Heart's Blood (Pit Dragon Chronicles Series #2)

Heart's Blood (Pit Dragon Chronicles Series #2)

by Jane Yolen

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Overview

Jakkin risks everything—his freedom, his dragon, even his life—to rescue his beloved in this stirring sequel to Dragon's Blood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547544854
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 05/01/2004
Series: Pit Dragon Chronicles Series , #2
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 401,105
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
File size: 724 KB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

JANE YOLEN has written more than two hundred books for children and adults, including the three volumes in the Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager, Hobby, and Merlin. She has won several of the most prestigious awards in children's literature. Ms. Yolen lives in western Massachusetts and Scotland.

Jane Yolen is a highly acclaimed author who has written hundreds of books for children and adults and has won numerous awards. She and her husband divide their time between Massachussetts and Scotland. Visit her at janeyolen.com and on Twitter at @JaneYolen.  

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Heart's Blood 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 40 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this trilogy is the best written trilogy on dragons i have ever read.the fact that she included politics and and a sense of law made the stories and the idea of dragons more believeable and real. i wish this trilogy never ended and love reading them over and over again.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Some of you people haven't even read the other books of this, have you? You should, because if you did miss out, ther's a lot of things that happened.
Guest More than 1 year ago
An alright book, but I missed the whole Jakkin and Akki love thing. When did that happen? Over my head, I guess. Very cute baby dragons.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved reading these books. I am a big dragon fan and I loved the idea of raising dragons.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Jane Yolen has hit a home run with her Pit Dragon Series. Once you read the first, the second and third can't be put down. I read them in 7th grade, and again this week(I'm now 25) and still can't get enough.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The guys two reveiws down from me has a huge spoiler dont read it im serious
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Warn people before you ruin a book with your review!
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book was outstanding, amazing,and wonderful, but...... in the book it seems soooooo sad the heart's blood had to die! why?! it was an emotional book, filled with a great adventure!great job jane yolen i loved it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think these books are truly amazing, Wonderful to read
Guest More than 1 year ago
I found this book truly amazing. I loved all the twists and turns. I loved it and would definantly read the whole series over again.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Jane Yolen has written a great book. I just love how the dragons comunicate using colored thoughts. I also like how she uses the womb to give jakkin and akki new life.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I just LOVED this book!!! I thought the firts was wonderful and so is this one, I'm definitely going to read the third. It was a real page-turner. The end made me cry though. I really recomend you read this book!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've read the first book, and Heatrs Blood was a good book. The ending was very sad though.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was the best! Unfortunatly I didnt read the first book in the trilogy yet -_-. I will though! Or maybe not..O well the book was great, action filled! Kinda sad also, but I liked the ending!
Guest More than 1 year ago
What more can I say? Sad at the end, made me cry *sniff sniff*.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is definetely more sci-fi then the last book, which was more of a fantasy book, but its still really really good. The third book definetly looks promising... especially the end because it get's way 'out-there'...
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is about as good as harry potter it has a lot of adventerous characters. i recamend this book to read
Guest More than 1 year ago
A riveting sequel to Dragons Blood that make u want more and more, u know after reading this story there will be the finishing 3rd st
Guest More than 1 year ago
Jane Yolen has done it again. She has produced a spectacular novel that furthers the Dragon Pit Trilogy. She has taken the very roots of dragon lore itself and used them in a most imaginative way that is a great story for anyone. The Book itself is about the continuation of Jakkin's adventures in which he encounters his long lost friend and takes on a daring quest that could save Austar IV itself. I recommend this book to ages 10+.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book was the best book ever. i love how jakkin went to find akkin. and how he did it. jakkin is a brave character.
Guest More than 1 year ago
IT WAS EXCELLENT!THERE IS NO OTHER WORD TO DESCRIBE IT.THE STORY JUST LEADS YOU FROM ONE PART TO ANOTHER,BUT THE ENDING COULD HAVE BEEN A TEENSY WEENSY BETTER.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book, 'Heart's Blood' by Jane Yolen, is a marvoleous book. Most is about politics, but the book is very moving. Jakkins sortof love, Akki, disappears when she is spying on the Rebels. Jakkins dragon, Heart's Blood, has just had hatchlings. With Heart's Blood booked up for fights and Jakkin trying to find Akki, they are in a very tight mess. The ending is the saddest, and the most moving ending I have ever read. I rate this book five stars, because it is wonderful, but also because Jane Yolen describes it beautifully, and doesnt miss a bit. I highly recommend reading this book.
candlelitdreams on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is the second book in the Pit Dragon trilogy set in a future world beyond Earth. In this novel the main character, master and ex-bonder Jakkin, leaves his dragon and her hatchlings to help his love interest Akki.Generally a good way to spend an afternoon. I would recommend to anyone interested in this genre because the characters and the world the author created are well written, but it is mainly a young adult novel and that needs to be kept in mind when reading.
Aerrin99 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
In this second book of the Pit Dragons trilogy (although now there are four, so I suppose it's not really), we find Jakken a successful dragon trainer, free from bond and moving swiftly upward in the world.We also find that Austar IV is a politically complicated place, and a potentially dangerous one. This book gears up the political plots that carry through the rest of the volumes, and is, to me, the only one that manages it successful. It revolves around a group of rebels Akki has fallen in with and Jakken's desperation to save her, while still maintaining a firm foot in the Pit Dragon culture I loved in the first book.There is still a strong thread of coming-of-age (Jakken flat out asks himself if he's a man yet - and what that means) and some wonderful notes of personal loyalty and personal responsibility. The ending is heart-breaking. Worth a read.
Winterrain on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book, like everything else Jane Yolen writes, is far more thought-provoking than I could hope to convey in a simple plot summary. I'll say only that, while the first book is nothing I haven't seen before, this one is quite original. One never gets the impression that Yolen put a lot of time into building the world of Austar IV- it just seems to exist naturally on the page. At times, it's a little too natural- she scorns infodumping to the point where I was sometimes left confused about the details of Jakkin's culture.