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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Lovely writing and very intriguing characters. - Goodreads
The ending..left me at awed. - Goodreads
I guess the writing just wasn't my cup of tea. - Goodreads

Review: The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1)

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I can't begin to tell you how much I loved this book. THE HYPE WAS REAL AND IT LIVED UP TO IT. The characters, plot, and writing were all phenomenal, and I'm so excited to read the rest of the series! Read full review

Review: The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1)

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Okay, I didn't love this as much as I hoped I would, but THE TWISTS WERE SO FREAKING CRAZY! I literally gasped out loud a few times, which I rarely do. I guess the writing just wasn't my cup of tea. Full review to come! 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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