Dreamhunter. Fast-paced and dazzlingly imaginative, Dreamhunter will draw the reader into an extraordinary fictional world in which dreams are as vividly. Knox’s (The Vintner’s Luck, for adults) debut for YA readers, the first in the Dreamhunter Duet, recalls Arkady and Boris Strugatsky’s sci-fi. Stephenie Meyer – author of the Twilight Saga Suitable for ages 12+ Fast-paced and dazzlingly imaginative, Dreamhunter will draw the reader.

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The writing itself was absolutely beautiful in an old-fashioned, nostalgic, day-at-the-beach kin There are certain books, regardless of subject matter or quality, dreamuunter you can almost fathom, due to a particular attribute about them, that the author was inspired by a dream. I really enjoyed it but it was a book I could put down. Dreamhunter Dreamhunter Duet Author s: Laura, the daughter of the greatest Dreamhunter ever known, Tziga Hame, is faced with the daunting prospect of finishing her father’s secret work.

Admittedly I had a harder time accepting some of her other creations, such as the character Nown — essentially a “man” conjured out of sand or whatever materials are around, but I trusted Knox kjox to just go with it.

Now fifteen-year-old Laura and her cousin Rose, daughters of Dreamhunters, are eligible to test themselves at the Place and find out whether they qualify for the passage. It was slow and I never found myself not being able to put it down. And within Southland exists an alternate plain known simply as ‘The Place’ where the gifted may travel and absorb dreams to carry back and share with others.

This rich novel, filled with beauty, danger, politics, and intrigue, comes to a powerful crescendo, leaving readers clamoring for Book Two.

She is very outgoing and confident and always believed that she would successfully try to become a dreamhunter. Laura has a perfectly human love interest in a elizaberh dream-hunter named Sandy.


Oct 30, Monica added it Shelves: This novel is wonderfully imaginative, truly creating another world elizabefh which dreams might be real, might be the future, and seem to exist in little mappable pockets inside a conceptually unmappable piece of land with confines in this world and geography in another.


As a fellow fantasy fanatic she also thought I would elizabehh the writing. Laura comes from a world similar to our own except for one difference: This book’s chief protagonaist, Laura Hames, is the daughter of the most famous dreamcatcher, Tziga Hames, and the niece of the most popular dreamcatcher, Grace Tiebold.

I love the concept. Dreamhunter exists in an utterly strange world unlike anything I could ever imagine.

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To sum things up, I most definitely recommend Dreamhunter. What inspired the story? Rose was always the leader in their relationship, and Laura, being more shy and timid, is not used to making decisions by herself.

Laura soon finds she loves him too, and while catching a dream called “The Gate”, they both kiss each other and become “suitors”. Printz Winners and Honor Books”. The Place hold dreams. I am obsessed and kind of want to re-read it immediately.

Its a pretty complex and mature read, though apart from a dreadful nightmare about being buried alive, the content is approachable by any secondary reader, but I think it will mostly appeal to the 15 and older group. Happiness was happier than it had been – sharp, piercing, drramhunter snatched, like a breath while swimming in surf. In fact I cannot believe I bothered to finish it.

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Rose was my favourite character – she’s so admirably confident and unafraid of speaking her mind. In preparation for reading and reviewing a book of essays about New Zealand YA writing, I’ve been re-reading some books, starting with Elizabeth Knox’s two-parter ‘Dreamhunter’ and ‘Dreamquake’.

Sreamhunter need the second, ASAP! Nov 14, Elizaneth rated it really liked it. Nown was a favourite character for me too non-human side characters are the best and I can’t wait to see how things develop with Sandy too. Secondly, I read intentionally and well-armed.


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I will be doing a video review of this one very soon, so look forward to that! Nothing changes in the Place—it elizabet dry and silent, with trees, grass and vegetation that are neither living nor dead. For successful dreamhunters it is a lucrative career in which large amounts elizabetb money can be made. She starts with a unique and intriguing premise – in a land somewhat like New Zealand at the turn of the 20th century, there is a place that only a few people elizaberh enter.

I bought and read both books when they first came out, and didn’t like them much. She is about sixteen years old and is the daughter of the famous dreamhunter Tziga Hame, who was the first ever. Dreams fascinate me, and this book plays with how they could be used a This book was an amazing, intricate fantasy story, and to be honest it’s more of a 4.

Southland’s official church is a “Southern Orthodox Church” which regards the practice of dreamhunting as immoral and unethical. The book follows fifteen-year-old Laura H In general I am the kind of person who reads a book once which does nothing to change the fact that I must own every book I ever fell in love withbut there are a few books I have to pull out now and again to re-read.

The whole “Nown” monster element was weird and too vague, kbox frankly I did not care one bit about what was going to happen in the end.