Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

Into the Wild

Read Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) Online Free - For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without.

Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human… until the cold makes him shift back again.

Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away. It's her wolf. It has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human—or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.

Title : Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
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ISBN : 0545123267
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 390 pages


Kat Kennedy rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 04, 2013

I started reading this book and a curious thing happened. Suddenly my house was sparkling clean, my bills were filed away, I started playing Farm Story and reached level 13 in one day, I did my tax, I spent two hours chatting to the chatbott, Jabberwocky...Anything, and I mean ANYTHING to avoid t...

Joe rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 13, 2016

Here's how I imagine Stiefvater's meeting with the publishing house. Stiefvater: I want to write a book about a girl who falls in love with a vampire! Publisher: Sorry, Maggie. That's been done before. Read Twilight. It's terrible! Stiefvater: Oh. I want to write a book about a girl who falls in lov...

Heather rated it ★☆☆☆☆

October 26, 2010

I read this book to the end so you don’t have to. Shiver should come with a Surgeon General’s Warning. I think all the purple prose has blacked out my eyes! Too bad the swelling didn’t prevent me from noticing the ginormous plot holes. And I need some aspirin because my head aches from clenching...

Tatiana rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 03, 2013

To sum it up, this book should have been called "Twilight: Team Jacob Version." Why? Well, while I understand that the author wrote her first draft of "Shiver" before "Twilight" came out, still, the similarities are striking. A boring girl whose only personality traits are obsessing about her sup...

Wendy Darling rated it ★★★★★

June 26, 2011

Lovely, lyrical, and achingly sad. Shiver is more introspective than most YA books and is sometimes criticized for being too slow or wordy, but I found it to be beautifully written, tragic, and a gorgeous take on werewolf lore. Sam's desperate struggle to hold onto his humanity is incredibly poig...

Penny rated it ★☆☆☆☆

January 06, 2011

Who is publishing these horribly written YA novels? Who? (every publisher, ever) And more importantly, why? (for tons of cash) First off, I didn't finish this book. I couldn't finish this book. I couldn't get 1/4 of the way through, even though I have the audiobook. Actually not only is this book...

Cory rated it ★☆☆☆☆

February 16, 2011

Trolls: You are welcome to comment on my review. I won't delete your comments. Curse my name, curse my mother, I don't care. But please, don't forget to leave a comment. And make sure to send my review to all of your friends. And the award for worst book of 2009 goes to: Shiver What makes this book...

Miss Kim rated it ★★★★★

April 21, 2011

This is a different take on werewolves, and I really liked it. Grace and Sam first meet when she is eleven, and attacked by his pack of wolves. He was a wolf and for some reason he didn’t understand, he saved her and took her away from the attack. Grace has been fascinated by this yellowed eyed w...

Maja (The Nocturnal Library) rated it ★★★★★

July 04, 2011

6.5 stars! I don’t know how to review a book that took my breath away. Shiver left me with a feeling of complete satisfaction, joy spiced with sadness - as weird and paradoxical as that sounds. I’m so grateful to have read this book after all… There aren’t many books on my 'books that changed me'...

Meredith rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 04, 2010

The bestiality was definitely the most beautiful part of this story. It may seem obvious to you that such would be the case, but it was not obvious to me. I am not typically a fan of falling in love with dogs. There was truly something surreal and creepy about that part of this story that grabbed...

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