TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives


You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Books and Literature Use this forum to discuss books, plays, poetry, authors and more from around the world.

View Poll Results: Help me pick a book
His Majesty's Dragons 0 0%
The Women's War 2 66.67%
The Tiger's Daughter 0 0%
The Ruin of Kings 1 33.33%
Voters: 3. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
.:Bibliophile:. Offline
PM me anytime!

TeenHelp Veteran
*************
 
.:Bibliophile:.'s Avatar
 
Gender: Just me

Posts: 17,322
Blog Entries: 1796
Join Date: January 18th 2009

Help me pick a book - March 25th 2019, 01:55 AM

His Majesty's Dragons:

Quote:
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.


The Women's War:

Quote:
When a nobleman’s first duty is to produce a male heir, womenare treated like possessions and bargaining chips. But as the aftereffects of a world-altering spell ripple out physically and culturally, women at last have a bargaining chip of their own. And two women in particular find themselves at the crossroads of change.

Alys is the widowed mother of two teenage children, and the disinherited daughter of a king. Her existence has been carefully proscribed, but now she discovers a fierce talent not only for politics but also for magic—once deemed solely the domain of men. Meanwhile, in a neighboring kingdom, young Ellin finds herself unexpectedly on the throne after the sudden death of her grandfather the king and everyone else who stood ahead of her in the line of succession. Conventional wisdom holds that she will marry quickly, then quietly surrender the throne to her new husband…. Only, Ellin has other ideas.

The tensions building in the two kingdoms grow abruptly worse when a caravan of exiled women and their escort of disgraced soldiers stumbles upon a new source of magic in what was once uninhabitable desert. This new and revolutionary magic—which only women can wield—threatens to tear down what is left of the patriarchy. And the men who currently hold power will do anything to fight back.


The Tiger's Daughter:

Quote:
The Hokkaran empire has conquered every land within their bold reach―but failed to notice a lurking darkness festering within the people. Now, their border walls begin to crumble, and villages fall to demons swarming out of the forests.

Away on the silver steppes, the remaining tribes of nomadic Qorin retreat and protect their own, having bartered a treaty with the empire, exchanging inheritance through the dynasties. It is up to two young warriors, raised together across borders since their prophesied birth, to save the world from the encroaching demons.

This is the story of an infamous Qorin warrior, Barsalayaa Shefali, a spoiled divine warrior empress, O-Shizuka, and a power that can reach through time and space to save a land from a truly insidious evil.


The Ruin of Kings:

Quote:
There are the old stories. And then there’s what actually happens.

Kihrin is a bastard orphan who grew up on storybook tales of long-lost princes and grand quests. When he is claimed against his will as the long-lost son of a treasonous prince, Kihrin finds that being a long-lost prince isn't what the storybooks promised.

Far from living the dream, Kihrin finds himself practically a prisoner, at the mercy of his new family's power plays and ambitions. He also discovers that the storybooks have lied about a lot of other things things, too: dragons, demons, gods, prophecies, true love, and how the hero always wins.

Then again, maybe he’s not the hero, for Kihrin isn’t destined to save the empire.

He’s destined to destroy it . . .



|Lead Moderator|Newsletter Officer|
   
Reply With Quote
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Omen. Offline
Laughter. Faith. Hope.

Jeez, get a life!
***********
 
Omen.'s Avatar
 
Age: 27
Gender: Female

Posts: 6,199
Blog Entries: 1
Join Date: October 9th 2009

Re: Help me pick a book - March 25th 2019, 09:40 AM

I don't usually read those sort of books but The Women's War sounds good.


   
Reply With Quote
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
.:Bibliophile:. Offline
PM me anytime!

TeenHelp Veteran
*************
 
.:Bibliophile:.'s Avatar
 
Gender: Just me

Posts: 17,322
Blog Entries: 1796
Join Date: January 18th 2009

Re: Help me pick a book - March 27th 2019, 01:48 PM

Thanks for voting!

Women's war sounds really good to me too!


|Lead Moderator|Newsletter Officer|
   
Reply With Quote
  (#4 (permalink)) Old
.:Bibliophile:. Offline
PM me anytime!

TeenHelp Veteran
*************
 
.:Bibliophile:.'s Avatar
 
Gender: Just me

Posts: 17,322
Blog Entries: 1796
Join Date: January 18th 2009

Re: Help me pick a book - April 6th 2019, 08:51 PM

The Women's War won and I will be getting to it but I want to complete the books in a readathon I am participating in. I am going to try quite hard to get to it this upcoming month.


|Lead Moderator|Newsletter Officer|
   
Reply With Quote
  (#5 (permalink)) Old
DeborahBAguirre Offline
Member
Welcome me, I'm new!
*
 
DeborahBAguirre's Avatar
 
Age: 34

Posts: 11
Join Date: April 19th 2019

Re: Help me pick a book - April 19th 2019, 01:29 PM

Hie guys I am new here
   
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
book, pick

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright ©1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.