Books The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini Hardcover, 4 v., Knopf Books for Young Readers, List Price: $95.44 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Inheritance CycleAuthorChristopher Paolini Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary The series that began with Eragon follows poor farm boy Eragon as he grows into a master swordsman who fights alongside his dragon, Saphira, to help save the Empire from evil and darkness. Genres: Young Adult Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Inheritance Cycle Summer Books 2012 Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels August 7, 2012 More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.