FallenKingdomReads’ list of 8 Must-Read Fantasy Books with Dragons.
Dragons have been a staple of fantasy literature for centuries, and if you’re a fan of these majestic creatures, then these eight books are a must-read:
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
A memoir of a fictional dragon naturalist, detailing her expeditions to study the anatomy and behavior of dragons in a Victorian-inspired world.
Joust by Mercedes Lackey
A slave boy bonds with a young dragon, and together they join a group of dragon riders who compete in a deadly tournament.
Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho
A story of magical politics and dragons, where a young sorcerer and his dragon familiar uncover a conspiracy to undermine the power of the Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers.
Songs of Insurrection by J.C. Kang
A young woman and her dragon companion seek revenge against the tyrannical emperor who killed their family and destroyed their home.
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
In a world threatened by a dragon queen and her armies, a group of powerful women must band together to prevent the apocalypse.
Read our review of The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon.
Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
A young fox spirit disguises herself as a human to search for her missing brother in a space opera-inspired world of dragons and interstellar travel.
The Rain Wild Chronicles by Robin Hobb
In a world where dragons are born deformed and flightless, a group of humans and dragons embark on a dangerous journey to find the mythical city of Kelsingra, where they hope to restore the dragons to their former glory.
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
In this humorous satire of the fantasy genre, a group of hapless city guards must save their city from a rampaging dragon, with the help of an unlikely hero and a librarian who is also a secret dragon expert.