Old School Wednesdays

Old School Wednesdays Readalong: February Poll Results

The results for our February Old School Wednesdays Readalong are in!

Old School Wednesdays Final

After 118 votes, the book we will be reading is HIS MAJESTY’S DRAGON by Naomi Novik.

His Majesty's Dragon

Aerial combat brings a thrilling new dimension to the Napoleonic Wars as valiant warriors ride mighty fighting dragons, bred for size or speed. When HMS Reliant captures a French frigate and seizes the precious cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, fate sweeps Captain Will Laurence from his seafaring life into an uncertain future – and an unexpected kinship with a most extraordinary creature.

Thrust into the rarified world of the Aerial Corps as master of the dragon Temeraire, he will face a crash course in the daring tactics of airborne battle. For as France’s own dragon-borne forces rally to breach British soil in Bonaparte’s boldest gambit, Laurence and Temeraire must soar into their own baptism of fire.

February Readalong:

The readalong will happen on February 25 when we will post our joint review of the book and open the floor for discussion and linkage to your posts/reviews.

More awesome news – this book is widely available! We’ve included links below for your purchasing pleasure:

Amazon US* /
kindle US*
Amazon UK* / kindle UK*
Barnes and Noble / nook
Abe Books
Paperback Swap
Book Depository

*Please note that we receive affiliate income from any books purchased in these starred stores

Hopefully you will be able to secure a copy by purchasing one online, or – fingers crossed! – through borrowing at your local library. Please let us know if you want to take part on the readalong but are having difficulties finding a copy and we will try our best to offer alternatives!

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  • Heather
    January 21, 2015 at 7:13 am

    I read the first book in this series and really enjoyed it, and immediately went out and picked up the second book… which…
    was them on a slow boat to China. No joke. I was bored to tears. I haven’t read any since.

  • Danielle
    January 22, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    I’m so excited this got picked! I read the first few in the series and then forgot about them. This is a wonderful excuse to pick them back up.

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