The thrilling conclusion to #1 bestselling Shiver trilogy from Maggie Stiefvater.
When Sam met Grace, he was a wolf and she was a girl. Eventually he found a way to become a boy, and their love transformed from curious distance to the intense closeness of shared lives. That should have been the end of their story. But Grace was not meant to stay human. Now she is the wolf. And the wolves of Mercy Falls are about to be hunted in one final, spectacular kill.
Sam would do anything for Grace. But can one boy and one love really change a hostile, predatory world? The past, the present, and the future will all collide in one pure moment - a moment of death or life, farewell or forever.
I was given this book to read and didn't know anything about it except from the blurb on the back cover. There was nothing on the cover stating that it was the third book of a trilogy. I discovered this looking at the pages at the back of the book that advertised other books written be Maggie Stiefvater. I found it easy enough to follow this book even without reading the previous books.
The first thing I noticed when I started reading was that the text was all in red. I had never read a novel with anything other than black ink. As I do my reading at night I thought that it would strain my eyes. It didn't and I soon forgot about the colour.
Forever is made up of seventy-eight chapters over 483 pages. Some of the chapters were only a few lines long. Each chapter was told by one of the four main characters. This is something that causes some books to be difficult to follow. I didn't have this problem but perhaps because it was a targeted at teenagers.
I found it slow to get hooked into this book. I had set myself a goal of reading night pages a night to ensure I reviewed it quickly. To start with this was a challenge. About half way through the book I found myself hooked. I had a couple of very late nights as I couldn't put it down.
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