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When singer Julia MacAllistair sits down at a piano in her attic to play one of her late great-grandmother's favorite pieces of music, she doesn't expect to wake up on the floor of a Chicago concert hall in 1906, dressed in period costume with a sea of concerned faces peering down at her.

How did she get there? How will she return to her present day life? Why has this happe
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Paperback, 424 pages
Published September 14th 2015 by Scott Publishing (first published September 13th 2015)
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Colleen Fauchelle
I loved this story of Time travel, no bad language, a group of lovely characters, easy to read and there is a gentleness and a beauty to this story.
Julia MaCAllistair is a singer and so was her great grandmother Etty. Before Etty dies she gives Julia a box and a key, in the box is 5 pieces of music. Julia soon discover each time she plays and sings a piece of music she will travel to some past time. The people of that time know she is to sing for them.
A long the way Julia will discover love and
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Kathleen Dixon
Mar 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
Most of the time I was reading this I was also reading Charlotte Sometimes. The latter is a children's book and was therefore a much quicker read, and the time settings and means of time travel were completely different, but they were both about a female and both had learning about oneself as a fairly strong theme. I hadn't consciously intended to read two time-travel books at the same time, but found myself enjoying the similarities and the contrast.

In this book we journey with Julia McAllistai
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Odele
Jan 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great read, The Song Journey is exactly that, a journey highlighting different times and values whilst sharing the love of music. Most enjoyable read, once I began it was hard to put it down.
Darlene Williams
Jun 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A journey of discovery.

Julia is the talented great-granddaughter of a singer. In addition to musical gifts, her great-grandmother bestows upon Julia the key to understanding her family’s greatest mysteries. Five diverse pieces of music contained within an old wooden box become the impetus for Julia’s experiencing dramatic events in her family’s history that can lead to unraveling inter-family relationships conundrums, should Julia manage to return from her adventures unscathed and without alteri
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Emma Bryan
Nov 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Beautiful story. Its been a long time since I have read a book that was written so elegantly. Most days people 'dumb down' their works and use more simple language for the wider population but The Song Journey is something out of time itself. Based on a young woman who travels through time and not only witnesses but becomes a part of some of histories biggest moments. Julia MacAllistair inherits a box from her Famous singer Grandmother and finds it contains some music sheets of the most precio ...more
Underground Book Reviews
Sep 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Song Journey is a beautiful and intriguing story of time travel, love, loss and family, with an invigorating backdrop of social history and music. Singer Julia MacAllistair receives a unique gift from her great-grandmother Etty before she dies. Five sheets of music which are able to transport her back in time. Five adventures await her, where she will meet members of her own family, and face danger in war torn Vietnam, as well as true love in 1940’s New Zealand. A beautifully evocative and v ...more
Odie1Kinobi
Jan 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A beautiful read, I struggled to put this one down. Love the detail of historical locations and eras she takes us to. T.E Scott's description and clarity of her characters brings them to life to the point we can feel their grief, their anguish and their joy as if their very existence were real. Highly recommend. ...more
Deborah Pickstone
This was OK to begin with and had a good storyline. Then it seemed to get very random and pointless and my attention started to wander and I was just waiting to get to the end. Our heroine seemed to fall in love at the drop of a hat. Seems other people love it but I didn't. ...more
Bethanyarmstrong
Dec 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a delightful book of time travel, music and family. Every time period is beautifully displayed and even shows the struggle and inner conflict of a modern day protagonist in a different time period. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book.
Gail Brown
Feb 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great book and interesting read. You will enjoy the journey.
Danielle Small
Jan 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Such a wonderful book and such a fresh idea. I can't wait to read whatever comes next ...more
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T.E. Scott has spent the last 13 years in New Zealand...a country she lived in as a child...the place she met the boy who would eventually be her husband, 22 years later. After studying both music and English, Scott chose a career teaching English lit and language. But she never lost her desire to perform music...both classical and jazz. 'Like my protagonist, Julia, music is a part of my structure ...more

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