A Powerful Viceroy Arrives With A Fleet Of Mechanical Dragons And Stops An Attack On Anlei S Village, The Villagers See Him As A Godsend They Agree To Give Him Their Sacred, Enchanted River Pearl In Exchange For Permanent Protection If He Ll Marry One Of The Village Girls To Solidify The Alliance Anlei Is Appalled When The Viceroy Selects Her As A Bride, But With The Fate Of Her People At Stake, She Sees No Choice But To Consent Anlei S Noble Plans Are Sent Into ✓ read Ë Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan Ï A Tailspin, However, When A Young Thief Steals The River Pearl For HimselfKnowing The Viceroy Won T Protect Her Village Without The Jewel, She Takes Matters Into Her Own Hands But Once She Catches The Thief, She Discovers He Needs The Pearl Just As Much As She Does The Two Embark On An Epic Quest Across The Land And Into The Courts Of Hell, Taking Anlei On A Journey That Reveals Is At Stake Than She Could Have Ever ImaginedWith Incredibly Vivid World Building And Fast Paced Storytelling, Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon Is Great For Readers Who Are Looking For Something Fresh In Epic Fantasy Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon, which is maybe the best book title ever, is another powerhouse from Mary Fan, one of the best YA authors out there today This book s got romance, vivid descriptions, an amazing heroine, and some totally badass action sequences you won t soon forget A great book from a great writer Loved it. 3. 5 starsStronger Than a Bronze Dragon features an acrobat warrior girl named Anlei Her village has been mercilessly attacked by the Ligui, evil spirits, for years, while the emperor refuses to acknowledge their suffering or send aid All this changes when Viceroy Kang save the village from another Ligui attack with his advanced mechanical dragons. But in exchange for the viceroy s further protection, he wants the village s magical River Pearl and one of the village girls as his bride Anlei But when the River Pearl is stolen, Anlei decides to go after the thief and finds herself on a journey full ofadventures than she predicted From battling demons in the Courts of Hell to unraveling the mysteries surrounding the pure spirited Yueshen s disappearance, this book is full of delightful twists and turns My new title mig
If you re a reader of diverse books and want to know what representations this book offers, find the diversity tags here CHINESE INSPIRED FANTASY WITH A REFRESHING TAKE ON WELL LOVED TROPESFor the first few chapters, I found the characters to be a little too trope y, namely, tough cookie female and arrogant love interest However, as I continued reading, I began to see them in a new,positive light The little complexities in their characters, particularly their individual motivations and desires, allowed them to break out of their trope y molds, which I really appreciated. INCREDIBLY UNIQUE WORLD BUILDING ENDLESSLY FASCINATING ELEMENTS FT MECHANICAL DRAGONS ANGRY SWORD WIELDING BRIDES I am also extremely happy to note that Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon is a brave and thoughtful commentary on poverty, privilege, social issues, and corruption With a heroine hailing from a p Woot woot Just got an ARC of this and I am thrilled This cover is beautiful and the synopsis is SO GOOD.