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"Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)" by Rachel Hartman

'Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)' by Rachel Hartman


Seraphina’s journey into the secrets and mystery that surround her identity are interwoven with the unrest and mistrust between dragons and humans in the kingdom where she finds herself. In Goredd it’s difficult to identify dragons from humans since dragons are able to transform into human form. A smart and talented musician, Seraphina uncovers a plot to violate the Peace Treaty, experiences her first love and eventually learns to accept herself. This wonderful fantasy novel with its fascinating, fully-developed characters is written for teens and will be loved by all dragon lovers. I can’t wait for the sequel!

Reviewed by Sharyn H.

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