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Best Dragon Books for Game of Thrones Fans

Dragons have featured in myths and stories from various cultures around the world, from ancient Mesopotamia to

If you enjoyed shows like Game of Thrones and its spin-off House of the Dragon, you might

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite dragon books

Many fantasy novels published throughout the 20th century are still beloved by readers today

A must read if: you want to read a book that shaped the fantasy genre

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is the fifth book of the Chronicles of Narnia series, in

A must read if: you love science fiction that features intricate, immersive new planets

Dragonflight is the first book in the award-winning Dragonriders of Pern series

A must read if: you’re a fan of action, adventure, kidnappings, and heists

Long, a mysterious Chinese man who might be a 2,000-year-old dragon

A must read if: you love compelling heroines who take control of their own lives

An outcast princess named Aerin Dragon-Killer makes a name for herself as the kingdom’s dragon-slayer

A must read if: you like the idea of science fantasy dragons that are part-magical and part-cybernetic

The Iron Dragon’s Daughter subverts classic tropes in unique ways

Dragons in myth date back to ancient times, but plenty of modern writers are adding their own

Here are our favorite twenty-first century books about dragons

A poor serf named Vetch gets trained as a dragon-boy and learns how to care for his

The author describes Tooth and Claw as “a sentimental Victorian novel in which all the characters are

A must read if: you’re wondering what British history might have looked like with dragons

The first book of the Temeraire series, His Majesty’s Dragon follows a captain who joins Britain’

A must read if: you love three-dimensional characters and atmospheric settings

A must read if: you admire groundbreaking female scientists like 19th-century paleontologist Mary Anning

Lady Trent is a Victorian aristocrat who becomes an expert in studying dragons, despite the restrictive patriarchal

A must read if: you want to see a magical version of the Regency period

A must read if: you want rich worldbuilding inspired by Zulu history and mythology

The main character is a young man named Tau, who's determined to seek revenge on the nobles

A must read if: you love epic, sweeping tales full of intricate worldbuilding

Tané has trained to be a dragonrider since she was a child, but political intrigue between the

Gyen Jebi is a nonbinary artist recruited by the Ministry of Armor to paint the occupying government’

Middle grade readers and young adults have plenty of fantastic dragon books to consider, too! Here are

A must read if: you love gorgeous illustrations and imaginative adventures

A young boy named Elmer Elevator runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon that’

A young boy named Bastian gets sucked into the magical land of Fantastica, where a warrior named

A must read if: you love heartwarming friendships between magical creatures

A dragon named Firedrake must find a new home for himself and his dragon-kin after he learns

Harry Potter competes in the Triwizard Tournament, which includes battling dragons like the terrifying Hungarian Horntail

A poor farm boy named Eragon discovers a strange rock in the mountains, which turns out to

In a world where magic has been weakened by modern technology, a teenager named Jennifer Strange becomes

A must read if: you love intrigue, mystery, and gorgeous worldbuilding

Seraphina is a secret half-dragon, living in a world where tensions between humans and dragons run high

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