Traphis: A Wizard's Tale

Traphis: A Wizard's Tale

by James D. Maxon

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BN ID: 2940012882875
Publisher: Books For Youth
Publication date: 06/21/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 37,451
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

James D. Maxon (1977-Present) was born at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. His parents were divorced when he was three-years-old. Raised in a strictly female household, James grew up in the midst of mental illness and depression. He, himself, struggled in school due to a learning disability. Without a positive male role model, James learned how difficult it can be for children to realize their true potential. Having acquired a love for fantasy at a young age, he began to write stories of his own, providing children and teens with messages of faith, hope, and insight. Overcoming his disability, James graduated college with a 4.0 GPA. He deepened his connection to the creative world by following a career in design. He now lives with his wife and daughter in a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and spends much of his free time applying his imagination to the real world.

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Traphis: A Wizard's Tale 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing...i only checked into it because i love books like this being a fan of eragon this with the magic and depth of details makes a good read
FantasyLoverJM More than 1 year ago
As the son of a great wizard, Traphis doesn’t understand why his mother and father have forbidden him from learning magic. Raised to tend fields, he often dreams of a bigger life–one in which he performs in front of an awe-stricken crowd. A year after the death of his father, Traphis, now fifteen years old, spies his mother tossing a collection of magic books into a nearby creek. Unbeknownst to her, he is able to rescue them and read their contents hidden within his secret cave. Opening himself up to the world of magic, a dark presence surfaces–one which has been seeking to track him down for years. Hidden secrets of the past unfold as Traphis joins with other trainees in hopes of learning the skills necessary to survive. The more answers he uncovers the more mysteries arise, sending him down the path of a true wizard, which is far more dangerous than he ever imagined.
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ssmithwest More than 1 year ago
If you liked Harry Potter and Eragon, check this one out too.
VashtiCM More than 1 year ago
Traphis is not the kind of book I normally read. However, I started this one and couldn't put it down. I found it very entertaining and, since it is fantasy, my brain was in overdrive as it pictured all the details of this creative world. I really enjoyed it and loved the way it kept me wanting to read more. I would recommend this book.
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