30 gifts for 30 days of November - Day 21!
Here is the twenty first of thirty Better Than a Poke in the Eye recommended gifts for the book lover in your life even if that book lover is YOU!
Today's recommendation is Dragonflight: (Dragonriders of Pern: 1) by Anne McCaffrey
A young woman named Lessa is recruited to establish a telepathic bond with a queen dragon at its hatching, thus becoming a dragonrider, and the leader of a Weyr community on the planet of Pern. When the deadly Thread starts raining down from the sky. The Weyr riders, with the help of their dragons, are able to destroy the Thread in the skies over Pern, creating pockets of safety over its surface,
Anne McCaffrey was the first woman to win both a Hugo and a Nebula Award. This remarkable book went on to spawn over 20 sequels. And for Pratchett fans, was the influence of the Wyrmberg sequence in The Colour of Magic.
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