Category: Naomi Novik

  • Book Review: “Tongues of Serpents” by Naomi Novik

    Book Review: “Tongues of Serpents” by Naomi Novik

    Genre: Fantasy This is Book #6 in the Temeraire series. For those who don’t know. Temeraire is a dragon Because Laurence chose to help save the lives of hundreds or, possiblly, thousands of dragons from a horrible disease (many of them French) he has been found guilty of treason and sent to Australia with Temeraire. […]

  • Book Review: “Victory of Eagles” by Naomi Novik

    Book Review: “Victory of Eagles” by Naomi Novik

    Genre: Fantasy After the events of the last book, Laurence has been found guilty of treason and is in jail. Temeraire has been placed in the breeding grounds and, if he does not behave, Laurence will be hanged. Temeraire is continuing his quest for better living conditions for dragons in Britain and is making as […]

  • Book Review: “Empire of Ivory” by Naomi Novik

    Book Review: “Empire of Ivory” by Naomi Novik

    Genre: Fantasy Laurence and Temeraire have just returned to England from China. Along the way (in the last book) they picked up some dragon eggs, one of which hatched on the way……a very feisty fire-breathing dragon. Iskierka is now captained by Granby, and is growing very quickly, but, her personality is still feisty. 😉 At […]

  • Book Review: “Black Powder War” by Naomi Novik

    Book Review: “Black Powder War” by Naomi Novik

    Genre: Fantasy Quick Review:  In China, Laurence and Temeraire find that dragons are treated very differently than they are in England. Here they have the run of the city, they go to school, and can purchase items with a signature. They are not expected to fight. While in China, Temeraire meets his mother and is learning […]

  • Book Review: “Throne of Jade” by Naomi Novik

    Book Review: “Throne of Jade” by Naomi Novik

      Throne of Jade” is book #2 in the Temeraire series. Quick review:  After a victorious battle against a French ship in book #1 (“His Majesty’s Dragon“), the British ship took on an unhatched dragons egg.  That egg hatched at sea and Temeraire, a Chinese Celestial Dragon, was born. He bonded with Laurence (a loving […]

  • Book Review: “His Majesty’s Dragon” by Naomi Novik

    Book Review: “His Majesty’s Dragon” by Naomi Novik

    Genre: Fantasy Will Laurence is the captain of the British warship, Reliant.  They had just fought a one sided battle with a French ship and are now on board the vessel making sure the remaining French Naval personnel are secure and conducting a detailed search. What they find is remarkable. A dragons egg, that has […]