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Laini Taylor

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Occupation  Writer
Name  Laini Taylor
Nationality  American
Role  Author
Period  2004–present
Notable awards  Cybils Award
Genre  Young adult fantasy

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Born  December 11, 1971 (age 44) Chico, California, US (1971-12-11)
Notable works  Faeries of Dreamdark series Daughter of Smoke and Bone series Lips Touch: Three Times
Spouse  Jim Di Bartolo (2001–present)
Education  University of California, Berkeley
Awards  Cybils Awards for Fantasy & Science Fiction Middle Grade
Nominations  Goodreads Choice Awards Favorite Book
Books  Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Dreams of Gods and Monsters, Days of Blood & Starlight, Lips Touch: Three Times, Blackbringer

Meet laini taylor author of daughter of smoke and bone

Laini Taylor (born December 11, 1971) is an American young adult fantasy author and a finalist for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature. She is best known for the Karou or Daughter of Smoke and Bone series, whose third book appeared in 2014.


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Taylor was born in Chico, California, and has an English degree from UC Berkeley. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and daughter. She always wanted to be a writer, but was 35 before she finished her first novel.

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In 2004 she wrote a graphic novel for Image Comics, illustrated by her husband Jim Di Bartolo. Her first novel, Dreamdark: Blackbringer was published in 2007, the sequel for which was a winner of the 2009 Cybil Award. However, she is best known for the Daughter of Smoke and Bone young adult fantasy series. The first book in the series was chosen by Amazon as the Best Teen Book of 2011, and the sequel, Days of Blood and Starlight, was also on the list for 2012. Joe Roth is attached as producer for a film project of the first book in the series.

Faeries of Dreamdark

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  • Dreamdark: Blackbringer (2007)
  • Dreamdark: Silksinger (2009)
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone

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  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone (2011)
  • Days of Blood and Starlight (2012)
  • Dreams of Gods and Monsters (2014)
  • Night of Cake and Puppets - Ebook Novella (2013)
  • Strange the Dreamer

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  • Strange the Dreamer (2017)
  • The Muse of Nightmares (TBA)
  • Graphic novels

  • The Drowned, illustrated by Jim Di Bartolo (2004)
  • Collections

  • Lips Touch: Three Times (2009)
  • References

    Laini Taylor Wikipedia