The Raven Boys

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Scholastic, Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 409 pages
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An all-new series from the masterful, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater!

"There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark's Eve," Neeve said. "Either you're his true love . . . or you killed him."

It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive.
Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them-not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her.
His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.
But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can't entirely explain. He has it all-family money, good looks, devoted friends-but he's looking for much more than that. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys:

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[4.5 Stars] Well, wasn't that a strange book? This book wasn't what I expected. I've only read one other Stiefvater book, and that was the Scorpio Races. I adore that book, especially the writing, so ... Read full review

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description “She recognized the strange happiness that came from loving something without knowing why you did, that strange happiness that was sometimes so big that it felt like sadness. It was the ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Maggie Stiefvater is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the novelsShiver,Linger,Forever, andThe Scorpio Races. She is also the author ofLament: The Faerie Queen’s DeceptionandBallad: A Gathering of Faerie. She lives in Virginia with her husband and their two children. You can visit her online at

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