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Of Oysters, Pearls and Magic (The Tale of Yin #1)

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Enter the world of Mirra. She is a magic user, but her gift is scorned by the menfolk in her village. Men are allowed to use magic; women are not. So, after a tumultuous event, Mirra decides to leave and heads for the City to continue her own self-journey. This is her tale.
Paperback, 110 pages
Published March 3rd 2011 (first published February 27th 2011)
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Lylah
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This book wasn't like anything I've ever read. It felt just like a dream, with breezy prose and an airy, magical feel to it.

That's about the only appeal here: the feel or aesthetic of the story. It's also like a dream in that it often does not make sense, too much happens in too little space, and it's not very creative. The characters were boring and the dramatic tension was gone because I didn't care about any of them. It tried to do a lot of things but the only thing it really pulled off was t
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I am Singaporean. I write SFF and YA. ;)

I also write urban fantasy under J. Damask.

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