Maggie Stiefvater’s Music for Writing To






  • Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa – Vampire Weekend
  •  Red Cortina (Acapella Version) – The Saw Doctors
  •  The War Inside – Switchfoot
  •  Que’ Onda Guero – Beck
  •  I Say Fever – Ramona Falls
  •  Your Love is a Song – Switchfoot
  •  Rolling in the Deep – Adele
  • …And As the Ship Went Down, You’d Never Looked Finer – Woodpigeon
  •  Deathhands – White Flight
  •  1940 (AmpLive Remix) – The Submarines
  •  Soukora – Al Farke Touré
  •  Tibet – Burkhard Dallwitz
  •  Wandering Jane – Dario Marianelli
  •  Requiem – Mary McLaughlin
  •  Flow Like Water – James Newton Howard
  •  Angels in the Snow – Johnny Klimek & Rhinehold Heil
  •  Pleasured Distractions – Trevor Morris
  •  Escape Artist – Zoe Keating
  •  Da Pacem Domine – Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir & Paul Hillier
  •  Galvanize – The Chemical Brothers


Sixteen-year-old Deirdre Monaghan is a painfully shy but prodigiously gifted musician. She’s about to find out she’s also a cloverhand—one who can see faeries. When Maggie-Stiefvater-Lament-Book-cover-300x458a mysterious boy enters her ordinary suburban life, seemingly out of nowhere, Deirdre finds herself infatuated. Trouble is, the enigmatic and conflicted Luke turns out to be a gallowglass—a soulless faerie assassin—and Deirdre is meant to be his next mark. Deirdre has to decide if Luke’s feelings towards her are real, or only a way to lure her deeper into the world of Faerie.



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