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Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
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avg rating 3.78 — 642,873 ratings — published 2009
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Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4) Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
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avg rating 3.70 — 1,312,872 ratings — published 2008
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New Moon (Twilight, #2) New Moon (Twilight, #2)
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avg rating 3.52 — 1,388,979 ratings — published 2006
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The Gathering (Darkness Rising, #1) The Gathering (Darkness Rising, #1)
by (shelved 7 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.04 — 104,102 ratings — published 2011
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Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2)
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avg rating 3.92 — 199,248 ratings — published 2010
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Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2) Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2)
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avg rating 4.31 — 105,773 ratings — published 2007
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Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7) Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7)
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avg rating 4.34 — 52,439 ratings — published 2013
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Firelight (Firelight, #1) Firelight (Firelight, #1)
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avg rating 3.90 — 108,635 ratings — published 2010
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Vanish (Firelight, #2) Vanish (Firelight, #2)
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avg rating 3.97 — 46,951 ratings — published 2011
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Fair Game (Alpha & Omega, #3) Fair Game (Alpha & Omega, #3)
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avg rating 4.34 — 43,236 ratings — published 2012
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Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1) Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1)
by (shelved 6 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.09 — 110,948 ratings — published 2011
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Eclipse (Twilight, #3) Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
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avg rating 3.69 — 1,379,163 ratings — published 2007
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Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1) Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1)
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avg rating 4.11 — 106,113 ratings — published 2008
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Twilight (Twilight, #1) Twilight (Twilight, #1)
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avg rating 3.57 — 4,403,328 ratings — published 2005
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Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4) Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4)
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avg rating 4.35 — 88,057 ratings — published 2009
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Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3) Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3)
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avg rating 4.36 — 102,733 ratings — published 2008
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Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
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avg rating 4.18 — 200,807 ratings — published 2006
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Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8) Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8)
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avg rating 4.39 — 50,461 ratings — published 2014
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Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
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avg rating 4.33 — 864,732 ratings — published 2010
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River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6) River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6)
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avg rating 4.27 — 69,232 ratings — published 2011
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Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5) Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5)
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avg rating 4.39 — 90,198 ratings — published 2010
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City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
by (shelved 5 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.13 — 1,668,408 ratings — published 2007
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Nightshade (Nightshade #1; Nightshade World #4) Nightshade (Nightshade #1; Nightshade World #4)
by (shelved 5 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.04 — 157,127 ratings — published 2010
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Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5) Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5)
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avg rating 4.58 — 153,544 ratings — published 2016
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Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson, #9) Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson, #9)
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avg rating 4.30 — 38,766 ratings — published 2016
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Seraphina (Seraphina, #1) Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
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avg rating 3.95 — 93,905 ratings — published 2012
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Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4) Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.61 — 202,025 ratings — published 2015
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Alpha & Omega (Alpha & Omega, #0.5) Alpha & Omega (Alpha & Omega, #0.5)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.33 — 19,372 ratings — published 2007
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Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1) Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.88 — 45,838 ratings — published 2009
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Hidden (Firelight, #3) Hidden (Firelight, #3)
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avg rating 3.89 — 31,804 ratings — published 2012
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Tiger's Destiny (The Tiger Saga, #4) Tiger's Destiny (The Tiger Saga, #4)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.41 — 33,433 ratings — published 2012
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Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, #11) Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, #11)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.77 — 129,989 ratings — published 2011
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All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7) All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.06 — 210,476 ratings — published 2007
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Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5) Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.02 — 219,622 ratings — published 2005
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Tiger's Voyage (The Tiger Saga, #3) Tiger's Voyage (The Tiger Saga, #3)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.35 — 40,067 ratings — published 2011
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Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #3) Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #3)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.92 — 154,248 ratings — published 2011
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Tiger's Quest (The Tiger Saga, #2) Tiger's Quest (The Tiger Saga, #2)
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avg rating 4.35 — 44,249 ratings — published 2011
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Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2) Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.26 — 59,767 ratings — published 2009
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Silver in the Blood Silver in the Blood (Hardcover)
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avg rating 3.42 — 12,582 ratings — published 2015
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A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.29 — 349,461 ratings — published 2015
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Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.07 — 136,956 ratings — published 2007
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Talon (Talon, #1) Talon (Talon, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.77 — 57,914 ratings — published 2014
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The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3) The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.21 — 137,289 ratings — published 2010
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Dead Heat (Alpha & Omega #4) Dead Heat (Alpha & Omega #4)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.23 — 29,287 ratings — published 2015
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The Calling (Darkness Rising, #2) The Calling (Darkness Rising, #2)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.11 — 47,445 ratings — published 2012
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The Rising (Darkness Rising, #3) The Rising (Darkness Rising, #3)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.13 — 37,345 ratings — published 2013
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Lord's Fall (Elder Races, #5) Lord's Fall (Elder Races, #5)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.23 — 12,272 ratings — published 2012
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Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, #13) Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, #13)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.35 — 78,095 ratings — published 2013
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Written in Red (The Others, #1) Written in Red (The Others, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.27 — 73,885 ratings — published 2013
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Terri Windling
“Contemporary writers use animal-transformation themes to explore issues of gender, sexuality, race, culture, and the process of transformation...just as storytellers have done, all over the world, for many centuries past. One distinct change marks modern retellings, however, reflecting our changed relationship to animals and nature. In a society in which most of us will never encounter true danger in the woods, the big white bear who comes knocking at the door [in fairy tales] is not such a frightening prospective husband now; instead, he's exotic, almost appealing.

Whereas once wilderness was threatening to civilization, now it's been tamed and cultivated; the dangers of the animal world have a nostalgic quality, removed as they are from our daily existence. This removal gives "the wild" a different kind of power; it's something we long for rather than fear. The shape-shifter, the were-creature, the stag-headed god from the heart of the woods--they come from a place we'd almost forgotten: the untracked forests of the past; the primeval forests of the mythic imagination; the forests of our childhood fantasies: untouched, unspoiled, limitless.

Likewise, tales of Animal Brides and Bridegrooms are steeped in an ancient magic and yet powerfully relevant to our lives today. They remind us of the wild within us...and also within our lovers and spouses, the part of them we can never quite know. They represent the Others who live beside us--cat and mouse and coyote and owl--and the Others who live only in the dreams and nightmares of our imaginations. For thousands of years, their tales have emerged from the place where we draw the boundary lines between animals and human beings, the natural world and civilization, women and men, magic and illusion, fiction and the lives we live.”
Terri Windling, The Beastly Bride: Tales of the Animal People

“Transformation can come in the mysterious guise of shape-shifting, or through a simple change of mind”
C.R. Strahan, Watercolor

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