The Raven Boys Optioned for Film

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The Raven Boys, by Maggie Stiefvater, has recently been optioned by New Line Cinema. New Line is currently seeking a screenwriter for the film. A synopsis of the book can be found below:

 

“There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.”

It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive.

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her.

His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.

But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He has it all—family money, good looks, devoted friends—but he’s looking for much more than that. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents all the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul who ranges from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher of the four, who notices many things but says very little.

For as long as she can remember, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love to die. She never thought this would be a problem. But now, as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she’s not so sure anymore.

From Maggie Stiefvater, the bestselling and acclaimed author of theShiver trilogy and The Scorpio Races, comes a spellbinding new series where the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead us to a place we’ve never been before.

 

Maggie Stiefvater is such a huge name in YA lit. You can’t go to a bookstore without seeing her name pop out at you. Fans everywhere are in love with Stiefvater, and I have heard great things about The Raven Boys. I wasn’t the biggest fan of the Shiver series, so I’m a little nervous to read this one even though I have a copy sitting around. Find the article here.

What do you guys think about The Raven Boys possibly turning into a movie? Did you love the book? Hate it? Sound off in the comments section!

 

That’s all for now, folks. See you next time!

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