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Laini Taylor


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Laini Taylor is the author of the Dreamdark books: BLACKBRINGER, which Kirkus said "belongs at the top of everyone's fantasy must-read list," and its sequel, SILKSINGER. She is also the creator of the Laini's Ladies line of gifts and stationery. You can learn more about her art, writing, animal claw collection, and love of bizarre creatures and phenomena on her website.She lives with her husband, Jim Di Bartolo, in a yellow cottage in Portland, Oregon.
 

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy
 
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   Lips Touch (2009)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Laini Taylor recommends
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A Wilderness of Stars (2022)
Shea Ernshaw
"Riveting, atmospheric thriller that messes with your mind in the best way."
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Even Though I Knew the End (2022)
C L Polk
"Stylish supernatural noir with a heart and a thrumming pulse. I devoured it."
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Odin's Child (2021)
(Raven Rings, book 1)
Siri Pettersen
"I loved it deeply from the first to the last word, and was instantly and thoroughly immersed."

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Anthologies containing stories by Laini Taylor
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My True Love Gave To Me (2014)
Twelve Holiday Stories
edited by
Stephanie Perkins
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Foretold (2012)
14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction
edited by
Carrie Ryan

Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2012) : Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book nominee (2018) : Strange the Dreamer


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