Dark Whispers () The Last Hunt (). Author, Bruce Coville. Country, United States. Language, English. Genre, Young adult fantasy novel. The Unicorn Chronicles consists of four young adult fantasy novels by Bruce Coville about the. Review – Dark Whispers by Bruce Coville. Short review: A collection of characters mill about and accomplish not much of anything. And the. Seeking to unravel the secret of the long enmity between unicorns and delvers, Cara travels through an underground world to the court of the centaur king.

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I had a lot of random thoughts about this story during the course of it, but sadly, neglected to write many of coville down, so most of them are lost to me. But in Dark Whispersand especially in the second half of the book, Cara finally starts to develop more depth.

I was 20 when this book was published, and therefor too old to fully enjoy it. Cara and her assorted companions are on a quest to prevent the Hunters from entering Luster to kill the unicorns and yes, I’m aware of how silly that sounds.

Unicorn Chronicles: #3 Dark Whispers

I still liked it, but didn’t love it as much as Whiseprs loved the first two, back when I was in third grade. As the reader, you know everything will always work brucs for the best. I never had any reason to like Ian Hunter, and his quest made him even more tiresome.

In this volume, Bruce Coville dramatically expands the reach and scope of the Unicorn Chronicles series, while still having continuity with what came before. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. We find out about the rainbow prison, meet the mysterious Fallon, whixpers Rajiv, and the unpredictable dragon, Ebillan, as well as a handful of Centaurs.

The wjispers book in the Unicorn Chronicles. This was a really good book. I have a couple issues with this. His motives just felt so fake to me, and I honestly didn’t even believe his “transformation” at the end of Song of the Wanderer. Description At last–the long-awaited third installment in the bestselling series, The Unicorn Chronicles, is now available in paperback!


It was as if the air had surrendered a bit of its spice, the water a bit of its sparkle, the night a bit of its mystery.

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He left her in the middle of the woods sark while he went out to shoot things. Not a huge one, but sizable for a children’s book not authored by Roald Dahl. Her dad comes back and is understandably concerned when he sees his daughter being impaled by a unicorn. This series has some technical writing issues, like stilted language and weak plot elements, but I still really enjoy it. Even allowing for my moan about the names of the creatures, the world itself, its life, its pulse is real.

This, I have more difficulty understanding. I’d recommend this to kids over Captain Underpants any day.

I won’t be that mean. This book may have met my standards 9 years ago, but not quite at my current age.

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The Ravager, the Queen, the Drak, and the Snake are the only ones mentioned. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sure, I suppose he doesn’t have a way to know this, but Earth is not the place it was in the stories of old.

The second book, Song of the Wandereris about Cara’s return to Earth to fetch her grandmother; however, while searching for Ivy, she encounters Beloved, a diabolical ancestress of hers, who is determined to enter Luster and destroy the whispes.

I still remembered everything and it was so easy to slip back into the story. Well, it’s a damn good thing I work for the library. Then, there’s the main character, Cara. Apr 17, Lexy rated it it was amazing. So, even though I really enjoyed the parts about Rajiv and Cara’s dad, this book gets one star. This Axis Mundi is damaged by Beloved’s entry into Luster thus placing the entire world in danger of collapseand is later mended after the Hunters’ defeat.


Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Views Read Edit View history. While he was gone, a unicorn came along whispsrs decided to stick its horn through Beloved’s heart in order to heal her of her sickness.

As a protagonist, Cara has never had much personality, and I’ve always been more This is the third book in The Unicorn Chroniclesand I think it is the strongest book in the series so far. It would be doing him a favor. But ultimately, I succumbed to the temptation.

These are real, different and breathe sinister intent. Lovers of the impossible becoming possible. In ten years an author’s style can whspers a lot. The first two novels of this series I read an older printing of this series isn’t available on the Kindle, unfortunatelyand the third novel, Dark Whisperswas my first contact with the reprints.

Some of the dialogue, too, made me cringe at how trite they seemed, or a little too cliche Of all the new unicorns that joined Cara in the previous book I liked Finder the most, then he’s suddenly killed. Paperbackpages. This is the first time I’ve ever seen brown ink being used in a book and I hope I never come across it again except in the sequel of course: But the Journey is a hard and dangerous one and Cara must find the courage and strength to do whatever it takes to save her Friends and the world they live in.

Sep 16, Megan rated it vruce was ok Recommends it for: