Dragonwatch

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 31 Mar 2017

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I have tried reading this a few times and it just won't keep my attention sorry to say I did not finish.
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Opening line:
"The dragons are restless, and They want Their freedom. They are no longer our allies..."
If you loved the Fablehaven series and wondered if you would ever get more of the magical sanctuaries, wait no longer! Dragonwatch is here!

Seth and Kendra are in the middle of the action and danger again. Allies are becoming enemies and people aren't who they appear to be...again.
The book was gripping from the beginning. We get to reacquaint ourselves with the characters from the last book and get right into the danger the world is in.
There were long paragraphs of catching up the reading, or reminding the reader, or talking about plans and danger and I skimmed...

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Everything is absolutely amazing, the writing, the characters (both old and new), the dragons! It’s to go to an adventure with all those friends you love! I absolutely adored every minute of it, couldn’t recommend this book enough.
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Kendra and Seth are back! It was like climbing into a well used hammock, opening this book. It felt like no time had passed and the story was spot on.
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Keep more Brandon Mull coming! His focus on quality character traits, teamwork, and the power of the individual to make a difference is something we all need to hear. And with Dragonwatch's intriguing, exciting, adventurous, and fun character-filled world, I can't imagine anyone not wanting to listen! 
A fascinating and fast-paced book that alternates frolicking friends and fierce foes, Dragonwatch has something for everyone! And intensely riveting dragon-sized adventure!
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After a seven-year wait, the sequel to the Fablehaven series is here! Dragonwatch starts a new chapter in the Fablehaven saga. The dragons are sick of their sanctuaries. They feel like prisons, and they want their freedom. Celebrant, a dragon resident and co-caretaker of the Wyrmroost Sanctuary, is testing his boundaries a little too much for anyone's comfort. The wizard Agad, tells Kendra, Seth, and Grandpa Sorenson about an ancient group, the Dragonwatch, charged with keeping the dragons confined to their sanctuaries. Agad is resurrecting the Dragonwatch, and he also needs new caretakers at Wyrmroost: Seth and Kendra. As long as they work and together, they are the next hope for...

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I got an eGalley of this book from NetGalley to review. I really loved the Fablehaven series and was excited to hear that there was going to be an extension of this series. The book ended up being okay, it was good but didn’t blow me away. I think maybe I’ve been away from these characters too long.

The bulk of the story basically involves Kendra and Seth being forced to take over as keepers for the Wyrmroost sanctuary. It was an interesting story and I enjoyed learning more about the dragons. All of our favorite characters were back in the story which was fun to see.

Unfortunately I kept having trouble staying engaged in the story and constantly found my mind wandering. I am not...

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Dragonwatch picks up where Fablehaven left off. It's been a few months since the final big battle with the demons, and things are mostly back to normal. If living on a sanctuary full of mystical beings is normal.

Seth is still his usual self - annoying whiny teen boy who thinks he is invincible and doesn't ever think through the consequences of his actions. Kendra is still a unicorn-love struck teen girl, though her head is still mostly on straight and she makes choices based on logic. But when they are chosen as the new co-caretakers for Wyrmroost, life becomes a bit more interesting.

Through all the adventures and magical creatures, this book is the story of taking chances...

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Brandon Mull is, without question, among my favorite authors. When I had the opportunity to receive an advanced copy of Dragonwatch, I jumped at it. As expected, I was not disappointed. This is classic Brandon Mull--excellent world building, powerful character development, and loads of page turning entertainment. DO. NOT. MISS.
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Dragon watch is a fantastic spin off to to the wildly popular fablehaven.  We get to explore more of the dragons which where first shared with us in book four.  My son and i really enjoyed the fablehaven and the constitution in this spin off.
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Just because you're not in middle school doesn't mean you can't enjoy a middle grade book! Ok, I'll be honest, I really loved this book. I love all of Brandon Mull's books. I judged the first Fablehaven book by it's cover many years ago and the rest is history.

I was nervous yet excited to start reading Dragonwatch. It picks up not long after the final Fablehaven book, Keys to the Demon Prison, ended, with the demons having been defeated by Kendra, Seth, and all their friends. Now the dragons, who helped put the demons in their new prison, are staging an uprising so they can be free of the preserves. The problem is that the last time they roamed the earth they...

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Kendra, Seth and all of their friends are back (and we meet new ones as well) and this time it is the dragons that are causing all of the problems. It seems that Kendra and Seth are needed at another preserve, Wyrmroost. Can the two keep it together and save the preserve and calm the dragons, or will Seth's antics leave his sister staring the dragons down on her own?

If you loved Fablehaven you are in for a treat, it is as if you never left, this is the story continued, and it is wonderful. Action, suspense, twists and turns, and don't for get the satyrs, yep they are back as well and helping Seth at every turn. The book is totally awesome and not to be missed by fans of...

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Received an advance reader copy in exchange for a fair review.
Thanks to NetGalley and Shadow Mountain Publishing for the opportunity to read and review Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull! I absolutely love the Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull and Dragonwatch is a continuation of that series, so I was excited to dive right in and devour the book! The prologue is told in the grandfather's point of view. The story is told in alternating points of view with each chapter, taking turns between Kendra and Seth, the grandkids. Seth is a shadow charmer. Kendra is fairykind. The two siblings can charm dragons as long as they are together. Because of this, they have been asked to be caretakers of a...

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Fans of Brandon Mull’s FABLEHAVEN middle grade fantasy series now have a chance to revisit that world with Dragonwatch (2017), the first book in his new FABLEHAVEN ADVENTURE series. In the world of FABLEHAVEN, mythical beings like fairies, centaurs, dragons and demons actually exist, living in hidden, protected sanctuaries where most humans are unaware of their existence. Even if you enter a preserve, unless you drink the milk of a magical milch cow, fairies look like dragonflies or butterflies, nipsies seem to be mice, satyrs appear as goats, and so on.

In the original FABLEHAVEN series, Kendra and her younger brother Seth helped protect their grandparents’ estate, Fablehaven, and the...

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ragons. Demons. Witches. Ogres. Fairies. Unicorns. Nipsies. Brownies. Satyrs. Centaurs. Stick around Fablehaven long enough and you might meet any or all of them. But now Seth and Kendra are off to Wyrmroost to help stave off a dragon uprising in the sanctuary. It's not a perfect solution, but there aren't a lot of options open to the sanctuary keepers like Grandma and Grandpa Sorenson. Can two teenagers, however talented and blessed with magical gifts they are, actually hope to stand up to the might of the Dragon King and his followers?

Fantasy readers who have not yet discovered the Fablehaven series will still enjoy this new novel. The characters are 3-dimensional with faults...

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I, like many other huge Fablehaven fans, was initially skeptical going into this book as I was worried that it was just Brandon Mull trying to write more books to make more $$ without caring about the characters.
I was wrong. This book was incredible, it blew me away! This book is very similar to the first book in the original series in the sense that it takes over half the book to introduce the characters and set up the plotline. Literally minutes before I started reading Dragonwatch I finished the 5th Fablehaven book which is packed full of action and feels like a sprint to the finish line.
Dragonwatch is not a sprint at all, rather a comfortable saunter (At least until the end when all...

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n the long-awaited sequel to Fablehaven, the dragons who have been kept at the dragon sanctuaries no longer consider them safe havens, but prisons and they want their freedom. The dragons are no longer our allies....

In the hidden dragon sanctuary of Wyrmroost, Celebrant the Just, King of the Dragons, plots his revenge. He has long seen the sanctuaries as prisons, and he wants nothing more than to overthrow his captors and return the world to the Age of Dragons, when he and his kind ruled and reigned without borders. The time has come to break free and reclaim his power.

No one person is capable of stopping Celebrant and his dragon horde. It will take the ancient order of Dragonwatch to...

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Huge Fablehaven fan. So grateful for more. Did not disappoint.
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A Successful Re-Boot and Homecoming

Lots of times when an author revisits a beloved series he can't resist totally rejiggering everything. Maybe he's had second thoughts about parts of the original series; maybe he's afraid that without grand, major changes his readers will just think it's more of the same old same old. Luckily, it seems to me that Mull has kept the basic frame in place, has kept the main characters while introducing some new ones, and has moved on to a related but entirely fresh plotline that honors and extends, but doesn't repeat, the original series.

Our heroes Seth and Kendra have grown a lot in maturity, magic and skills, since we first met...

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Great entry into the Fablehaven world.  Enjoyed it immensely.
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