With a cast of beloved characters from previous Pern novels, Dragongirl is another triumph for Todd McCaffrey—and a riveting chapter for the Dragonriders of. Editions. Dragongirl. Paperback Dragongirl . Todd McCaffrey · Paperback · Ebook. View more editions. Buy from Buy from – arrow icon. Dragongirl (Dragonriders of Pern) by Todd McCaffrey – book cover, description, publication history.

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Too bad, I’m not buying it. I love anything set on Pern I’d like to move there! It was hard to speak. I understand that the Pernese people are different than we are, but I also know that many of them are stuck in their ways to a very frightening extent. I just dragged on about the impending doom of Pern and about how everyone should love each other and never be jealous.

Essentially, she had led a large group of young dragons and young dragonriders with the primary purpose simply to survive and to mature in the relative safety of the past.

Get some plot pointers from your mo Fantasy I have read the Pern series as long as Anne McCaffrey has been cmcaffrey them – but this one may well be the last I read. Selected pages Title Page. Todd tried to do too much with this novel. The two things were different, somethingFiona grasped at a level beneath conscious thought even though, until very recently, she had never experienced the difference between loving and having a lover.

Fiona is supposed to be a great weyrwoman, but really she sp That book was shit. Not buying it, not enjoying it.


A couple of reasons: I won’t be too excited to buy it though. However, the character development was stiff and seemed forced. The story focuses on Fiona, a Queen rider, who loves Kindan. I missed the witty, affectionate banter and special bond between dragon and rider. Anytime anyone declares their love for her she reminds them that she loves mmccaffrey of people. Man, that Fiona chick was weird.


Dragongirl (Dragonriders of Pern) by Todd McCaffrey

The Pern series by Anne is one of my favorite series of all time, I’ve read them over and over, so I was so excited to see new ones coming out – but Todd is really not able to write as well as his mother, or at least, not what I want to read.

The big consolation is that the next book will be co-written by Anne again! Now, as a grown woman,she had discovered that her feelings for him were no less than they”d been when she was a girl. As is everyone she meets, who just falls into her wake and becomes nearly as easy-going and open as she is. The ending is pretty much a cliffhanger, served up in the last 10 pages or so, which is another thing I really don’t like. This article needs additional citations for verification.

He is still a tad too anxious to get the story on and done, with this long book being easily cut into two or even three separate books. Critical reception for Dragongirl has been mixed, with SF Crowsnest saying that McCaffrey has developed as an author but that the writing still felt inexperienced and hurried at the end.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Conversations seemed a bit stilted and clunky at times. She”d learned to trade, learned to fly, andlearned what it meant to be a Weyrwoman.

Could she now return to her junior role under Cisca? Never once did anyone try to go back and warn or save themselves or others. Okay, to those following my reviews: Guided by a mysterious ally from a wholly unexpected place, and trusting in the dragon gift for transcending time, Fiona will join a risky expedition with far-reaching consequences for both Pern’s future and her personal destiny. It was that bad. Oh, well, my bad.


May 12, Julenew rated it it was ok. When her queen, Talenth, rises to mate, Fiona finds herself not only Telgar’s senior Weyrwoman but in the center of the dilemma that confronts all Pern – how can the one thousand fighting dragons do the job of three thousand?

My library Help Advanced Book Search. I still enjoy visiting Pern whenever I ca My all time favorite books have always been the Pern novels. However, I did eventually find myself enjoying what I could of it, primarily because it was still a Pern book. What the heck was that all about?

This is yet another example of men writing books with female leads who have no business doing so. The Dragonriders of Pern. Then, I was sitting there going, dragongirk is this guy again? Poor character development, confusing plot-lines With a cast of beloved characters from previous Pern novels, Dragongirl is another triumph for Todd McCaffrey—and a riveting tods for the Dragonriders of Pern.

Read it Forward Read it first. The themes of this book seemed like despairingly overwhelming death, and sex. The bronze rider had been her mentor, her trainer, and the Weyrleader of the small group of injured and immature riders who had accompanied her back in time. Fiona shivered, wishing she hadn”t outgrown her warm fur-lined leathers. Jun 07, Pages.

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Instead, this tpdd Emily Durante. Why had she taken it? But with so little dialog and no internal thoughts to go on, I didn’t feel much of it. It is the first I’ve read that doesn’t have Dick Hill’s deep voice but poor acting.

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