Tags: Laini Taylor
The Leaning Pile of Books

This week I have five new books I added to the TBR pile. They’re all books I bought myself this time and they’re all ones I really can’t wait to read, although I probably won’t get to more than one of them this month (I’m still trying to figure out my November reading list other than By the Mountain Bound by Elizabeth Bear, which I’m reading now). Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor I received review copies of the […]

2009 National Book Awards

Today I read that Laini Taylor’s Lips Touch: Three Times was nominated for the 2009 National Book Awards for Young People’s Literature. I haven’t read this one, but I loved both of her Dreamdark books (Blackbringer and Silksinger) so I was rather happy to see this. Congratulations to Laini Taylor!

Review of Dreamdark: Silksinger

The Book Smugglers has been celebrating YA Appreciation Month with a whole bunch of reviews and giveaways of YA books as well as interviews/guest posts with some authors who write YA. They posted an open invitation to other bloggers to post reviews or articles about YA books on August 15 and I decided to participate. It was tough to pick a book to review but I ended up settling on the sequel to a very good book I read earlier […]

Review of Dreamdark: Blackbringer

Dreamdark: Blackbringerby Laini Taylor448pp (Paperback)My Rating: 8/10Amazon Rating: 5/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.32/5Goodreads Rating: 4.51/5 Blackbringer is the first book in the Dreamdark series by Laini Taylor and just came out in paperback this month. The second book in this YA fantasy series, Silksinger, will be released in September 2009. Long ago, the djinn captured all the devils, sealed them in bottles, and threw them into the water. Their magic kept any creature from being able to release the devils back into […]