Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) (audio)
Sam knows how Grace was rescued and he, in turn, watches out for her when the weather turns cold and he turns into a wolf. But when he is shot, Grace discovers his secret. How can they ever stay together as winter begins?
I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I don't know if it is because I listened to it or what, but I really enjoyed it. Where I was afraid it would be cheesy or derivative, I found it sweet and fascinating. I like the new idea on the werewolf mythology. It was such a change from the normal stuff. I liked practical Grace and sweet Sam. I liked their romance began innocently though oddly. I was horrified and sickened by what happened to Sam when he began to change and there were some parts where I had tears in my eyes. All in all, I thought it was pretty good and I can't wait for the next book, Linger.
I really think that this is one of those books that benefited from the audio version. With the two voices actors, Jeanna Lamia and David Ledoux, doing the alternating parts of Grace and Sam, it really brought the book to life. And it made me care more about the characters because their voices conveyed so much emotion. They did an excellent job.