Thursday 21 July 2016

Cover Crush: A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan

Erin over at Flashlight Commentary is the one that came up with the cover crush idea and I loved it so much that I decided that every Thursday would I post a cover that I really love. 

This Week's cover crush is all about dragons! I have a deep love for fantasy and I was instantly captivated when I saw the cover and I hope to get to read this book some day. I like that the picture of the dragon suits the story of a dragon naturalist and the blurb and the cover should appeal to fantasy lovers. 

You, dear reader, continue at your own risk. It is not for the faint of heart—no more so than the study of dragons itself. But such study offers rewards beyond compare: to stand in a dragon’s presence, even for the briefest of moments—even at the risk of one’s life—is a delight that, once experienced, can never be forgotten. . . .

All the world, from Scirland to the farthest reaches of Eriga, know Isabella, Lady Trent, to be the world’s preeminent dragon naturalist. She is the remarkable woman who brought the study of dragons out of the misty shadows of myth and misunderstanding into the clear light of modern science. But before she became the illustrious figure we know today, there was a bookish young woman whose passion for learning, natural history, and, yes, dragons defied the stifling conventions of her day.

Here at last, in her own words, is the true story of a pioneering spirit who risked her reputation, her prospects, and her fragile flesh and bone to satisfy her scientific curiosity; of how she sought true love and happiness despite her lamentable eccentricities; and of her thrilling expedition to the perilous mountains of Vystrana, where she made the first of many historic discoveries that would change the world forever.

Marie Brennan introduces an enchanting new world in A Natural History of Dragons.


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  1. I love this cover! I recently reviewed this book and I can't wait to read the other 3 books on this series! The covers on them are just as amazing :)

  2. I love this cover as well! The other 3 books in this series have epic covers as well! I reviewed this book not so long ago on my blog and I am looking forward to checking out the others!

    1. Yeah, they have really done a fantastic job when it comes to covers for this series!