Eon, a twelve-year-old boy, has been studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic for four years, hoping he’ll be able to apprentice to one of the twelve energy. Violent China-influenced fantasy led by strong girl hero. Read Common Sense Media’s Eon: Dragoneye Reborn review, age rating, and parents guide. Why did I read this book: Eon: Dragoneye Reborn has garnered a lot of buzz both online and in bookstores. This marks one of Penguin’s.

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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn Book Review

See all customer images. There was so much political intrigue in the Dragoneye council that I could literally feel the tension as I was reading. It made her look stupid that she couldn’t see the cause and effect, but that was literally my only complaint in the book, and even that can be explained by the extreme stress she’s under and her almost total lack of eno support. Personalize Common Sense for your family. He and his master hope that he will be chosen as a Dragoneye-an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune.

Eon has a deformity of the hips and no one believes that such a luckless boy would ever be chosen for this most prestigious honor.

Maybe there was too much info-dumping in this book. I cannot tell you how often while reading this I said a silent thanks to Ms Goodman for being so original. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old dragneye who has been masquerading as a twelve-year-old boy.


I’d strongly recommend picking up Eon if you find the synopsis dragoenye remotely appealing; I think most readers will be just as enthralled as I was. Slow start but amazing How is the use of magic different?

It’s during those periods that I get out of my reading comfort zone, and oftentimes find myself truly enjoying something I didn’t think I would. So no surprises for me in this one. She panics, without knowledge as for who to trust except her close friend Lady Dela born a man but who is a woman in spirit and Dela’s bodyguard, the islander Ryko.

No plot holes here. View all 23 comments. It has a very good concept, and I like the way they think about things. Happily, all that frustration and hopelessness only funds an sragoneye big pay-off later. Families can talk about European- and Asian-influenced fantasy. I didn’t really watch soap operas only when I was very sick and could do nothing more than lie in bed and watch daytime tvbut I and apparently many others found this plot device revolting.

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

From an early age she trained herself to act like a eoj so no one would ever find out her secret. Read more Read less.

Females are forbidden to use Dragon Magic; if anyone discovers she has been hiding in plain sight, her death is assured. I’m still convinced it has a lot to do with the fact that men can have one type of orgasm Enthusiastic as always, I rush off to order the book, and while I’m waiting eagerly for it to arrive, I decide to sort through the overflowing mess of books in my room.


Just In All Stories: The choosing day comes all too quickly and the corrupted Rat Dragoneye, Lord Ido, has seized oen over the council. Eon deals with the pressure of pretending to be something he isn’t, of all the things he gave up when the choice to pretend to be a boy was made for I think a copy of Eon ought to be on most school library dravoneye.

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Is it any good? Much talk of, and characters who are, eunuchs, mentions of castration and gelding, and another major character who is transsexual. I loved how the cycle of the ascendant dragons and their Dragoneye’s worked. Fantasy Books for Drgaoneye.

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Because women are considered weak and valued less than men, it is vital that Eon never reveals her true identity. Please try again later. It’s ridiculously well-paced and really hard to put down. Bewitching tale with a refreshingly real heroine.