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June 20, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: The Raven Boys

The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle, #1)
“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 theShiver 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.
*hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine*

I haven't read any of Maggie's other books (although I do own them) but I am dying to get my hands on a copy of The Raven Boys. The concept of this book has me completely enthralled and just look at that cover! Love it! I can't wait for this one.

What do you guys think? What are you waiting for this week?


  1. The whole premise to this book just blows me away! I was lucky to get a copy at BEA and I cannot wait to get to it too :)
    Happy W.O.W. Day!

  2. This books sounds great! Plus I love Maggie Stiefvater! I can't wait to read this. Great choice!
    my WoW

    Krista @ Nawanda Files

  3. i love her writing
    hoping to this1 soon


  4. I haven't read any of her books either, but this sounds fabulous!! Great pick!!

  5. YAY! Cannot wait to read this (haha, but you already know that)!