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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Review: Touch of Frost

Title: Touch of Frost
Series: Mytho's Academy # 1
Genre: Young Adult- Paranormal
Author: Jennifer Estep
Publisher: Kensington Publishing
Release Date: July 26, 2011
Book: Finished copy sent by publisher


"My name is Gwen Frost, and I go to Mythos Academy — a school of myths, magic and warrior whiz kids, where even the lowliest geek knows how to chop off somebody's head with a sword and Logan Quinn, the hottest Spartan guy in school, also happens to be the deadliest.
But lately, things have been weird, even for Mythos. First, mean girl Jasmine Ashton was murdered in the Library of Antiquities. Then, someone stole the Bowl of Tears, a magical artifact that can be used to bring about the second Chaos War. You know, death, destruction and lots of other bad, bad things. Freaky stuff like this goes on all the time at Mythos, but I'm determined to find out who killed Jasmine and why—especially since I should have been the one who died. . ."
 I find myself in awe while reading this book. Amazing from the very first word, I adored this book. I could not get enough of it. I loved the characters, the plot and especially the school!

One things I adored about this book is the great story line as well as the character development. The story line has a new girl, not popular and always kept to herself. She find herself in a new school, who she barely thinks she is nobody. WRONG! I loved that the author created such a flawed character to become something more.
Ms. Estep captured the reading with a character no one sought out. Gwen is fresh and young. Has a lot to learn and is someone everyone can relate too.

The characters in this book were great! I loved the new friendships form and the love that is sought after. Gwen finds friends in the most unlikely places. She also becomes someone she never thought she be. I adore that Gwen is real. She is not a faker and has an attitude that make me laugh.

Now the love interest. I am a big romance junkie. Ms. Estep wrote a love interest that is sooo good that it is maddening! I am hooked! I loved that Ms. Estep hooked the reader into a love that is developing, but not quite there. She weaved the love interest where you want it to go on, but just not yet. I like that Logan is a tough guy and is holding back. I know that Gwen is going to get him to sing like a canary once she gets him wrap around her little finger. It 's only a matter of time.

You must read this book! The characters are fresh and amazing. Plot line is addicting and non-stop action. Plus, you want Logan, cause I know I do. I mean, who doesn't want a hot spartan? Highly addictive and very engrossing, Touch of Frost is a book that I want to read over and over again. 

*cursing/ sexual activity*

I give it 5 BITES!

Happy Reading!


7 comments:

  1. Oh, you have me totally wanting to check this out just because of the slow build romance. I could stand to go a bit mad. LOL

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  2. This book sounds amazing. Your description of it reminds me of how i viewed Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead to be. I am def reading this. thanks for the review!

    Evie@Paromantasy

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  4. LOGAN! Oh man... that hot spartan is MINE. ;D

    I so agree with you! This was such a good book. :)

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  5. How have I never heard of this book before?! It sounds amazing--exactly the type of book I always find myself enjoying! Definitely adding this to my TBR list based on this review alone...

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  6. How bad is the cussing exactly?

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  7. @Kate, not too bad. Just a cure word here and there.

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