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An Audio-Book Review: The Rehearsals Go On for Light-years!

The Ship Who Sang

By Anne McCaffrey

Published by Library of Congress Program for the Blind

Read by Corrie James

The Book:

Helva is a “Shell Person.” She was born with a badly deformed body but her brain was whole and healthy so in her future society, the best thing for her was to be encapsulated into a titanium shell (with all sorts of connected sensors and manipulators etc.) and raised that way among other shell people. 549 more words


The White Dragon // by Anne McCaffrey

In the third book of the “Dragonriders of Pern” trilogy (and the fifth book in the Pern Chronicles…  yeah…), we focus on young Lord Jaxom and his dragon, Ruth.   984 more words

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The Universal Appeal of Dragons

Ask any hardcore YA fantasy fan and they will tell you that the Dragonriders of Pern rocks! Written by Anne McCaffrey (1926-2011). Ms. McCaffrey was born in the United States but later emigrated to Ireland when the country exempted resident artists from income taxes. 323 more words


Dragonsinger // by Anne McCaffrey // A Pern Novel

So, as I mentioned in earlier reviews, I am attempting to read all of McCaffrey’s Pern novels in their published order.  It’s a little more complicated than it sounds, simply because the two trilogies that make up the first six books… 553 more words

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The Rowan by Anne McCaffrey: A Summary and Review

The Rowan by Anne McCaffrey is the first book in a trilogy known as The Tower and the Hive, which is part of a greater universe about Talents. 388 more words