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The Village of Bones: Sabalah's Tale

(Earthsong #0.5)

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Prequel to the Earthsong Series

"Mary Mackey's The Village of Bones, gives us the vivid adventures of The Clan of the Cave Bear, the magic of The Mists of Avalon and Lord of the Rings, and the beauty of Avatar. Filled with the belief that love drives out fear, it contains stunning twists that will leave you wanting more." —Dorothy Hearst, author of the Wolf Chronicles

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Kindle Edition, 300 pages
Published May 10th 2016
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Idamus
Mar 12, 2018 added it
Shelves: audio, historical
I remember books 1-3 as good, haven’t read them since they were released in Denmark, but this one is... boring.
Frances Caballo
Jun 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction
This is a lovely book. I suppose what most attracted me to this novel was the fact that one of its categories was historical fiction and I adore the genre. But this novel is so much more than that. Although a lot has been written about Ancient Goddesses, the topic was new to me. So this book has opened a new world to me -- one that I enjoyed learning about. But the one reason why I would suggest this book to friends is because of its beautiful writing. I've learned that Mary Mackey is also a poe ...more
Lucille Day
Nov 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Poetry, Prehistory, and Imagination

I don’t read very many novels that could be classified as fantasy or historical fiction, but I couldn’t put down Mary Mackey’s The Village of Bones. It blends archeology, anthropology, geography, biology, and prehistory in a spellbinding tale seasoned by Mackey’s poetic prose and prodigious imagination. Sabalah, a young priestess from a gentle, Goddess-worshipping culture in ancient Europe (way before anyone called it Europe), becomes pregnant with Marrah, a ma
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Michele
Aug 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A true page turner

I was caught from the first page and the last came entirely too soon. Sabalah is a wonderfully human person who stumbles through the story convincingly and passionately. Surprises at every turn. A wonderful story.
Jeanne
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Loved this book. I'm so glad I got all 3 of the Earthsong Series ready to continue reading. ...more
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Mar 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
good story. pretty well written. too much fantasy for me.
Kathleen Ridenhour
Nov 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
Just a fine read. Very good story telling. I hope it continues


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"New York Times" bestselling author Mary Mackey's published works include 13 novels, and 7 books of poetry including "Sugar Zone" which won the 2012 PEN Oakland Award for Literary Excellence. They have sold over a million and a half copies and been translated into twelve foreign languages including Japanese, Hebrew, and Finnish.

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Earthsong (3 books)
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