Sabriel takes place in a society reminiscent of the early 20th century, but in a world where magic is known, though denied at the higher levels of society. There are two countries: Ancelestierre, which is normal human land, and The Old Kingdom, which is where magic runs rampant.

5 Books to Inspire You to Play a Musical Instrument

It’s National Buy a Musical Instrument Day! We’re both choir nerds (we play the vocal chords), so we thought it’d be fun to talk about some books that inspire musicality! These books aren’t necessarily centered around music, but they all incorporate some sort of instrument into the plot.