Rich Tolkien-Like World-Building
Lots of detailed battles, political plotting and double-crossing, etc.
Confirmed Re-read value. I read it twice and loved it both times.
Excellent sequel, expands the excellent world-building and character work.My Review
Deep characterizations, rich world-building, and a plot full of awesome reveals.
Can't wait to re-read this! Relaunch Coming August 2021!
Unique non-human POV, excellent characterization, wonderful world-building, and action with personal stakes.
Two characters discover and form bonds with Dragons in very different kingdoms
Well-written characters and good plot progression.
Epic Scale view of spread of the disease
Beautiful Close Character Moments
Subtly written social commentary
Epic Fantasy/ Sword & Sorcery
Rich world-building an a fast-paced plot
The first few chapters contain an excellent exploration of a young strudent grappling with discrimination.
Excellent World-Building from the small scale of one city to the large scale of an entire world.
Great Magic System.
Great World-Building on the steam-powered airship and the cities it docks in.
Fast-paced and difficult to put down.
Reminiscent of Miyazaki's Castle in the Sky
Adventure-filled journey with great uses of magic.
I loved the social change aspect.
Set in 1800s China
an immersive, well-told tale with amazing characterization at the heart of it that drives the story.
A planet of dragons, real ecology!, sapceships, interplanetary politics, and adventure!
Excellent characterization and world-building
Military Science Fiction
Criminals recruited for mission on creepy planet for a last chance at freedom
Great world-building and characterization, loved the exploration of the creepy power on the planet (& I still remember it years after reading!)
Near-Future Dystopian Science Fiction
Very though-provoking exploration of family and what it means
Very interesting 3D development of diverse cast of characters
First Contact Sci-fi novelette
Humans attempt to invade a planet with some interesting life forms
Thought-provoking look at how humans interact with their environment, the nature of conflict, and some extremely creative alien species!
It's like a period drama by Austen mixed with a naval adventure story (ala Horatio Hornblower) mixed with magical powers/superpowers. Very interesting combination and a well-written story.
So many strong, thought-provoking stories that explore the theme of Heroes and so many very fun stories of various sub-genres!
Cozy fantasy with a period drama feel
Slow pace/slice of life
Period Drama with Dragons
Cozy fantasy book
Middle-aged female protagonist
A great intro to the progression genre
Cozy & fun adventure
Reminiscent of games like Rayman or Ori with a dash of survival
Excellent way to sample the writing of many of the exciting new voices in the genre