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Lucky Lu said:
I haven’t read this book yet but I really really really want to it looks super good and im almost postive that i’ll like it! :)
posted Oct 3, 2009 at 1:09PM
Shiver is a werewolf’s hungry reply to the best-selling, blockbusting, fan-favorite Twilight Saga, and Shiver’s young lovers Grace and Sam are more than a match for the moody intensity of Bella and Edward’s love affair. Grace is a solitary, intelligent girl who relishes the wild tranquility of the woods behind her house. The wolves that dwell there are especially fascinating, and one wolf in particular—a yellow-eyed handsome creature who once saved her from the rest of his pack—holds a unique attraction for her. That wolf is Sam, a werewolf who was bitten as a boy and who is just as smitten with Grace as she is with him. For years Grace and Sam keep their distance despite their curiosity, but during Grace’s seventeenth year they are thrown suddenly and violently together when wolves kill a boy and human hunters retaliate. Now, Grace finds herself nursing a wounded yellow-eyed boy who must be her beloved wolf, and the star-crossed lovers finally get to know each other. Sam and Grace’s romance is tender and true but fraught with danger. Author Maggie Stiefvater creates a werewolf mythology that keeps the creatures in wolf-form during the frigid winter months and allows the warm weather to transform them into humans for the few brief summer months. Sam’s injury makes him revert to teenage boy form, but the wolves, the humans, and the winter cold are swiftly approaching and threaten to destroy this new relationship and Sam and Grace’s very lives. Shiver is told from Sam and Grace’s alternating points of view, making this Romeo and Juliet plot (with a sequel, Linger, due in July 2010) all the more suspenseful, passionate, thrilling, and chilling.
posted Feb 12, 2010 at 1:24AM
I hear they’re making a movie out of this book! cant wait for it(: in my opinion, this book was tons times better than the twilight saga! (and I’M a twilight fan! [x) Props to this book. A must read!:D
posted Oct 22, 2010 at 7:54PM
After reading the Mortal Instruments series (City of Bones, City of Glass, etc) I set off to look for another book involving romance, action, and best of all, supernatural creatures. I found exactly what I was looking for in this book. By the first paragraph I was hooked. I couldn’t put it down! I’m really looking forward to reading the next book, Linger, and then, Forever, when it comes out. Anyone who likes the Mortal Instruments series or Twilight should DEFINITELY read this book.
posted Apr 23, 2011 at 5:34PM
I love this book. In my opinoin the best book out of the three. I recommend it to anyone who like fantasy.
posted Oct 8, 2011 at 2:41PM
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Has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house for years, especially the one with the yellow eyes.
Bitten by a wolf and became a werewolf; spends the summer months as a human; in love with Grace; determined to stay human.