Sunday, June 28, 2009

Author's Bookshelf 6/21-6/27

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Location in Barnes and Noble: Teen Fiction

Why I read it:

A) It's the genre I'm writing so it's always good to see what's out there being written that people are interested in.

B) It's roughly the age group I think will be interested in my own novels.

C) I need to re-read it and Eldest in order to read the third in the series, Brisingr.


I am going to pass on giving any sort of commentary because I don't want to give any sort of wrong impression here.

Final review: Thumbs up-ish. Read it if you feel so inclined.


  1. Hello there!

    I just wanted to say, "Good for you," asking what the acronym on Janet Reid's blog meant. When in doubt, ask. *grin* Always a good thing!

    Good luck with your writing!

    Chiron O'Keefe
    The Write Soul:

  2. Thank you very much, Chiron. That was very nice of you to say.

  3. I was thinking of reading that book. Should I??? Thanks for your well wishes on my post today. I'm already feeling better!

  4. That's so great to hear that you're feeling better! Eragon is a good book for the most part. It reads pretty rough, to my mind anyways, but I do think it has a pretty compelling story. There's going to be a fourth book so it's a very involved story. The second and third books aren't thin little volumes. If you're into fantasy and YA fiction, then sure, read it. But if fantasy isn't your thing you'll probably want to take a pass.


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