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THE SCORPIO RACES BY MAGGIE STIEFVATER: BOOK REVIEW

The Scorpio Races By Maggie Stiefvater ISBN# 978-0545224918 Author’s Website: http://maggiestiefvater.com/  Brought to you by guest reviewer Erin Summary: It happens at the start of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line. Some riders … Continue reading

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THE RAVEN BOYS (THE RAVEN CYCLE, BOOK #1) BY MAGGIE STIEFVATER: BOOK REVIEW

  The Raven Boys Raven Cycle, Book #1 By Maggie Stiefvater ISBN# 9780545424929 Author’s Website: http://maggiestiefvater.com/  Brought to you by guest reviewer Erin Summary: “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you … Continue reading

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THE SCORPIO RACES BY MAGGIE STIEFVATER: OBS PLAYLIST

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie The Scorpio Races is a book, quite simply, about racing killer horses and possibly dying. However, when a girl, Puck, joins the races, that sparks a series of events that occur in The Scorpio Races. These events include scenes featuring Sean Kendrick, a … Continue reading

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SHIVER BY MAGGIE STIEFVATER: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie. Shiver is the love story of Grace and Sam. Sam is a werewolf, and Grace is a human. As you can tell, this love story is not going to be a smooth one. However, it’s going to be heartbreakingly beautiful and precious. United … Continue reading

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FOOD IN FICTION: SHIVER

Winter is about comfort food, so of course a book about the chill would have great food. Grace is the primary cook in her house, so food is mentioned quite a bit. These are the three that I thought are the most important to the plot. Cranberry Scones Grace and … Continue reading

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FOREVER (WOLVES OF MERCY FALLS, BOOK #3) BY MAGGIE STIEFVATER: BOOK REVIEW

Maggie Stiefvater The Wolves of Mercy Falls, Book #3 Forever Review Brought to you by OBS staff member Erin Synopsis: “In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other. In Linger, they fought to be together. Now, in Forever, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being … Continue reading

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ERIN’S MAY READING LOUNGE: WHAT SHE’S READING NOW

I’m still in the middle of my re-reading kick. So right now I’m reading a bunch of sequels: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, book 2)by Douglas Adams; Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games book 2. I’m just over halfway through it, … Continue reading

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BOOK HOTLINKS FOR FEB 14TH: FOREVER EXCERPT, E-BOOKS, VAMPIRE FICTION GAME, TOLKIEN, AND MORE

Maggie Stiefvater reads from FOREVER via Maggie Stiefvater Forever is the third book in the Wolves of Mercy Falls series (after Shiver and Linger) and will be out July 12th. I cannot recommend Shiver enough. The Pitfalls of E-Book Buying: What to Look Out for Before You Purchase via PC … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: LINGER BY MAGGIE STIEFVATER

Linger (Book 2, The Wolves of Mercy Falls) Maggie Stiefvater “This is the story of a boy who used to be a wolf and a girl who was becoming one. Just a few months ago, it was Sam who was the mythical creature. But now it is spring. With the … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: SUMMMER READING EDITION

TOP 10 YA Reads THIS summer: by Chris 1. Dark Flame by Alyson Noel – 4th installment of the Immortals Series 2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins – 3rd and final book of The Hunger Games Series (August 24th) 3. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer – … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 13TH: LINGER RELEASE TOUR AND HUNGER GAMES BOARD GAME

Linger Playlist, Texas Dates & Happy Germans via Maggie Stiefvater’s Blog Okay, it’s Friday, and it’s before Linger’s coming out, so more Linger music (are you guys tired of this yet?) It’s now five-ish weeks until Linger’s release and it’s starting to feel really close. As such, I now have … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 10TH: LINGER TRAILER, BLOOD GROOVE, AND INTERNATIONAL BOOK COVERS

Trailer for Linger Linger, the sequel to the Bestselling Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater comes out July 20th. Check out the trailer below (created by the author)! 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 … Continue reading

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ON OUR RADAR: NOVEL NOVICE LINGER GIVEAWAY

Our friends over at Novel Novice have some exciting news that we want to share with you… Novel Novice is launching a mega countdown to the July 20th release of Linger by Maggie Stiefvater. This is the sequel to Shiver. They will be featuring cool posts every Saturday — and then every day starting July … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR FEB. 12TH: SHIVER AND UGLIES MOVIES, HUNGER GAMES 3, AND YA GENRES

By Dave McNary at Variety: Nick Pustay hired to write ‘Shiver’ Former New Line toppers Michael Lynne and Bob Shaye are moving ahead on supernatural romance “Shiver,” hiring Nick Pustay (“Ramona and Beezus”) to adapt for their Unique Features shingle. “Shiver,” penned by Maggie Stiefvater, centers on a bittersweet romance … Continue reading

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WEREWOLVES INVADING TV & MOVIES

FOX DEVELOPING WEREWOLF SERIES via atvnews Fox is developing a new werewolf based drama titled Howl, according to Variety. The series is being co-written by Joshua Miller and is set in a small Alaskan town. The series will be an ‘epic family saga’ about warring werewolf families in the small Alaskan town … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 46-48

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 46-48: Sam and Grace Olivia returns to school and talks to Grace about Jack after Grace confronts her about the photos. Grace tells Olivia that she was bitten by the wolves, but she never changed, despite what Jack said about her being cured. After school, … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTER 43-45

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 43-45: Sam and Grace Olivia returns to school and talks to Grace about Jack after Grace confronts her about the photos. Grace tells Olivia that she was bitten by the wolves, but she never changed, despite what Jack said about her being cured. After school, … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 37-39

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 37-39: Sam and Grace Sam rushes downstairs to see Grace pinned to the cabinets by Shelby, in wolf form. The moment Grace sees him, she cries out to him. Sam grabs a skillet and hits Shelby in the hip. She turns and snarls, in her … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 33-36

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 33-36: Sam and Grace Sam has a dream about Mr. Dario’s (a neighbor of Beck’s) dogs. When Sam was thirteen a new neighbor moved in who had vicious guard dogs. He showed them to everyone living in Beck’s house; he explained that they had electric … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB PRESENTS: INTERVIEW WITH MAGGIE STIEFVATER

OBS Young Adult Online Book Club Interview Featuring Maggie Stiefvater All of Maggie Stiefvater’s life decisions have been based around her inability to be gainfully employed. Talking to yourself, staring into space, and coming to work in your pajamas are frowned upon when you’re a waitress, calligraphy instructor, or technical … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 30-32

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 30-32 After school Grace wants to go by Olivia’s.  On the way Sam tries to explain poetry to her when he yelled for her to stop the car.  He had seen Jack the wolf and leapt out of the car to chase after him.  Jack was too far … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 27-29

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 27-29 When Grace and Sam pull up to her house, her parents are home.  Grace snuck Sam into the house.  As they get into bed, Sam is having thoughts of being closer to Grace.  She admits that she wished she had changed into wolf when she was bitten.  Sam … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 24-26

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 24-26 Grace and Sam are comfortable on a Saturday morning, she working on homework, he reading a book.  They decide to go to Beck’s house to see if there are any signs of life.  Grace locks the keys in the Bronco.  As they head into the woods, Grace … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 21-23

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 21-23 Sam is trying to wake Grace up for school.  As Sam dresses for the day, he finds pictures of his wolf pack in Grace’s sock drawer. Sam flips through the pictures trying to guess who each of the wolves are out of his human friends.  Grace finds … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 17-20

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 17-20 Grace and Sam are in a used car lot sitting in a Bronco she might want to buy while they wait for the salesman to return.  Grace asks how Sam turns into a wolf and Sam says he shifts into a wolf when the temperature … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 14-16

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 14-16 Grace can’t help looking at Sam as he lays, heavily sedated, in the hospital bed.  Her eyes drink him in and even though it is hard for her to imagine it, she knows he is her wolf. Grace has a conversation with the nurse … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 11-13

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 11-13: Sam and Grace Sam and the rest of the wolves run for their lives. Some of them fall to the gunshots. Sam and Paul realize they’re being herded towards the lake, where they’ll be cornered. Everyone keeps running, but Sam stops. At the same … Continue reading

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YA BOOK CLUB: SHIVER – CHAPTERS 8-10

SHIVER by Maggie Stiefvater Chapters 8-10 A Police officer, William Koenig, comes to Grace’s school to talk to the class about entering law enforcement. He’s is interrupted by questions about Jack’s death and the fact that his body is rumored to have gone missing from the morgue. The officer tries … Continue reading

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MAGGIE STIEFVATER GIVES US LINGER!

Author Maggie Stiefvater creator of  “Shiver” has some exciting news for all her fans today, she has posted the cover and first paragraph of “Linger,” enjoy! m-stiefvater.livejournal.com: As promised, I’m revealing the cover and first paragraph of LINGER today. A little bit about LINGER, for starters — it’s the sequel … Continue reading

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