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Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
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avg rating 3.80 — 450,836 ratings — published 2008
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Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2)
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avg rating 3.94 — 151,416 ratings — published 2010
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Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4) Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
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avg rating 3.71 — 1,062,239 ratings — published 2008
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New Moon (Twilight, #2) New Moon (Twilight, #2)
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avg rating 3.53 — 1,108,420 ratings — published 2006
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Vanish (Firelight, #2) Vanish (Firelight, #2)
by (shelved 6 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.00 — 37,539 ratings — published 2011
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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 4.13 — 71,366 ratings — published 2011
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The Gathering (Darkness Rising, #1) The Gathering (Darkness Rising, #1)
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avg rating 4.04 — 81,112 ratings — published 2011
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Firelight (Firelight, #1) Firelight (Firelight, #1)
by (shelved 5 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.93 — 88,160 ratings — published 2010
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Eclipse (Twilight, #3) Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
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avg rating 3.71 — 1,089,705 ratings — published 2007
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Twilight (Twilight, #1) Twilight (Twilight, #1)
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avg rating 3.56 — 3,012,823 ratings — published 2005
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Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
by (shelved 5 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.19 — 140,659 ratings — published 2006
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Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2) Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2)
by (shelved 5 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.31 — 76,867 ratings — published 2007
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Nightshade (Nightshade, #1) Nightshade (Nightshade, #1)
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avg rating 4.05 — 136,191 ratings — published 2010
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Hidden (Firelight, #3) Hidden (Firelight, #3)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.91 — 25,065 ratings — published 2012
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Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7) Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7)
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avg rating 4.32 — 31,712 ratings — published 2013
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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 4.43 — 23,274 ratings — published 2012
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Tiger's Voyage (The Tiger Saga, #3) Tiger's Voyage (The Tiger Saga, #3)
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avg rating 4.38 — 29,062 ratings — published 2011
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Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
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avg rating 4.31 — 561,463 ratings — published 2010
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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 — 115,729 ratings — published 2011
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Tiger's Quest (The Tiger Saga, #2) Tiger's Quest (The Tiger Saga, #2)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.39 — 31,074 ratings — published 2011
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Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1) Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.10 — 81,531 ratings — published 2008
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Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4) Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4)
by (shelved 4 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.34 — 65,396 ratings — published 2009
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Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3) Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3)
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avg rating 4.35 — 75,991 ratings — published 2008
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Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls, #1) Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.15 — 122,683 ratings — published 2011
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City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5) City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.32 — 335,314 ratings — published 2012
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Fair Game (Alpha & Omega, #3) Fair Game (Alpha & Omega, #3)
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avg rating 4.34 — 30,244 ratings — published 2012
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Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, #11) Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, #11)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.76 — 109,727 ratings — published 2011
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All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7) All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.07 — 181,378 ratings — published 2008
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Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5) Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.02 — 184,322 ratings — published 2005
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City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3) City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.35 — 562,244 ratings — published 2009
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River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6) River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.24 — 49,402 ratings — published 2011
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Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2) Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.25 — 43,423 ratings — published 2009
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Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5) Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.38 — 66,270 ratings — published 2010
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City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.13 — 1,055,101 ratings — published 2007
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Bitten (Women of the Otherworld #1) Bitten (Women of the Otherworld #1)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.07 — 93,056 ratings — published 2001
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Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8) Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8)
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avg rating 4.38 — 29,184 ratings — published 2014
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The Mane Squeeze (Pride, #4) The Mane Squeeze (Pride, #4)
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avg rating 4.37 — 10,410 ratings — published 2009
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About a Dragon (Dragon Kin, #2) About a Dragon (Dragon Kin, #2)
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avg rating 4.25 — 10,441 ratings — published 2006
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The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, #4) The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, #4)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.55 — 145,201 ratings — published 2013
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The Calling (Darkness Rising, #2) The Calling (Darkness Rising, #2)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.11 — 36,556 ratings — published 2012
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The Rising (Darkness Rising, #3) The Rising (Darkness Rising, #3)
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avg rating 4.13 — 27,829 ratings — published 2013
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Bloodrose (Nightshade, #3) Bloodrose (Nightshade, #3)
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avg rating 4.04 — 35,190 ratings — published 2012
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Wolfsbane (Nightshade, #2) Wolfsbane (Nightshade, #2)
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avg rating 4.14 — 56,067 ratings — published 2011
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Lord's Fall (Elder Races, #5) Lord's Fall (Elder Races, #5)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.25 — 8,215 ratings — published 2012
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Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1) Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.17 — 37,744 ratings — published 2011
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Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, #13) Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, #13)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 3.24 — 56,977 ratings — published 2012
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Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1) Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1)
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avg rating 3.88 — 31,382 ratings — published 2009
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The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3) The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.53 — 203,961 ratings — published 2012
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Whispers at Moonrise (Shadow Falls, #4) Whispers at Moonrise (Shadow Falls, #4)
by (shelved 2 times as shape-shifting)
avg rating 4.40 — 32,648 ratings — published 2012
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Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2)
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avg rating 4.32 — 54,076 ratings — published 2011
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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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