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Blog Tour: Alina: A Song For The Telling by Malve von Hassel: A Book Review

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Alina: A Song For the Telling by Malve von Hassell August 27, 2020 BHC Press Hardcover, Paperback, & eBook Genre: Young Adult/Historical/Medieval Synopsis:  You should be grateful, my girl. You have no dowry, and I am doing everything I can to get you settled. You are hardly any man's dream."     Alina's brother, Milos, pulled his face into a perfect copy of Aunt Marci's sour expression, primly pursing his mouth. He had got her querulous tone just right.     I pinched my lips together, trying not to laugh. But it was true; Aunt Marci had already introduced me to several suitors. So far I had managed to decline their suits politely.     Maybe Alina's aunt was right. How could she possibly hope to become a musician, a trobairitz, as impoverished as she was and without the status of a good marriage?       But fourteen-year-old Alina refuses to accept the oppressing life her strict aunt wants to impose upon her. When the p