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3.75  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  21 reviews
An all-consuming story of revenge, redemption and dragons from the twice Carnegie Medal-winner Patrick Ness.

In 1956 Sarah Dewhurst's father shocks her by hiring a dragon to work the farm. The dragon is a smaller blue rather than the traditional larger reds, though even the reds are now scarce. When the blue dragon, Kazimir, unexpectedly saves Sarah and her friend Jason
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Hardcover, 480 pages
Expected publication: May 7th 2020 by Walker Books
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Kai
May 11, 2019 marked it as to-read
Patrick Ness is finally giving us the dragon book that we didn't know we needed
Tucker
Jul 20, 2019 marked it as not-released-tbr
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here's where i would make a joke about his name being "Ness" and writing a book about dragons...

but i got nothing

so here's a gif:

Bookish Penguin
It's Patrick Ness. It has dragons in it. So of course I have to read it.
Sam
Just read that this has dragons in it on his Instagram. And now I’m in desperate need of it because IT’S A PATRICK NESS BOOK WITH DRAGONS
♠ TABI ♠
May 11, 2019 marked it as to-read
I heard there are dragons . . .

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Ashley
OMFG. *no words*
~vatana~
May 10, 2019 marked it as to-read
well, i said i’d read anything this man writes.
Riley Redgate
Oct 19, 2019 marked it as to-read
wow, JUST when i think i'm done with the towering stack of Historical Fantasy Red Scare-Era Socially Conscious Dragon-Farmhand-Plus-Cultist-Assassin-Turned-Multiverse-Travel novels the publishing industry has on offer, yet ANOTHER one gets churned out. when oh when will patrick ness write something less predictable and mainstream?
Anna || MyBookishDream
A new Patrick Ness book?! A Patrick Ness book about dragons?! SIGN ME UP!!
K Roma
Dec 06, 2019 marked it as to-read
I thought I've had enough of dragons....until I saw this.
Alexia | Right Writing Words
That cover yessss please ...more
Ruth
Jun 22, 2019 marked it as 2020-wishlist
Another edit (I probably should have dated these but like oh well): THAT BLURB. IS FUCKING WILD.

Edit: That cover might have flames, but it sure ain't hot. (shhh i know i'll leave)
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It's Patrick Ness, therefore I am excited.
Lazlo Thorn
Jul 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I NEED THIS BOOK
Aimal (Bookshelves & Paperbacks)
i’m a simple girl. i see patrick ness, and i add it to my tbr
Ionarr
Jan 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
DRAGONS.

I could review this properly, but it's really not necessary. It's a perfectly good book. It's well written, it has tons of characters that are pretty well-developed (especially given the amount of space they have, seeing as there's so much crammed in), there's a good narrative, it's fast paced and doesn't get bogged down in unnecessary boring world building, the various "issues" (homophobia, racism) were pointed without being too ham-fisted and it was generally very engaging.

But really,
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Bryan Martinez
Oct 27, 2019 marked it as to-read
Okay, Patrick Ness literally dropped a Dragon book out of nowhere.
Megan Peet
Oct 04, 2019 marked it as to-read
To say I’m excited for this book is a bit of an understatement.
Nella
Jan 09, 2020 marked it as to-read
id read litteraly anthing this man writes
Anna
Dec 11, 2019 marked it as to-read
Dragons? Sign me up.
The Artisan Geek
30/11/19
A deadly assassin?! A cult of dragon worshippers?! Freaking WILD! I have loved all the work I've read from Ness, and this one sounds like one of his most thrilling books!! :D


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Marilla
Oct 12, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
cold-war-era rural US with DRAGONS??? and a prophecy??? i need this in my life???
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Patrick Ness, an award-winning novelist, has written for England’s Radio 4 and Sunday Telegraph and is a literary critic for The Guardian. He has written many books, including the Chaos Walking Trilogy, The Crash of Hennington, Topics About Which I Know Nothing, and A Monster Calls.

He has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize, and the
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