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Rabid Reading

Book reviewer at The Demon Librarian. Evil Queen. Hater of slugs, clowns & the color pink. Pandora addict. Reading, always reading. 


Favorite book genres: UF, PNR, Dystopian, YA/NA/Contemporary Romance, Fantasy, Sci-Fi Romance, and anything written by Karina Halle.

Shiver - Maggie Stiefvater This is an interesting book for me to rate. I didn't really care for the author's take on werewolves (ability to change shape/form is directly linked to temperature, and you can only shift so many times before you're stuck in wolf form) but at the same time, I appreciated her coming up with something unique & different. The plot's unfortunately thin, though, the action of the story secondary to the emotion. But for all its shortcomings, it's a beautifully written tale, filled with evocative words & descriptions and frequent references to Rilke's poetry....and that, more than anything, is why I'm giving "Shiver" a 4-star rating. Because I loved the words.