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Beautiful
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Shiver, and all the Wolves of Mercy Falls books, I think, are the best books that Maggie Stiefvater has ever written. This book was the first book that had instant love that I liked, as the connection was very real, so much that I could actually feel it flying off the pages and into me. Maggie Stiefvater must have a lot of talent to able to write such an amazing book.

The things that I liked most about this book was that she made up a whole different side of werewolves, and that it was written in both Sam's and Grace's view. This new side of being werewolves was very different to any other werewolf books that I have read. I loved the idea of them shifting due to the temperature changes, it was so clever and peculiar. But it was also so sad that they have only limited numbers of years before they stayed a wolf forever, this made for a great plot.

Because Shiver was written in both Sam's and Grace's eyes, you got to feel more for both of them. If it was only written inn Grace's view, than you wouldn't be able to learn as much about Sam's past and emotions. I found this clever and its not very common in books. It made it more of a interesting read.

race is fascinated by the wolves in the woods behind her house; one yellow-eyed wolf in particular. Every winter, she watches him, but every summer, he disappears. Sam leads two lives. In winter, he stays in the frozen woods, with the protection of the pack. In summer, he has a few precious months to be human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again. When Grace and Sam finally meet, they realize they can't bear to be apart. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human - or risk losing himself, and Grace, for ever.

The characters are great, the plot is amazing, and the writing style is stunning, Shiver is one of my most favorite paranormal romance.
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