Author: Christoper Paolini

First Book: Eragon

Sample Chapter: Chapter 1, Eragon

Back Blurb:

Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy- until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a dangerous tapestry of magic, glory, and power. Now his choices could save – or destroy- the Empire..

HQ’s Take:

Praised for its fun and excitement, Eragon has all the components of a classic Young Adult series: dragons, magic, and adventure.  If you liked Star Wars, and you like Fantasy, you will probably find Eragon highly enjoyable.