The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

    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 the Shiver 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.
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published September 18th 2012 by Scholastic Press


  1. Wouwww... A beautiful review. I mean, I like it. Book looks like good. I hope, I will read this book, soon =)

    1. Thank you Melis! So glad you liked the review! :) I love The Raven Boys and I do hope you will love it too! :)

  2. I wasn't crazy over the only Maggie Stiefvater book I'd read, The Scorpio Races, but I absolutely adored The Raven Boys! I loved the plot, the writing, and especially the characters. I'm also very curious to see the direction that the romance goes in- can't wait for the next book!

    1. Lee I haven't read The Scorpio Races, but I did read The Wolfs of Mercy Falls and I loved it! I do think the I love Raven Boys more. I agree with you I can't wait to see about the romance. I'm pretty sure I know, but somethings authors can surprise you. :)

  3. The Raven Boys kept me trapped with in its pages until the very end. I grew to love the characters and want to continue to see them grow.
    Great, easy read.

    Maycee Greene (TRUSTprice - Software Download)


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