Books The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater Hardcover, 409 pages, Scholastic, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Scorpio RacesAuthorMaggie Stiefvater Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary The best-selling author of Shiver follows the experiences of a pair of youths who are swept up by a fantastical horse race across a treacherous cliff that makes them feel supremely alive and threatens dire consequences. Genres: Young Adult Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Maggie Stiefvater The Raven Boys Shiver Trilogy Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Scorpio Races Review Best Books Of 2011 The Teens Are All Right: 2011's Top 5 YA Novels December 19, 2011 Young adult literature has never been so psychologically probing or artistically ambitious as it is today. Marissa Meyer's favorite novels beguile, thrill and, above all, transport younger readers to a Shakespearean magical theater, futuristic Chicago and a netherworld of ghost hunters.