Dreamdark: Silksinger (Dreamdark Series) [Laini Taylor, Cassandra Campbell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Grade Level: Age. Laini Taylor (born December 22, ) is an American young adult fantasy author and a finalist Her first novel, Dreamdark: Blackbringer was published in , the sequel for which was a winner of the Cybil Award. However, she is. Grade Level: Age Level: Listening Level: Whisper Silksinger is no warrior — she’s a weaver of flying carpets. The last surviving member of her clan, .

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This book is at once mature but with a child like wonder. Magpie is a great characters.


I lzini listening to this novel on audiobook. The plot itself is quite simplistic and seems to have been written for a slighter younger audience than her other work.

Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Trivia About Blackbringer Fae Rdeamdark faerie Magpie Windwitch, whose grandfather is the West Wind and whose role in the emerging conflict seems ominously important, works to put those demons back into the bottles that held them for so long.

I was blown away all over again. Blackbringer introduces readers to Dreamdark, a modern-day forest tucked away from human knowledge and teeming with magic-wielding faeries, hedge and scavenger imps, and djinn.

Taylor in March Blackbringer itself is whimsical, funny, and if nothing else, a oaini that will make you believe in the sort of happiness you can find at the bottom of your garden. This book should be more well-known than it is and I recommend it to everyone kaini likes fantasy with a brilliant story.


I heard that Laini Taylor slaved over the world-building in this book. And oh, what a world it is. Blackbringer Dreamdark 1 1 1 Jan 01, I knew Betsy Bird of Fuse 8 fame had loved it, and the cover was certainly intriguing Laini Taylor’s writing pulled me in, and the characters and story wouldn’t let me go.

I wish I had my own pack of cheerful, loyal, cheroot-smoking t This was the sort of book I like to linger over, just enjoying dreamdaek pretty words and the vivid images. But Magpie Windwitch is not like most fairies.

Blackbringer (Faeries of Dreamdark #1) by Laini Taylor

Then the action picked up and with a shoulder shrug I plowed onward. See all 4 questions about Blackbringer…. Really excellent fish and chips with wonderfully battered and melt in your mouth Atlantic cod, malted vinegar and crisped chips! The original publisher of Blackbringer and its sequel Silksinger no longer exists, meaning the only copies that can be found of either book are usually tayllr and not in high street bookshops.

I don’t mind novels with multiple POV characters as long as the viewpoint switches at a logical endpoint, like the end of a chapter. This was the sort of book I like to linger over, just enjoying the pretty words and the vivid images.

Neither Magpie, Talon nor Poppy appreciate their skills and strengths.

These are just some of my favourite lines: I remember this being a thrill ride of adventure, cou I loved this book!

A book to get lost in. In fact, I’m jealous that I didn’t think of it. Vesper is self-centred and deceitful; Magpie is honourable and dedicated to truth. I was not surprised to learn that Ms. Her search takes her back to Dreamdark, where she reunites with old friends, meets new ones, and must contend with a suspicious new faerie queen and lalni standoffish Djinn King himself.


I grew up with Disney versions of the famous Grimm collection of fairytales. Children and Young Adult Literature portal. The creativity impressed me, and I thought Ms.

Faeries of Dreamdark Series

In Februarythe novel was selected as a Michael L. It’s a charming, whimsical story full of adventure and magical creatures of all kinds. Porter’s narration was spot-on. Blackbringer for those in favour of colon book titles from the library while seeking the third instalment of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy.

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The dreamfark is unexpected, dark, thrilling. Review quote Belongs at the top of everyoneas fantasy must-read list. Magpie and her friends are likable and sincere. This and my other reviews can be drreamdark at http: So they return to Dreamdark in search of the help they need to fight this ancient evil. This is NOT the same as my book, glory hallelujah; it is a totally different story, though I like to think that Magpie and Knife might be friends if they met though they’d have extremely different opinions about the trustworthiness of crows and humans!

I love crows in the real taglor, and Taylor’s anthropomorphized crows delighted me. The Best Books of Even though I didn’t think the writing in Blackbringer is as beautiful and lyrical as her YA novels, I still think she created an enchanting world in her first Dreamdark novel and I look forward to seeing how she builds upon that.