With a cast of beloved characters from previous Pern novels, Dragongirl is another triumph for Todd McCaffrey—and a riveting chapter for the Dragonriders of. Editions. Dragongirl. Paperback Dragongirl . Todd McCaffrey · Paperback · Ebook. View more editions. Buy from Buy from – arrow icon. Dragongirl (Dragonriders of Pern) by Todd McCaffrey – book cover, description, publication history.
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It’s the middle book in a series Dragonheart is the first which I liked a lot, Dragon Rider is the last due out in May. Pern Stories in Pern history Characters Locations. It’s annoying when you look forward to reading something for months and then when you get it it comes up short.
It got to the point where halfway through the book it seemed like the only scenes we had were either: There were a lot of reasons I gave it such a low score though. I really enjoyed this book it was like going back to see old friends you have missed.
Okay, to those following my reviews: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. And that just made me hate her more. Leaving us to believe that Lorana is going to take an action that seems out of character for her, AND be able to pull off a miracle when ALL of the rest of the characters in the book could not come up with a solution.
And, if they can’t, how long will it be before all of Pern is consumed by Thread? The few new plot lines in this book either had no focus — wandering and meandering around so much that I just couldn’t keep interest — or were hammered over and over with such lack of subtlety and skill that they became painful.
It made the odd pacing feel even more abrupt and distracting, with many unfamiliar names being thrown around before I could even figure out what was going on. At Igen, Fiona had been a Weyrwoman among boys and injured riders. Dragognirl am NOT a cliffhanger person.
Regardless, he spins a wonderful, exciting tale with an ending leaving you anxious to start the next book. They mccxffrey a lot of hopping around from Weyr to Weyr and Hold and Crafthall, and it got really confusing. There is a lot going on with the dragons dying off first from a sickness and then from fighting thread.
It got better but never fully went away. Despite gaining reinforcements from the past, too few dragons have survived the recent plague to stem the tide of the intensifying Threadfall. I thought it was a good book with likable characters. Have the Kleenex ready near the end. Todd McCaffrey’s attempts at reviving that thriving world have been mediocre at best, but this latest installment is just downright bad. I think the editor of this book would have done us all a favor if they had cut the page count by at least pages or so – you could find it by just crossing out all the repeated stuff, I’m sure.
I see in the reviews that many found this book disgusting. Aug 23, Debbie rated it really liked it Shelves: The Pern series by Anne is one of my favorite series of all time, I’ve read them over and over, so I was so excited to see new ones coming out – but Todd is really not able to write as well as his mother, or at least, not what I want to read.
With an irritated sigh, Fiona pulled her close. Used – Acceptable Item: Aug 30, MFE rated it it was ok. Having grown up in… More about Todd J.
I know my goal is to mainly read books written by women that contain strong fem nccaffrey. Characterization is flimsy, unbelievable, and at times aggravating.
Sep 01, Kristen Coffin rated it did not like it Shelves: The older riders had already landed. Despite gaining reinforcements from the past, too few dragons have survived the recent plague to stem the tide of the intensifying Threadfall.
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McCaffrey Limited preview – Telgar Weyr later AL 2 8. It was fun to read a book about Pern. It would be safe, sheknew. About that time, Todd became the first of the children to read science fiction, the Space Cat series by Ruthven Todd.
Jul 24, Jackie Krasuski added it. This book dragongkrl me. Visit his website on www. Todd McCaffrey has a long way to go as a writer and his credibility is lessened as we watch him mutilate the world that his mother created, presumably because he makes a lot more money riding his mother’s coattails then he would if he began writing his own stories. Young Fiona, rider of the gold queen Talenth, has returned with the dragons and riders who fled into the past to heal their battle wounds It is otdd placeholder, in which there is no real change, we are just biding our time rodd book 3.
Dragongirl (Dragonriders of Pern) by Todd McCaffrey
At the end, Lorana goes between to the future, sacrificing her unborn child to save the people of Pern. My only hope is that because his mother is coauthoring the next book these stories and characters will have a redemption of sorts.
Anne McCaffrey is a wonderful story teller. Description Shortly after Fiona’s return to Fort Weyr, three Turns older and wiser, her queen, Talenth, is infected with the dreaded sickness that has consumed so many of Pern’s precious fire-breathing dragons. He either has children falling in love or adults fucking everything that moves.