The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #2)

The Dream Thieves - Maggie Stiefvater

If you could steal things from dreams, what would you take?


Ronan Lynch has secrets. Some he keeps from others. Some he keeps from himself.

One secret: Ronan can bring things out of his dreams.


And sometimes he's not the only one who wants those things.


Ronan is one of the raven boys—a group of friends, practically brothers, searching for a dead king named Glendower, who they think is hidden somewhere in the hills by their elite private school, Aglionby Academy. The path to Glendower has long lived as an undercurrent beneath town. But now, like Ronan's secrets, it is beginning to rise to the surface—changing everything in its wake.




This book centers around Ronan, who is my favorite Raven Boy! Why, you ask?

“His eyes were frighteningly alive, the curve of his mouth savage and pleased. It suddenly didn't seem at all surprising that he should be able to pull things from his dreams.


In that moment, Blue was a little in love with all of them. Their magic. Their quest. Their awfulness and strangeness. Her raven boys.”

The amazing thing about this book is that it centers around a different character, but the plot and pacing of the story is still the same: they need to wake the ley lines. They need to find Glendower! It was so cool to read about their journey!


This book had the same dark humor, the action, the suspense, the pacing, the characters. Everything!

“‘I know you think you're a punk,’ Declan said. ‘But you aren't nearly as bad ass as you think you are.’


‘Oh, go to hell,’ Ronan snapped, just as the alter boys broached the rear doors.


‘Guys,’ Matthew pleaded. ‘Be holy.’”   

There were moments where I thought that Adam Parrish was too much for me. He always made Gansey and Ronan feel as if he didn’t need them. And, he always made it sound like he was doing a favor on them by rejecting their offers. I HATED Adam in this book (until the end, where he moved his butt for once).


Ronan’s character development was amazing, and if I didn’t love him in the first book, I would love him now!

“He was brother to a liar and brother to an angel, son of a dream and son of a dreamer.”

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Overall, The Dream Thieves was WAY BETTER than The Raven Boys and I think that anyone who hasn’t read this should read it now! It has the suspense, the ROMANCE, and everything else in between! I feel like we’re on the very edge to knowing Glendower now! And the ending of this book . . . if I didn’t have a huge reading pile, then I would’ve gone to get the next book like right now.


Thanks for reading my review guys! Hope you have a great day and until the next one! :D