His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire) - Naomi Novik

Here's some cool revisionist history for you:


Napoleon is attacking England and terrorizing Europe...


...while riding dragons.


There's lots to love. The dragons, obviously are the stars of this show. Sizes, breeds, colors, skills--there's a ton for a dragon-nerd to freak out over. We non-dragon-nerds can enjoy the aerial fighting and the relationship based story line. No sex, no language.


A couple things not to love. The writing is formal, and the main (human) character is kind of boring. It made the story a bit on the slow side, so if you are one who needs a little less talk and a lot more action, you might find yourself a bit bored with this one.


Between the fighting and the relationship development, I was entertained. I think I'll go on to the next book, but I'm not sure yet if I'm up to reading all 9 books in this series.


Judgement day for book three will be suspended until I've finished book 2.


Happy Reading!


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