The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic, 2013); audiobook read by Will Patton (Scholastic, 2013) Book two of the Raven Cycle is a clever continuation, building on what has gone before but introducing new characters and crafting a story of independent merit within the larger narrative. Though Blue, unfortunately, is relegated to the background, Ronan proves worthwhile.
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The Raven Boys
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic, 2012); audiobook read by Will Patton (Scholastic Audio, 2012) Although Stiefvater focusses primarily on the characters built through story, the narrative itself is astutely plotted and sufficiently self-contained to offer closure. Patton’s drawl on the audiobook reading takes some getting used to but enhances the dreamy exploration of person and place.