Hello, reader! (sorry to defy conventions, but I can't stand writing about myself in the third person. It's just weird.) I spend a good portion of my time masquerading as dragons larger than some cities, but when I'm not doing that I like to spend my time picking people's brains. No, no, I don't mean learning from their experiences, I like the taste of brain matter! Okay, okay, I'll try to be serious for a minute (I can't promise for more than one minute though). I've been a storyteller for almost as long as I can remember. It started when I was nine. In school, we had an assignment to … Read More about About the author
Here be dragons
I love the concept of the different dragon breeds (gems, metallics, shadow, etc) and was fascinated to find out more about what distinguishes them, and I really like that this novel is set in a futuristic dragon-Earth, rather than the more traditional medieval historical setting.
The societal structure: the obscenely huge ruling Overlords, smaller subject dragons, ‘unauthorised’ hatchlings and so on was also intriguing and I look forward to finding out more about how the world works in future installments of this series.
The story itself was action-packed with some surprising twists along the way, and I had to read in one sitting because I needed to know what was going to happen next.
This is the first of what I hope will be a long-running series of book review posts :-) To get things started, I just finished reading Dan Wells's brand new book in the John Wayne Cleaver series, Nothing Left to Lose. The short version of my review is this: If you enjoyed the previous books, you won't be disappointed. It's definitely better than the first two books of the second trilogy. Read … [Read More...] about Nothing Left to Lose by Dan Wells