Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Check out this review of the book, The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater, as featured on Christina Dwevedi’s blog.

Christina Dwivedi

The Scorpio RacesThe Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book I’ve read by Maggie Stiefvater, even though I’ve followed her on twitter for a long time and was a fan of her writing tips and humor. This book did not disappoint. I can clearly see how talented she is.

The Scorpio Races brought me on a very unique ride. At times, it was soft and introspective, giving me a ton of insight into who “Puck” and Sean are. Other times, it was intense and gripping when the capaill uisce, AKA myth-inspired water horses, were in action. These horse-like creatures are predators, but are caught in an attempt to tame them and race them in the annual Scorpio Races, a dangerous race across the beach. But they are never truly tame and the sea always calls to them.

I also need a November…

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