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Maggie Stiefvater

Author of Shiver

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Maggie Stiefvater is the author of the bestselling Shiver Trilogy (Shiver, Linger and Forever) and The Raven Cycle Series. She is also the author of a book in the Spirit Animals Series (Hunted). Her title Sinner made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014. Maggie attended Mary Washington College, graduating with a B.A. in history. She is also an artist, equestrian, musician, and technical editor. She enjoys writing full time from her home in Virginia. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Shiver… (more)
Shiver 7,968 copies, 568 reviews
The Raven Boys 5,906 copies, 383 reviews
Linger 4,322 copies, 250 reviews
The Scorpio Races 3,317 copies, 266 reviews
The Dream Thieves 3,082 copies, 194 reviews
Forever 3,059 copies, 155 reviews
Blue Lily, Lily Blue 2,479 copies, 131 reviews
The Raven King 2,251 copies, 109 reviews
Lament 1,766 copies, 91 reviews
Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie 1,067 copies, 58 reviews
All the Crooked Saints 991 copies, 51 reviews
Call Down the Hawk 895 copies, 26 reviews
Sinner 870 copies, 49 reviews
Hunted 807 copies, 7 reviews
Shiver / Linger / Forever 353 copies, 3 reviews
Mister Impossible 344 copies, 17 reviews
Bravely 245 copies, 5 reviews
Opal 180 copies, 17 reviews
Greywaren 165 copies, 3 reviews
Swamp Thing: Twin Branches 127 copies, 13 reviews
The Anatomy of Curiosity 107 copies, 3 reviews
The Raven's Prophecy Tarot 81 copies, 3 reviews
Requiem 55 copies
The Raven Cycle 54 copies
300 Fox Way Holiday Piece 34 copies, 1 review
A Very Declan Christmas 19 copies, 3 reviews
#girlnovel 6 copies
Trīsas 1 copy
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#darknovel 1 copy, 1 review
Kiss Me Deadly: 13 Tales of Paranormal Love (Contributor) 243 copies, 15 reviews
Demons (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review

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Margaret Stiefvater (born November 18, 1981) is an American writer of Young Adult fiction, known mainly for her series of fantasy novels The Wolves of Mercy Falls and The Raven Cycle. She currently lives in Virginia.

Stiefvater was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She described herself as an "anxious child with many phobias." As a child, she wanted to be a fighter pilot and race-car driver and was a voracious reader who enjoyed writing. By age 16, she was submitting manuscripts to publishers. After being home-schooled from sixth grade on, Stiefvater attended Mary Washington College, graduating with a B.A. in history. By the time she had entered college, she had already written over 30 novels, including four thrillers about the Irish Republican Army, a historical blockade runner novel, and a high-fantasy novel about "impassioned enchanters fighting among civil unrest." At 16, she legally changed her first name from Heidi to Margaret. Her maiden name was Hummel. After graduating, she worked as a portrait artist, specializing in equestrian art. In 2010, she gave a TEDx Talk for NASA entitled "How Bad Teens Become Famous People", in which she reflects on her youth as a "Bad Teen" and how those years have impacted her.
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Stiefvater published her first novel, Lament, in 2008. Before Lament had been released, she sold the rights to Ballad, the sequel to Lament, and to Shiver, the first book in the trilogy The Wolves of Mercy Falls. Shiver spent more than 40 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. There are over 1.7 million copies of The Wolves of Mercy Falls series in print and more than thirty-six foreign editions have been licensed.
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