Review: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (Spoiler-Free)
To start off... this is the exact story I've been craving since Teen Wolf ended. How could one not miss the epic sarcasm of Stiles Stilinski?
I've been missing that show so much for the past couple of months and there are no good werewolf books that I've been able to find since. Anyway, moving on, I also hadn't wanted to pick up this book for a while because I had heard a lot of negative reviews about it. However, as of recently, I heard one of my favorite booktubers say that she loved it, and saw that one of my favorite reviewers did too. So, naturally, I gave it a try. Best decision of my life. This book flies by. I could be reading for two hours and thought that 5 minutes passed. It was so addicting. This is probably because of the short chapters *bless*. Also, the characters were great. That really surprised me considering it's a werewolf book. This book does have a case of "missing-parent syndrome" but it is pretty well explained so I can live with it. The writing was spectacular. There was so much showing and not telling and it was great. Sidenote: Chapter 33 was absolute genius and perfection. To add on to that, the alternating POV was actually really good in this book because there was great distinction in personality between the characters so I could always tell who I was reading from. Overall, I would highly recommend this book to anyone suffering from withdrawal after the end of Teen Wolf, (Or anyone who likes werewolves lol), and I cannot wait to read the sequel! P.S. The words in the book are blue. I didn't even notice until I went into better lighting and I got overly excited lol.
Song I was reminded of while reading: Dark Side