Review of Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee (digital arc)

 

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Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee

 

Rick Riordan Presents Yoon Ha Lee’s space opera about thirteen-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But you’d never know it by looking at her.

To keep the family safe, Min’s mother insists that none of them use any fox-magic, such as Charm or shape-shifting. They must appear human at all times. Min feels hemmed in by the household rules and resents the endless chores, the cousins who crowd her, and the aunties who judge her. She would like nothing more than to escape Jinju, her neglected, dust-ridden, and impoverished planet. She’s counting the days until she can follow her older brother, Jun, into the Space Forces and see more of the Thousand Worlds.

When word arrives that Jun is suspected of leaving his post to go in search of the Dragon Pearl, Min knows that something is wrong. Jun would never desert his battle cruiser, even for a mystical object rumored to have tremendous power. She decides to run away to find him and clear his name.

Min’s quest will have her meeting gamblers, pirates, and vengeful ghosts. It will involve deception, lies, and sabotage. She will be forced to use more fox-magic than ever before, and to rely on all of her cleverness and bravery. The outcome may not be what she had hoped, but it has the potential to exceed her wildest dreams.

This sci-fi adventure with the underpinnings of Korean mythology will transport you to a world far beyond your imagination.

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2018 Edelweiss & Netgalley Challenge Wrap Up

 

Back in January 2018, I decided to sign up for this challenge.  If you go back to my post, you’ll see that my goal was to read 25, but I was hoping for gold which was 50.

 

Here is a breakdown by month on how I did for the year.  I also have monthly post wrap ups if you want to see what I read.

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December 2018 Netgalley & Edelweiss Wrap Up

 

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I joined the Netgalley & Edelweiss Challenge hosted by Bookish Things and More.  This is my update for September.

 

It looks like the Bookish Things & More blog isn’t there anymore.  Does anyone know if someone else took over this challenge?  I haven’t been able to add my links.

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December 2018 Wrap Up

 

Happy New Year readers!  I cannot believe it’s 2019, but I’m honestly happy 2018 is over.  I am determined to have a more positive 2019.  And there are so many books coming out that look amazing.

 

I’m here with my final monthly wrap up of 2018.  I am happy with how my month went with reading.  I read so many books that I ended up loving.

 

 

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