Book Review: Dragon Lyric by Bethany Jennings

//Book Review: Dragon Lyric by Bethany Jennings

Book Review: Dragon Lyric by Bethany Jennings

 

I grabbed Dragon Lyric at the Realm Makers 2017 bookstore and read it on the flight home. I knew Bethany Jennings through the interwebs, and figured she was a good writer, but wow.

Seriously, wow. Just wow. Go buy this short story and gobble it up like I did!

 

Dragon Lyric

Dragon Lyric

$6.99eBook: $0.99
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Genre: Fantasy
Tag: Jamie's Book Reviews
Length: Short Story
ASIN: B07442MYNQ
ISBN: 9781548483531
Rating:

Her husband is a dragon. And the dragon is hungry.
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About the Book

Theryn unknowingly married a dragonshifter. As soon as new life stirs in her womb, Roth reveals his true form… and she becomes his prisoner.

This short story enraptured me from the very beginning to the last drop of ink. Bethany Jennings has mastered the flow and emotional melody of her craft. I was terrified, sickened, and in love with the characters like a puppet on a master’s strings.

Positives:

  • Intricate world-building and a unique magic system, surprisingly in-depth for such a small read (but not overwhelming with details)
  • Perfect pacing–it was never too fast or too slow. The perfect length for the story told.
  • Great characters–sympathetic and realistic
  • Excellent, beautiful writing style

Negatives:

  • Umm… there’s no sequel? Actually, I don’t think it needs one. Sorry to be that reviewer, but I honestly can’t think of anything I didn’t like.

 

If you need a brief escape into a fantasy world for your dragon fix, pick up this book. You won’t be disappointed.

 


 

  • Offensive language: None.
  • Sexual content: No explicit content. Mentions of passionate kisses between a husband and wife (off-scene). Birth scene is void of graphic details but is intense.
  • Violence: Mild.

Recommended for all audiences 14+ due to the intensity of a survival situation and a birth scene.

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By | 2017-08-04T21:49:27+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Book Reviews|1 Comment

About the Author:

Howdy! I'm Jamie. I write books and design websites. I love strategy games, home-grown berries, and Texas winters. I'm terrified of plot holes and red wasps. My husband is my manly cowboy astronaut muse. We live between Austin and the cattle ranch, where our hyperactive spawnling and wolfpack can run free.

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  1. Laura A. Grace August 5, 2017 at 12:57 pm - Reply

    I agree Dragon Lyric was just awesome! 😀

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