Dragons!

2024 is the year of the dragon, and boy do we have some relevant reading.  

We also have books for Lunar New Year which are available to purchase online.

When Women Were Dragons: A Novel By Kelly Barnhill Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593466575
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Published: Anchor - May 16th, 2023

A GOODREADS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A fiery feminist fantasy tale set in 1950s America where thousands of women have spontaneously transformed into dragons, exploding notions of a woman’s place in the world and expanding minds about accepting others for who they really are.
 


His Majesty's Dragon: Book One of the Temeraire By Naomi Novik Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593359549
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Published: Del Rey - October 19th, 2021

In the first novel of the New York Times bestselling Temeraire series, a rare bond is formed between a young man and a dragon, and together they must battle in the Napoleonic Wars.

“A terrifically entertaining fantasy novel.”—Stephen King


The Dragon King's Imperial Wrath: Falling in Love with the Bookish Princess of the Rat Clan Vol. 1 By Aki Shikimi, Akiko Kawano (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aki Shikimi, Akiko Kawano (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781685797034
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Published: Seven Seas - May 23rd, 2023

In this shojo/josei fantasy manga, an unlikely romance blooms between the princess of a realm's lowest-ranking clan and the powerful Dragon King!


The Priory of the Orange Tree (The Roots of Chaos) By Samantha Shannon Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635570304
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 18th, 2020

Get ready for Samantha Shannon's new novel, A Day of Fallen Night, coming in February 2023!

The New York Times bestselling "epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of Game of Thrones" (Bustle).

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:
AMAZON (Top 100 Editors Picks and Science Fiction and Fantasy) * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY * BOOKPAGE * AUTOSTRADDLE


The Book of Dragons: An Anthology By Jonathan Strahan Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062877161
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Published: Harper Voyager - July 7th, 2020

R.F. Kuang, Kate Elliott, Ken Liu, Todd McCaffrey, Garth Nix, Peter S. Beagle, and other modern masters of fantasy and science fiction put their unique spin on the greatest of mythical beasts—the dragon—in never-before-seen works written exclusively for this fantasy anthology compiled by award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan and with art by Rovina Cai!


A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent (The Lady Trent Memoirs #1) By Marie Brennan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780765375070
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Published: Tor Books - February 4th, 2014

Marie Brennan begins a thrilling new fantasy series in A Natural History of Dragons, combining adventure with the inquisitive spirit of the Victorian Age.


To Shape a Dragon's Breath: The First Book of Nampeshiweisit By Moniquill Blackgoose Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593498286
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Published: Del Rey - May 9th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “My favorite book of the year . . . a coming-of-age story that is cozy and hair-raising in equal measure.”—Charlie Jane Anders, The Washington Post


Dragons Love Tacos By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780803736801
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Published: Dial Books - June 14th, 2012

A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose.


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, Book 4) By J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré (Illustrator) Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338878950
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 2nd, 2023

Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup with Hermione, Ron, and the Weasleys. He wants to dream about Cho Chang, his crush (and maybe do more than dream). He wants to find out about the mysterious event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn't happened for a hundred years.


Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One By Patricia C. Wrede Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544541221
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Published: Clarion Books - September 15th, 2015

Meet Princess Cimorene--a princess who refustes to be proper. She is everything a princess is not supposed to be: headstrong, tomobyish smart...

 

And bored.

 


The Tea Dragon Society By K. O'Neill, K. O'Neill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By K. O'Neill, K. O'Neill (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781620107379
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Published: Oni Press - June 16th, 2020

Available for the first time in paperback, The Tea Dragon Society is the two-time Eisner Award-winning gentle fantasy that follows the story of a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons.

Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids
Winner of the 2018 


Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy: A Graphic Novel (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #1) (Wings of Fire Graphix #1) By Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tui T. Sutherland, Mike Holmes (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545942157
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Published: Graphix - January 2nd, 2018

The New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire series soars to new heights in this first-ever graphic novel adaptation!

Not every dragonet wants a destiny ... Clay has grown up under the mountain, chosen along with four other dragonets to fulfill a mysterious prophecy and end the war between the dragon tribes of Pyrrhia.


The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1) By Jaimal Yogis, Vivian Truong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jaimal Yogis, Vivian Truong (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338660425
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Published: Graphix - September 21st, 2021

Grace and her friends must protect a newly hatched dragon from mysterious evildoers.

When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making friends at her fancy new boarding school.


After the Dragons By Cynthia Zhang Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781777091743
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Published: Stelliform Press - August 19th, 2021

Dragons were fire and terror to the Western world, but in the East they brought life-giving rain. Now, no longer hailed as gods and struggling in the overheated pollution of Beijing, only the Eastern dragons survive. As drought plagues the aquatic creatures, a mysterious disease-shaolong, or "burnt lung"-afflicts the city's human inhabitants.


Kenny & the Dragon By Tony DiTerlizzi, Tony DiTerlizzi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tony DiTerlizzi, Tony DiTerlizzi (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442436510
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 24th, 2012

Now in paperback, the New York Times bestselling tale of chivalry and showmanship from Tony DiTerlizzi.

Kenny is a little rabbit with a very big problem. His two best friends are heading into a battle of legendary proportions—with each other! In one corner there’s Grahame, a well-read and cultured dragon with sophisticated tastes.


Dragon Slippers By Jessica Day George Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781599902753
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - May 1st, 2008

This enchanting tale of dragons, betrayals, and the power of friendship is the first in a charming and thrilling series by New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George.


Spark By Sarah Beth Durst Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358206385
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Published: Clarion Books - June 9th, 2020

When a shy girl and her dragon-like companion discover their country’s idyllic weather comes at a steep—and secret—cost, they recruit fellow students to defy authority and attempt to spread the truth.

Storm beasts and their guardians create perfect weather every day, and Mina longs for a storm beast of her own.


Big Panda and Tiny Dragon By James Norbury Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781647225124
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Published: Mandala Publishing - September 21st, 2021

“Food for the soul.”—CBS Mornings

A thought-provoking journey of companionship, courage, tenderness, and tea.

Big Panda and Tiny Dragon embark on a journey through the seasons of the year together. They get lost, as many of us do. But while lost, they discover many beautiful sights they'd never have found had they gone the right way.


Dragon World (Mythical Worlds) By Tamara Macfarlane, Alessandra Fusi (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780744027655
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Published: DK Children - March 16th, 2021

Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons (Ologies) By Dr. Ernest Drake, Dugald A. Steer (Editor), Various (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dr. Ernest Drake, Dugald A. Steer (Editor), Various (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780763623296
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2003

A New York Times bestseller!

For true believers only, a lavishly illustrated reproduction of a legendary volume by the world’s most distinguished dragonologist. Don’t let it fall into the wrong hands!


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon


The Hobbit: Pocket Edition By J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Illustrator) Cover Image
By J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Illustrator)
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780547928241
Published: William Morrow - September 18th, 2012

A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings
This charming pocket-sized edition contains the complete unabridged text and features the original cover illustration, painted by J.R.R. Tolkien himself.


Fourth Wing (The Empyrean #1) By Rebecca Yarros Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781649374042
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Published: Entangled: Red Tower Books - May 2nd, 2023

A #1 New York Times bestseller • Optioned for TV by Amazon Studios • Amazon Best Books of the Year, #4 • Apple Best Books of the Year 2023 • Barnes & Noble Best Fantasy Book of 2023 • NPR “Books We Love” 2023 • Audible Best Books of 2023 • Hudson Book of the Year • Google Play Best Books of 2023 • Indigo Best Books of 2023 • Waterstones Book of the Year finalist • Goodreads Choice Awa


That Time I Got Drunk and Saved a Demon (Mead Mishaps #1) By Kimberly Lemming Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316570275
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Published: Orbit - January 2nd, 2024

Spice trader Cinnamon’s quiet life is turned upside down when she ends up on a quest with a fiery demon, in this irreverently quirky rom-com fantasy that is sweet, steamy, and funny as hell.
 
All she wanted to do was live her life in peace—maybe get a cat, expand the family spice farm.


The Dragonriders of Pern: Dragonflight, Dragonquest, The White Dragon (Pern: The Dragonriders of Pern) By Anne McCaffrey Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780345340245
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Published: Del Rey - October 12th, 1988

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Together in one volume—the first three books in the world’s most beloved science-fiction series!

DRAGONFLIGHT


The Last Dragonslayer: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 1 By Jasper Fforde Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544104716
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Published: Clarion Books - July 2nd, 2013

In the good old days, magic was indispensable. But now magic is fading: Drain cleaner is cheaper than a spell, and magic carpets are used for pizza delivery. Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strange runs Kazam, an employment agency for magicians—but it’s hard to stay in business when magic is drying up.


Dragonsong (Harper Hall of Pern #1) By Anne McCaffrey Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689860089
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Published: Aladdin - April 1st, 2003

Fifteen-year-old Menolly allies with magnificent dragons in the first book in the Harper Hall trilogy, set within science fiction legend Anne McCaffrey’s beloved and bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series.

For centuries, the world of Pern has faced a destructive force known as Thread.


Wild Magic (The Immortals #1) By Tamora Pierce Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481440226
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2015

Discover a land of enchantment, legend, and adventure in this first book of the Immortals series, featuring an updated cover for longtime fans and fresh converts alike, and including an all-new afterword from Tamora Pierce.

Thirteen-year-old Daine has always had a special connection with animals, but only when she’s forced to leave home does she realize it’s more than a k


So Let Them Burn (The Divine Traitors #1) By Kamilah Cole Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316534635
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 16th, 2024

An Instant National Bestseller!

Whip-smart and immersive, this Jamaican-inspired fantasy follows a gods-blessed heroine who’s forced to choose between saving her sister or protecting her homeland—perfect for fans of Iron Widow and The Priory of the Orange Tree. 

 
Faron Vincent can channel the power of the gods.