Maggie Stiefvater has beautiful lyrical writing that literally flows.
It really felt like there was no real character development or plot development, just a series of happenings that end as badly as you would expect.
Deirdre's character develops throughout the story and she is the embodiment of the perfect female heroine, unsure, imperfect, smart and real.
I was not a fan of this book. The reviews for it are all over the place, but for the most part, people seemed to like it. Read morePublished 10 days ago by How to Rule an Asteroid Reviews
I spent the first half or so of the book trying to figure out exactly what was going on. There was something about the book that felt as if I'd already read it, and something about... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Enchanting Mama
Very well written! Love the author's use of beautiful vocabulary! Storyline was very engaging and kept you wanting to read on!Published 1 month ago by Loves to Read
It is apparent that this was one of Maggie Stiefvater's early works. Having read some of her more recent work, I can attest that she has improved with practice. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jaime A. Sanborn
Great book, it kept me on my toes and I did not want to put it down!! I would recommend it to everyone who likes paranormal books with action and romance.Published 2 months ago by The left handed knitter
More than a few years ago, I worked for a writing non-profit. I worked with teachers looking to teach better writing and write for themselves, and I also worked with a lot of young... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gorelenore
It wastEntirely atrocious, I honestly thought twilight was worse. There's definitely room for improvement, she could do more of the show and less tell which would have probably... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
The Good: I wish I had picked this book up sooner. It is a really fun faerie read. The book is packed with faerie lore and Dee is an actually rational heroine. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jennifer Sicurella
For a first novel this is brilliant. It is a hint of how good her later books are.
I can she how Ms. Stievater's book will appeal to both adults and the YA audience. Read more