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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Maggie you have a talent to write the best broken characters and Sam is no exception to the rule. In what’s becoming a distressing theme in young adult literature aimed at females, Stiefvater’s Shiver follows a teenage girl who falls in love with a supernatural creature, and risks life and limb to be with him – oftentimes forgetting herself along the way.

And it’s bad enough that Stiefvatter uses the word, but it’s worse that Grace a knows what it means, and b doesn’t think it’s odd that he’s using the word. Isabelle loved her brother.

The meat of the plot is simply Sam and Grace constantly fighting this physical transformation that is hell-bent on keeping them apart and stealing Sam’s humanity. Sam’s desperate struggle to hold onto his humanity is incredibly poignant, and his heartrending relationship with Grace is deeply emotional and sweet. F I probably should wait a little bit to write this review, but I can’t!

Her parents are pretty much absentees, so she is able to keep Sam in her room for quite a while before they even know he has been there. How cool is that?! I was waiting for a really good werewolf young adult book, and this is it. There was one well done scene, and the description was able to establish the temperature of the setting which was pertinent to the plot.


View all 57 comments. Maggoe I need some aspirin because my head aches from clenching my jaw as I am certain all the sappy sweetness contained in this adverb infested book was injected straight into my molars.

That kind of makes sense to me as a device, but I always get caught up in thinking about narrative voices. I loved that he was always so shy around Grace and that he tried to keep his distance even though he was in love with her. Now her growing fascination is fixated on the wolves of Mercy Falls.

See additional info such as project notes, plot summary and industry news. Like, they would open the window slightly and he would start shivering, indicating naggie. When Grace’s health worsens, Sam and Cole take her to the hospital where her father punches Sam. I could complain that they were unrealistic – but I’ve met some fucked up parents over my life, so I’ll stiefcater that they really could be that moronic.

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And then, I will find Grace. Much like Damon does Drina in Evermore, an equally bad book. I might be the only person on the continental U. It starts out with a ghostly beauty that is legitimately respectable.

Grace has a fascination with the wolves around her rural home, but when stiffvater is dragged off her swing and magggie by the pack, she makes a conn I would, however, happily try out some of the author’s other work and I just hope it doesn’t focus so heavily on obsessive emo teen love. And yet, the equation is this: But the disrespect doesn’t stop there – when she brings Sam home to meet the folks, she gets angry that her mom is nice to her boyfriend, and slut-shames her own mom.

Jan 06, Kristen “Kirby” rated it stiwfvater was ok Shelves: Rather than you stiefvster 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. And the only reason I picked up this book in the first place was Sam, the male lead. She doesn’t want to think he’s dead.


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Wrong email address or username. This attitude is much more understandable once she attacks Grace later on in the book. I really wanted to give this book six stars instead of five stars because this book is just so brilliantly wri I would put an example but there are just too many parts to choose from. View all 93 comments. Grace In addition to my dislike for the writing style, I also had a lot of problems with the characterization.

Let me give you an example. Heck, I once thought Grace and her mother were chitchatting about the weather when I mistakenly realized it was actually good ole’ Sam, not her mother, she was talking to. Driver of things with wheels.

But I heard a lot of positive stories about this series by Maggie Stiefvater, so I thought: The Purple Prose Cool air bit my cheeks and pinched at the tops of my ears, reminding me that summer was officially over. He comes to the conclusion that she needs to turn.

I think I might just die! After being bitten, a werewolf changes erratically for a while, sgiefvater settles into a seasonal cycle.

So yeah, I advise you don’t read this book. Beck kept me Sam.