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#Win The Dragon of the Month Club by Iain Reading (28)

The Dragon Of The Month Club is the exciting first installment in a new book series that tells the story of Ayana Fall and Tyler Travers, two best friends who stumble across an extraordinarily magical book and soon find themselves enrolled as members of a very special and exclusive club - The Dragon of the Month Club. 

On the thirteenth of every month a new dragon conjuring spell is revealed and the two friends attempt to summon the latest Dragon of the Month. The varieties are almost endless: Air Dragons, Paper Dragons, Fog Dragons, Waterfall Dragons, Rock Dragons, Tree Dragons - not to mention special bonus dragons for all the major holidays, including a particularly prickly Holly Dragon for Christmas. 

But one day when a conjuring spell somehow goes wrong Ayana and Tyler find themselves unexpectedly drawn into a fantastical world of adventure based on the various books scattered all across Tyler's messy bedroom. Travelling from one book-inspired world to the next with nothing to rely on but their wits and a cast of strange and exotic dragons at their disposal they must try to somehow find their way home again. 

Drawing inspiration from some of literature's most memorable stories - from 19th century German folktales to the streets of Sherlock Holmes's London - the adventures of Ayana and Tyler bring these classic stories to life in delightfully strange and unexpected ways. Filled with fascinating detail and non-stop action these books will spark the imaginations of readers of all ages to inspire a life-long love of reading and seeking out books that are just a little bit off the beaten track.



  • Series: The Dragon of the Month Club
  • Paperback: 236 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (December 18, 2014)
  • ISBN: 9781505633665

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Iain Reading likes root beer. Like, a lot. 

He also wrote the Kitty Hawk series

He likes to write music and record in his spare time.










REVIEW:
Middle Grade? I think not.
The only issues I had with the whole book was a feeling that it should be geared for an older crowd than middle grade. As a mom, there were a few things I wouldn't want my middle-grader reading and getting the context put forth in this book. First stealing was okay with a reason, of course, then skipping school was condoned. Again with reason, though not one I would want my child thinking is okay. Then there was one terrifying moment in the book, with a man with scissors, and I thought, "if I'm afraid, imagine what my ten year old would be like..." (My kids are 18 & 20, but you get the idea.)
With that said, if you can get past that stuff, which I totally did, you get an imaginable story that comes to life. It did not have a Disney ending either, but I was okay with that since it seemed to leave room for more books.
I loved the Canadian references too... y'know, my roots and all.
I think the book is more YA but I did like it in the end. I know many of you will too. It's different.

3/5


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  1. It just looks like a fun book to read. My son or grand kids would like it.

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