Birth of the Firebringer has ratings and reviews. Jennifer said: THIS IS THE BOOK I WAS BORN TO READ! I loved every beautiful moment, word, ima. Volume One of the Firebringer Trilogy Jan, the prince of the unicorns, is high- spirited, reckless-and the despair of his mighty father, Korr. Reluctantly. The Firebringer Trilogy by Meredith Ann Pierce is a Young Adult series of novels whose main Birth of the Firebringer; Dark Moon; The Son of Summer Stars.

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Product details File Size: Am I the heir to a special destiny? I love it even more now. She follows this up with, essentially: Jan has a big destiny and an even bigger heart.

Pierce has perfected high fantasy without resorting to swordplay — or even humans in this case. I first read this as a teen and was amazed at how immersed I could be in a story not about humans. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Secondly, the author wrote the word ‘smoke’ about 50 times in 2 chapters. Nazis killed, but it was MY god who sent them to everlasting, unescapable torture. Jun 20, Kachera rated it it was amazing Shelves: I ordered books two and three before I was halfway done with this one. Account Options Sign in. So I clung to my religion with all my might Author could have a done a bit more fact-checking or res Not bad.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Reading it again as an adult I was amazed in different ways. It is full of lessons on persevearance, learning from others, believing in yourself, and being a part of the whole even when you might feel like the odd one out. From the Paperback edition.


I liked the revelation of so many secrets at once at the end of the novel, and I look forward birrh seeing what the Firebringer does in the rest of the series!

Don’t believe the upper limit on the I picked it back up 12 years later to read it again and loved it just as much. In doing so, I accepted firebrinter dominion of a god who, under this logic, was far worse than genocidal.

The fantasy elements are not unique, but it’s nice to read a book that focuses solely on mythological animals, and it’s so rare that this feels fresh. One of the best books I’ve read in a long time. If I were more versed in what these patterns looked like, I’m sure the imagery would be easy enough to envision. Jan’s journey is an escape from ingrained dogma.

I was skeptical going into this book, and it took me the first hundred or so pages to realize that I was truly enjoying it! Books by Meredith Ann Pierce. Jan is swept by the ocean to a foreign land while Tek, pregnant with their offspring, flees from Jan’s father to the protection of her hermit mother. Ascribing to this mythology gave me tiny fragment of the senses of control and identity I couldn’t find elsewhere.

And unicorns are literally a magical creature. But Jan’s nativist punitive religion shared so many of the qualities of my own that it was impossible for me not to being to draw patterns. Jan 11, Kelsi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Cover of the first edition of Birth of the Firebringer. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I wish I had known about this book when I was 10!


Don’t believe the upper limit on the age requirements – this book is good for everyone. Page 1 of 1 Start Over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This classic saga of Jan, the warrior unicorn prince and his herd’s only hope, is compelling reading for horse lovers, fantasy fans, and anyone who relishes a crackling good adventure.

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Slow to start, but once it gets going, you can’t put it down. Apr 08, Amber rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Birtth doesn’t have arms to help him out. Mar 04, Jennifer Alvarez rated it it was amazing. What I love most about this book was its language, its writing. They are graceful moondancers and bearded warriors who have been kicked out of their homeland by cunning wyverns. Unicorns, as fantasy creatures, fascinate me, and this book is an enjoyable adventure in a world populated with lf, unicorns, and pans satyrs. This is not part of the author’s “Darkangel” trilogy Atlanticbut it could sustain sequels of its own.

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