Blast of the Dragon's Fury (Andy Smithson Book One)

Blast of the Dragon's Fury (Andy Smithson Book One)

by L. R. W. Lee

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Gamer Andy Smithson is whisked away to the magical land of Oomaldee, where fire-breathing dragons, giants, and deadly curses lurk around every corner.

Trading his controller for a sword of legend, Andy embarks upon an epic quest to break a centuries-old curse oppressing the land. It isn't chance that plunges him into the adventure though, for he soon discovers his ancestors are behind the curse.

Blast of the Dragon's Fury is a coming-of-age, epic fantasy adventure featuring fast-paced action, sword fights, laugh-out-loud humor, with a few life lessons thrown in. It's perfect for fans of Eragon, Fablehaven, Percy Jackson, Magemother, and Aster Wood!

"This mythical story has plenty of exciting moments and a great deal of humor... Delightful characters including stone statues, dragons, knight that come to life, dragons, exciting moments, dragons, and plenty of cool extras. LOL, can you tell I loved the dragons." -- SP Reviews

"The humor is visible with many clever touches. The characters are believable... in this multi-layered, mythical dragon story." -- Editor, A Woman's Write

"What a wonderful read, it grabbed me from the first lines, and lively writing and dialogue kept me there! I loved the dragons." -- Author, The Sword of Demelza

This book is perfect if you love the best, top rated epic teen and young adult fantasy with dragons, including:
J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit
J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series
Brandon Mull's Beyonders, Fablehaven or Five Kingdoms
C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia

The Andy Smithson allegorical juvenile fiction series of fantasy books for kids 9-12 with dragons includes:

Blast of the Dragon's Fury, Book One (ebook is free)

Venom of the Serpent's Cunning, Book Two

Disgrace of the Unicorn's Honor, Book Three

Resurrection of the Phoenix's Grace, Book Four

Vision of the Griffin's Heart, Book Five

Wisdom of the Centaur's Reason, Book Six

Battle for the Land's Soul, Book Seven

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940149896974
Publisher: L. R. W. Lee Publishing
Publication date: 04/23/2013
Series: Andy Smithson Epic Fantasy , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 196
Sales rank: 882,583
File size: 501 KB
Age Range: 9 - 13 Years

About the Author

L. R. W. Lee credits her introduction to fantasy to C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia with The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Later on, she enjoyed the complex world of Middle Earth brought to life by J. R. R. Tolkien in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The multiple dimensions of the worlds, especially the dragons, mixed with a layer of meaning captivated her and made her desire to invent Young Adult Fantasy and Epic Fantasy worlds others could get lost in, but also take meaning away from. More recently, L. R. W. Lee has found inspiration from J. K. Rowling and her Harry Potter series as well as Brandon Mull and his best selling Fablehaven, Beyonders and Five Kingdoms series.

So, L. R. W. Lee writes to teach her readers principles that can transform their lives – overcoming frustration, impatience, fear and more. She also shows why responsibility, diligence and dignity are the keys to true success in life. She hopes, one day, to become a top, bestselling author of teen books so she can share these life changing principles more widely. L. R. W. Lee lives in scenic Austin, TX with her husband, daughter and son.

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Blast of the Dragons Fury (Andy Smithson Book One) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 33 reviews.
closkot More than 1 year ago
My Thoughts - 4 out of 5 Unicorns - I really liked it!!! ***I own this book, but the author was also kind enough to send me a copy for my classroom to share with my students The cover is awesome and reminds me of Sleeping Beauty where the prince is battling the dragon.  Of course it is a completely different picture, but that’s what jumped into my mind :) Okay when I started reading this book, I was confused as to what was going on which made it a little slow for me.  Of course, the confusion quickly cleared up.  I definitely found myself chuckling thinking my son would love this book.  Ah, who knew a fart could be so useful….lol  Totally my son’s sense of humor.  While I know this book is a middle grade book, I think most boys would find amusement and adventure in this book. As a parent, I love that it brings up issues of truth, honesty, integrity, and perseverance.  These are all things that tend to be difficult to teach our children, and I think the book does a fabulous job illustrating them.  I think I’m definitely going to have my son read this book or read it with him in the future. Andy and Alden are great characters and are easily relatable to readers.  Definitely plenty of adventure, and I can’t wait to start the next book.  I think this series will only get better with each book. I recommend this book to any boy who loves adventure, dragons, puzzles, and those who find humor in a fart (this alone will attract my son). 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was very interesting till the end can't say why without ruining it all I can figure is you must read the next book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a great book with magical adventure, good and evil. Andy is sucked into a magical world that has a curse and tge king belives that Andy is the one whovcan break this terrible curse . Andy meets my friends along the way but he doesn't know weather he can trust them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awsome book graet book fir liitle boys
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It sounds like people LOVE this book so it must be amazing
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Have not read it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book.The end is confusing.
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Very childlike writing. Not meaning the technical writing is juvenile, but the story is obviously geared to the young, perhaps pre teen? So my low rating is a reflection of that. DMB
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book because it was action packed and entertaining
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Loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
WOULD GIVE 5 STAR EVERY TIME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
notrow1 More than 1 year ago
This is the first book in a wonderful YA fantasy series. I loved it! Andy Smithson is a character I liked a lot. He's 10 years old and gets transported to a strange place where a curse has hung over the people of Oomaldee for over five hundred years. Sent on a quest by the King (who believes him to be the Chosen One) to help find the ingredients to a potential cure, he finds himself facing his fears and making friends. However, danger is never very far away and as the quest to find a scale from a red dragon heats up, Andy will have to use all his courage to succeed. I have been wanting to read this book for some time. I am a huge fan of fantasy tales containing dragons. I started this story and didn't put it down until I'd finished it. I found myself transported with Andy into a world that is continually surrounded by fog. I love the ingenious way the citizens have discovered a way to clear the fog for a period of time (it's rather stinky and kids would love this idea), however it is only a temporary measure and the fog (caused by the curse) returns. I must admit I found it a little odd that the king wore jeans and t-shirts when everyone else was still wearing medieval clothing. However, seeing as this is a fantasy, I suppose most kids would relate better to modern clothing (though I am not sure many kids aged 10 would know who Steve Jobs was, but I could be wrong). I really enjoyed some of the escapades Andy and his friend Alden get into during the quest. I think I liked Alden (and his memorable neon green hair) more than Andy, as he seemed a little more mature and less prone to whining. However, I also enjoyed watching Andy's character grow as he struggled with many difficult situations and emotions. This story takes the reader on an adventure full of danger, but it also teaches children the importance of acceptance of others, honesty, integrity, perseverance and truth. I am looking forward to sharing this book with the reluctant readers I am mentoring, as I feel this book would help them understand these concepts better. I must admit that the story, which ends on a slight cliffhanger, has left me looking forward to reading the next book in the series, Venom of the Serpent's Cunning, as soon as I can as I would love to know what happens next. L.R.W. Lee has written a fantastic YA fantasy story that swept me up and carried me away. I love her fast paced writing style, it kept me hooked, and the flow was wonderful. This is the first book I have read by this author but it'll not be the last. I highly recommend this book to young readers aged 9-12. Boys will definitely enjoy this book, but I think girls would too. I also recommend this book to adults who love reading middle grade YA fantasy. - Lynn Worton
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I like the story line. I like the underdog character Andy. The book caught my intertest when i got more into the chapters. I'm a little older , ok way older 35+ and I like adventure type stories. I like that the main character Andy is relitable , easy to like . I'm nerd at heart so i also like playing videos and reading good books like character and like how trouble follows while trying to do good but things just don't go his way. I could not put the book down, not once I got bored or lose interest. Its hard to find a good book like that. I can't wait to the read the rest of the books. A Good find. A must read!
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Can't put this book down
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I to rich to get free book. #theprincessofengland JK to all who believed me (the princess of nothing)
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