Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Inheritance Cycle


INHERITANCE by Christopher Paolini
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Despite the long, anticlimactic wind-down, it is a strong conclusion to the crowd-pleasing series. (maps, multilingual word list) (Heroic fantasy. 12-15)"
Capping the former Inheritance Trilogy, this fourth epic-length episode brings teenage Dragon Rider Eragon at last to a decisive faceoff with his greatest enemy. Read full book review >
ELDEST by Christopher Paolini
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Aug. 23, 2005

"Derivative but exciting. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
Eragon continues his Rider training in this dense sequel. Read full book review >
ERAGON by Christopher Paolini
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2003

This solid, sweeping epic fantasy crosses vast geography as it follows 15-year-old Eragon from anonymous farm boy to sword-wielding icon on whose shoulders may rest the fate of Alagaësia. Read full book review >