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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I agree that the ending was a bit rushed and didn’t tie up all of the loose ends about the pretender faerie queen.

Blackbringer (Faeries of Dreamdark #1) by Laini Taylor

Although it seemed a bit long towards the end of course I had some long days in which I was pretty exhausted, so I can’t blame that on the book aloneit was a worthwhile experience. But it was also a just plain fun story, with a fresh and spunky heroine, and ancient mysteries and magic.

The characters are favorites. Magpie is one feisty character and I didn’t have trouble liking her. I enjoyed listening to this novel on audiobook. The pace in the beginning as this is revealed is at times confusing and slow.

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Review quote Belongs at the top of everyoneas fantasy must-read list. Blair The Black C Porter’s narration was spot-on. Oh, that was lovely, creative, and sharp. I was skimming whole pages as I often do when the story just isn’t interesting. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Book ratings by Goodreads. The novel moves along well, and the characters are likable as is the banter and camraderie among them. Life is too short to force yourself to read a book that just doesn’t interest you.


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Our customer reviews I have read many books about fairies this year but this was the best of kaini lot. I n Taylor’s debut fantasy, humans are unknowingly releasing demons into the world—demons trapped in bottles 25, years ago by armies of faeries.

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Another thing that Dremadark liked is how significant dreams are in this story – dreams play important roles in the events that unfold in this novel. Magpie Windwitch comes from dreams, she’s made from the fabric of dreams and woven into the tapestry of Dreamdark, the forest filled with all creatures bright, fanciful, dangerous and dark.

Is this book intended for kids? The narrator, Davina Porter, beautifully illustrates the vitality inherent dreamadrk the various characters in this novel. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Jan 12, Claire Blind Reader rated it it was amazing Shelves: She lives and travels with a bunch of crows, who all have their own personalities and are pretty funny But there is trouble brewing a great evil shadow has appeared and it is set to devour the ddeamdark.

The only thing I can do is tell you to read it.

This book should be more well-known than it is and I recommend it to everyone who likes fantasy with a brilliant story. The world was dreamed by the powerful Djinns and there used to be many creatures in this world that have been hunted out of existence by humans. Retrieved from ” https: You know how wonderfully she can write and the imagery she can conjure. Dreqmdark her efforts she is joined by a host of magical companions from the forest of Dreamdark – the most sacred place of the ancient world.

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The history of Dreamdark and its faeries, and the origin story of how the djinn created Earth, plays a crucial part of the story. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Magpie’s a sweet yet spunky tomboy who’s eager for adventure and loyal to everyone she cares about.

View all 4 comments. This story was c Magie Windwitch is much more adventurous than most faeries. In fact, I’m jealous that I didn’t think of it. Overall I found the book very good and laii. Neither Magpie, Talon nor Poppy appreciate their skills and strengths. I kept at it for 40 pages until I realized I was reading pages and not paying attention.

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There are many creation stories and some really well-written ones such as “The Thief” by Megan Whalen Turner. Other books in the series.