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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But this book is perfection just the way it is. But it planted invaluable seeds in the garden of my sixth-grade brain, which would eventual sprout into critical thinking, objectivity, empathy, morality, and a global perspective. The writing is thf, and reading it again as an adult was like re-discovering a treasure hoard. Jun 23, Sydney Rhyne rated it it was amazing.

Reading it is one of my fondest childhood memories. It had a wonderfuly diverse vernacular portaying a delightfully detailed world.

Not as good as “Tailchaser’s Song” by Tad Williams. Feb 14, GuineaPigFalconer rated it it was amazing. Author could have a done a bit more fact-checking or research on equines, rirebringer not a really big deal. Birth of the Firebringer Title: This article needs additional citations for verification. He meets people who aren’t like him, and sees instances where religious dogma brings out the absolute worst in his own kind.


Please try again later. From the Paperback edition. I ditched the horse books for the most part, I still read a few because I still loved horses and started branching out to read other types of fiction including my discovery of the Harry Potter books which was the start of what will always be quite an obsession for me. Visit Meredith online at www.

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However, it’s enjoyable, and I’m glad I picked it up. And believe me, I know it sounds firenringer bit ridiculous to compare my spiritual journey to a middle-grade children’s novel about anthropomorphized unicorns The mythology is rich, the storytelling is excellent, and the characters are real enough that off rage when they rage, or feel wonder when they feel wonder.

Ok, I’ll admit it. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. The rich storytelling, fantastic world building, unforgettable characters, incredible deliverance and fascinating plot make readers unable to put this book down.

The Firebringer Trilogy

English Choose a language for shopping. I firbringer loved this book since middle school and my old copy was falling apart so I got a new one. The first novel I ever read as a kid from start to finish. As he tries to find his way back to his herd, Jan begins to understand his role as the new prince.

The world is a compelling one, and Jan is a dramatic hero. All of that remained intact in this, my first re-read in a decade.


Birth of the Firebringer (Firebringer, book 1) by Meredith Ann Pierce

There, they will view their destinies in the Mirror of the Moon, a rite of passage for all who wish to join the Circle of the Unicorns. Meredith Ann Pierce takes words and phrases and weaves them together into pure beauty, like nothing I’ve ever seen. Firebrinher loved every beautiful moment, word, image, fireringer character. Jun 27, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I entered this series at an age where I was still seeking out the comforts of tradition, and I exited with a healthy suspicion of traditions, and the undeserving authorities they propagated.

The writing is lavish, the imagery intense. The later books only get better, as the religious angle sharpens and the brith are dragged into deep, dark, unexpected places as a result.

Jun 20, Kachera rated it it was amazing Shelves: With her brother’s input, she developed a rough version of the book’s opening scene. Looking for beautiful books? Aug 09, Mel rated it it was fiebringer.