! IT IS AWESOME!!!! AUTHOR PLEASE MAKE MORE BOOKS LIKE THIS SERIES BECAUSE I LOVE THIS SERIES!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Honestly, I was expecting a lot more out of this book. I loved the first one, but this one just didn't live up to my expectations. It was mostly the story development that I didn't like though, do here's to hoping the third book is more like the first!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing book for people who liked harry potter this is a book you should read!!
mel660 More than 1 year ago
This was actually in supposed to be in the teens section, but as a mature adult I actually picked this series and enjoyed it. Its an easy read and very enjoyable! Didn't know it was a teen read when I picked it, give it a try.
sebojr More than 1 year ago
I can't wait for the next book to find out what happens
hockey22 More than 1 year ago
This is an awesome book with magic and lots of action. I will definitely read the rest of the series and will next read the Maximum Ride series also by James Patterson. It was hard to put down and I was sad when I was done.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is very good. It kept my interest the whole time and every second something was happening that made the series even better!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read the manga version... this books lacks goid events but is good in romance. But i have a question… did byron die???
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Greatest book ever
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
loves the series - can't wait for the next book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I cant stop reading it. Its this simple its truly amazing!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
To whoever 'The_Master' is who wrote that review about it being the same as the original..... Are you psychic or something? Looking at the date, it is currently November 18th. The book comes out... Oh, let's see. DECEMBER 13th. Unless this person has insider info and has already read it, PLEASE DISREGARD HIS REVIEW!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Plz telif it is good or not because i have seen alot of interesting comments ! Thanks