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On Fire: A Teen Wolf Novel

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Based on the hit MTV series Teen Wolf—a teenage boy’s life changes forever after he’s bitten by a werewolf.Scott was just a regular guy until one bite changed his life. Now he struggles to understand who he is and what he might become. Is he more wolf than human—or is it the other way around? Whichever it is, it’s not going to be easy. Scott tries to control his urges, but ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 17th 2012 by MTV Books
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Joshua Parker it is based off of season 1 i know that because i watched teen wolf and read the books all the time im am the teen wolf number one fan
Jess You can order it online but other than that I haven't personally seen it anywhere else.

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Teagan
Aug 14, 2012 added it
To hold me over till season 3.



Edited to add:
Just finished. Liked it but didn't LOVE it. Worth reading for the flashback scenes in Derek's POV, though I wonder how much of it, if any, is considered canon. Really liked Lydia's scenes. Not enough Stiles for me (but he's my favorite, so there can never be enough Stiles).

Now I really can't wait for season 3. I'm soooo obsessed with this show guys, it's not even funny.
Grace
Jun 15, 2013 marked it as to-read
I don't even care what the ratings are for this book. They do not matter!

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Yep, I need it. Like, wow. Holy jesus. There's going to be a back story on Derek. Derek people.

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Kathleen
Aug 06, 2012 rated it it was ok
So I forgot the first rule of TV show tie in books: only risk it with comics or Star Trek, nothing else will be at all well written. Somehow, though, I got caught up in the momentum of the show and decided to risk it.

The show is actually worth watching, if only for Stiles Stilinsky and Danny Mahealani. What's that? A cannonically gay character on an urban fantasy show--not a metaphor, stereotype, or implied subtext? And he's a complex character who never gets a Very Special Episode? Good with c
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Erin
Jul 27, 2012 rated it did not like it
I'm actually surprised at the amount of praise for this book. In my opinion, it is really just a marketing scheme and monetizing on the popularity of Teen Wolf. Do. Not. Buy. This. Book. Save your money and go read some free fan fiction, because it is going to be better than this.

I love Teen Wolf. Teen Wolf is my favorite show, actually. The show itself is very good at overcoming the reputation as a bad supernatural teen drama/comedy aired on MTV. If the show was like this book, I would have ne
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Dark Faerie Tales
Sep 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales

Quick & Dirty: Fire may be a main part, but the death it causes holds the vengeance that sets everything in motion.

Opening Sentence: It was the first night of parent-teacher conferences at Beacon Hills High, and everyone in the school parking lot was panicking.

The Review:

What is it with wolves that makes them just sooo hot?!

Beacon Hills. A town where you wouldn’t think that things could go wrong. A town where wolves haven’t made an appearance in almost si
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Sarah Belk
Jan 02, 2013 rated it did not like it
I really didn’t like this book. Mainly because I know that if I didn’t watch the show, I would’ve been completely lost. (It takes place between the first and second season, but mainly the first.)
The author makes references to things in the book…that don’t happen, they happened before the book, so each time they’re mentioned you think to yourself “Is this part of a series? Did I pick up a sequel?”. Nope. She was referencing something in the show, that you may have watched already.
The main plot ha
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Ivy
Nov 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 stars

Very good book. Nice to have an adventure with the characters. Also nice to learn more about Derek and his and Kate's relationship. Poor Derek. Liked the alternating POVs.

Can't wait to read more Teen Wolf novels in the future!!!!!

XT
Sep 30, 2012 rated it did not like it
After I read this book I was very disappointed. Maybe it is because when the TV show is one of my favorites so I had high expectations for this book and we all know, "high expectations lead to disappointments."
For people who don't watch this show I don't recommend this book. If you do you will be so turned off and won't ever give the show a chance. You also might be confused by parts of it since there were details and explanations left out. It seems like the author is assuming everyone reading t
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Emily (Book Jems)
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3.5/5 Stars

To be honest, I was more than a little hesitant to try out this novel. I was worried that it would feel forced and fake like published fanfiction. And while it wasn't a masterpiece, it was definitely a book that I'm glad I requested and read. On Fire was fun to read, intriguing and definitely a story that I won't soon forget.

I started into this novel not having watched Teen Wolf. Don't gasp at me! I didn't realize that I was missing it in my life! About
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Aknox
Mar 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The book On Fire: A Teen Wolf Novel, is based off the Mtv series Teen Wolf. A high school student Scott McCall goes to Beaconhill High School. A series of murders have been going on in Beacon and the police have said it was because of Mountain Lions. Scott knew it is more to it than they say. He goes on a journey to see what's been going on and gets bit. A new girl comes the school the next day and Scott is very attracted to her. Scott starts to go through changes from the bite and Allison, the ...more
Stephen Osborne
Feb 08, 2013 rated it liked it
This book was a bit of an odd duck for me. But then, so is the TV show, so why was I surprised? I started watching the show hoping that it would be witty and clever like Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Alas, the most Whedon-esque character is Stiles (best part of the show). Still, good enough to keep me watching. So then I thought I'd give the book a try.
It's a young adult novel. I get that. But it seemed really dumbed down, as if the author wanted to attract even younger people to jump into the world
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Marty :}
Mar 04, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: ya
What was that...? Again, what was that? I picked up this book because I missed Teen Wolf and I was also very annoyed with the way 3B ended, but this was totally not what I wanted. The entire action happens in one day, which makes it very implausible because every character has to face something, like a thief or a gun pointed at their neck or an alpha or a forest fire... C'mon now. It didn't click to me and then I was interested in Derek and Kate's story, but as it progressed I felt a little uns ...more
Brittany
Apr 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Read my full review here: https://yalibrarianlovesbooks.wordpre...
My teen book club was able to Skype with Nancy Holder and she was AMAZING! The book was so great and appeals to many teens. LOVED IT! Highly recommended for fans of Teen Wolf and/or Nancy Holder!
usagi ☆ミ
Awesome. Needed more Sterek feels, though. But the amount included was still quite decent.
Isabella
Jan 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
I've watched the show and loved it and this was a guilty pleasure kind of read definitely. I thought it was fun, easy and an overall good book if you like the show.
Becca
Jul 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2012
ORIGINALLY POSTED AT OMFG!Books

I was a little surprised when I first found out there was going to be a Teen Wolf book. As a gigantic fan of the show I was both excited and weary. Sometimes tie-in novels aren't exactly... good. The general issue with them, I find, is lack of proper characterization, poor plots, whacky ideas and a whole bunch of other things. Sometimes with these things it's like the author only half-watched the show and just wanted a nice paycheck. Then I saw that this was going
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Ilaria (Lexainainkworld)
Non vedevo l'ora di poter leggere questo libro, e posso ringraziare solo il mio ragazzo per avermelo regalato. Grazie, grazie e grazie. Te ne meriteresti molti altri. Comunque sinceramente me lo aspettavo diversamente. L'ho trovato spiritoso, ricco di suspance ma gli manca ancora quel qualcosa in più. Forse perché essendo solo il mio secondo libro che leggo in lingua ancora non riesco a cogliere quella vena "americana/inglese" che contengono. Sta di fatto che ho trovato troppi salti tra i vari p ...more
Lauren Lee
Aug 26, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: werewolves
***WARNING** SPOILERS FROM THE SHOW AS IN THE SECOND SEASON. DON'T READ UNLESS YOU WATCHED THE SECOND SEASON FINALE***
I have to admit it.
I have a crush.
No not on a specific character (although many of the characters, if not all, are rather crush/girlcrush worthy).
No, I have this undeniable, unshakable crush on the show Teen Wolf.
Maybe it's because I like the characters, or maybe its the supernatural. Maybe its because since I watched Buffy the Vampire Slayer last year on Netflix and I have been
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Lisa Mandina
Jun 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I was so excited when I saw that I could email the author and get a copy of this book for review. So I immediately did that, and very soon it came in the mail! So I put it on my next to read list since it had already been published. The reason I wanted to read this book is because I was first introduced to the writing of Nancy Holder from her Buffy the Vampire Slayer novelizations. And I always loved the ones that she had written. She has a way of capturing the characters' personalities and maki ...more
Mary (BookHounds)
MY THOUGHTS
LOVED IT
The story starts out with the death of a mountain lion, blamed for mysterious deaths taking place in Beacon Hills, California. Scott knows that the lion is not to blame and there are werewolves among the residents since he has just been turned. He has been hiding this from his crush, Allison, the daughter of the sheriff and there are some secrets that her family is holding that may turn the relationship into a Romeo and Juliette scenario. When Allison and Scott go to meet up w
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Floriel Maree
|03-02-15|
so so so so much love!


|13-06-15|
La storia si piazza fra il quinto e l'ottavo episodio della prima stagione, approfondisce la stroia di Jackson ed il suo personaggio come lo si voleva fare nel telefilm (solo che poi Colton ha abbandonato la serie) e sappiamo di più di Derek e Kate grazie a dei flshback prima dell'incendio della casa degli Hale.
Ho un po' di punti interrogativi perchè ricordavo che si sarebbe scoperto di Derek e Kate nella terza stagione perchè lo rivelava Peter a Scott,
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Michael Loring
Jul 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: werewolf-books
Fans of Teen Wolf absolutely will love this book, because it holds all of the elements of the show with a literary twist. It was a bit difficult to start it off, as it attaches itself to a former episode in season one and trails off from there. But once you get into it it's hard to get out.

My favorite parts were the chapters from Derek's perspective. In the show he's such a mysterious character and we don't get to see too much into his head, but in this book we see much more than we could have
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travis williams
Mar 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
We don't need no water let the motherfucker burn

Uhh it's teen wolf how could I not give it five stars I love the tv show teen wolf and what I like most about this book is Scott determination to resist killing anyone even when the alpha wanted him to and I got backdrop story on Derek which I'm sure wasn't in the tv show I can't say I dislike anything in this book other than a few misplaced words but I recommend this book to anyone who watches teen wolf the tv show and any newcomers well all i can
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Chris Lemmerman
Sep 06, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012-books-read
Fits nicely into the continuity of the show, but kind of peters out near the end. Sets up some good ideas, but doesn't really do very much with them, with everything coming to a conclusion more or less without any bang for it's buck. The flashback sequences to Derek Hale and Kate Argent's relationship are the highlights of the book, and I'm sure fans of the series (like me) will enjoy the book, but there's a little something missing.
Daniel
Jan 14, 2015 marked it as whislist
¿Está mal solo querer leer este libro por Teen Wolf? xDD
Es una obsesión, lo sé D:
Jenn
Sep 02, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012
Yes, I did read a Teen Wolf novel. POOR DEREK.
Corey
Mar 15, 2012 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I NEED IT I NEED IT I NEED IT

NOW.
Brit
Jun 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really enjoied esspecially given I just finished season one of the tv show. All the character voices were spot on and made me feel like was watching an episode of the show. And I loved the flashbacks and insight they gave. Overall a great book and held true to what I know of these characters.
Nathaniel
Jun 08, 2017 rated it it was ok
tw: rape

fuck. not in a good way. writing from mediocre to poor, writing excessively fic-like, insufficient exposition, and I super didn't need to read Kate's perspective on her getting sixteen-year-old Derek drunk so she could have sex with him. the flashbacks were way too much.
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