The Dragonriders of Pern
10 best books like The Dragonriders of Pern (Anne McCaffrey): Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Starbridge, The Belgariad Boxed Set: Pawn of Prophecy / Queen of Sorcery / Magician's Gambit / Castle of Wizardry / Enchanters' End Game, Robert Asprin's Myth Adventures Vol. 1, The King's Justice, The Last Herald-Mage, The Pit Dragon Chronicles, Volumes 1-3: Boxed Set: Dragon's Blood, Heart's Blood, and A Sending of Dragons, The People of Pern, Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover, The Lesser Kindred
Harry Potter is leaving Privet Drive for the last time. But as he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid’s motorbike and they take to the skies, he knows Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters will not be far behind.
The protective charm that has kept him safe until now is broken. But the Dark Lord is breathing...
Ever so often, I pull a book out of my library to see if my reading tastes have changed. The last time I read Starbridge was 1996. I knew nothing about the art of writing in 1996, and now I am studying the craft.
A.C. Crispin wrote the book in 1989 when female heros in sci-fi were largely unknown. Like...
It all begins with the theft of the Orb that for so long protected the West from an evil god. As long as the Orb was at Riva, the prophecy went, its people would be safe from this corrupting power. Garion, a simple farm boy, is familiar with the legend of the Orb, but skeptical in matters of magic. Until, through...
|Author||Robert Lynn Asprin|
If this volume would include just first 4 books of the series (OK, maybe 5), I'd given it 5 stars. The problem is, the quality drops really fast (and I do mean - really fast) starting with fifth book.
So, you are a wizard's apprentice. There is just one trouble: you tutor is killed before he managed...
The second book in the second trilogy featuring Kelson Haldane. The Meagan uprising continues from the prior book. King Kelson is ready to lead his army to put down thd rebellion. I love the characters. Deryni magic is considered evil by the Church. Former Archbishop Loris has joined the Mearan pretender...
I was extremely impressed with this series. While it is the typical fantasy storyline of young boy-discovers powers-becomes great hero, the emotional and psychological complexity of the individual characters makes this series truly unique. This series is also the best of Lackey's work that I have...
The adventures of young dragon master Jakkin Stewart are brilliantly chronicled in this epic fantasy--from his apprenticeship in Dragon's Blood, to his breathtaking escape with his beloved Akki in Heart's Blood, and straight through to their harrowing discovery in the third volume, A Sending of...
If you are a fan of Anne McCaffrey's Pern series. This is a book you will probably cherish. While I cannot say that all of the artist's vision are exactly how I picture the various characters from many of McCaffrey's Pern books, they are often quite close.
What this book really represents though is...
|Author||Marion Zimmer Bradley|
Return to Darkover, the planet of the Bloody Sun, with this collection of stories written by the originator of this world.
"To Keep the Oath"
"Bonds of Sisterhood" aka "Amazon Fragment" (from the 1st draft of Thendara House)
The stunning sequel to Elizabeth Kerner's Song in the Silence, The Lesser Kindred continues the story of Lanen Kaelar, a young woman who embarked on a search for the great dragons of legend and discovered not only the reality of the myth but her own true love. The course of happiness is not an easy one, however,...
|Author||Jody Lynn Nye|
An indispensable companion guide to the wonderful world of Anne McCaffrey and her dragons.
Guaranteed to enrich every armchair traveler's journey into McCaffrey's legendary world, this illuminating guide leaves no stone in Pern unturned! Both faithful fans and newcomers will relish...
I have always loved McCaffrey's books. There is depth and emotion to all her characters. None of them are perfect as some writers sometimes tends to portray their characters. Either perfectly good or perfectly bad. They are simply human.
In this book the other focus was more on the main character,...
|Author||Karen Wynn Fonstad|
Rear cover notes: "Pern, where firebreathing dragons and their human riders join to fight the threads that threaten to destroy all life! Here's the perfect companion and guide for Anne McCaffrey's beloved stories of the Dragonriders of Pern. Karen Wynn Fonstad brings out every detail of the world...
When Raf Kurbi's Terran spaceship burst into unexplored skies of the far planet Astra and was immediately made welcome by the natives of a once-mighty metropolis, Kurbi was unaware of three vital things:
One was that Astra already harbored an Earth colony -- descended from refugees from the...
Alfred of St. Ruan's Abbey is a monk and a scholar, a religious man whose vocation is beyond question. But Alfred is also, without a doubt, one of the fair folk, for though he is more than seventy years old by the Abbey's records, he seems to be only a youth.
But Alfred is drawn from the haven of his...