The Raven Boys
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The Raven Boys

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“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 Shiver trilogy 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.

Title:The Raven Boys
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0545424925
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:416 pages

    The Raven Boys Reviews

  • Emily May
    Sep 22, 2014

    Quirky loner girl meets privileged rich boy(s). Forbidden love and angst ensue.I seem to have this habit. For the past couple of years, I've mostly been deliberately avoiding paranormal YA from author...

  • Natalie
    Dec 28, 2016

    ?She wasn?t interested in telling other people?s futures. She was interested in going out and finding her own.?This review contains *spoilers*.I went into this book expecting to hate it, but I...

  • Wendy Darling
    Sep 18, 2012

    On a cold night every spring, sixteen-year-old Blue and her psychic mother wait in a churchyard for the dead to arrive. Her mother is usually the one who sees the spirits of people who will die within...

  • Raeleen Lemay
    May 12, 2015

    OK. SO THIS BOOK WAS PRETTY GREAT.The book was very slow-moving for the first half or so, but I always found myself drawn in by the beautiful writing and the fabulous characters. This story is first a...

  • Lola  Reviewer
    Apr 28, 2016

    The only character I like is Ronan. Which is... very ironic.It might be time for Maggie Stiefvater and I to part ways.Truly, there's nothing actually ''wrong'' with her style; it simply does not appea...

  • Riley
    Nov 03, 2015

    Easily the best book I've read all year. I've never read a book before where I love every single character equally. Blue: she is everything i aspire to be and i just want to be bffs with herGansey: ye...

  • Katerina
    Aug 13, 2016

    ?You're looking for a god. Didn't you suspect that there was also a devil?? Instant new favorite!!Psychics. Ghosts. Spirits. Sleeping kings. Legends. Enchanted forests. And a cursed romance. Ma...

  • Steph Sinclair
    Apr 29, 2016

    I'm finally submitting to peer pressure. ...

  • Clau R.
    Jan 08, 2017

    Todo el libro me gustó muchísimo... con excepción de los últimos capítulos. Me confundieron bastante, pero no sólo eso... el "conflicto final" no me emocionó nada, lo sentí flojo.PERO en sí m...

  • Maxwell
    Apr 28, 2016

    Do I need to even explain myself? No? Well, I will anyway.This book has it all:The best characters.Maggie (I feel like we're on a first name basis) doesn't neglect developing any of the characters. Wh...