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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Update: How did I give this 4.5 stars earlier? What was wrong with me? I give this book all the stars now. 4.5 stars I can't even.... First off the characters from this book were fantastic and so ... Read full review

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I've heard about "The Raven Cycle" for years. Whether it was from Tumblr, Instagram, or just general book buzz, it's one of those series that I've been aware of, said I wanted to read, but never ... Read full review

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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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