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The Lark and the Wren (Bardic Voices, Book 1) -
The Lark and the Wren (Bardic Voices, Book 1)
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If Rune could get the proper training, she could become one of the finest bards her world has ever seen. But her advantages are few, so when she decides to play her fiddle for the Ghost of Skull Hill, he agrees to a bargain--an arrangement that could mean silver for her future quest . . . or her... show more
If Rune could get the proper training, she could become one of the finest bards her world has ever seen. But her advantages are few, so when she decides to play her fiddle for the Ghost of Skull Hill, he agrees to a bargain--an arrangement that could mean silver for her future quest . . . or her death at the hands of the ghost.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671720995 (0671720996)
ASIN: 0671720996
Publisher: Baen
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
Series: Bardic Voices (#1)
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YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
4.0 Review: The Lark and the Wren (Bardic Voices Book 1 of 4)
I had fun reading this book. It’s a light and fluffy fantasy story, but I enjoyed the writing, the story, and the characters. The main character, a girl named Rune, is a teenager living at an inn where her mother and she both work. From a young age she showed a gift for music and taught herself to p...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
4.0 The Lark and the Wren by Mercedes Lackey
If you think my synopsis seems a little “all over the place,” that's because the book itself kind of is. The Free Bard stuff doesn't even come up until maybe halfway through, although Lackey at least doesn't drop it in totally out of the blue, since readers will probably have noticed and wondered ab...
Sticky Note Quotes
Sticky Note Quotes rated it
This book is inserting, you follow a young girl as she try to get free and to become a great bard. Facing challenges along the way and fighting to earn her place in the world. The first time I read this book I loved it, this time it was just good. You quickly bond to Rune and want the best for her. ...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Spunky gal Rune is teased in her generic medieval European village! Oh noes, but at least she has her music. In fact, she's so good that she wins a fiddling contest against an ancient and malevolent ghost. Buoyed by her success, she enters the Bardic Trials to become a licensed bard. BUT! She's...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
2.0
I read this on a plane while on my way to visit a prospective college. I recall this because it marked the point at which I became too old for Mercedes Lackey.
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