The Two Pearls of Wisdom is a fantasy novel by Alison Goodman. It follows the story of Eon who has potential to become a Dragoneye, being It was rereleased under the two different titles of Eon: Dragoneye Reborn and Eon: Rise of. The Paperback of the Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon Duology Series #1) by Alison Goodman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. Alison Goodman is the author of The Two Pearls of Wisdom (HarperCollins also published in the USA as Eon:Dragoneye Reborn (Penguin US) and in the UK.

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Customers who bought this item also bought. It’s ridiculously well-paced and really hard to put down. This is explored through philosophical discussions and dilemmas, but also through characters. However, I’m witholding judgment in this case as Eona is still discovering her own feminine identity.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Eon is a Dragoneye candidate, and it doesn’t help that she has a twisted leg. Two and a half stars. Eon captured my attention fairly quickly and held it to the bitter end.

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I should probably do so before giving an evaluation, as it appears it’s more a duo than gpodman stand-alone book. If you like conflicted villains who aren’t evil purely for the sake of being bad, go pick up the nearest copy of this book.

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I mean, really–you trained with a sword for four years. If you’re a fantasy lover, I highly recommend you read this book. View all 9 comments. He is a little too real, if there can be such a thing.


I also noticed this fabulous sentence on the last page: I loved the de Wow, that was exactly the immersive, fast-paced fantasy I was looking for. There is also a trans woman in this book, which I did not xlison coming at all, and she plays a very significant role.

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Much to the fury of Lord Ido, all the dragons bow to the Mirror Dragon, including his. I came to hate this stupid selfish little girl and was relieved when I finished the books and could put them away. Having said that, I believe the same basic requirement of emotional engagement is important in any kind of storytelling. Writing a Great Beginning by Alison Goodman.

To say that there is much at stake is an understatement, the balance between life and death ever so thin. Kudos to Goodman for integrating her as a human and not an ‘issue. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The ending to this first book is intense and exciting, and made me want to pick up the conclusion to the duology fairly soon.

Dragoneye Rebornor Eon: So I kept postponing it over and over again until it became just another book on my to-read list I stopped noticing altogether. And that is draoneye key to a great opening: Personally, I always feel warm towards eoh indomitable character I reside with a Jack Russell terrierbut other qualities are forbearance, kindness, self-sacrifice, and defense of the weak.

I finished the book today, having to leave it to go to work, I found myself wanting to know what happened in the last hundred pages.

Her master saw great potential in her and went along with the ruse to win back power, favor and fortune for his house.

The gamble pays off in spades when Eon is chosen not just to be teborn year’s dragoneye, but chosen by the mysterious Mirror Dragon to be its dragoneye.


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Eon (Eon , book 1) by Alison Goodman

There was just the right amount of different characters introduced with very individual struggles, well-rounded, who all contributed something to the plot and Eona’s development. My will was my own. Publishers have issued a plethora of a new series and stories intended to capture the imagination and passion of readers in a simliar way to the stories of the young boy wizard. I’ll be interested to see where this journey leads her.

I immediately bought the sequel when I finished this one.

But on the day the apprentices are chosen, it is revealed that Eona has the unusual ability of seeing all the energy dragons, not just one–and she is chosen by the powerful Mirror Dragon, a being that has not been seen in hundreds of years. Not everything was as it seemed and I was honestly surprised at some of the twists the story took, plus Goodman managed to create a villain that I couldn’t hate completely.

This is impossible because his is the ascendant dragon, but the message is clear; the Mirror Dragon, the Keeper of Truth, holds power over all the other dragons. The result is indeed fascinating and we follow Eon, a sixteen-year old girl masquerading as a boy, with the hope of becoming a Dragoneye apprentice, role forbidden to women.

I will admit that I took shameless advantage of all of these privileges, and I miss them quite a lot although I do NOT miss retail. We need more stories that show trans people as people.

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