Strange the Dreamer
A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy. The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around— and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose... show more
A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy. The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around— and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he's been obsessed with the mythic lost city
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Series: Strange the Dreamer (#1)
Sorry, not sorry, I just am not going to force myself to read something I am not enjoying. The purple prose and info dump that I tried to wade through turned me completely off. I can't say much more than that since I didn't waste my time trying to struggle through this read. I would also say that...
3 stars (rounded up)-story audiobookNarration-excellent The story was fascinating, beautifully written, visual, flowing as I have come to love of Ms. Taylor's style and it was too long and over written. I wanted to love it, wanted to have that can't wait for more feel, instead I was asking, "when wi...
I think I'm in the minority here with not exactly loving this one. I listened to the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series and thoroughly enjoyed that one. While the writing in Strange the Dreamer is quite gorgeous I found myself somewhat bored. Maybe listening to the audio would have helped? I'm not su...
There's a sort of alchemy to great storytelling, a mystical transformation that takes place with more than the sum of the parts. Laini Taylor's language is beautiful. Her characters are compelling, all the truth of the archetypal without the dullness of a recycled trope. Her fantasy world-building i...
Hello Lazlo Strange. I was completely charmed by Lazlo. He was a kindred spirit. A bookworm, a hopeless magical romantic with a wild imagination, a dreamer through and through. He had this pure, untainted hopefulness that most of us adults seem to let diminish as we grow older and I just co...
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