I LOVED this book! I finally jumped into this series after a while because I am getting to meet the author in a month and now I want to hit myself over the head with the books because I should have read them AGES ago!
This is a fun YA novel that has great paranormal twists that you fall for quickly. The characters are fantastic and the plot line has me officially 100% hooked.
That teaser? Things like that happen ALL through the book. I couldn't put it down. I HAD to know what was going to happen. Blue, Gansey, Noah, Adam, and Roan. This cast of characters was So great. There were twists I didn't see coming with them and a bunch that I did. That makes for a great read.
The psychic twists in this book as well as the ley line stuff throughout it is so intriguing that it had me googling. You wont want to miss it. Likely one of the best YA read I have ever read.
“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.