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Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Linger (2010)

by Maggie Stiefvater

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Series: The Wolves of Mercy Falls (2)

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    deslivres5: teenage werewolves, suspense, romance

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DID NOT FINISH - Had uber trouble with the audio file/my iPod and the story just wasn't proving to be worth the time I was spending rewinding or fast forwarding.
  bookjunkie57 | Apr 17, 2015 |
As Grace and Sam continue to slowly fall in love, Beck continues to make decisions that don't make sense.Meet Cole St. Clair a new were wolf that would stick longer than Sam had bargained for. Cole St. Clair and Victor the new wolves come from a very popular band NARAKOTIKA. But Cole St. Clair becomes confused of his purpose after Victor dies from constant shifting. But none of them could ever prepare themselves for what would happen to Grace.
I think this was a fairly good book.The writing was good and it had a good storyline.I recommend this book for people who liked Twilight or any fantasy/romance novels. ( )
  GabiJ.G1 | Mar 22, 2015 |
I have started to find that it is very difficult for me to articulate in a review what I want to say when I am super emotional about the book. I don't know why it is getting worse, maybe I am reading better and better books. I will try my best though, here goes...

I love this book *deep breathe* because it is so beautifully written; the characters are so beautiful in themselves, and it made me tear up (THANK MAGGIE *evil eyes*). I can see each character's personality and emotions and I can feel them as I would feel my own. I love the unimaginable depth of the love and devotion that Sam and Grace share. There are also important teenage themes in this book, like parents not liking significant others, what it means to be in love, and how to not handle yourself when you are pissed at your parents. Although in this book I think Grace is in the right.

The plot line is great, it does start a bit slow but that is easy to overcome once you get reacquainted with the characters. It is really heartbreaking though and it is definitely a hook and I am already dying for the next book! GAH Maggie: write faster! ( )
  mojo09226 | Nov 21, 2014 |
I love this series. I realized that I had picked this book up from my bookshelf, but I had already read it.

What I liked most about this book is how the relationship between Grace and Sam evolves. It was romantic, dreamy, and otherworldly when we were introduced to it in Shiver, but in Linger, you begin to see that it's a relationship like any other, susceptible to temptations, strain, and it becomes a relationship that the two have to work at. Not because their love has diminished in any way, but because that's reality.

I loved that.

Parts of this book had me at the edge of my seat. ( )
  Nazgullie | Sep 11, 2014 |
Another summer read that was a rather disappointing sequel, Linger came on the heels of the sensual and intriguing Shiver. No reader can say that Stiefvater is not a talented writer--her prose is often poetic with stunning--but this story is rather anticlimactic. We pick up with Sam and Grace after the fact, and follow them as they try to help others who have been struck by the spell that causes them to change. Shiver affects the reader in a visceral way--it hits hard and almost immediately the reader is caught up in the story, and can barely put the book down to work, sleep, or eat! Linger just doesn't have that same pull. Perhaps it would have been better had Stiefvater not succumbed to the demand to tell us what happened next. ( )
  alexann | Aug 20, 2014 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Maggie Stiefvaterprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bittner, DanNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cravens, PierceNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Galvin, EmmaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lamia, JennaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To Tess, partially for the clever stuff, but mostly for the bits in between the clever stuff
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This is the story of a boy who used to be a wolf and a girl who was becoming one.
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The sequel to Shiver follows the story of Grace and the wolves of Mercy Falls.

Maggie says: "It's about after. What happens after you discover there are werewolves in the wood, after you've fallen in love for the first time, after you've lost what you think you can't live without, after you've become someone you can't live with."
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As Grace hides the vast depth of her love for Sam from her parents and Sam struggles to release his werewolf past and claim a human future, a new wolf named Cole wins Isabel's heart but his own past threatens to destroy the whole pack.

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