BALLAD. Read an excerpt from Flux. Nuala is part muse, part psychic vampire. Her mark across history is unmistakable: a trail of brilliant poets, musicians, and. Information and extras for Lament and Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater, including Celtic music written for the books. Summary: A book with lots to like, but enough flaws to make it worth a borrow, not a buy. Strong major characters, lyrical prose and interesting.

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Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to go hug my book. Personal tools Log in. Nuala just was who she was, not feeling any guilt or trouble by doing what she did as Luke did.

She’s evil and I knew she was up to no good.

Ballad (Books of Faerie, book 2) by Maggie Stiefvater

I also feel like he had a lot of super severe anxiety traits maybe OCD? But I would love to see a return by Stiefvater to the world of Lament and Ballad. We do ge Ballad starts with James and Dee at balld private school for musicians. Now, I was quite excited to see this story was about James.

Another great novel by Maggie Stiefvater, this author can do no wrong!

It’s not a page turner like Lament and it’s not poetic like Shiver, but still it was a decent story. Ballad starts right where Lament left off; James and Dee have enrolled a After reading the mesmerising Lament, I was eagerly msggie this book with so much anticipation, that I wondered on more than one occasion, whether the story would live up to my expectations. She doesn’t know how to relate to him or be his friend knowing how he feels about her.


The previous one, this one and other stories not related to Maggie.

Entertaining as well as enjoyable. I hated the ending, but I did like James as a character he was quirky enough to be interestingeven Nuala. A really good spin off novel following an other character which I loved a lot.

About rhapsodyinbooks We’re into reading, politics, and intellectual exchanges. And Nuala does some of the best snark ever! Yes, Stiefvater moves away from faeries and on stiefvated the wolves of Shiver and Linger and Forever … and they are even better books.

James was the character I liked best in Lament, anyway. James is a well-drawn character, with quirks, snark, and witticisms that fully embody him.

And she would be the absolute bitch Nuala thinks she is if stievater didn’t have those messages to tell us what she’s repressing. The thing I liked the most was that Dee wasn’t the main character. Most of the insight into what was going on with Dee was revealed through text messages typed but never sent to James. Aber ich fand die Geschichte insgesamt spannend und viele 3,75 Sterne James’ Geschichte Now that you know it, I’m going to level up in awesome just to blow your mind.


I would have to say Ballad is my favourite. Email required Address never made public.

Everyone she’s been attracted to dies after she feeds on them. Why couldn’t he have narrated the whole book?!?

Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie

First thing that struck me with this story was “why magyie they at that school? Nuala was a bit problematic, being a leanan sidhea sort of succubus-muse who latches onto young men with talent and feeds off their life force. Dee is a jerk. Eagerly awaiting to fulfill my craving of James, I mean!

Because Hallowe’en on her sixteenth year is the night she dies. It definitely feels dates. That ballqd added a lot of suspense to the novel and was crucial to the plot. Can’t recommend this one. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: And his story told in turns with faerie maggis Nuala tucked at my heart strings in a way Deidre’s narration would not and could not.

And despite the fact that he’s a piper and they have no program to suit his level of expertise.