Maggie Stiefvater Drhtaj. 5 likes. Book. Maggie Stiefvater Drhtaj. Privacy · Terms. About. Maggie Stiefvater Drhtaj. Book. 5 people like this topic. Want to like . 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. Sam’s not just a normal boy—he has a secret. During the summer he walks and talks as a human, but when the cold comes, he runs with his.

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I really had high hopes for Shiver. This is the story of Grace and Sam,and how Sam tries to stay human for their love. It was cute but there was nothing interesting about the topic. The book was kind of boring. I turned every page with hope of action but, nope I liked the characters. Grace was tolarable and Sam was cute. I adored the way Sam lov.

I adored the way Sam loved Grace. But drhfaj book was unnecessarily long even for his cuteness. Well, I also liked the writing style. The book was beautifully written, felt like poetry sometimes. I still had higher expectations. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Want to Read stiefvatef. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater. 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 maggoe silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human… until the cold makes him shift back For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. 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 has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human—or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.

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Characterization, diction, and imagery are so much better. Maggie Stiefvater is one of the greatest YA authors writing now.


The whole series is delightful.

The Wolves of Mercy Falls

Is anyone reading this right now? Ally the Inkblot i’m going to re-read them the next time i’m at the the library. See all 44 questions about Shiver…. Lists with This Book. Jul 04, Kat Kennedy rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Recommended to Kat Kennedy by: A very gender confused world. I started reading this book and a curious thing happened. Suddenly my house was sparkling clean, my bills were filed away, I started playing Farm Story and reached level 13 in one day, I did my tax, I spent two hours chatting to the chatbott, Jabberwocky Shiver, the story of a girl drastically into beastiality, only to maggid out her wolf lover was really mafgie boy.

As I mzggie this book I had the strange urge to lock up my German s I started reading this book and a curious thing happened.

As I read this book I had the strange urge to lock up my German sheppard should Grace ever decide to visit my home because she really does dthtaj in love with a dog I can’t even begin to express how creepy her obsession with a wolf is.

I get the whole eternal love thing. Perhaps Stiefvater was trying to show that Sam and Grace’s connection transcends all the things love actually isn’t supposed to transcend. Maybe I’m just weird stirfvater completely unromantic, but I’ve never looked at Fido and found a kindred ,aggie. I never passed a dog down the street and found that I couldn’t be attracted to men because they just weren’t going to cut it stiefvzter me anymore.

So, other than the fact that this book disturbed the fucking hell out of me, bored me to death and dragged on like a visit to the old folk’s home, it was also poorly edited. The writing wasn’t TOO bad. Some of the poems were down right rubbish, and some of the others were alright.

Grace and Sam’s voices were near identical. Oh, and another thing, Sam was annoyingly chaste for way too long. Where were all of these careful, thoughtful boys when I was in mwggie school? It’s a disturbing trend, really. Maybe I’m just a sucker for bad boys. What is with the sudden need to keep us women in line?

If I read one more paranormal, male hunk refuse the supposed love of his life, who is literally flinging her naked body onto him, then I think I’m going to start a convention Give the boy his balls back, please! He complained that a jacket made him look bulky! He wrote a poem about a leaking womb! What teenage boy doesn’t shudder at drhtajj thought of menstrual blood?


Chipped nail, PMS cramps? Is he going to stamp his foot and mutter, “Drat!

I can’t believe Jennifer is wearing the same dress as me! I think I might just die! After all, it was kind of nice to read about a “stoic” female dehtaj and an wtiefvater, gentle male character.

But Sam felt and read far too much like a middle aged woman and not like a teenage boy. I didn’t feel like he was well characterized or fleshed out enough. So all in all, I can’t muster the energy to rant about this book. It was average on the writing scale. It’s secondary characterization was pretty good but the main characters didn’t do it for me.

The plot was SLOW. Her parents were stupid.

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I could complain that they were unrealistic – but I’ve met stievater fucked up parents over my life, so I’ll buy that they really could be that moronic.

What I will complain about is where they get this amazing and varied social life in a small town. It never explains why Sam’s fate is mysteriously different to Jack’s.

Maybe I’m just stupid I don’t buy that. Was it because he was out in the freezing cold so it kept his temperature reasonable? Wouldn’t that defeat the purpose of giving him a crazy-ass fever? Was it actually because he processed it as a wolf? Well that doesn’t make sense because Grace never changed. And what’s with the dramatic drrhtaj

He gets cured and goes maygie and gets dressed and reads a few books, checks his mail, gives himself a mani and a pedi, goes on a diet, waits for his skin to clear up, buys the perfect set of shoes and THEN tracks down the love of his life who he thought he’d never see again? How about stumbling through the forest naked and mahgie arriving in Grace’s backyard because he can’t believe the complete miracle of his cure and can’t wait to have the love of his life back in his arms?

Yeah, that ending makes so much more sense. I don’t get why this is popular.

But then, I don’t get why Fallen is popular either. It’s just all beyond me. Now I’m stiefvatee to see if I can cram the word “balls” into this review anymore.