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Laini Taylor

Författare till Daughter of Smoke & Bone

31+ verk 18,758 medlemmar 1,246 recensioner 34 favoritmärkta

Om författaren

Laini Taylor was born in Chico, California in 1971. She received a degree in English from UC Berkeley in 1994. She also studied illustration at the California College of Arts and Crafts. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a travel book editor, a bookseller, a waitress, and an visa mer illustrator/designer. Her works include Blackbringer, Silksinger, Lips Touch: Three Times, and the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series. In 2014 her title Dreams of Gods and Monsters made The New York Times Best seller list. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Serier

Verk av Laini Taylor

Daughter of Smoke & Bone (2011) 6,342 exemplar
Days of Blood and Starlight (2012) 3,074 exemplar
Strange the Dreamer (2016) 3,019 exemplar
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (2014) 2,337 exemplar
Muse of Nightmares (2018) 1,293 exemplar
Lips Touch: Three Times (2009) 856 exemplar
Blackbringer (2007) 704 exemplar
Night of Cake & Puppets (2013) 559 exemplar
Silksinger (2009) 233 exemplar
Goblin Fruit (2012) 35 exemplar
The Drowned (2004) 31 exemplar
Spicy Little Curses 28 exemplar

Associerade verk

My True Love Gave to Me (2014) — Bidragsgivare — 915 exemplar
Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction (2012) — Bidragsgivare — 251 exemplar

Taggad

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Found: Fantasy blue girl;gods in sky i Name that Book (mars 2022)

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I enjoyed this deconstruction of the typical hero’s story. There are more colors painted on this canvas than what you usually see. This is one of the few plot-driven stories that I have enjoyed.

First, it’s dark and complicated with the paradox of love and hate. Everything is messy and complex, the cast of characters included. Do the ends justify the means? When we idolize people what parts do we fail to see? How can one-sided thinking create huge blind spots?

The story begins slowly with Lazlo’s childhood and a haughty prince, but it’s worth holding onto until you can get to the meat of the story. I was surprised this wasn’t an Adult Fantasy with some of its implications and sexual content. Oh, and Minya? As my father would say, “That one’s a pistol.”

Overall, this was something different for me, and I had a great reading experience. It was DREAMY.
… (mer)
 
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DestDest | 127 andra recensioner | Nov 26, 2023 |
I've really enjoyed other books by Taylor, and the story line of this series is really interesting, but what spoils it for me are some of the overwrought and overly-long descriptive passages. We did this book as a read-aloud with our 15 yr old and they also rolled their eyes at the florid descriptions of passion.

Great world-building though! And m invested enough to move on to book 2!
 
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decaturmamaof2 | 528 andra recensioner | Nov 22, 2023 |
A really enjoyable second volume on this "duology".
 
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decaturmamaof2 | 52 andra recensioner | Nov 22, 2023 |
Really good world building by Ms Taylor. I was quite invested in the story of Lazlo Strange, Sarai and the others.
 
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decaturmamaof2 | 127 andra recensioner | Nov 22, 2023 |

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Associerade författare

Jim Di Bartolo Illustrator, Map artist
Alison Impey Designer, Cover designer
Hachette Audio Publisher
Lea Bernstein Photographer
Dave Caplan Cover designer
Allison Impey Designer
Gert van Santen Translator
Daniela Lombard Cover artist
Marcus Luconi Cover artist
Cliff Nielsen Cover artist
Stephanie Fahey Cover artist
Davina Porter Narrator
Jim Di Bartolo Illustrator

Statistik

Verk
31
Även av
2
Medlemmar
18,758
Popularitet
#1,163
Betyg
4.1
Recensioner
1,246
ISBN
306
Språk
18
Favoritmärkt
34

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