Waiting on Wednesday (#7): Rogue (Talon #2) by Julie Kagawa

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Rogue by Julie Kagawa
Rogue
 (Talon #2) 
by Julie Kagawa

Release Date: April 28th, 2015
Genre: YA Fantasy

 

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Ember Hill left the dragon organization Talon to take her chances with rebel dragon Cobalt and his crew of rogues. But Ember can’t forget the sacrifice made for her by the human boy who could have killed her—Garret Xavier Sebastian, a soldier of the dragon slaying Order of St. George, the boy who saved her from a Talon assassin, knowing that by doing so, he’d signed his own death warrant.
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Talon by Julie Kagawa Review!

Talon by Julie Kagawa

Title: Talon (Talon #1)
Author: Julie Kagawa
Genre: YA Fantasy
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Pages: 449
Rating:
Four Stars
Favorite Quote:

“They wanted me to sit, listen, learn, be quiet, when I wanted to run, shout, jump, fly.” – Julie Kagawa, Talon

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Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George, a legendary society of dragon slayers. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon have become strong and cunning, and they’re positioned to take over the world with humans none the wiser.

Ember and Dante Hill are the only sister and brother known to dragon-kind. Trained to infiltrate society, Ember wants to live the teen experience and enjoy a summer of freedom before taking her destined place in Talon. But destiny is a matter of perspective, and a rogue dragon will soon challenge everything Ember has been taught. As Ember struggles to accept her future, she and her brother are hunted by the Order of St. George.

Soldier Garret Xavier Sebastian has a mission to seek and destroy all dragons, and Talon’s newest recruits in particular. But he cannot kill unless he is certain he has found his prey: and nothing is certain about Ember Hill. Faced with Ember’s bravery, confidence and all-too-human desires, Garret begins to question everything that the Order has ingrained in him: and what he might be willing to give up to find the truth about dragons.

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 I loved this book! It was my first time reading one of Julie Kagawa’s books and I was very pleased. I LOVE dragons, and the idea that dragons could Shift between human and dragon form is an amazing one. The small romance within this precious book is so adorable and I can’t wait to find out what happens in the second book. Kagawa wrote this book beautifully, and I can’t think of anything off hand that disappointed me. There is so much more I want to say, but there would be spoilers. So I will leave you now. 🙂
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