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Something strange lurks in a bell jar in the music room of wealthy eccentric, Aaron Levine, feeding on the sounds his mercenaries create. Bassist Aerie Walker, lured back into performance after a failed odyssey in professional jazz, finds herself involved with this band of musical alchemists as a Deliverance Ministry attempts to exorcize the demons perceived to dwell in ...more
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Published March 29th 2011 by A. Sparrow via Smashwords
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Iain Coggins
Apr 29, 2012 Iain Coggins rated it really liked it
Shelves: general-fiction
Like so many (far too many) self-published works, this one has an uncomfortably high degree of mechanical errors; this being one of the reasons I am giving it less than five stars. That being said, Sonant is a wonderful novel and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Sparrow has a curious knack for dragging out a story without allowing it to slow down or grow stale--and yes, that is a rather loaded comment on my part. As I was reading the book I repeatedly found myself asking when are we going to get ...more
Yasmin
Apr 09, 2013 Yasmin rated it liked it
What a quirky read. I love a book that can just lose itself in the details. In Sonant, music plays a huge part in the plot, and it was fun to just read through lines dwelling on the harmony and melody of sound. For a music lover, it's the ultimate geekfest. I was riveted.

Religion also seems to be a focus of this novel in both it's positive and negative aspects. The over zealous are humane but flawed as are the ones without faith. It's not preachy in the least. It's quirky.

My only complaint is th
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Cindy Winder delong
Jun 08, 2012 Cindy Winder delong rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own, nook, absolute-best
An amazing story that stayed with me long after I finished reading it. I was glued to it from the beginning. A girl names Aerie plays string bass extremely well. She is hired to play in a band that plays weird music that strengthens strange whirlwinds that turn carbon into diamonds. The neighbor woman is concerned and call in church groups to end the music. The neighbor's husband is curious and wants to discover what exactly is going on. Thought provoking!
Bruce Hodge
Jun 14, 2012 Bruce Hodge rated it really liked it
Great to find something a little out of the ordinary. Gritty characters, may take a tiny bit to get into this one but is worthwhile. Plot thickens nicely, the characters continue to grow, and it remains nicely wierd and offbeat. Really an original idea and that's a hard thing to come up with these days.
Beth
Jan 15, 2013 Beth rated it really liked it
I got this book either as free download or on sale from B&N.

Interesting but odd story, I wish it had gone into more of the metaphysical beings and less of the religious crazies. Music that caused the beings to grow and react (plus produce diamonds)but was seen as "devil-made" by the crazies.

Too many asides and not very necessary backstories.
Andrew
Jul 04, 2011 Andrew rated it really liked it
If you can get past the awful editing then it's a good book - interesting characters, ideas and storyline. The same goes for the author's other books - Lethe, Xenolith and Peregrin.
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it kept me on my toes. quite a tragic ending for John and Aaron
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