Aria of the Sea
On the island of Normost, in the kingdom of Windward, 13-year-old Cerinthe Gale is a folk healer who dreams of being a dancer. When her mother falls ill, Cerinthe fights to save her -- but fails. She blames herself for her mother's death, gives up healing, and decides to pursue dance.
Cerinthe travels across Windward to audition at the School of the Royal Dancers, which accepts her even though she is a commoner. It should be the beginning of a brilliant future, but Cerinthe feels an emptiness she can't identify. A disagreement with a young man, a conflict with a cruel teacher, a rivalry with an aristocratic classmate, Elliana, and a meeting with a mederi -- a healer with magical powers -- add to her anguish.
When the rivalry between the two girls causes a terrible accident, Elliana's life hangs in the balance. Cerinthe faces the same awful choice she had faced with her mother: Should she try to heal Elliana herself or hope that the mederi arrives in time? Only the song of the Sea Maid holds the answer.
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Review: Aria of the SeaUser Review - Lily - Goodreads
This book is by far one of my favorite books I've read. The flow of the story is BEAUTIFUL, and a real good page turner too! I loved the plot about the main character, Cerinthe, who is a gifted healer ... Read full review
Review: Aria of the SeaUser Review - Rebecca - Goodreads
The book started out great, kept going fine, then the book came to a stop with a horrid ending. The book ended terribly! It seemed totally unfinished, but not in the way that it needed a sequel, just ... Read full review
Chapter One The School of the Royal Dancers
Chapter Three Elliana
Chapter Five The Back Door Again
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