Summary Of Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver

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For my home reading assignment, I read a book called “Shiver” by Maggie Stiefvater from the trilogy “The Wolves of Mercy Falls”. This book is about love, lust, friendship and two lovers trying to think about their future together accepting the fact that one of them is living two lives - one as a wolf an other as a human. The book action takes place in Minnesota, Mercy Falls where the winters are freezing and summers are humid. The author of the book is Maggie Stiefvater who is an American author known for writing young adult fiction. The author was born in November 18, 1981 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Maggie published her first novel “Lament” in 2008. The author is also known for her music and she plays multiple musical instruments as well. Before turning to writing full-time Maggie Stiefvater was a professional portrait artist, she also animates the book trailers for each of her books. Grace Brisbane Grace is the main character in this story. She is a smart seventeen year old girl. Grace is independent, she likes things neat and in order. She is described as a mathematics genius. The main character has long, dark blonde hair and brown eyes. Samuel Kerr Roth Sam is eighteen years old, he is tall, has black…show more content…
The friends need to find a solution to stop Sam’s and other wolves’ double life. I think that the message that the author wanted to say is to never give up and continue to try and achieve your desires. The message of this book also is that the power of love is enormous and that the people that are meant for each other will do everything to get over any difficulties and stay together. The book style is descriptive. The story is told by the main characters in first person although the point of view alternates between Sam and Grace. The story is fast moving, full with different scenes from the characters’ point of
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