Sparks Fly: A Novel of the Light Dragons

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Hell hath no fury like a ticked-off dragon…

Ysolde de Bouchier has a lot on her plate, which isn't unusual considering her Light Dragon mate Baltic is still at odds with just about everyone, starting with his former guard Thala and her outlaw posse, right down to his dragon god father. Ysolde herself fairs no better, since the First Dragon has her in his sights as well, demanding that she right past wrongs...and her time to do that is quickly ...

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Overview

Hell hath no fury like a ticked-off dragon…

Ysolde de Bouchier has a lot on her plate, which isn't unusual considering her Light Dragon mate Baltic is still at odds with just about everyone, starting with his former guard Thala and her outlaw posse, right down to his dragon god father. Ysolde herself fairs no better, since the First Dragon has her in his sights as well, demanding that she right past wrongs...and her time to do that is quickly running out.

With the help of some familiar friends, Ysolde sets into motion an elaborate plan that will have repercussions throughout the mortal and immortal worlds. But when a member of her family is held hostage, no one is safe from the fire of her rage.  

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Publishers Weekly
Like the toothy monsters of legend, MacAlister’s more civilized light dragons (last seen in The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons) wheel and deal to maintain their status and protect beloved possessions. After the First Dragon tells Ysolde de Bouchier, the human reincarnation of a famous dragon, that she has to save Baltic, her light dragon mate, and the other dragons in some vague and unspecified way, she tries to glean clues from historical visions that periodically envelop her and anyone standing near her. Eventually she realizes she must coordinate a complicated scheme involving Green, Silver, and Black dragons that will reunite Baltic with a prized talisman and lift a curse. The confusion is balanced by a well-organized plot and MacAlister’s trademark humor, and the addition of a glossary and dramatis personae make the complex dragon politics more palatable, though new readers will still be lost. Agent: Michelle Grajkowski, 3 Seas Literary Agency. (May)
Library Journal
Born to the silver dragon sept but raised as a human, Ysolde de Bouchier understands both worlds. When trouble arises between the two dragons who claim her as their mate, she hatches a plan to resolve the conflict. This is the third series entry (after Love in the Time of Dragons).
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451236531
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Series: Light Dragons Series , #3
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 353,230
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Katie MacAlister lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and dogs, and can often be found lurking around online game sites.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2012

    Another hilarious Light Dragons novel. Not her best work, but st

    Another hilarious Light Dragons novel. Not her best work, but still pretty good. The book advanced the plot, included some old favorites, like Aisling, and had me laughing out loud at times. I disagree with the previous reviewer - while the lead male may be similar to those her other books, Ysolde is pretty distinctive and the plot is substantially different.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2012

    Not what I expected

    I think Katie MacAlister is very funny and carries it across very well in her books but this one was lacking that special quality. I felt that the plot didn't advance smoothly. I also felt that KM tried too hard to make the dialogue funny with all the side comments from other characters during serious situations. I've read other series where the author seems to lose interest towards the end and the quality of the book suffers so I'm glad this series ended.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2014

    SPARKCLAN

    Move to 'fire' res 2!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2014

    Stormstars biography

    Name..Stormstar <p> Gender..&female <p> Rank..leader of Sparkclan <p> Appearence..A slim white shorthair with black stripes. She has sapphire blue eyes <p> Crush\Mate\Kits..Nope! <p> Personality..Kind and compassionate but can be strict when needed. She will sometimes goof around though. <p> History..She was the oldest of her litter and always was the boss in thier games. She grew up in Northclan until she was kit napped by Bloodclan. She taught herself how to hunt and fight. When she discovered Sparkclan she knew it was the place for her to stay. And here she is! <p> Lives left..8 <p> Other.. i love nintendo <p> Anything else..Ask! <p> &#9788&#9390&#9391&#9386&#9389&#9384&#9390&#9391&#9372&#9389&#9788

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2014

    LunaStar

    Name <P>LunaStar<P>Looks<P>Black Pelt with Blue eyes <P>Mate<P>None but open <P>kits<P>None<P>Rank<P>Leader<P>Other<P>She iis part of a profocey <P> Enything else just ask <P><P><P><P><P><P><P><P><P>

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2014

    Thunderstar

    Name Thunderstar
    Gender she cat
    Look stormcloud gray fur with yellow eyes
    Crush unknown
    Mate none
    Kits none
    Rank leader
    Histery unknown
    Kin none
    Anything else ask.

    ~•Thunderstar•~

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2014

    ה ↭

    &#1492 this is so cool!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2014

    Pepperkit's Bio!!!!

    Name: "Pepperkit, duh!"
    Age: "Currently I am 5 moons."
    Gender: ".......She-Kit......"
    Looks: Pepperkit is a white she-kit with black flecks on her face, close together on her back, and tail. Her eyes are emerald green and sapphire blue.
    History: "I was abandoned as a kit. I wondered aroud for so long, I got used to the tough enviroment. I found this clan ad wanted to join."
    Personality: "I've been told I'm bubbly, cheery, and sometimes annoying."
    Family: Summerkit (Sister)
    Parents: Unknown
    Mate/Crush/Kits: "Eww! Nope!!! Thats just gross."
    Signiture: Pepper #spade

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2014

    BIOS HERE

    Foxfrost is a she cat with a ginger pelt and a white tiped tail. She has green eyes and is fun and well spirited. 19 moons old. Needs a good mare

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2014

    Snowpaw

    Drops her mouse and a theush on the frsh kill pile

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2014

    Silverleaf

    Last res.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2014

    Lake

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2014

    Lightningkit

    I'm bored. My mother and father are inactive.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2014

    She kit

    Snuggled to bher kom

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2014

    Nursery

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2014

    Spottedtail

    Lays down in nest with lightingkit letting him suckle

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2013

    Shelby

    Wyd?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2013

    Grayson

    But ur with ethan so its not like u really got rejected

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 19, 2013

    I love Katie's dragon series' I need more dragons Katie! :) <

    I love Katie's dragon series' I need more dragons Katie! :)

    &lt;3 Your biggest fan

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

    Jtutueetrt

    Yxxx

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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