Review: 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.

The Raven Boys
When I started this book it was a bit slow but then after a few chapters it really start to pull me know, making me want to know more. Understand more about the characters and the world. I enjoyed the mystery of why some things happen or why this is even happening. I like the whole landline and the physics parts that into the story is something a bit new to me when it comes to books (I've watched T.V. & movies with that, but books was something new to me). I liked that Blue had her own problems before she even meet the boys. I also love how the Raven Boys was on a mission of there owns; then some how they happen to come together making a group all of the own. Trying to solve/find answers.

There was a twist that made me go 'No way, didn't see that come.' The twist kinda broke my heart; but then standing back and looking at the story as a whole I can see how it from and shapes the story. I can see why this thing had to happened.This is a story that people who enjoy mystery and physics 'power's (if that's what you would like to call it) will enjoy the love triangle with the mix of unknown happenings.

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  1. I DNFed this one the first time I tried it because I found it to be way too slow for me but everyone seems to be loving it so this year I plan to give the series another shot.

    Lovely review! <33

  2. I actually really liked this one and didn't mind the slower developing beginning. I felt it gave me enough time to get to know the characters and I always don't want a page-turner. She's a fabulous writer and I always love how immersed I feel in her stories. Thanks for stopping by!

    Tressa @ Wishful Endings


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