Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

March 15th, 2013 by


[Note from Kidsmomo: This series is recommended for ages 12 and up. If you want to give your parents more info on this series, send them here.]

Submitted by Sydney, Age 11 from Rhode Island

spoiler-alertRating: ★★★★½

Now, this is not one of those sappy love stories. This is a tale of how love can survive through anything. If you read this, it may seem a little like Twilight, but trust me, this is 10 times better. The story begins when one of the main characters, Grace, has a flash back. She was nine and it was winter. Out of nowhere, wolves come and drag her into the woods and start biting her and attacking her. Then, she spots this wolf with golden yellow eyes. She knows that it is her wolf. Then, the yellow eyed wolf comes and drags her out of the pack of hungry wolves. After that night Grace saw that wolf following her, protecting her. Now Grace is 16. The wolf that saved her, is 17 and no, not in dog years. He is human. His name is Sam and he is a werewolf. Only to turn when it is cold. At the bookstore Sam watches Grace, trying to build up the courage to tell her, but he chickens out. One day, Grace is at home amd talking to her parents about the wolves. Her parents refuse to listen because of what happened to Jack Culpepper. He was eaten alive by wolves and dragged away into the woods. Finally, Grace sees Sam transforming into a wolf and Sam tells her his secret. Now, Grace will have to keep this secret, and keep Sam warm. How will she find a way to keep Sam human forever? My favorite part of the book is when Isabel Culpepper, Jack’s sister agrees to help. I like this part because it’s nice because she wants to avenge her brother’s death. Therefore, if you love romance and mystery, you will fall in love with Shiver.

7 Responses

  • SPOILER writes:
    March 19th, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    SPOILER!! I love that part of the book.. just be careful wwith what you type!!

  • a kid writes:
    March 19th, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    this sounds like a good book

  • amiah writes:
    March 19th, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    i liked your review but it is ok if its 12 and up if you are 11 it only a one year difference you should keep reading Forever the book not the time

  • a kid writes:
    March 19th, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    good book

  • mimi writes:
    May 8th, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    i am reading this book and i am on page 2 so it is a good thing that they put the SPOILER ALERT up there so thanks kidsmomo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂

  • Anonymous writes:
    May 8th, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    nooooooo i love this book and i am in the middle of it but i am still going to read the rest of it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • theora writes:
    May 8th, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    this book is like a bettertwilight without taylor launter!

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