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Feb 13, Sharlize D'Souza rated it did not like it. DNF'D at page I really wanted to love it.. I just couldn't! Check out more reviews Perspective of a Writer To keep the family safe, 13 year old Mins mother insists that none of them use any fox-magic, such as Charm or shape-shifting.
Min feels hemmed in and resents the endless chores, the cousins who crowd her, and the aunties who judge her. When word arrives that Jun is suspected of leaving his post to go in Check out more reviews Perspective of a Writer The short review I see dragons and my eyes gain hearts and I can't help but want to read the book I have to say that I ended up really enjoying Dragon Pearl especially because of all the Korean tidbits woven into the story because as a k-drama fan I already knew about most of them so it was like finding the best easter eggs!!
That said I didn't quite enjoy the book as much as Rick Riordan explains he did in his introduction in the book and on goodreads.
Yes, it has a monster amount of adventure woven through out and Min sure is a plucky heroine that makes you want to root for her, even when she's lying.
It's just everything happened so easily There was only one moment in all the book where I thought "oh no, she's not going to get away with her shenanigans this time!
Reality isn't the point here, having a fun adventure is and Yoon Ha Lee does take us on a wild ride with all sorts of magical and sci-fi goodies to ooh and aww over!
I like that her fox spirit is embodied on the cover as a clue as to what the book is about And you can certainly tell that its about space.
It doesn't really give you the sense of adventure that is in the book though which feels to me like a missed opportunity. This is especially so since this is a middle grade book and not a young adult novel as the cover gives the sense that the protagonist is a lot older than she is.
Why did I enjoy Dragon Pearl even though it's certainly a middle grade book? The fox magic is really neat, not only can Min shape shift but she can use charm.
She doesn't use it often at home so its not until she's out and about that she really understands all she can do charming others. But don't worry she gets it quickly.
The foxes have the worst reputation, but the best thing is that they are in like company! The other races all have their own qualities and we get to meet the other three supernatural beings up close and personal.
The friendship Min finds is really quite realistic too. Min is who Min is partially due to her relationship with Jun. She wants to see other worlds because jun inspired her to want to join him.
They spent a lot of time star gazing and bonding over these dreams and ambitions. This was quite a powerful relationship with an ending to match! This was really a fun part of the story because its so unexpected It certainly was a strength in Dragon Pearl.
The ghost makes the entire middle of the story super fun. I really loved how mechanically inclined Min was and how it came up in the story as she served in the Space Forces.
Really the entire story on the ship was quite fun as she delves into the mystery of why her brother went missing. As a Writer Min is a character that I had to learn to love.
She is quite flawed in the beginning, acting impetuously and rather stupidly making assumptions without listening to the facts.
That maybe could be fine, but she was quite the liar lying whenever it suited her. Even as an adult I started to get really fed up with it plus added to that she burned bridges so fast!
Really she set herself up ad never being able to go home and not thinking about that fact. It was all such a contrived beginning that I really worried at first.
Once we left Min's planet Dragon Pearl really took off and became a fun adventure. Dragon Pearl is a grand adventure, perfect for middle grade readers who crave a story that a young adult could love.
Told with Korean Mythology in the background we get a wonderful cultural experience that widens readers horizons.
Rick Riordan has added another fun read to his bookshelf for kids! It has not influenced my opinions. See my special perspective at the bottom of my reviews under the typewriter Please like this review if you enjoyed it!
I liked this fast-paced story a lot. When Kim Min, young fox spirit, hears that her older brother is suspected of deserting from his Space Forces post in a quest to find the Dragon Pearl, she accidentally knocks the Investigator who brought the news unconscious and decides she has to find her brother.
Now, if I'd just done that to someone, I don't think I'd be thinking of leaving the planet, but it's a great start to this story.
Min, after tricking her way onto a ship and getting injured in a I liked this fast-paced story a lot. Min, after tricking her way onto a ship and getting injured in a space battle, ends up masquerading as a cadet on her brother's former ship.
Though Min is two years younger than the other cadets, she immerses herself in the rules and regulations to minimize bringing attention to herself so she can snoop for news about her brother and the Dragon Pearl, a hotly sought-after artifact that can terraform planets.
I loved the way Yoon Ha Lee kept the action moving along nicely, with quick scenes showing Min's intelligence and cleverness, and at the same time her impulsivity and quick-thinking.
I really liked the way characters of a variety of genders populated this story. I also loved the way Korean myths' and folk tales' creatures are part of this universe, with the author's decision to make a fox spirit the central character.
I thought that was a wonderful choice, as fox spirits are so mistrusted that Min and her whole family have done their best to hide their amazing abilities.
Min relies heavily on these abilities to get herself both in and out of trouble. What I particularly loved was how Yoon Ha Lee transforms Min from the totally impulsive and self-centred girl she is at the beginning of the book, to a more mature and thoughtful person by the end.
And with the book's open ending, I really, really hope we get to spend more time with this great character. Loved this!
I thought this was such a delightful and fun space adventure. Can't wait to read Lee's adult SFF books now. She runs away from home to try and find her brother, who has been accused of being a deserter.
It's also a story about friendship, trust, and using immense power for good. Jun 30, Sofia Generali rated it liked it Shelves: books-i-own , fantasy , science-fiction , rick-riordan-presents.
Aaaand halfway through it lost almost all my attention. I'm disappointed. The book started out with such an interesting backdrop, with a girl named Min who was part of a fox family, who went in search of her missing brother.
And it turned into endless pages of Min disguised on a spaceship carrying out menial duties and charming everyone in sight. Thus far I've been disappointed by both this and Aru Shah, and it's not 3.
Thus far I've been disappointed by both this and Aru Shah, and it's not given me much hope for other books under Rick Riordan Presents.
But because I love him so, I'm willing to keep trying until I find one that wows me. This, sadly, was not it. Okay so I had a friend read this and she didn't end up loving it even though she was so hyped for it.
I freaking loved this! I think it dragged and I felt bored a few times also could have done with a bit more world building but the characters were solid I adore Min so much and the mystery kept me guessing.
I loved getting Korean mythology interwoven shout out to the damn prime example of an ally: Rick Riordan into a Okay so I had a friend read this and she didn't end up loving it even though she was so hyped for it.
I loved getting Korean mythology interwoven shout out to the damn prime example of an ally: Rick Riordan into a sci-fi.
It really did help make the book and the magic different. May 15, Alexa rated it really liked it Shelves: read-in I had a lot of fun reading this one!
Jun 30, Allison Hurd rated it it was ok Shelves: authors-of-color , fantasy , man-author , good-for-kids. This was a cute story, but not a complex one.
I expected humor and brooding and epic space battles like the Hexarchate books but with less sex and no cursing.
Instead it feels like he tried to write like someone else, so it felt stilted. It's fun to see myths in space. I liked the dragons, goblins, fox people, tiger people and so on.
The ideas that put This was a cute story, but not a complex one. The ideas that put together the worlds, also born of legends-meet-science were very cool.
Okay, so this is basically baby's first book on wealth redistribution and the socioeconomics of environmental decay.
Kids these days don't have Captain Planet or Fern Gully, so get 'em this. Things that let me down: - The writing.
Lee is usually so quick-witted and wacky! I didn't get that from the writing here. It was very laundry list.
First I went here, then this happened, etc. Whew, was Min lucky! Everything worked out just right so that she could mess up every step of the way and still win!
I never doubted for a second that Min would suffer any real consequences for her actions. It was cute and quick, but not nearly what I'd expect from an author I know can do much, much more.
View 2 comments. Jun 21, Ashley rated it really liked it Shelves: kitsune. Middle grade! This is what we need more of!
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Order Take-out Online or By Phone Also available from the following services! Just to be able to contact Hye, Min agrees to try working for a day and seeing how it goes.
Her job description is to wander around and serve wine. Min disguises herself in a fancier outfit and is introduced to a bouncer, Yong.
She is given a tour of the casino, including the high-stakes tables, where at one of which Captain Hye was currently gambling at.
She takes an order from another gambler and collects the order along with another unordered drink for Hye. She delivers her order and makes her way to the high-stakes room.
She gives the unordered wine to Hye, using Charm to convince both Hye and the other gamblers that the captain had ordered the drink. She whispers to Hye that she wants to make a deal with her.
She tries to arrange that a "colleague" of Nari's needs passage on Hye's ship and in exchange, Hye's debt to the casino would be forgiven.
Hye agrees. However, upon returning to the bar, Min sees a drunk Hye being escorted to Nari's office and it is revealed that upon agreeing to the deal, Hye had bet everything she had.
Min decides to leave and hope that the Red Azalea has other crew on board. She goes into the bathroom and drops her disguise. When she leaves the bathroom, she walks right into Yong.
Yong recognizes her despite her previous disguise, and states, "Fox or no fox, you're too young for this life. I'll escort you out, while Nari is distracted.
Following directions, Min arrives at the Red Azalea dock at the spaceport. She Charms the dock agent into letting her on the ship. She tells the crew that the ship will be possessed by Nari unless they leave Jinju immediately.
After some convincing, the lead crew member agrees to take off early with her on board. The man introduces himself as Byung-Ho, pilots the ship, and has Min function as a copilot.
The ship successfully takes off. Byung-Ho warms up the jump drive, which lets them get near the Ghost Sector in two jumps.
Mid-jump, Min sees a haunting vision of her dad morphing into a tiger and lunging at her. She finishes and comes back to a sleeping Byung-Ho.
Min quickly falls asleep herself. She is awoken by Byung-Ho, who informs her that he had just completed the second hop and that there were four pirate ships confronting them.
Min is put in charge of repairing a few damaged systems mid-battle after they are hit. She does quite a good job, due to her practice fixing machines at home.
However, they are quickly bested by the greater number. They are both knocked out by a stun grenade thrown by one of the mercenaries. Min wakes up in an infirmary next to a person in uniform whose tag reads "bae jang".
She can tell that Jang is a ghost by his long strands of hair. Looking for an excuse to stay on the ship, she makes a deal with Jang--She would use her shape-shifting to pose as Jang and continue Jang's training cruise for him.
In return, she would find out more information about the mercenaries who had killed him. Jang has Min take an oath to follow up on her end of the deal.
Jang disappears after hearing the practitioner return to the medical bay, and Min quickly disguises herself as Jang in a cadet's uniform.
Upon being asked, the arriving doctor reveals that Byung-Ho survived the blast. Min uses Charm on the doctor to convince her that "Jang" is in shape to work and that the girl from the ship had died.
After being released from the medical bay, Min disguised as Jang bumps into another cadet, who happens to be one of Jang's friends.
The cadet is a Dokkaebi, or a goblin, and is gender-neutral. Their name tag reads "Sujin". Sujin is surprised to see Jang up from the medical bay this early.
Another cadet follows, also a friend of Jang. This cadet is a female dragon named Haneul. After some brief conversation, Min is told that she should be checking in with Lieutenant Ju-Won.
Ju-Won is overlooking spacers pulling wires with patterns of meridians as "Jang" enters. Min is quickly reminded of her status on the ship and a need to respect authorities.
After leaving the Lieutenant, Sujin conjures up some food for "Jang" as they had stated their own hunger. As she is new to the ship, Min at first constantly goofs on the knowledge that "Jang" should have known.
She racks up many punishments and chores, one specifically is cleaning the bathroom. One morning after cleaning the unisex bathroom again, Min heads to the mess hall and met up with Haneul and Sujin.
Two unnamed girl cadets find it weird that "Jang" is hanging out with supernaturals, making Min wonder how Jun was treated on the ship.
The Pale Lightning's armament included defense systems as well as missiles and laser cannons. Min goes into a simulator separate from Sujin and Hanuel, who were together.
She served as the pilot while "Jang" was the gunner. Hyosu and Gyeong-Ja were impressed with Min's performance, as Jang had never been as good at it.
While Min is scrubbing the bulkhead next to a maintenance shaft, Jang appears before Min again. Jang remarks how imitating a cadet was "harder than [Min] thought" and then says that she can read the cadet handbook to find out more.
He also reminds her that she needs to find out more about his killers. He disappears just when an officer arrives. Later, while Min is reading the handbook, Hanuel and Sujin come to her saying that this was leisure time.
The latter conjures up some food made of cinnamon, spinach, and eggs, and Min is forced into a game of baduk against Haneul. After dinner, Min finds a portrait of Jang's family.
The next day, Sujin who had also gotten a punishment helps Min clean the toilets. They say this helps "build our character" which is why there are no cleaning robots.
After saying that the experience on the Red Azalea was terrifying, "Jang" asks Sujin about Jun, but both were interrupted by the arrival of Captain Hwan.Nice, fast pace, smooth transitions from different scenes and a strong build-up to the end. The writing was very, very strong. There are books I loved because I read them at Paysafe Kaufen Online right time in my Brett Trinkspiel, but this is the kind of book I would have loved no matter what. The payout table indicates the winnings in credits. I think it left off in an excellent spot to continue on with the story. Jun 30, Dragon Pearl Hurd rated it it was ok Shelves: authors-of-colorfantasyman-authorgood-for-kids. Following directions, Min arrives at the Red Azalea dock at the spaceport. She overhears Hwan talking with Lieutenant Commander Ji-Eun saying that there is a ghost on the ship, but it could be the mercenaries' ghosts. Refresh and try again. Too cheesy of an ending. Promotional poster. Kostenlose Online Spiele Für Mädchen happiness. A middle grade book that not only has queer characters in it, its world is full of them: in Dragon Pearlbeing non-binary is normal and people casually mention their polyamorous family. Top quality and experience since '92 from the No.1 in EU. Ask for details. DragonPearl® - Ihr Anti-Schnarch-Trainingsgerät für einen erholsamen Schlaf. Leiden Sie oder Ihr/e Partner/in an Schnarchen, Apnoe, Zähneknirschen oder. DragonPearl® - Trainingssystem zur Schnarchbefreiung. Anwendungsgebiete. Schnarchen, Zähneknirschen, Apnoe, Erschöpfung trotz langer Schlafdauer. DragonPearl, ein kleiner, einfach anzuwendender Anti-Schnarch-Apparat, ist das Ergebnis jahrelanger Forschung von Prof. TCM (Univ. Yunnan) Li Wu.