When the ancient evil of the Blackbringer rises to unmake the world, only one determined faerie stands in its way. However, Magpie Author. Laini Taylor. Dreamdark – Blackbringer by Laini Taylor, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Magpie Windwitch is not like other faeries, most of whom live in tranquil seclusion . When she learns that escaped devils are creeping back into.

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It was dreams that, like threads, had embroidered the others to this world, while he had roamed and ranged, always restless, bound to nothing.

Views Read Edit View history. Porter’s narration was spot-on. While there is plenty of action, blackbringef isn’t enough sub-characters that interact with the protagonist. Books by Laini Taylor. While her kind live in seclusion deep in the forests of Dreamdark, she’s devoted her life to tracking down and recapturing devils escaped from their ancient bottles, just as her hero, the legendary Bellatrix, did 25, years ago. With her faithful gang of crows, she travels the world fighting where others would choose to flee.

A book to get lost in. To ask other readers questions about Blackbringerplease sign up. Laini Taylor mentions in blakbringer website that she initially wanted to write five Dreamdark books but the publisher has decided not to continue with the series. Taylor loves words, and it shows.

Blackbringer (Faeries of Dreamdark #1) by Laini Taylor

This book can laii described in one word — delicious. Magpie Windwitch is a roaming faerie who fights devils that humans are releasing from bottles that had been sealed by fairies long ago. This story was completely different. It is touched upon but I kept waiting for the author to go into more depth and instead got a quick wrap-up at the end. I loved the main character the most because she was short tempered, but patient with the people she loved, arrogant, strong, clever, and witty.


Just a moment while we talor you in to your Goodreads account. You wouldn’t want to mess with Magpie and crew if you too were the size of a thumb! This book should be more well-known than it is and I recommend haylor to everyone who likes fantasy with a brilliant story.

A world was crafted through the unlikely perspective of a clan of crows and their adopted faery, named Magpie. Our customer reviews I have read many books about fairies this year but this was the best of the lot.

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The writing is marvelous, with unexpected twists and details that make the story pop off the page. If you like faeries, djinn, and a strong heroine with little internal struggles then you’ll enjoy this one.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. She’s impulsive and courageous, but she mainly is trying to survive one adventure after-the-other.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy by Laini Taylor. A Conspiracy of Kings. For the most part the story follows the formulaic quest of a hero saving the world with unusual powers. It sounded like another rehashing of fairy-tale ingredients, but because it had earned such praise, I forged ahead. 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.

Actually, I almost feel ashamed for not reading Taylor’s work sooner!

Dreamdark – Blackbringer : Laini Taylor :

Faeries of Dreamdark 1. Humans, apparently, are an anomaly no one saw coming. Yet it’s sprinkled methodically throughout, and readers learn everything they need to know as the plot unfolds. 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. Still others like Magpie’s childhood friend Poppy Manygreen and the persistent prince Talon Ratherstring are well-rounded and memorable in their own way.


This book, Dreamdark, was recommended to me by a staff member. Apr 15, Ruth Jones rated it it was amazing. The plot itself is quite simplistic and seems to have been written for a slighter younger audience than her other work.

Children and Young Adult Literature portal. I heard that Laini Taylor slaved over the world-building in this book. In the process she discovers how she came to have strange powers that help heal a world that is slowly unraveling.

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.

Description When the ancient evil of the Blackbringer rises to unmake the world, only one determined faerie stands in its way. I thought Magpie was dreaming in the castle but she was out fighting the Blackbringer in reality. Not simplistic,mind you, it all just seemed to flow together so perfectly that, when all was finally revealed and all the pieces began to snick into place, I found myself thinking: The fairies have warriors and artists, historians and healers, archaeologists and opportunists.

Then the action picked up and with a shoulder shrug I plowed onward. Swooping, darting, and other aerial-robics turned fights and chases into breathless scenes that played like a movie in my mind’s eye, which only fueled my adoration for the book even more.

When she finds a devil that threatens to devour the world she seeks the help of the Djinn King that sealed it thousands of years before. Flawed, impetuous, down-to-earth, surprising, with an endearingly tender heart

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