The Wolves of Mercy Falls series, written by Maggie Stiefvater, contains the four books, Shiver (published 1 August ), Linger (published 13 July ). ShiverMaggie Steifvater Hard Copy Public Library So I took a few days to write this review just to think about the book. Characters:This book was weird. A teenage werewolf falls for a girl, who helps him find a way to become human.

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Rather than you get In the old days werewolves were men that were forever ruining their clothes and having to buy new ones — and stiedvater because of that blasted full moon. Ok, I’m rambling and not really saying what I want to say.

It’s secondary characterization was pretty good but the main characters didn’t do it for me.

Log in Sign up. His eyes were yellow, sad, wolf, mine.

Finding a cure for being a werewolf should have been an integral part of the story, yet it isn’t explored until the second half of the novel. Told entirely without dialogue, Hush Hush follows a stiefvatter newlywed couple whose failed attempts at intimacy lead them down separate paths of sexual self-discovery.

Howeve Shiver is narrated by the alternating points of view of Sam and Grace, two unbelievably different people drawn together by the power of love and devotion.


The Wolves of Mercy Falls

I will just stop now. He’s supposed to be helpful and nice. She’s even drtaj to Sam, telling him to shut up several times. All of the parents were interesting to me, and they actually came off as nuanced.

They felt like cookie cutters: After being bitten, a werewolf changes erratically for a while, then settles into a seasonal cycle. She holds it together even when Sam is emotionally in shambles.

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And what’s with the dramatic ending? I want to read the second two again now And pleasant to read. I adored the way Sam lov.

Once again, Grace only thinks about herself and Sam. She’s just an ordinary girl, compassionate and resourceful and caught in an unimaginable situation.

Shiver Quotes by Maggie Stiefvater

I expect if you love “Twilight,” you’ll like this book too. There are several other instances where non-descriptive words are used to describe people. Is she going to? You’re like a song that I heard when I was a little kid but forgot I knew until I stiefvter it again.

Not even my worst enemy. Who is publishing these horribly written YA novels? I can’t believe Jennifer is wearing the same dress as magge

Here are a couple examples of Sam’s girlish thoughts: This isn’t true, you say. This is a love story. In a future society, officials choose your job, your spouse, and when you die. I get the whole eternal love thing. Her backyard touches the forest, so she is able to observe the wolves all winter. And there really is no other male character quite like Sam Roth; he is one of a kind.


Turns out, the wolf is not merely a wolf, but a werewolf. Want to Read saving…. She’s Bella Swan’s evil, but oh-so-very-boring twin.

A smart, beautiful young woman lives in a world where select people born with an stiedvater skill — called a Grace — are feared and exploited.

Let’s not forget that Grace also can’t forgive Jack for dying because his death threatens her precious wolves. Wrong email address or username.

You see the pure, powerful love between them, and it is the cornerstone of this book.