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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They were just horses with horns pretty much. Fans of nonhuman characters will probably like it.

Feb 14, GuineaPigFalconer rated it it was amazing. If I’m entirely honest, I must lay the blame for the greatest influence on my writing right here. Reading it again as an adult I was amazed in different ways. His friends Daag and Tek make wonderful companions.

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. Mar 15, Lorrae Stefan rated it it was ok. Aug 16, Margaret rated it liked it Shelves: Ok, I’ll admit it. I have loved this book since middle school and my old copy was falling apart so I got a new one. I definitely recommend it! Jun 27, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Aug 09, Mel rated it it was amazing.

I still have the original mass market paperback that I bought from the school’s book club. She seems to be protecting him.

He was born under a dark moon, Aljan, prince of the unicorns, high-spirited, impetuous. When he follows the warrior unicorns on their pilgrimage, he accidentally leads his friend Dagg and a warrior named Tek through a series of dangers, culminating in a battle with a deadly wyvernthe hated enemy of the unicorns. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Soon Jan’s curiosity leads him, along with his friend Dagg, and their mentor, the female firebrinver Tek, into the greatest firebrimger gryphons, sly pans, wyverns, pards, and renegade unicorns.


I still rate it at five stars because the story is phenomenal and leaves you wanting more. Dark Moon Firebringer Trilogy Book 2. For she was pure, admirably pure, without a twinge of conscience or shame. Published June 23rd by Firebird first published In “The Last Unicorn”, unquestionably the best unicorn book, the myths and magic surrounding lf unicorn are palpable.

I’ll probably seek out the rest of the trilogy eventually.

The Firebringer Trilogy

My main problem with this novel is that the unicorns feel too much like intelligent horses and not enough like magical creature. It was published back in my childhood, and is a three-part series. Yet time after time they are rescued, leading Jan to wonder: I finally found it and am pleasantly surprised to find it was the first installment in a trilogy.

His constant questioning and recklessness are the despair of his mighty father, Korr. As the story progresses there is increasingly a sense that things aren’t quite what they seem.

And there is a tremendous amount of skill and craft that sets Pierce apart. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list. Speaking of characters, they are stock, but that is appropriate for this age demographic, and she performs a neat trick of walking them down predictable paths in their first book, then doubling back to strange and more difficult terrain as their stories deepen in complexity. Order it now, and be amazed. So I clung to my religion with all my might Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.


Book I of the Summer King Chronicles. Read reviews that mention birth of the firebringer son of summer even though ann pierce meredith ann dark moon hallow hills ever read years ago place in my heart firebringer trilogy finally found trying to find highly recommend friend dagg came across unicorn prince legend of the firebringer books i have ever pierce has created. I couldn’t really get into the story. Soon Jan’s curiosity leads him, along with his friend Dagg, and their mentor, the female warrior Tek, into the greatest dangers-deadly gryphons, sly pans, wyverns, pards, and renegade unicorns.

It was what led me to other authors, like McCaffrey, and my continued descent into UF and the entire paranormal genre. Doesn’t matter if you’re a small child or a grown adult. But he would fight. This book started my love for stories. I will also admit, that I read the prologue and then immediately ordered the whole trilogy from thriftbooks.

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I wanted to like this series more than I did, because I like Pierce’s Darkangel books and her short stories so much. The unicorns are made in their goddess’s image, and she is their favorite–isn’t that weird?

I dove in and fell in love, though I’m sure I missed all the subtext about how Jan’s journey might perhaps relate to my own young teen-aged struggles.