Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Genre:  Fantasy/Romance

# of Pages:  392 p.

RAC list: Yes

When Grace was little she was attacked by wolves, but was saved by a wolf with yellow eyes.  Ever since then Grace has watched out her window for her wolf with yellow eyes and often sees him in the winter.  After a local teenager is attacked and killed, the town immediately tries to hunt down all of the wolves.  As Grace tries to stop them she finds an injured boy with yellow eyes.  She quickly realizes that this is in fact her wolf and wants to get to know him as a human, but unfortunately, his time is running short and soon he will have to change back…maybe forever.

This romance story reads similarly to the Twilight series, but this book is more romance and less action.  Grace and Sam’s relationship is sweet and endearing, but the book itself takes a rather leisurely pace.  Many of the plot twists are predictable and the final resolution seems much too quick, but fans of Bella and Jacob will not be able to put this one down.

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2 Responses to “Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater”


  1. 1 alex March 10, 2010 at 10:40 pm

    hey. why are there only three books of the shiver series? can you make another one? please! i havent read the other two because they are not out yet, so i dont know how they end or whats in them. but i know they will be great. i really dont want these great books stop at only three. is there anything you can think of to make at least one more? PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. 2 Izamar April 9, 2010 at 1:14 am

    OMG I know how you fell, and i agree too on having more than three books in the series, the first one really seized my heart.So all I can say about the book Shiver is that it’s lovely, and beautifuly embraced in romance. 😉


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