Featured Official Review: Dragon Born by Ela Lourenco

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Re: Featured Official Review: Dragon Born by Ela Lourenco

Post by NnWillsons » 08 Jul 2018, 10:28

I thought it sounded exactly like Harry Potter’s plot line when I read the summary and I was wondering if you’d bring it up! It’s good to hear that it seems to take a turn though and honestly I’m sure I wouldn’t mind reading a similar plot line to Harry Potter.
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Post by Chibuzor Mbah E » 08 Jul 2018, 11:08

Am really gonna enjoy reading the story!!
It's gonna be fun if it has some similarities with Harry Potter

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Post by Liz_Mac » 09 Jul 2018, 02:06

This book looks very interesting... A female Harry Potter..anticipating tho

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Post by Anthony Martial Tata » 09 Jul 2018, 09:29

Lara obsession with magic causes her a difficult time in school.

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Post by Kinkini » 09 Jul 2018, 23:29

This parallel world of wizardry has always attracted me. I was an ardent Harry Potter fan and dug into the entire series during my school days. The review surely gives away the part that Dragon Born shares a similar storyline, but does that matter? Thanks for the review.
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Post by Hannahrg » 10 Jul 2018, 03:20

Who does not love magic nor enjoy the thought of creating things from that which are unseen? Although the reviewer stated that this book has similarities with the story of Harry Potter, a female version of it, I am still inclined to read this book because I think it will help me de-stress from all the worries and dilemma of working in the legal field. We all have a child in us and I think this book will bring out that child in me.

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Post by osayuwamen6 » 10 Jul 2018, 04:36

It sure sounds like harry potter but kudos for a good review. I will like to see how Lara learns to use her magical powers.

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Post by arinjerry » 10 Jul 2018, 10:36

I think it would be interesting to
read a female version of Harry
Potter. I would like to read how
Lara uses magic to deal with
bullies. Great review.

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Post by eliza01 » 10 Jul 2018, 11:26

i like to read this..
lara has a magic and its difficult for her.

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Post by Liz_Mac » 10 Jul 2018, 19:16

The book will definitely be very thrilling, having to see how Lara learns how to use her magic for good and how she definitely uses it to solve problems. Just like little Harry Potter started also,a female Harry Potter, cute, fun, intriguing, I will definitely love to read this.

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Post by Faithmwangi » 11 Jul 2018, 04:23

This does sound like an interesting series, I mean, it has magic. Looking forward to this one. Thanks for the review.

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Post by joshua owan » 11 Jul 2018, 06:25

U Know although the book is not really what its( harry porter) but it has comparison and other features, and i think people who like to have it edited in other languages. Joshua Owan

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Post by TaaraLynn » 11 Jul 2018, 14:39

I haven't read any Harry Potter books, but I'm not living under a rock. However, I could probably read this without having a comparison of HP. I think I would like to read this. I do like a fantasy book once in awhile.
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Post by Eryn Bradshaw » 11 Jul 2018, 18:51

Harry Potter is such a classic at this point, I'm not surprised other books try to emulate it. Seems as though Dragon Born may have done it right enough to have you interested in the next book though! I'd love to see how this series progresses. I may check it out!
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Post by Suzy1611 » 12 Jul 2018, 01:22

Fantastical. Magical. Self control. The characters are interesting.

Thanks for the review.

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