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Top 10 Books with Dragons for Fantasy Lovers

Updated: Mar 28, 2023

Are you a fan of dragons and fantasy? Then you are in luck! These 10 books feature dragons in diverse and imaginative ways, sure to please any dragon lover. Whether it’s a classic tale of good versus evil, a humorous story of a dragon in the modern world, or an exciting adventure of a daring hero, these books will have you immersed in the enchanting world of dragons.


1. Eragon by Christopher Paolini: This first book in the Inheritance Cycle is a classic thrilling adventure story. Follow Eragon and his dragon companion, Saphira, as they fight against the evil king and his powerful dragon.






2. How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell: This is the first book in the How to Train Your Dragon series. Hiccup, the protagonist, must train a dragon in order to become a true Viking warrior.






3. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien: Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit, joins a group of dwarves on an adventure to reclaim their lost kingdom, and along the way they encounter a dragon named Smaug.






4. The Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey: This classic science fiction novel follows a group of dragon riders as they defend the planet of Pern from a deadly threat.






5. Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland: This popular series follows five young dragons as they try to save their world from destruction.






6. Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey: I know we already mentioned Dragonriders, but this is how serious we are about our recommendation, not only is the series great, but the first book cannot be missed. This is the first book in the Dragonriders of Pern series.






7. The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams: This is the first book in the Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy. Follow Simon, a kitchen boy, as he joins forces with a powerful dragon in a battle against an evil force threatening their world.






8. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan: This is the first book in the Wheel of Time series. Follow Rand al’Thor, a young man, as he embarks on a quest to save his world from the Dark One and his dragon minions.






9. A Song of Ice and Fire Series by George R.R. Martin: ASOIAF is an epic fantasy series written by George R.R. Martin. It follows the story of the noble families of Westeros as they fight for the Iron Throne in a struggle for control of the Seven Kingdoms.






10. Dragonbreath by Ursula Vernon: This humorous series follows Danny, a dragon, as he navigates the modern world with his wacky dragon friends.





These are just a few of the amazing books featuring dragons. Whether you’re looking for an epic fantasy adventure or a light-hearted romp, these books are sure to please any dragon lover. So, pick one up and get ready to be immersed in a world of dragons and adventure.

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