Summary: An epic novel of politics, religion, war and love that will leave you wanting to read everything Julia Golding is capable of writing. Dragonfly (Dragonfly, book 1) by Julia Golding – book cover, description, publication history. Dragonfly. Princess Taoshira is appalled when she is ordered to marry Prince Ramil ac Burinholt in order to unite their lands. And Ramil’s not too pleased either .

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However I decided to reread it as there was nothing else to read at the time, and as I kept going through it, I quickly got sucked in. Personal tools Log in. If I were still teaching, I would have bought a copy instantly for my classroom shelves. They also have other challenges.

Review | Dragonfly by Julia Golding

Overall, YA romance lovers, this book is the one for you! It was also interesting to see the clash of cultures. That dragonnfly not to say that there is anything overtly easy or wrong in the type of struggle they did find. On the other island called Gerfal, there is a prince.

Dragonfly (Dragonfly , book 1) by Julia Golding

Waterstones were well justified in picking her as one of their ’25 Authors for the Future’. Julia Golding Average rating: The international intrigues were one of the best parts of the book. Aug 13, Arya rated it it was amazing Shelves: She lives in Oxford, England. Secret of the Sirens The Companions Quartet, 1 4. He was such a softy under all the muscle and I loved that he was like an uncle to Tashi!! And when Merl came along she wasn’t so naive.

I really enjoyed this book! The composers are now in talks draggonfly a couple of theatres and have someone lined up to write the ‘book’ for the musical. Tashi is really very cute. With their fair hair, elaborate robes, veils and white face paint, the four princesses perform constant rituals to the Mother Goddess. The romance is not porny Thank the lord and it’s not too awkward and slow either.


And I tell you I love Kristin Cashore. This is one of my first books I’ve read jluia Julia Golding and its one of the best books I’ve read aswell.

Also, I found myself confused most of the time, it was so fast pace and jumped around so much that I barely could figure out I read Dragonfly thinking it would be a fun read and thought the plot looked interesting and cute Retrieved from ” https: If you liked the adventure in the Princess Bride than you will like this book, and if you liked the relationship between Elizabeth and Mr.

Apr 16, Marta rated it it was amazing Shelves: Figured I had to tick ‘fantasy’ even though there aren’t any fantastical elements per se – it’s got a map in the front, ferchrissakes, and it’s set in a world not dissimilar from ours, but seemingly But then further along the track, I started getting invested with the story.

It was so much more. However, I wasn’t disappointed to learn that this has nothing to do julix my expectations. Despite what the cover implies, she does not learn any fighting skills except golving some self-defence that she never gets a chance to use.

Studying for this prompted her to write her first novel, ‘The Diamond of Drury Lane’, set in and told by her intrepid heroine, Cat Royal. After reading English at Cambridge, I decided to find out as much as I could about the wider world so joined the Foreign Office and served in Poland.

I read Dragonfly thinking it would be a fun read and thought the plot looked interesting and cute In this island, women are more dominant to men. But a marriage cannot be easily forged between golidng two nations with very different cultures.


He repeatedly mentioned how beautiful she was, like it was all that mattered, while I waited in vain for him to notice her personality. The next part, Mel Foster and the Time Machine, has set the time-dial to arrive in It was so good! Twitter Facebook Google Tumblr. Their land is prosperous and protected dragongly a formidable navy; they alone hold the secret to cannon shot and rifle. On leaving Poland, I exchanged diplomacy for academia and took a doctorate in the literature of the English Romantic Period at Oxford.

Well deserved five stars! Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards.

Dragonfly by Julia Golding – book review

Born in London, she grew up on the edge of Epping Forest. The characters were well written and not flushed out.

She is married with three children. There were other times where I was laughing out loud right where I was sitting.

This was such fun. There were times where I was freaking out about what was going to happen, if the characters I had grown to love were going to live or die. Now she is a good character all around but there were parts where I was just begging her to do something and she did something else.

See all 13 answers from Julia Golding…. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I so loved how each character got over the other’s differences. Her ordeal was very interesting and I think that kept me dragonfl glued bolding the pages than the romance aspect of the plot.