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This engrossing fantasy is suspenseful and highly detailed...a truly wonderful read. -- KLIATT
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Although I am a devoted McKinley fan, I probably would not have purchased this book if I'd known what I was in for.
Mckinley has this beautiful style of pulling a reader through the story as though we're really experiencing it through the main character's thoughts and mind.
Plus, most of his narration seemed to move away from the actual flow of the plot, and so the story progresses very slowly.
I'm a pretty big fan of Robin McKinley's works. She's excellent at creating a world and giving the reader the flavor of that world within a few paragraphs and her characters tend... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Moon
Overall, I enjoyed this story. It was interesting and fun, but I think, a little long in the side comments. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Renee Weeks
This is NOT your typical dragon fantasy book. Its actually refreshingly realistic since it is based in a modern day dragon refuge. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Kish
Dragonhaven... how do I say this? First I must say, I love Robin Mckinley's books. I have reread most of them till they had to be replaced. Read morePublished 19 days ago by J
This really gives a hint of the difficulties of trying to learn languages without any reference to context, or possibly mindset.Published 22 days ago by kitsu
Always loved this book since I read it as a kid from my local library, I wanted to keep it so bad but had to return it, I came here to buy it and even though I couldnt afford the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by PonyBro
I had a horrible time getting into this book. The story starts out with a kid who is so wrapped up in teenage angst and drama, being so wishy washy I found myself thoroughly... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Drake
slow start, but I hung in the knowing what great work McKinley does and I was very glad!Published 5 months ago by sue
I've gotten used to a certain style from Robin McKinley, so the start of this novel, about a BOY and set in modern times was a jolt. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Hadley