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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Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

Sam and Grace 15 Jun 27, I am not sure I can even find the words to describe how much I loved this book. They were very villainous, but I think I like maggie, unreliable parents in stories. Isn’t it reasonable to assume that Grace knows something?

I’m not finding any.

View all 10 comments. And the award for worst book of goes to: Maggei YA readers, do yourself a favor, and avoid this book like the plague otherwise you may experience bruising of the retinas, sore teeth, and burnt fingers from turning all those frosty pages.

This article needs additional citations for verification. And make sure to send my review to all of your friends. After the way she surrendered to the wolves at the beginning, I was afraid she would be another one of those characters.

As the years pass, it takes more and more heat to trigger the change back to human, until on Forget everything you thought you knew about werewolves.


The Wolves of Mercy Falls

After returning from hospital, Grace makes plans to go and live with Sam at Beck’s house. This review would simply be too long if I added all of my favorite quotes although you can read them all belowbut if I had to choose just one it would be this: Her father texts her “Get out of there.

I love how strong and decisive she is, always scared but never really showing her fear. It didn’t disappoint me at all.

Purple Prose A final note about the writing style. However, I just can’t see why people are so enamored with this book. She’s even mean to Sam, telling him to shut up several times. I hear people say things about their favorites stuefvater, I’ve read this so many times I know all of the lines by heart.

However, this cycle doesn’t last forever.

The ending was pitch perfect, and left me with a deep feeling of satisfaction. It may seem obvious to you that such would be the case, but it was not obvious to me. She had Sam living in her room for many days, and they didn’t even know it.

Shiver Quotes

Meningitis is very dangerous. View all 15 comments. Rather than you get In the old days werewolves were men that were forever ruining their clothes and having to buy new ones — and all because of that blasted full moon. I have to give her some credit for this, I am sure it takes skill.


A boring girl whose only personality traits are obsessing about her supernatural boyfriend, doing homework and cooking dinner drhgaj her parents – check; an emo supernatural boyfriend whose life revolves around his human flame, who plays an instrument and writes songs for his girl – check; a boy and a girl sleeping in the same bed night after night and no matter how much this girl asks for “it,” the hero says “no,” because it’s not “right” – check; parents, crhtaj are oblivious to the fact that their daughter practically has a live-in boyfriend – check.

I might be the only person on the continental U.

His eyes were yellow, sad, wolf, mine. Cole then gives Grace his DNA and she shifts, escaping out the window. It starts out with a ghostly beauty that is legitimately respectable.

And finally, the main scorer is that Stiefvater manages to create in her book an atmosphere of coldness. Not even my worst enemy.

A newly recovered Sam finds Cole transforming in Beck’s house and realizes that he’s one of the teenagers Beck turned for the future of the pack. I can go on, but I am sure you get the picture.