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Blackbringer (Faeries of Dreamdark #1) by Laini Taylor

If you have read Taylor’s books before. When they encounter an entirely different kind of devil they fear they are in over their heads. I have to say I was worried about rereading this book.

Lists with This Book. However, Magpie Windwitch, granddaughter of the West Wind, is not like other faeries. Any book lover who enjoys a gorgeously articulated story will savor this one.

Never have I read a book so freshly inspired, with language so beautifully wrought, including the author’s own blackrbinger invented words. Blackbringer is such a beautiful, beautiful book. I am an admitted fan of YA literature, but I can fairly say that this story has elements that would appeal to older readers as easily as younger ones.

Laini Taylor is an amazing writer! This is a well written fantasy which is very descriptive and in-depth, Magpie is a strong and independent Fairy, and this book has lovely drawings so you can picture all the different characters. Dec 09, Kami rated it it was amazing.

Laini Taylor is also the creator of Laini’s Ladies, a gift product blsckbringer she began making by hand to sell at a local art fair, which has expended to seventeen product lines–from blzckbringer to garden object to holiday ornaments to jewelry–that have retailed in over 5, gift and specialty stores throughout the United States and Canada.


I’m excited for the sequel, Silksingerespecially since I’ve heard that it’s even better than this one. I am however counting down the days until the third installment of Daughter of Smoke and Bone taylkr out. I never thought I’d read a book that was able to combine faerie lore with djinn lore, but it was done very successfully here.

I couldn’t read Blackbringer quickly. The fairies are old world, earthy and mostly uninterested in “mannies” humans. Dialect is tough to pull off, and one that’s largely invented even more so. I loved this book! I tried very hard to become interested in the story line.

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Three Timesbut it nlackbringer be out of place in this book, which has plenty of non-sexy danger and is aimed at a slightly younger audience, I think. The world building was sketchy here-and-there and clear in others. Not only are there faeries, djinn, and talking crows, but there are also hedge imps mostly benevolent, animal-type creatures and devils not benevolent–somewhere between mischevious and annoying to downright malevolent.

However, Magpie Windwitch, granddaughter of the West Wind, is not like other faeries.

Magpie is joined by a cast ranging from her ever-loyal crow companions Calypso, Mingus and Maniac to name a few and her friends Talon Rathersting and Poppy Manygreen, to the suspicious Lady Vesper to the mysterious and rather grumpy Magruwen. This plot is not complex but the beauty of the blaclbringer and the philosophy of faith and holding tight to dreams greater than oneself guide you into a land that is Fantasia put to words. InTaylor’s novel Strange the Dreamer was released.

At a time when fantasy readers have an embarrassment of riches in choosing new worlds to fall in love with, this first novel by a fresh, original voice is sure to stand out.


She comes up with a truly fascinating creation story involving the fiery Djinn and an air elemental.

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It’s easy to immerse yourself in the beauty of words artistically blended to inspire the pen to create visual art as well. Other books in the series. I would recommend it to faerie fiction lovers, and fantasy fans in general.

All the Blackbrknger Saints. It may be geared more for pre-teens, but older teens and adults will also appreciate the sophisticated world-building and the poetry in Laini Taylor’s prose. The plot itself is quite simplistic and seems to have been written for a slighter younger audience than her other work. Actually, I almost feel ashamed for not reading Taylor’s work sooner! This book follows the adventures of a young faery named Magpie, who along with her companions, a murder of crows, and prince Talon a faery prince from the protectors of Dreamdark.

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Such were the humble beginnings of the end of the world: I’m so glad for Talon! Jan 29, Christine rated it it was amazing. There is nothing but darkness and gnawing hunger where she would normally expect to find filth and blood. Blackbringer by Laini Taylor 2 3 Jun twylor, Yet it’s sprinkled methodically throughout, and readers learn everything they need to know as the plot unfolds.