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Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) - Community Reviews back

by Maggie Stiefvater
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Boxes of Paper
Boxes of Paper rated it 6 years ago
In his essay collection, Maps and Legends, Michael Chabon writes on the joys of new fiction filling in the gaps left by the authors who have come before, quipping at the end: "All novels are sequels; influence is bliss."Maggie Stiefvater is an author who excels at opening herself to her influences. ...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 8 years ago
3.5 stars - enjoyable young adult book. Deirdre is a musical progeny who meets Luke at a recital. She's there with her family and her best friend James. Luke has been in her dreams and somehow she feels like she's knows him. Luke was sent there by a faery queen. Her family has a history with th...
notemily rated it 9 years ago
Like Twilight, only better.
ahoffman1979 rated it 9 years ago
Riveting debut w/romance, suspense, and lyrical proseMaggie Stiefvater's debut novel, Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception, tells the story of Deirdre, a talented but introverted young woman, and Luke, the soulless faerie assassin that's been assigned to kill her. The reader also gets to meet Deirdr...
The Little Pink Book Boutique
The Little Pink Book Boutique rated it 9 years ago
This was my 2nd book by Maggie Stiefvater, and I can't say I was much more happy with this one than with Shiver. I found the same flaws: --The characters weren't developed--Deirdre met & fell in love with Luke within the first few PAGES! How can you fall madly deeply in love with a guy you JUST met ...
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