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Harper Hall Trilogy: Dragonsong; Dragonsinger; Dragondrums (Boxed Set)
Harper Hall Trilogy: Dragonsong; Dragonsinger; Dragondrums (Boxed Set) | Anne McCaffrey
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Science fiction legend Anne McCaffrey's beloved Harper Hall trilogy, set within the bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series, is now available in a collectable boxed set. Every two hundred years or so, on the planet colony of Pern, shimmering Threads fall from space, raining death. Yet the great dragons of Pern, mounted by the stalwart dragonriders, scour the skies with fire to destroy the deadly Thread and save the planet. Here we meet Menolly as she navigates her way as the first journeywoman Harper in the history of Pern; and fellow student Piemur whom is secretly asked to leave Harper Hall, drafted by Masterharper Robinton to embark on a dangerous mission to the Southern Hold. The Harper Hall trilogy, set within science fiction legend Anne McCaffrey's beloved and bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series, is a seminal work and a must-have for any fantasy or science fiction fan.
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Ekkkk I still can‘t get over how I managed to find all of these! DragonDrums made it difficult but I am so glad I kept looking. I love this trilogy so much and these are to me the best covers made for it, and they have quiet a few cover options. Ah nostalgia at its best!
#dragons #fantasy

glitterkitty459 Cool picture! 🐲 7mo
LibrarianRyan Love it!! 7mo
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Thanks to @MinDea and @Robothugs for the opportunity to win a copy of the pictured book in the #FavoriteBookGiveaway.

A series that really spoke to me when I read it years ago is the Harper Hall Trilogy. I had just started college and was struggling with my Math major choice. I wanted to major in Music but Clemson University, which I LOVED, didn‘t offer a degree in Music. I eventually transferred to another university which I never loved.

MinDea Thank you for entering and sharing your story! 1y
LoverofLit I loved Home for Unwanted Girls. Such a great book 👍 1y
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Some of my favorite paperbacks!

#OldCoolBooks #Paperbacks @Linsy

TiredLibrarian I had that edition of The Hobbit & LOTR. Brings back happy memories 😊 2y
Linsy What a great collection! I love the theme. ♥️🐉 (edited) 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Great collection! 2y
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I've given Menolly's Uncle some horns and whiskers... ❤💛💜

LittlePixels That's adorable!! 2y
ReadingOver50 I want this 😍 2y
Lizpixie Oh I want one! The Pern books were my first SciFi novels.🐉 2y
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Lauredhel @LittlePixels @ReadingOver50 @Lizpixie hands up who desperately wanted a fire lizard in the '80s ? 2y
Lizpixie @Lauredhel 🙋🏻‍♀️ 2y
LittlePixels I just spent 10 minutes Googling this series. HOW in the world have I never heard of it before?? I think Mt. TBR just got a little taller... 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 Oh so cute! 2y
ReadingOver50 @Lauredhel as a teen this was my favorite series. I read it too many times to count. I wanted to be Menolly! And yes @Lizpixie this was the series that got me into SciFi and fantasy too 🐉 2y
Lauredhel @LittlePixels IDK how you have not heard of it! McCaffrey was the first woman to win a Hugo and the first to win a Nebula! She's also a SFWA Grand Master. 2y
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"Menolly's Uncle" is blocked and nearly done! I might add horns and whiskers later. #crochet #craft

Mitch That‘s soooo loveable! 😍 2y
mhillis This is so awesome! 2y
julesG Amazing. I love it. 2y
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Eggbeater He is adorable! Nice work! 2y
DGRachel I love him!!!!😍😍😍😍 2y
8leagueboot Oh my word, you are so talented. He is the cutest! 2y
[DELETED] 3803335244 Super cute! 2y
Ddzmini Omg he is adorable love him 😍 2y
Lauredhel @Mitch @mhillis @julesG @Eggbeater @DGRachel @8leagueboot @ForeverNerdy @Ddzmini thanks! I'm stuck on how much to set for a reserve in the auction * scratches head* 2y
Ddzmini That‘s bada** 😝 2y
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Making a Dragon Scarf. But I think of mine as a fire lizard scarf, despite being over a metre long. Currently working on the wing skeletons, but here's the base. I think I might re-read the Harper Hall books after this!

julesG It's gorgeous. Maybe a water or ice dragon? It's blue. 2y
BookaholicNatty Awesome!!!!!!!!! It looks sort of like stuffy from Doc McStuffins! 😊 2y
sprainedbrain That is wonderful!! 😍 2y
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llwheeler Fire lizards ❤! And gorgeous work 2y
Dragon Awesome! 🐉 2y
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OK Ender is great and everything but my lifetime role-model/hero has to be Menolly. The Harper hall trilogy- and all of #Pern really, is my all time favourite #belovedseries. There are dragons, life endangering peril, a strong young girl who pours everything into her passion for music, good god what more do you need?! Read them. Read them all.

SpeculativeFemale I have a friend who has been telling me to read these for years, but for some reason, I've just never gotten around to them. 😳 2y
Jabberwocky @SpeculativeFemale Okay but seriously read them 😍 2y
SpeculativeFemale @Jabberwocky It's now officially on my TBR. When I get to it is still a bit up for grabs, though, LOL 2y
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@moranadatter requested a pic of my fire lizard tattoo. It is based off the cover art from this trilogy by Elizabeth Malczynski. I loved this trilogy as a teen and found Ms. Malczynski's beautiful covers in a used bookstore. I met the artist in 2012 at DragonCon in Atlanta & got prints of the cover art! A little over a year ago, I got this tattoo (I named her Alora) to celebrate my lifelong love of reading.

moranadatter That's fantastic! 💙 2y
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The Harper Hall of Pern | Anne McCaffrey
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Day 20 #readingwomenmonth - #shelfie. I actually have 4 shelves that happen to have only books by women on them, but they're all on different bookcases and I'm too lazy to mess around with collages today. So here's half of one of them, my Anne McCaffrey collection. Most from library book sales, well loved and well read, but a few still tbr.

Andrea4 And kitty. 2y
llwheeler @Andrea4 Yep 😸 2y
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This trilogy set within the vast Dragonriders of Pern world of Anne McCaffrey was one of my first forays into fantasy and still one of my favorites. Menolly, her music, and the fire-lizards she tames are just brilliant as well as her return to Harper Hall in the 2nd book. This is a perfect subset if you don't have the fortitude to tackle all 20+ Pern books at once! But after these, you just might 📚💕🐉

#herebedragons #heretherebedragons

elkeo_TheBookDragon @TheLondonBookworm You asked once about fantasy by women with women characters and this is a great one! 3y
Lizpixie I've loved this series since I was at high school! 3y
TheLondonBookworm Ooooooh yes! They look Amazing 😍😍 thank you for pointing them out to me! ☺️☺️☺️ 3y
juliannebenford I love these covers. 3y
aubergine123 You've posted my favorite covers of the first too. 3y
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My #FavoriteAnimalSidekick in real life is a pooch named Gus! But my favorite literary #AnimalSidekicks have always been the fire lizards in the Harper Hall Trilogy!

#Novemberland #Day3

KarenUK Gus is so cute! 🐶💗 3y
Suzze Gus is adorable. Is he best friends with your cat? 3y
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kspenmoll Sweet face! 🐶 3y
ValkyrieAndHerBooks @kspenmoll and it's so hard to get a good picture of his sweet face! The Force was with me today! Lol 3y
Lizpixie I love Menolly and her Fire lizards! They've all got such individual personalities. 3y
Bette 🐶❤️ 3y
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Another #recommendsday #www author. The Pern books were some of my very favourites. There were fierce female dragonriders, and gay people, and a complex culture. The Menolly set, in which she is plucked from her dull provincial life, were my favourites (what bookish teenage girl doesn't read those kind of stories?). I had the honour of hosting a web chat with McCaffrey on MSN back in the 90s, and she was as fascinating as you would expect.

RachelO Your recommendsday reads are all authors I meant to read years ago, that somehow fell off my radar! 3y
MrBook Nice rec. Interesting cover. 3y
Magslhalliday @MrBook ~ it's very early 80s gothic! 3y
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