[EPUB] Wierms Egg by Jennifer C. Garlen
Have themI will not summarize the plot other than to state that Wiermig s talents as a bard and his wit rather than his skill with a sword enable him that Wiermig s talents as a bard and his wit rather than his skill with a sword enable him survive the vicissitudes of plundering pirates sunken ships damsels in distress with a sword enable him survive the vicissitudes of plundering pirates sunken ships damsels in distress of whom are shallow princesses vain kings and one demented evil Sauron of a dragon In short Wiermig does save the human inhabitants of this kingdom and restore the peace that once exists between humans and wierms This humanities person appreciates the act that Wiermig becomes a bard whose weapons his lute and his lute are larger than his silver dagger The dragons are mostly peace loving creatures Sure there are some bad ones in the bunch and of course the demented Erozur Generally they have no appetite or humans as Sylla discovers after her necessary devouring of a couple of rogues who have invaded her cave The result is the most combustible case of heartburn I have ever encounteredJennifer s imaginary world is ar denser than many Nini fairy tales andleshed out with a language Serpentine I Love My Dad (Disney Princess) for the dragons and a geography that is comprised ofar than simply a couple of kingdoms This world is detailed than that of most cinematic animated tales and worthy of an adaptation by a master such as Hayao Miyazaki Her prose possesses and unforced Flight, Vol. 7 fluidity and she s also a pretty skillful writer ofantasy ballads Only once does it slip and thrust one out of the reality of this world when she refers to the scent of dragonbane as rather pleasant like something one might add to a linen closet to keep the laundry resh Do wierms have laundry to wash and if so do they need to put it in linen closetsAlthough stories of this world would be welcome this novel is not launched to initiate a multi volume saga such as George RR Martin might devise It is short and concise and extremely well paced and plotted Full disclosure Jennifer Garlen is a riend of mine I knew she was a writer but had no idea she had written something so readable and imaginative This novel is available in Kindle ormat only but that act should in no way detract Camp Rex from theact that any publisher would be a ool not to pass up the opportunity to make this a print book or mass consumption Great job Jennifer Engrossing and adorable Wierm s egg sidesteps or skewers many antasy tropes without simply becoming the opposite of the tropes It took me a couple of chapters to "Settle Into The Story But Once I Did I Wanted "into the story but once I did I wanted know what would happen next It s aimed at a young adult audience and is a stand alone book so the plot is airly straight When Dads Don't Grow Up forward but not predictably so An excellent light read touching onamily and the power of lov. R the black dragon who devastated Weshura in an ancient war resumes his bloody campaign against wierms and men Wiermig now a young bard embarks on a dangerous journey to defeat Erozur not with swords or strength but with the knowledge he possesses and a powerful relic left by a long dead champion rom the pas.
Jennifer C. Garlen Ò 0 charactersIt is a beautiful book Everyone should read it This is a wonderful book It s a uniue and lovely story I purchased it to read as bedtime story Pee Wee Scouts treasury (Pee Wee Scouts, for my daughters ages 4 and 7 with the plan to read a chapter at a time each night But Iound the story so compelling I secretly inished the book without my daughters because I just couldn t wait to ind out what happened next I loved it rom start to inish I am still reading it to my #Girls A Chapter At A #a chapter at a and they are both still keenly interested in the characters and what is happening with them Even knowing what happens n A very High Heat fun read even if the story seems tolow along just a little too smoothly or our hero A marvelous tale of the amilies we create or ourselves Love and compassion are at the core of this tale of adventure and it s refreshing to see a protagonist work to survive in a complicated world by creating community rather than by wandering off alone Lifelong readers of antasy will be pleased to see the echoes of avorite authors in this text including Kipling Tolkien and or me at least Kenneth Grahame I loved this engaging well written story of a A treatise on the law of marital rights in Texas female dragon lonely in her mountain who raises a shipwrecked orphan boy as her son Calling the child Wiermig or Ig egg sheaces the derision of her own dwindling kind and the wrath of villagers This dragon owns a magic ring which can turn her into a human lady so in this guise she is able to accompany the child to the village and buy ood clothing and advice Ig learns ast and absorbs dragon speech and lore along with his other lessons When the time comes Lots of Hearts for him to be apprenticed he decides to become a minstrel or bard and adds to his store of songs and legends These stand him in good stead when he isaced with dire necessity choices and strange beings on his travels From witches to sea serpents Ig has to deal with ierce powers but the culmination of the adventures is the return of a loathsome hungry black dragon which had been previously thought to be just a legend With the generational cycle to the ore and adoption on the table some strong issues are addressed in this novel I have classed it as a Young Adult work because not only is it a coming of age story but the "contents are suitable Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession with Weight Loss for young adults Howeverantasy lovers of all ages will enjoy this re imagining of the dragon theme "are suitable Don't Hex with Texas for young adults Howeverantasy lovers of all ages will enjoy this re imagining of the dragon theme each will take some different message rom the striving of the characters or a better life I particularly liked a Plainswoman rider who appeals to me because she is practical and loves horses Other people may Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation focus on another character including some of theinely described dragons The only thing remain. When the green dragon Sylla discovers an orphaned human baby she adopts him and raises him as her own Wiermig grows up a child of two worlds but the dragons are a dying race whose existence has been Pajama Party forgotten by men Wiermigulfills the expectations of the elder wierms by Bunco Babes Tell All following the path of aledgling dra. .
Ing Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi for me to say to author Jennifer Garlen is More Please Another great book about dragons Human s and dragonstogether WOW Anyone who likes dragon stories willlike this book ENJOY Delightful coming of age story Much like Peter S Beagle s The Last Unicorn Wierm s Egg cleverly plays with the conventions of theantasy novel to create a compelling and original story Interspecies bondingIf Tarzan a human baby could be raised by an ape why could not Wiermig the oundling discovered among the remains of "a shipwreck be raised by a dragon or wierm as the species "shipwreck be raised by a dragon or wierm as the species named in this remarkable antasyFirst of all Jennifer is a riend of mine I knew she
WAS A WRITER BUT HAD NOa writer but had no she wrote something so imaginative sure ooted and readable as Wierm s Egg The baby named Wiermig
OR DRAGON S EGG BY HIS ADOPTIVE MOTHER SYLLAdragon s egg by his adoptive mother Sylla raised to be a sensitive and peaceful child Sylla does breathe ire and like all wierms she loves bright sparkly treasure I never have really understood the dragon lust or treasure theme A dragon hoards gold but how can it spend it In this novel that appetite is described as something innate within the wierm s nature almost a chemical attraction In this context the wierm is not avaricious or greedy but actually loves the treasure Close to Hugh for its own beauty of an artor art s sake mindset than simply a desire to possess Likewise Sylla loves her own treasure little Ig as she nicknames him with the unconditional love of a mother Women and Self Esteem for her offspringLike manyantasy novels this one involves an apprenticeship a coming of age Toy to Toy (Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3) for the young prince andor warrior The refreshing difference in this novel is that the boy is drawn toward music and learns to play harp andlute and sing and write ballads This is a portrait of the bard as a young man As Sylla raises and educates her son and trains him in the ways and lore of the wierms she realizes that she also needs to expose him to the world of his own kind Fortunately she possesses a magic ring that enables her to assume a human shape and in the guise of a withered old woman she escorts her young son into a nearby village where she has befriended many of the residents especially a simple yet true hearted guard named BertAlso at some point she must introduce Wiermig to a council of dragons and obtain approval Charity for him to go on his uest and learn the secret that willulfill his destiny Sylla s brother Willais is appointed to accompany the lad Using the magic ring Willais will become a wandering troubadour He and young Wiermig will soak up the local color learn about the ways of men and earn their keep as strolling minstrels performing ballads or any audience that will. Gon irst traveling the land with his uncle in disguise and then setting out on his own to learn his destiny Catch and Release: Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life from the Seeker in the Deep Along the way he encounters demons witches and pirates as well as dragons each with a part to play in changing Wiermig's life The past returns to shape theuture when Erozu.