Scorpio Races Summer Romance Contest –Finalists!

The Scorpio Races by Maggie StiefvaterSean and Puck (AKA Kate) are two young, ambitious riders who are willing to risk their lives in an incredible race. Demonic water horses aside, this story is about Sean and Puck’s sweet romance. Demons, horses and young love—could you ask for anything more from a book?

Inspired by the Sean and Puck’s love in The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater, we challenged you to write a story about a summer romance. You wrote, voted, and we’re  pleased to announce the top ten most-hearted entries that will be sent to Scholastic for judging.

Check out the finalists below and be sure to wish your fellow Figs luck in the judging process!

We’ll Last Forever by Maryn Wosu

The Carnival of Fallen Stars by S. E. Cates

Il faut être un avec le monde by Prism Laliberté

The Boy with the Emerald Green Eyes by Liza Rose

The Last Dance by Garima Gupta

Saving Summer by Amaryliss White

Paper Hearts by Kylie Marie

The Iron Heart by Ash S.H.

Summermeet by Emily Skrutskie

Bully by Georgia Cline


Artwork by Maggie StiefvaterOne grand-prize winner will receive a signed lithograph by Maggie Stiefvater, inspired by The Scorpio Races. The winner will also take home signed copies of The Scorpio RacesShiverLingerForever, and The Raven Boys.

Four runners-up will each receive copies of The Scorpio Races and The Raven Boys.

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