Acne, Asthma, And Other Signs You Might Be Half Dragon by Rena Rocford

By Rena Rocford

Allyson fights pimples, now not trolls.

As an inhaler-carrying member of the bronchial asthma society, she simply desires to meet the daddy who became her mom right into a paranoid, move-across-the-nation freak. Now she’s attempting to slot in at one more tuition, yet for the 1st time in her lifestyles, she has a ally, Beth.

When Allyson unintentionally spits hearth at kidnappers within the mall, she realizes why her father isn’t within the photograph: she’s part dragon. Her zits? rising scales. Her bronchial asthma? The negative effects of her dragon’s fireplace breath.

Instead of freaking out, unflappable Beth unearths her personal troll history and explains how issues paintings with the supernatural creatures hiding in the sleek international of smartphones and skyscrapers.

When trolls kidnap a unicorn, Beth will get blamed. Allyson is decided to turn out Beth’s innocence and retain her pal off the unicorn cutting block. after they commence searching for the abductors, they get a choice from the final individual they count on: Allyson’s father. He attempts to warn them off, yet he’s been positioned lower than a spell by means of the abductors to maintain the sufferers from escaping. not anything wanting demise can cease him.

Now Allyson needs to choose from killing the daddy she’s regularly dreamed of, or letting her ally die for a criminal offense she didn’t dedicate.

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