Monday, January 10, 2011

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Title: Linger


Author: Maggie Stiefvater


Published: Scholastic, 2010


Pages: 360


Series: Book 2, Wolves of Mercy Falls


Summary: In Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other. Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very dangerous secret about her own well-being. For Sam, this means grappling with his werewolf past . . . and figuring out a way to survive into the future. Add into the mix a new wolf named Cole, whose own past has the potential to destroy the whole pack. And Isabelle, who already lost her brother to the wolves . . . and is nonetheless drawn to Cole.  (Taken from Goodreads)


Review: Werewolves, romance and a lot of coffee drinking.  That about sums up my encounter with Linger by Maggie Stiefvater.  As far as the story line goes anyway.  Almost.  There were a few more things within the book but those were the three things that stuck out the most in my mind when reading Linger by Maggie Stiefvater.


That being said, I can also say that I’m not really a fan of werewolves, I read Shiver because it was at my library and then when Linger was at the library I picked it up too.  So I wasn’t a huge fan of the storyline itself.
I liked Isabel’s voice. There was just something about it that stood out among any of the characters.  I thought that it was good that Maggie mixed things up a bit by introducing the viewpoints of Cole and Isabel.  It was nice for a change because while I like Grace, I’m not so keen on Sam.

One thing I absolutely loved about Linger was Maggie Stiefvater’s writing style.  She is a truly amazing writer and she just seems magical in the way she writes.  I think that’s what makes me want to read this series in the first place.  I love her writing so much and I think I’ll be trying my hand at her other series.

Linger had both its good and bad things but I think that Maggie Stiefvater’s writing is amazing and if you have some spare time Linger is worth a read.


Source: Library

1 comment:

  1. I have Linger out of the library right now, actually. I'm not so crazy about the books, either, but I like Stiefvater's writing style.

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