Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Teen Tuesday: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater. Raven Cycle series #1. Scholastic Inc., September, 2012. 9780545424929. (Own)
Teen Tuesday features The Raven Boys by Maggie Steifvater. The Raven Boys is book one of a four book paranormal series called The Raven Cycle. Blue Sargent lives in Henrietta, Virginia in a family of psychics but has no psychic power herself. She is cursed by the prophecy that she will kill her true love with their first kiss. Henrietta is also the location of Aglionby Academy, an exclusive prep school for rich boys. Blue is not interested in them, but one boy, Gansey, is on a quest. He is hoping to find an ancient Welsh king. This work of magical realism is peopled with fascinating characters and set in a town so vivid it is almost a character itself.