Flight of the Dragon Kyn by Susan Fletcher – “You must go to the dragon. You must leave tonight.”Before she even hears the words, Kaeldra already knows she . I will admit I was a little apprehensive about Flight of the Dragon Kyn. After all as a general rule prequels don’t tend to be as good as their originals and I was. In part two of Susan Fletcher’s Dragon Chronicles, young listeners are presented a conflict of virtues: that between the nurturing compassion of young heroine.

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True to a large majority of YA books, this one doesn’t take a harsh approach to life or the characters. Nov 11, Ashley Biggerstaff rated it really liked it Shelves: Though Flight is told in first deagon, Fletcher’s ability to instantly make us aware of the sense and feeling of the book’s environment was actually a step-up from that in Dragon’s Milk.

Flight of the Dragon Kyn

It was this instant dislike which assured me said man would be Kara’s love interest; a decision which again she seems to take rather arbitrarily, quite aside from the fact that a slight unfairness of focus in Fletcher’s description did insure that said love interest got a little more time paid to him than the amorphous mass of the majority of vaguely unpleasant men you meet in the book.

A month later she walked back into her parents’ home as healthy as if she had never been sick. I couldn’t recall the title or fligght author; I just knew there were dragons and i loved it.

Which I didn’t know I wanted until I started. Each week, our editors select the dragln author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. The second book of a trilogy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book was just as enthralling as the first in the series.


FLIGHT OF THE DRAGON KYN by Susan Fletcher | Kirkus Reviews

Apparently she had researched ancient Scandinavian culture, and those researches certainly paid off here with insights into details from costume to smell to even the construction and customs of Craggish steadings with their turf roofed timber buildings, rituals around bathing and different sorts of open longships. We see some stark and brutal danger to Kara herself and her friends which finally shatters the feeling of safety, albeit I do wish Kara’s actions in avoiding that danger and confronting the villain had been a little more than just a delaying action until the cavalry arrived and that Kara’s decision to actually act independently had felt a little more like her growing up rather than another change of win on her part.

However, there hangs a tale. Despite the good pacing however, it is in its depiction of its central protagonist where matters start to come foight little unstuck. It felt like this took so long to read. Yet I feel there were many opportunities to turn it into something more. I intend to read the first book soon.

I know most characters are supposed to be “flawed,” and “make mistakes,” and “suffer consequences. She also came away with the ability to communicate with and summon birds, called kenning. But the good news is I haven’t outgrown them. I picked this book up because it satisfied the requirements for a book challenge I am participating in needed a book with a main character who shared my name.


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The sun lay low about the mountains, piercing the air with shafts of liquid light that glittered on the fjord and haloed the rime-shaggy firs. This is the second book of the Dragon Chronicles, following the story of Kara, the first Dragon-sayer. The Black Letters a literary blog. She wracks her brain to remember the name of the dragon that nursed her back to health with dragon milk when her parents abandoned her in a cave as a little kid, which gave her this gift in the first place.

Getting to know more about the events that set everything in book 1 in motion made this an enjoyable story in and of itself as well as a helpful companion to Dragon’s Milk.

Now I really hope the next one is in between, or after the first one Sep 21, Heather McAlister rated it liked it. Though far from home, she makes friends. I enjoyed this sequel much more flightt the first book in the series! Once again, the love plot is predictable but I will refrain from writing details in order to avoid spoilersbut it was sweet and enjoyable. Skava and Kara take care of each other and their friendship is so deep, I almost forgot that Skava is only a falcon.

May 19, Bridgett rated it really liked it Shelves: