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“Shiver” by Maggie Stiefvater

Maggie Stiefvater’s novel Shiver is a richly imagined, romantic and thrilling story. This book follows the journey of Grace and Sam as they struggle to keep their love alive while fighting a severe threat of danger posed by a life-altering secret.


The plot of this book is centered around a mysterious creature: werewolves. Grace, the main character of the story, discovers a werewolf, named Sam, in her backyard one winter day. Grace and Sam are initially wary, but eventually develop strong feelings for one another.

The two get to know each other and decide to spend the summer together. But they both know that soon the summer will end and Sam will transform into a wolf again.

To make matters worse, a pack of vicious werewolves is menacing Sam and his beloved ones. Now, Sam and Grace must choose between their safety or their love for one another.

Writing Style

Stiefvater’s writing is breathtaking and truly captivating, with a perfect blend of gothic horror, youthful romance, and intrigue. The characters are dynamic, which gives the story an even greater depth.

Stiefvater seamlessly intertwines a love story with the supernatural, giving the reader an unforgettable experience.


Overall, Shiver is an engaging, romantic tale that captures the reader from the very first page and holds them captive until the very end. With breathtaking writing and dynamic characters, this book is sure to captivate readers of all ages.

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