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The Best Books With Dragon in the Title

Updated November 18, 2017 475 votes 77 voters 3.4k views

It turns out that books with dragon in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 90+ good books with dragon in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles aren't books about actual dragons, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word dragon in the title.

Books with dragon in the title include The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, Red Dragon by Thomas Harris, and A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin. If you have a favorite dragon book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has dragon in the name, it belongs on this list.

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  • 1
    Dawn of the Dragons

    First Published1992

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Gamebook, Children's literature

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 2
    The White Dragon
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    The White Dragon

    Laura Resnick

    SubjectsEpic film

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Fantasy

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  • 3
    The Dragons of Expectation
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    SubjectsSocial science, Social history, History

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  • 4
    Arming the dragon
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    10

    Arming the dragon

    A. James Gregor

    SubjectsChina, Military science, Army, United States of America

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  • 5
    Dragon Venom
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    4

    Dragon Venom

    Lawrence Watt-Evans

    SubjectsEpic film

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Fantasy

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    A Dragon in the Family
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    A Dragon in the Family

    Jackie French Koller

    SubjectsAdventure

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy

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  • 7
    Dragons of the Dwarven Depths
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    Dragons of the Dwarven Depths

    Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

    SubjectsEpic film, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 8
    The dragon lord's daughters

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 9
    The Littlest Dragon
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    The Littlest Dragon

    Margaret Ryan

    SubjectsFriendship, Animal

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy

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  • 10
    Kingdom of the Golden Dragon

    First Published2004

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Young adult literature

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  • 11
    Unicorn and Dragon
    10
    6

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

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  • 12
    Dragons and kings
    7
    4

    Dragons and kings

    Jackie French Koller

    Genres (Book)Fantasy

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  • 13
    Dragon on a Pedestal
    7
    4

    First Published1983-10

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 14
    Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia
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    Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia

    Steven Schend, Aaron Allston

    First Published1991

    Genres (Book)Role-playing game

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  • 15
    Princess Alice and the Dreadful Dragon

    SubjectsAdventure

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • 16
    Tears of the Dragon
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    Tears of the Dragon

    Paula Gosling

    SubjectsEspionage

    Genres (Book)Mystery, Fiction

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  • 17
    Red dragon
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    Red dragon

    Ted Tally

    SubjectsPerforming arts, Video, Film

    Genres (Book)Mystery, Fiction

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  • 18
    Dragon teeth
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    Dragon teeth

    E. Howard Hunt

    SubjectsChina, International relations, Taiwan

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  • 19
    In the Jaws of the Dragon
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    SubjectsChina, Current events, Politics, International relations, United States of America

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  • 20
    The library dragon
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    The library dragon

    Carmen Agra Deedy

    SubjectsSchools, Libraries

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  • 21
    Dragon Mage
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    Dragon Mage

    Andre Norton, Jean Rabe

    SubjectsEpic film

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Fantasy

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  • 22
    Dragons of Summer Flame
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    Dragons of Summer Flame

    Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

    First Published1995-11

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 23
    The dragon takes a wife
    4
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    The dragon takes a wife

    Walter Dean Myers

    SubjectsFolklore

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • 24
    Dragon Seed
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    Dragon Seed

    Pearl S. Buck

    First Published1942

    SubjectsChina, Literary, Literature, Linguistics, Classics

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Novel, Historical novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 25
    Here there be dragons
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    Here there be dragons

    James A. Owen, Jane Yolen

    SubjectsLiterature, Animal

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy

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