Wednesday, 16 October 2013

YOUNG URBAN FANTASY REVIEW: The Raven Boys 2: The Dream Thieves - Maggie Stiefvater

Release Date: 18/09/13
Publisher:  Scholastic


This is the second book in a brand new series from bestselling author, Maggie Stiefvater. Fans of SHIVER (9781407115009), LINGER (9781407121086) and FOREVER (9781407121116) will love this new quartet! Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Blue and Gansey will be the same. Ronan is falling more and more deeply into his dreams ...and his dreams are intruding more and more into waking life. Gansey is needed at home, and is struggling to stay in Aglionby. And Adam? He's made some new friends. Friends that are looking for some of the same pieces of the puzzle that Gansey, Blue, and Ronan are after. Great power is at stake, and someone must be willing to wield it.


A Dark title that carries on the magical original tale by Maggie from a new perspective. It has some great twists, the reader is in for a story that keeps them guessing from start to finish and that’s without mentioning a pace so fast and furious that you daren’t put the title down, even for some sleep.

Add to the mix some great double dealing, some wonderful sleight of hand and of course characters that the reader will love to spend time around all round makes this a cracking new release from a much loved author. All round a great story for young and old alike and one that will definitely plant its threads within your brain so much so that you’ll find the wait for the next one really hard.

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