Books about Dragons

  1. Eragon

    by Christopher Paolini
    A young farm boy embarks on a quest to save the world, aided by a mysterious dragon.

    A Shade named Durza , along with a group of Urgals, ambushes a party of three elves. They kill two of them, and Durza attempts to steal an egg carried by the remaining female elf, but she uses magic ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary

    by Brandon Mull
    A group of four kids travel to a magical world full of dragons to save it from disaster.

    Just before Christmas break, Kendra is kidnapped by a member of the Society of the Evening Star and replaced by a Stingbulb (a plant that, once it stings you, will grow into a perfect replica of you, ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    Epic science-fiction story of a fatal plague and a brave heroine's quest to save her world.

    The story begins with Moreta, the senior Weyrworman of Fort Weyr, traveling with her queen dragon Orlith (who is near the end of her pregnancy) to the Gather at Ruatha Hold. At the Gather there is ... (Wikipedia)

  4. Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

    by Bruce Coville
    A boy named Jeremy hatches a dragon from a mysterious egg and must navigate the challenges of raising a magical creature.

    Jeremy Thatcher knows a thing or two about raising animals—after all, his dad is a veterinarian. But after he leaves Mr. Elive's magic shop with a strange marbled egg, it soon becomes clear that this ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Dragonsong

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A young girl's quest to unlock the secrets of dragon music and save her world.

    Taking place seven years after the events of, Dragonflight, , the book opens with Menolly , youngest daughter of Masterfisher Yanus, Sea Holder of Half-Circle Seahold, ,[e], in the fictional world of ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Calling on Dragons

    by Patricia C. Wrede
    An adventurous girl's mission to save an enchanted kingdom from the dangers of dark magic.

    This novel is the third in the Enchanted Forest series, told from the witch Morwen's perspective. Morwen, a witch who lives in the Enchanted Forest, is having trouble with people who believe that ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Joust

    by Mercedes Lackey
    A thrilling medieval adventure, tracing the journey of a young jouster as she seeks to save her kingdom.

    THE SECRET OF THE DRAGONS Vetch was an Altan serf working the land which had once been his family's farm. Young and slight, Vetch would have died of overwork, exposure, and starvation if not for the ... (Goodreads)

  8. The Dragonriders of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    Epic fantasy of a future world, with humans and dragons in a fight for survival.

    Alternate cover edition can be found, here,. Finally together in one volume, the first three books in the world's most beloved science fiction series, THE DRAGONRIDERS OF PERN, by Anne McCaffrey, one ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Masterharper of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    An apprentice harper strives to protect his community against a deadly plague while learning magical music.

    Robinton was rejected by his jealous father, Petiron, and spent most of his childhood with his nurturing mother. Since Robinton grew up in a very musically-inclined setting, all the inhabitants ... (Wikipedia)

  10. The Renegades of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A group of rebels must protect their planet from a deadly plague and a powerful enemy.

    As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them from Thread, the deadly silver strands that fell from the sky and ravaged the land. In exchange for sanctuary in the huge ... (Goodreads)

  11. Pegasus in Flight

    by Anne McCaffrey
    Talented telepaths and telekinetics are trained to use their abilities for the betterment of society, but face danger and prejudice.

    As director of the Jerhattan Parapsychic Center, telepath Rhyssa Owen coordinated the job assignments for psychically gifted Talents. And though she had her hands full dealing with the unreasonable ... (Goodreads)

  12. Dragons of a Fallen Sun

    by Margaret Weis
    Epic fantasy of a world in peril, a young warrior's quest to restore justice.

    The people of Krynn have known war in past ages. Some are still alive who remember the triumph of good at the conclusion of the War of the Lance. Still more remember the devastation of the Chaos War, ... (Goodreads)

  13. Seraphina

    by Rachel Hartman
    A young girl embarks on a quest to uncover secrets of her past, while protecting her kingdom from magical forces.

    Librarian Note: Alternate cover edition for ISBN, 9780375866562,. In her New York Times bestselling and Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman introduces mathematical dragons in an ... (Goodreads)

  14. His Majesty's Dragon

    by Naomi Novik
    A Napoleonic-era naval captain and a dragon join forces to battle their enemies.

    Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes ... (Goodreads)

  15. Dragon Haven

    by Robin Hobb
    An epic fantasy tale of a group of adventurers seeking to restore peace in a world of dragons.

    The book opens where the previous book left off and we continue to follow the dragons, the keepers and the barge Tarman as they continue their trek up the river. Minor Characters ... (Wikipedia)

  16. Tongues of Serpents

    by Naomi Novik
    In this historical fantasy, Captain Will Laurence and his dragon Temeraire are exiled to Australia, where they encounter new challenges and adventures.

    A dazzling blend of military history, high-flying fantasy, and edge-of-your-seat adventure, Naomi Novik’s Temeraire novels, set in an alternate Napoleonic era in which intelligent dragons have been ... (Goodreads)

  17. The Knight at Dawn

    by Mary Pope Osborne
    An adventure to a magical past, where two children outsmart a mean nobleman.

    Peacocks for dinner and boys in skirts?, That's what Jack and Annie find when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the Middle Ages for another wild adventure. In the Great Gall of the castle, a ... (Goodreads)

  18. The Ice Dragon

    by George R.R. Martin
    A young girl's quest to tame a magical creature and save her home from destruction.

    The ice dragon was a creature of legend and fear, for no man had ever tamed one. When it flew overhead, it left in its wake desolate cold and frozen land. But Adara was not afraid. For Adara was a ... (Goodreads)

  19. How To Train Your Dragon: How To Speak Dragonese

    by Cressida Cowell
    Hiccup and his dragon Toothless must navigate the dangerous and hilarious world of the Vikings and dragons.

    Toothless has been captured, the nanodragon is about to be gobbled and sharkworms are on the loose. Once again we are relying on Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III to be a hero. ... (Goodreads)

  20. Black Powder War

    by Naomi Novik
    A thrilling adventure full of political intrigue and magical dragons.

    In Black Powder War , Captain William Laurence and Temeraire - along with the surviving members of their crew - are ordered to make all haste and return from the mission to China via Istanbul , where ... (Wikipedia)

  21. Victory of Eagles

    by Naomi Novik
    An epic fantasy adventure of a group of revolutionaries taking on an oppressive empire.

    Naomi Novik's triumphant debut, His Majesty's Dragon, introduced a dynamic new pair of heroes to the annals of fantasy fiction: the noble fighting dragon Temeraire and his master and commander, Capt. ... (Goodreads)

  22. Throne of Jade

    by Naomi Novik
    A daring sea captain and a magical dragon embark on an epic voyage to save a royal family.

    When Britain intercepted a French ship and its precious cargo–an unhatched dragon’s egg–Capt. Will Laurence of HMS Reliant unexpectedly became master and commander of the noble dragon he named ... (Goodreads)

  23. A Gift of Dragons

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A collection of four short stories set in the world of Pern, featuring dragons and their riders.

    For more than thirty years, Pern has conjured visions of brave men and women mounted upon the backs of dragons. As anyone knows who has been touched by the storytelling magic of Anne McCaffrey, to ... (Goodreads)

  24. Dragon Slippers

    by Jessica Day George
    A young girl's quest to save her family from ruin, through discovering the power of courage and strength.

    Poor Creel. She can't believe her aunt wants to sacrifice her to the local dragon. It's a ploy to lure a heroic knight so that he will fight the dragon, marry Creel out of chivalrous obligation, and ... (Goodreads)

  25. Dragonflight

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A young dragonrider embarks on a mission to save her kingdom from a mysterious threat.

    Dragonflight is the story of Lessa , the sole survivor of the noble ruling family of Ruatha Hold on the northern continent of Pern. When the rest of her family is killed by a cruel usurper, Fax , she ... (Wikipedia)

  26. Eona: The Last Dragoneye

    by Alison Goodman
    A young girl's quest to save her kingdom, as she discovers her own magical powers and true identity.

    Eon has been revealed as Eona, the first female Dragoneye in hundreds of years. Along with fellow rebels Ryko and Lady Dela, she is on the run from High Lord Sethon's army. The renegades are on a ... (Goodreads)

  27. Dragonquest

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A group of brave adventurers traverse a world of dragons and magical powers in search of a powerful artifact.

    As it opens, tensions are rising between the Oldtimers, those dragonriders who came forward in time 400 turns (Pernese years) to help the undermanned contemporary dragonriders protect the planet Pern ... (Wikipedia)

  28. In the Labyrinth of Drakes

    by Marie Brennan
    Lady Trent returns to her passion of studying dragons, this time in the dangerous deserts of Akhia.

    I,n the Labyrinth of Drakes, the thrilling new book in the acclaimed fantasy series from Marie Brennan, the glamorous Lady Trent takes her adventurous explorations to the deserts of Akhia. Even those ... (Barnes & Noble)

  29. Inheritance

    by Christopher Paolini
    Epic fantasy adventure of a young man uncovering his destiny and the power of his inheritance.

    The Varden attack the Empire city of Belatona. In the battle, Saphira, Eragon's dragon, is nearly killed by a Dauthdaert, a spear from the Dragon Wars that can bypass magical wards and kill dragons. ... (Wikipedia)

  30. Starless Night

    by R.A. Salvatore
    Epic adventure of a young man on a quest to save a kingdom from a powerful dark force.

    In Starless Night , Drizzt decides to return to Menzoberranzan in an attempt to keep the evil drow from launching another attack on Mithral Hall. He gives Guenhwyvar to Regis and tells him not to ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Empire of Ivory

    by Naomi Novik
    A voyage of self-discovery and adventure, where a dragon-rider must face a powerful enemy.

    Laurence and Temeraire arrive back in the United Kingdom , following their evacuation of Danzig in, Black Powder War, . Their relief at arriving safely is short-lived as Napoleon continues his ... (Wikipedia)

  32. Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

    by Alison Goodman
    A young apprentice learns to wield the power of dragons and save the kingdom from destruction.

    Also Known As: Two Pearls of Wisdom, Eon: Rise of the Dragoneye, and Eon (All the same book just published with different publishers) Swordplay, dragon magic–and a hero with a desperate secret ... (Goodreads)

  33. Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons

    by Ernest Drake
    A guide to the study of dragons, including their anatomy, behavior, and habitats, with interactive elements and illustrations.

    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! Do you believe in dragons? ... (Goodreads)

  34. DragonSpell

    by Donita K. Paul
    Fantasy adventure of a young man who discovers his true destiny and must battle an evil dragon.

    One Dragon Egg Holds the Key to the Future. Once a slave, Kale is given the unexpected opportunity to become a servant to Paladin. Yet this young girl has much to learn about the difference between ... (Goodreads)

  35. Anne McCaffrey's Dragonflight #1

    by Brynne Stephens
    A young girl must find a way to tame a wild dragon and unite a divided kingdom.

    Anne McCaffrey's beloved science fantasy epic becomes a fully-painted graphic novel. Join Lessa, sole remnant of a noble house, as she comes of age and dares to reclaim her birthright–and battles to ... (Goodreads)

  36. Shadow Scale

    by Rachel Hartman
    Seraphina embarks on a journey to find other half-dragons like herself and stop a war. But her own inner demons threaten to consume her.

    Seraphina took the literary world by storm with 8 starred reviews and numerous “Best of” lists. At last, her eagerly awaited sequel has arrived—and with it comes an epic battle between humans and ... (Goodreads)

  37. Dragon Flight

    by Jessica Day George
    A young girl named Creel befriends a dragon and embarks on a journey to save her kingdom from an evil king.

    With the Dragon Wars over, Creel finds herself bored with life as a seamstress. Then word comes that a bordering country has been breeding dragons in preparation for an invasion. Never one to sit ... (Goodreads)

  38. Test of the Twins

    by Margaret Weis
    Two teenage elves risk their lives to save their kingdom from an ancient evil.

    This novel begins where the last one left off; Caramon Majere and Tasslehoff Burrfoot are in a bleak gray world and Raistlin Majere is with Crysania in the Abyss. The novel begins with a short ... (Wikipedia)

  39. How to Break a Dragon's Heart

    by Cressida Cowell
    Hiccup must navigate a dangerous journey to find a rare dragon and win the heart of his crush.

    THE STORY CONTINUES in the eighth volume of Hiccup's How to Train Your Dragon memoirs...Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer and the greatest Viking Hero who ... (Goodreads)

  40. Dragonflight / Dragonquest

    by Anne McCaffrey
    Epic fantasy adventure, navigating political alliances and personal relationships to save a world.

    As it opens, tensions are rising between the Oldtimers, those dragonriders who came forward in time 400 turns (Pernese years) to help the undermanned contemporary dragonriders protect the planet Pern ... (Wikipedia)

  41. Dragondrums

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A young boy's adventures as he strives to become a dragonrider.

    Dragondrums is the coming of age story of Piemur, a small, quick, clever apprentice at Harper Hall. When Piemur's clear treble voice changes, his place among the Harpers is no longer certain. He is ... (Wikipedia)

  42. All the Weyrs of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    Epic fantasy set on a distant planet, following a group of dragon riders in a battle against a deadly plague.

    The story follows immediately from the final scene of, Renegades of Pern, , in which the Admin building from Pern's first generation of colonists is discovered, along with an advanced computer ... (Wikipedia)

  43. Dragon Actually

    by G.A. Aiken
    A fierce dragon shifter falls for a human woman, but their love is threatened by political intrigue and family drama.

    It's not always easy being a female warrior with a nickname like Annwyl the Bloody. Men tend to either cower in fear—a lot—or else salute. It's true that Annwyl has a knack for decapitating legions ... (Goodreads)

  44. Anne McCaffrey's Dragonflight #2

    by Brynne Stephens
    A young woman, Lessa, impresses a dragon and becomes a dragonrider, fighting to save her world from a deadly threat.

    The Dragonriders, too long aground, take proudly to the skies, reborn through the hope and love of F'lar and Lessa–but regaining the lost support and faith of the people of Pern may prove more ... (Goodreads)

  45. One Good Dragon Deserves Another

    by Rachel Aaron
    Julius, a dragon, must navigate political intrigue and family drama to save his clan. Action-packed and humorous fantasy adventure.

    After barely escaping the machinations of his terrifying mother, two all knowing seers, and countless bloodthirsty siblings, the last thing Julius wants to see is another dragon. Unfortunately for ... (Goodreads)

  46. Eragon, Eldest & Brisingr

    by Christopher Paolini
    A young farm boy discovers a dragon egg, leading him on a journey of magic, adventure, and destiny.

    WITH THE HIGHLY anticipated publication of Book Three in the Inheritance cycle, the hardcover editions of all three books will be available in a handsome boxed set! ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A collection of stories set in the world of Pern, revealing the history of the planet and its people.

    Here are five gripping episodes of early Pern – from the very first space survey recommending colonisation, to the last, where the early world, its young dragon culture undetected, is condemned to be ... (Goodreads)

  48. How to Train Your Dragon

    by Cressida Cowell
    A young Viking boy, Hiccup, trains a dragon and learns about friendship, bravery, and the importance of being true to oneself.

    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans, tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan by catching and training a dragon. Can ... (Goodreads)

  49. How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse

    by Cressida Cowell
    Hiccup must find a way to break a dragon's curse before it's too late.

    Reluctant hero Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must rescue his best friend, Fishlegs, from the deadly disease Vorpentitis. The only cure is rare and almost impossible to find...a potato. But where will ... (Goodreads)

  50. The Dragon and the George

    by Gordon R. Dickson
    A man is transported to a magical world where he becomes a dragon and must rescue his love from an evil wizard.

    Jim Eckert holds a doctorate in medieval history and is hoping for an instructor position at a Minnesota university, where he works as an assistant to a history professor. He is engaged to marry ... (Wikipedia)

  51. Dragon Spear

    by Jessica Day George
    A young girl must use her wits and bravery to save her kingdom from a powerful dragon.

    The third and final installment in, New York Times, bestselling author Jessica Day George's dragon fantasy series races to a dramatic finale. As far as Creel is concerned, all is finally right with ... (Barnes & Noble)

  52. The Dragonet Prophecy

    by Tui T. Sutherland
    An epic fantasy adventure about five dragonets tasked with ending a war and restoring peace.

    A thrilling new series soars above the competition and redefines middle-grade fantasy fiction for a new generation! The seven dragon tribes have been at war for generations, locked in an endless ... (Goodreads)

  53. A Natural History of Dragons

    by Marie Brennan
    A scientific and magical exploration of the dragon myth, discovering their hidden secrets.

    Marie Brennan begins a thrilling new fantasy series in, A Natural History of Dragons, combining adventure with the inquisitive spirit of the Victorian Age. You, dear reader, continue at your own ... (Barnes & Noble)

  54. The Harper Hall of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    A young girl's journey to become a harper in a world where music is magic and dragons are real.

    Omnibus of DragonSong , DragonSinger , and DragonDrums ... (Goodreads)

  55. Talon

    by Julie Kagawa
    A young dragon shapeshifter struggles to find her place in the world while navigating the dangerous politics of dragon society.

    THE DRAGONS OF TALON: Once hunted nearly to extinction, they are now poised to take over the world. THE ORDER OF ST. GEORGE: The legendary dragonslayers will stop at nothing to wipe dragons from the ... (Goodreads)

  56. How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel

    by Cressida Cowell
    Hiccup and his friends embark on a dangerous journey to find the Dragon Jewel, facing challenges and enemies along the way.

    The Dragon Rebellion has begun, bringing the Vikings' darkest hour upon them. Hiccup has become an outcast, but that won't stop him from going on the most harrowing and important quest of his life. ... (Goodreads)

  57. The Skies of Pern

    by Anne McCaffrey
    The people of Pern face a new threat from the skies, and must find a way to protect themselves and their dragons.

    A rogue comet that strikes Pern leads the Weyrleaders and Holders, contemplating a future where dragonriders are not needed in a Threadless world, to consider the creation of a new Star Craft made of ... (Wikipedia)

  58. Anne McCaffrey's Dragonflight #3

    by Brynne Stephens
    The third book in the Dragonriders of Pern series, following Lessa and F'lar as they fight Thread and navigate political intrigue.

    HOW CAN ONE GIRL SAVE AN ENTIRE WORLD? To the nobles who live in Benden Weyr, Lessa is nothing but a ragged kitchen girl. For most of her life she has survived by serving those who betrayed her ... (Goodreads)

  59. Day of the Dragon

    by Richard A. Knaak
    Azeroth is under attack by the Dragonqueen's army. Rhonin and his companions must find a way to stop them before it's too late.

    In the mist-shrouded haze of the past, the world of Azeroth teemed with wondrous creatures of every kind. Mysterious Elves and hardy Dwarves walked among tribes of man in relative peace and harmony – ... (Barnes & Noble)

  60. Dragon Keeper

    by Carole Wilkinson
    A slave girl saves the last dragon and embarks on a journey to return it to its homeland. Along the way, she discovers her own strength and identity.

    In the time of the Han Dynasty in ancient China, the last remaining dragon is in danger of being killed by the cruel Emperor. A nameless orphan with no past and an uncertain future becomes his ... (Goodreads)

  61. Iron's Prophecy

    by Julie Kagawa
    A novella set in the world of the Iron Fey series, following Meghan Chase's son as he embarks on a dangerous quest to save his family.

    Meghan Chase is finally getting used to being the Iron Queen, ruler of the Iron Fey. Her life may be strange, but with former Winter prince Ash by her side at last, she wouldn’t have it any other ... (Goodreads)

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