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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First, the werewolf love interest is so lame.

Jack’s body is missing and the wolves attacked him. Is he going to stamp his foot and mutter, “Drat!

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Maggie Stiefvater does a great job of evoking the sight of a single spot of red against a sea of white, drhfaj sound of canine nails scratching at the deck outside Grace’s house, and the smell of paper and ink in a bookstore on a warm summer day, making Shiver a fully immersive experience.

Shiver 5 45 Oct 01, It’s focused on the character development of these two, and the people in their lives. But those moments were usually massacred by extreme ridiculousness, childishness, pretentious poetry, and random outbursts of nonsensical song lyrics that were impossible to ignore. Shiver, the story of a girl drastically into beastiality, only to find out her wolf lover was really a boy.

Still I loved the writing and I think the author is really talented. I might be the only person on the continental U.


Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. I don’t know if I’ll read the second book at all. Return drhtxj Book Page. You literally feel cold reading this book all the time.

After a young girl Cassia is “matched” with her best friend Xanderthings go crazy and Cassia must choose between love and order. I forced myself to listen to hours of nothing really happening.

The Wolves of Mercy Falls

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Movies I Want To See. And when I say “wolf,” that’s not short for werewolf – before she even finds out that he can turn human and ohwhat rapturous joy that bringsshe’s fantasizing about the feeling of his fur stiefvatwr her fingers and dreaming about his eyes. If Shelby’s relationship with Sam had been more fleshed out and her past better explored, then it would have seemed more understandable and Shelby would have been a more complex character.

I went in expecting an eerie, bittersweet love story and that’s exactly what I got. And it was so so beautifully written.

Curse my name, curse my mother, I don’t care. Not an interesting story. That is your takeaway message. What sort of sick shit is this?

View all 15 comments. Shiver is written from both Grace and Sam’s point of view. I loved the young kaggie that Sam was.

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I guess I will start out with saying that this book drew me in from the moment Ddhtaj laid eyes upon it. View all 20 comments. A summer leaf clinging to a frozen branch for as long as possible.


It just makes SO much sense and describes just the things I was thinking about reading this book but after I read your review, I don’t really want to. He’s so sweet and unassuming.

I loved Isabel and I was intrigued with Beck. Dec 10, Melanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: But as winter nears, Magyie must fight to stay human—or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.

Although there were plenty of useless descriptions in all of the purple prose, some very important ones were left out, particularly with regard to the characters.

Sam, on the other hand, is a droopy emo boy who composes poetry while they make love, and it is bad poetry, like the kind you see on Tumblr that doesn’t make any sense but for some reason has thousands of reblogs.

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He injects Beck with a dodgy substance he made, despite Sam’s protests, and it turns Beck human again. This section does not cite any sources. Was it because he was out in the freezing cold so it kept his temperature reasonable? This isn’t true, you say.