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Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Release Date: 7/20/10-ACK-So Far Away!!!

About the Book: It's the sequel to Shiver. Maggie says " it is 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 (and no, not all of these are talking about the characters you think they're talking about.)"


Sneak Peak: (Thanks Maggie!)

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This is the story of a boy who used to be a wolf and a girl who was becoming one.

Just a few months ago, it was Sam who was the mythical creature. His was the disease we couldn’t cure. His was the good-bye that meant the most. He had the body that was a mystery, too strange and wonderful and terrifying to comprehend.

But now it is spring. With the heat, the remaining wolves will soon be falling out of their wolf pelts and back into their human bodies. Sam stays Sam, and Cole stays Cole, and it’s only me who’s not firmly in my own skin.

GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: OMG-I want it even more now!! Anyone else super excited? And I love the cover. It's amazing-and I'm happy to report I saw the wolf much faster than I did on the Shiver cover!:)

Comments

  1. I can't wait! The cover is amazing, what a contrast and also compliment to Shiver.

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  2. Part of the reason I bough shiver was becuase it was soooo pretty, with blue ink and all. :) I didn't see the wolf for a while too...

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