Fantasy for Music Lovers

I’ve been reading more about people reading or re-reading Anne McCaffrey’s Harper Hall series, which reminds me how much I love fantasy books that feature music or musicians. Here is my List. I’ve included a few that I found in in the library catalog but haven’t actually read; if any of you have read them and want to share opinions, or if you know of others that I missed, please let me know!

Youth
The Seven Tales of TrinketThe Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander
The Grey King by Susan Cooper (book 5 of series)
How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks
Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke
The Seven Tales of Trinket by Shelley Moore Thomas
A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond.

Teen
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Prachett
Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield
DragonsongDragonsong by Anne McCaffrey
Lament by Maggie Stiefvater
The Naming by Allison Croggon
Seraphina by Rachel Hartmann
The Singer of All Songs by Kate Constable
The New Policeman by Kate Thompson

Still Need to Read
Pay the Piper by Jane Yolen
Wind Singer by William Nicholson

Adult

Bards of Bone PlainThe Bards of Bone Plain by Patricia McKillip
The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe
Peter & Max : a Fables novel by Bill Willingham ; with illustrations by Steve Leialoha

Still Need to Read
Bedlam’s Bard series by Mercedes Lackey
The Gutbucket Quest by Piers Anthony & Ron Leming
Harpist in the Wind by Patricia McKillip (book 3 of series)
The Robin & the Kestrel by Mercedes Lackey
Songs of the Earth by Elspeth Cooper
Soprano Sorceress by L.E. Modesitt Jr
The Stoneholding. Legacy of the Stone Harp book 1 by James G. Anderson and Marc Sebanc

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