November 19th, 2010

Caleb- snug as a bug!

Book 42: Linger

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Linger
Maggie Stiefvater
Fiction; fantasy; chick lit
360 pages
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In Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other. Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very dangerous secret about her own well-being. For Sam, this means grappling with his werewolf past . . . and figuring out a way to survive into the future. Add into the mix a new wolf named Cole, whose own past has the potential to destroy the whole pack. And Isabelle, who already lost her brother to the wolves . . . and is nonetheless drawn to Cole.
At turns harrowing and euphoric, Linger is a spellbinding love story that explores both sides of love - the light and the dark, the warm and the cold - in a way you will never forget.

Wow! This book was amazing. The way in which this book ended made me like it even more than I liked Shiver. Stiefvater has such a beautiful way with words. I think that this book seems very maturely written, as for as young adult series goes. I cannot wait for the third installment, Forever to be released in July!

***Next read: I am about to start Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
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Let us open this evening's post with a couple of books I finished reading this afternoon.

First was Osprey New Vanguard #149: Tudor Warships (2): Elizabeth I's Navy, a pretty solid book chock full of information about the English forces that went up against the Armada. A pretty good bit of data.

The second was Osprey New Vanguard #21: Merkava Main Battle Tank MKs I, II & III, a treatise about the Israeli home-grown weapon system that they were forced to adopt because they couldn't depend on European sources. This book is a little out of date, because the Merkava IV has been in use for some years, already, but the history of the Israeli Tank Corps in here was enlightening.