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Love at First Write

A blog for honest book reviews centered mostly on YA/Fantasy.

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The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin
Blackbringer
Laini Taylor
Attila: The Gathering of the Storm (Attila Trilogy 2)
William Napier
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Stephenie Meyer
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Natsumi Aida
The Undying God
Nathan R. Wilson
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Laura DeBruce
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Megan Boudreau
The Harvard Classics: Stories from The Thousand and One Nights: The Arabian Nights' Entertainments, with Introduction and Notes
Stanley Lane-Poole, Edward William Lane, Charles W. Eliot

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 1

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 1 - Yuki Kure this manga was so cute! there's this fairy/elf thing named Lili that gives this general education girl, Kahoko Hino, a violin. Not just ANY violin, but a magical violin that anyone could play. The quality of the sound is based off of the players emotions. So Kahoko is forced by Lili to play in a musical concourse. The rest of the participants are 5 kids from the music department of her school (the departments generally don't interact and the music department is a bit stuck up). Her admittance is a shock to everyone and she's bullied about it by the music students that weren't accepted. (this will now be a short synopsis of characters with a few not too important spoilers)The other participants are Len Tsukimori, a 2nd year like Kahoko, an outstanding violin player who's parents are also musical and super famous and rich he's a bit stuck up and distant in the beginning but you grow to love him