From a dazzlingly talented young writer, a haunting and original supernatural romance in the vein of TWILIGHT.For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf--her wolf--is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two... show more
From a dazzlingly talented young writer, a haunting and original supernatural romance in the vein of TWILIGHT.For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf--her wolf--is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again.Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away. It's her wolf. It has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human--or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.
Publish date: August 1st 2009
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 390
Edition language: English
Series: The Wolves of Mercy Falls (#1)
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. While reading it, I really cared about Sam and Grace. I wanted them to be happy. Thinking back on it, I find that I just don't care as much. T...
Normally I'm not that into YA books including vampires/werewolves etc. But I heard a lot of positive stories about this series by Maggie Stiefvater, so I thought: Lets give it a try. It didn't disappoint me at all. I liked it. It was a easy reading, nice story. Different from what I'm used to read,...
by Maggie Stiefvater This is a YA story but very well written so I didn't feel like I was reading children's literature, as is often my problem with YA. Grace has a fascination with the wolves around her rural home, but when she is dragged off her swing and attacked by the pack, she makes a conn...
Genre: Paranormal Romance / Fantasy Year Published: 2009 Number of Pages: 392 pages Date Read: 11/14/2010 Publisher: Scholastic Press Series: The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1 Oh man! I really wanted to give this book six stars instead of five stars because this book is just so brilliantly wri...
So we read Shiver in the book club last month and I really wanted to enjoy it, but at the end I was left feeling meh. I had a hard time connecting with Sam which prevented me from really investing in his relationship with Grace. The last few chapters seem clumsy and felt like the author was reach...