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Burn On A Cold Sunday Evening In Early , Sarah Dewhurst Waited With Her Father In The Parking Lot Of The Chevron Gas Station For The Dragon He D Hired To Help On The Farm Sarah Dewhurst And Her Father, Outcasts In Their Little Town Of Frome, Washington, Are Forced To Hire A Dragon To Work Their Farm, Something Only The Poorest Of The Poor Ever Have To Resort ToThe Dragon, Kazimir, Has To Him Than Meets The Eye, Though Sarah Can T Help But Be Curious About Him, An Animal Who Supposedly Doesn T Have A Soul, But Who Is Seemingly Intent On Keeping Her SafeBecause The Dragon Knows Something She Doesn T He Has Arrived At The Farm With A Prophecy On His Mind A Prophecy That Involves A Deadly Assassin, A Cult Of Dragon Worshippers, Two FBI Agents In Hot Pursuit And Somehow, Sarah Dewhurst Herself review coming soon it is my professional opinion that society is collapsing because we stopped writing books and making movies about dragons and I m glad Patrick Ness is taking the necessary steps to remedy that I honestly don t know what to do with this book Finished it yesterday and just couldn t make my mind up about it It s definitely a Patrick Ness novel in all its originality and weirdness It reminds me of Release in that two separate stories are being told in one book And of course, it s gay, even though the blurb might not make it seems that way My problem, I think, was that there was a disconnect I ll try and explain why but I can t guarantee that I ll do a good job The first thing that properly irritated me were the many POVs There are at least 12 That s a lot for such a short book The plot was all over the place and I got really annoyed when I was thrown out of a storyline that had me really invested I see why Ness did it, but I m convinced he could have pulled it off with only half as many POVs You would think that the characters suffered from these very short episodes that we stayed with them, but they were very well drawn and had the necessary depth to make me care for them some than others of course What did suffer though were the relationships between them, particularly newly established ones that advanced way too quickly That holds especially true for the gay romance, which failed to convince me.Now, on the one hand this book is genius There are very unexpected twists and I ve not read anything like it before It s like one of those film trailers that show you what the story is and make you super curious so you go and watch it in theatres just to find out that you didn t even know the half of it there s so much to the film than what was shown in the trailer and your mind is blown I m thinking of Kingsman The Secret Service here It just didn t work so well here The fast pace threw me off and when I reached the 50% mark I kept thinking What the fuck is going onI m not going to say anything else here because that would spoil everything for you It got even weirder when that one main character kissed that other minor character He just kind of lost me there and I really don t understand how that was necessary If you ve read the book you know exactly what scene I m talking about Kinda random, kinda pointless.One last thing I want to mention is the representation the two main characters are a Black biracial girl and a white gay boy There s also a Japanese American love interest and a Guatemalan American love interest This book is set in the 1950 s and although there might be dragons in this alternate world, racism and homophobia still exist Overall I believe the representation was good but bear in mind that I m not an OwnVoices reviewer when it comes to the POC characters Also, expect xenophobic, racist and homophobic violence, abuse and slurs.I think this book could have worked with a higher word count More time to establish the world building, space for the characters to develop, room for the story to breathe and settle Because this was one wild ride and I believe it might have given me a concussion.Find of my books on Instagram so dragons are the new wave

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