Pursuing her dream to be a Harper of Pern, Menolly studies under the Masterharper learning thatis required than a facility with music and a clever way with words Loved this series Read it as a teenager and was sad to see the author was gaining in years Eagerly awaited each of her books and read them in one sitting as often as I could I have read these books countless times and own all except one that I can t find any will check on line Anne McCaffrey is amazing and a gift to readers What a drag she is done writing I won t go into depth as this is a book I ve read several times since first encountering it as a teenager ages ago and there are literally hundreds of detailed reviews One thing that inspires me about Dragonsinger, though, is that it doesn t follow the contemporary form of having everything go wrong for the main character all the way through until the end In contrast, Menolly actually succeeds in almost every chapter a victory for her shared with the reader and yet somehow McCaffrey still ma I won t go into depth as this is a book I ve read several times since first encountering it as a teenager ages ago and there are literally hundreds of detailed reviews One thing that inspires me about Dragonsinger, though, is that it doesn t follow the contemporary form of having everything go wrong for the main character all the way through until the end In contrast, Menolly actually succeeds in almost every chapter a victory for her shared with the reader and yet somehow McCaffrey still made the drama feel genuine throughout My favorite of the Harper Hall books There s something so satisfying about Menolly, who went through hell in the first book, being treated like a princess, and shown around the Harper Hall Getting new clothes, meeting new friends, finding out that her scarred hand will healjust so satisfying This is the second book in the Harper Hall Trilogy and it follows Menolly as she comes to the Harper Hall to become and apprentice.I absolutely love this character She has been through so much with a father who would hold her back from music because she is a girl She is so talented in music and as a song writer that it is such a shame They did whatever they could to hamper her dream of music Then, the Masterharper of Pern finds her after looking for the one that has written the songs that ar This is the second book in the Harper Hall Trilogy and it follows Menolly as she comes to the Harper Hall to become and apprentice.I absolutely love this character She has been through so much with a father who would hold her back from music because she is a girl She is so talented in music and as a song writer that it is such a shame They did whatever they could to hamper her dream of music Then, the Masterharper of Pern finds her after looking for the one that has written the songs that are so loved She is taken as Masterharper Robinton s apprentice As she comes to the Harper Hall, she is not accepted well by the other girls She istalented than them, she outranks them and she has nine fire lizards So they are cruel as girls will be Menolly takes everything in stride even though she is modest and often times questions when good things happen to her The harpers all see how talented she is This book takes you on her first week in the harper hall with all her troubles and new friendships and how she grows Soon, she realizes she does belong and in the end is made a Journeyman It is a well deserved honor.These are such fantastic books and Menolly is such a great character