The Raven Boys, by Maggie Stiefvater
(Raven Cycle, #1)
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release Date: September 18, 2012
“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 killed him.”
It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive.
Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her.
His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.
But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He has it all—family money, good looks, devoted friends—but he’s looking for much more than that. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents all the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul who ranges from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher of the four, who notices many things but says very little.
For as long as she can remember, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love to die. She never thought this would be a problem. But now, as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she’s not so sure anymore.
From Maggie Stiefvater, the bestselling and acclaimed author of the Shivertrilogy and The Scorpio Races, comes a spellbinding new series where the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead us to a place we’ve never been before.
Why Do I Want It?
It's Maggie Freaking Stiefvater! Do I really need to explain why I want it?? I haven't read The Scorpio Races yet, sadly, but I love her Wolves of Mercy Falls series. She's on my author-watch list where I have to read EVERY single book that she puts out. And this one? Oh, this one sounds AMAZING! More than Amazing. A girl named BLUE who has a CLAIRVOYANT MOTHER. A group of hot brothers known as The Raven Boys?? Sounds like trouble, but oh so good trouble.
What are you waiting for?? Is this on your TBR list as well? No? Oh, well then ADD IT! =D