Top 10 Tuesday: Books To Read If Your Book Club Likes Dragons

Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic was “Top Ten Books to Read If Your Book Club Likes____.” I chose dragons, as is right and proper.

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  1.  Beowulf by Anonymous: Read this book if you like dragons with possessiveness problems, epic poetry, monsters, monster-hunters, and dragon hoards.
  2. His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik: Read this book if you like dragon-riding, lots of man-dragon Friendship, man-man Friendship, man-woman Friendship, Napoleonic wars, alternate history, and a high variety of dragon species of all sizes
  3. A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan: Read this book if you like Victorian-ish fiction with dragons, realistic dragons, realistic dragon behavior, science, dragon science, lady scientists, and mysteries.
  4. How To Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell: Read this book if you like middle-grade, dumb jokes, funny jokes, grouchy tiny dragons, grouchy giant dragons, friendship in the face of bullies, friendship in the face of dragons, and daddy issues.
  5. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman: Read this if you like lots of magic, mystery, espionage, and dragons who can live in human skins. PS this is a beautiful book, please read it.
  6. Traitor’s Moon by Lynn Flewelling: Read this book if you like dragon-bites in uncomfortable areas, lots of prophecies and portents, backstabbings, boys being bros and bros being boys, and dragons of various sizes.
  7. The Children of Hurin by JRR Tolkien: Read this book if you like life-ruining dragons, dragons that eat happiness for a light appetizer and joy for breakfast, cursed heroes, badass moms, cursed besties, and a high body-count.
  8. Tehanu by Ursula LeGuin: Read this book if you like survivors, dragons in human skin, quiet love stories, adopted family stories, and comeuppance.
  9. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne Valente: Read this if you don’t know the difference between a wyvern and a dragon, or if you know and love them both.
  10. Dragon and Thief by Timothy Zahn: Read this if you like space dragons, thieves, boy and dragon Friendship, and symbionts.

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