The Raven Boys

The Raven Boys

“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.

Title:The Raven Boys
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780545424929
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    The Raven Boys Reviews

  • Miranda Reads

    Stuck at home? Got some time on your hands? Want to start a long series? But you don't want a dud?Check out this booktube video - all about which series are worth your time (and which ones aren't...

  • Emily May

    Quirky loner girl meets privileged rich boy(s). Forbidden love and angst ensue.I seem to have this habit. For the past couple of years, I've mostly been deliberately avoiding paranormal YA from author...

  • Zo

    4.5/5Reread in 2017:I loved it so much more the second time! Every character was unique and fleshed out and I fell in love with them all! Well, most of them. Can't wait to pick up The Dream Thieves!Bo...

  • Jesse (JesseTheReader)

    i'm so glad i re-read this before carrying on with the series! there were so many things that i had forgotten. SO MANY IMPORTANT THINGS. plus it was fun to re-read, because of all the foreshadowing. S...

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    UPDATE: $2.99 Kindle US 9/14/19MY BLOG: Melissa Martin's Reading ListI absolutely loved this book! But, here's the thing, I didn't know what was going on through half of the book and I'm still a littl...

  • Kat

    nostalgia has left me a weepy bitch...

  • Nat

    Update 2020:With my local library closed down, I’m stuck with the books on my bookshelf so I opted to reread my favorites. And it just hit me that I reread this book on April 24th aka the date that ...

  • Katerina

    “You're looking for a god. Didn't you suspect that there was also a devil?” Instant new favorite!!Psychics. Ghosts. Spirits. Sleeping kings. Legends. Enchanted forests. And a cursed rom...

  • C.G. Drews

    READ #5: August 2019: Rereading in preparation for Call Down the Hawk and also because I am trc trash and am living my good life sobbing over my best friends who don't exist while being homesick fo...

  • Nick

    I've never read something quite like this. I loved how Blue talks with her mom, how Gansey is protective towards the boys, how Noah pats Blue's hair, how Ronan takes care of Chainsaw, how Adam talks t...