Violent China-influenced fantasy led by strong girl hero. Read Common Sense Media’s Eon: Dragoneye Reborn review, age rating, and parents guide. The Dragons are elemental beings that are able to manipulate Hua- the natural energy that exists in all things. Each dragon is aligned with one of the heavenly. Eon, a twelve-year-old boy, has been studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic for four years, hoping he’ll be able to apprentice to one of the twelve energy.
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Retrieved 28 December He was my emperor. It was literarlly trial and error for half the book.
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That being said, this book did a great job with some diverse characters. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
How drayoneye the use of magic different? Hard to do, and parts of it genuinely interested and impressed me. Because – doh – the answers were right there and Eona created half of the problems herself because she couldn’t just stop and think. It’s the first book in the series, so I felt some things were lacking, and there were some issues in the world building that bothered me; for the most part, this was an action-packed book that I enjoyed more draagoneye I expected to.
The main thing that earned this book four stars is the sheer diversity of its mythos and characters. It’s an entertaining read given depth b Enjoyable and solid story, with excellent worldbuilding and interesting magic system – plus dragons!
Alison calls it “Pride and Prejudice meets Buffy in English high society”. Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced dragonege the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.
So no surprises for me in this one.
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I am Eona, the Mirror Dragoneye. Award Honor List The ending to this first book is intense and exciting, and made me want to pick up the conclusion to the duology fairly soon. She told me I HAD to read it, and as I tend to do with most paperbacks, I shoved it in the black hole I call a bookcase and promptly forgot it existed. This stupid little girl allows herself to fall in lust with the power mad and steroid raged man who not only tried to violently rape her, but who succeeded in brutally murdering several of her friends and starting a traitorous revolt that resulted in the deaths of thousands.
This throws her into the midst of political and military intrigue, as the Emperor’s brother and the ascendant Dragoneye conspire to take over the kingdom, and Eon stands in their way. You might be saying ‘oh you’re saying you’re too smart for this. And the pieces put into play in the first half begin to quickly play dividends in the second as revelations come fast and furious, all leading to the novel’s stunning and compelling conclusion.
It is forbidden for females to practice the Dragon Magic; this is due to common belief that the female eye, so practised in looking at itself, cannot see other things in life with true clarity.
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Because women are forbidden to study Dragon magic, year-old Eona disguises herself as Eon, a year-old boy, to compete to be an apprentice Dragoneye, a communicant with one of 12 energy dragons. Cancel anytime and keep all your audiobooks. Romance is sparse in Eon, but hints of a relationship between these two, however improbable it may seem, more than made up for it. Soon, however, the story becomes something 10 times more exciting than Tamora Pierce ever offered. Because first she was passing as a boy And then she became Controlling this And right now, I’m downloading the sequel Eona And if you are mexican Feb 13, Mayim de Vries rated it it was amazing.
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What was important was the terrific story, dragonye tension which was almost too tense at times and the ending which leads straight in to the next book. I’m so mad that I don’t own it because I literally want to start reading it immediately. How refreshing this was.
See all customer images. S I could not stop him. It was the perfect blend of political upheaval and magic. In fact, Goodman doesn’t really go into what it means to be woman or man in this novel and instead seems to glaze over it. The pages to this admittedly thick book felt mostly drsgoneye world building and then those long pages of wanting to strangle Eon for not getting to the obvious answers faster.
I know I will not forget what it is about in several months, so yes, it is worth the 4 Star rating for sure!!!! In desperation the wounded Dela, limping Eona and injured Ryko try to escape but Ido orders his men to find them.
There was just the dratoneye amount of different characters introduced with very individual struggles, well-rounded, who all contributed something to the plot and Eona’s development. Yet you were up the creek without a rebor or just a lost little kitten. Drgaoneye all 30 comments. I should probably do so before giving an evaluation, as it appears it’s more a duo than a stand-alone book.
He and his master hope that he will be chosen as a Dragoneye – an apprentice to one of the 12 energy dragons of good fortune. Read reviews that mention main character lady dela alison goodman mirror dragon dragoneye reborn lord ido rat dragon young adult year old well written eon dragoneye chinese and japanese second book asian culture felt like dragoneye apprentice looking forward tamora pierce looking forward fast paced.
And that my GoodReader friends brings us to the bad parts. Kudos to Goodman for integrating her as a human and not rbeorn ‘issue. In the end, Eona is a much stronger person. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.