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Frost

(Frost Chronicles #1)

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  131 ratings  ·  32 reviews
Megan Walker’s touch has turned to ice. She can’t stop the frost, and the consequences of her first kiss are horrifying.

When her new powers attract attention, Megan finds herself caught up in an ancient war between Norse giants. One side fuelled by a mad queen’s obsession and an ancient prophecy about Ragnarök, the other by an age-old grudge. Both sides believe Megan to be
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Published August 25th 2015 by Patchwork Press
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E. Latimer Book 2 is in progress and slated for release later this year! =)
E. Latimer Hi there! Fire and Flood (on Wattpad) are just companion books. An actual sequel for Frost will indeed be coming out early next year! :)

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Emmeline (The Book Herald)
I kindly received this ARC From Patchwork Press via Netgalley in return for an honest review.

"I froze the first guy I ever kissed, and I don't mean he got cold feet."

Megan Walker is just a girl from California,
the time of the sun is ever her constant.
Until her aunt and uncle chose to move to some hick town named Grande Prairie in Canada.
That's where everything changed.
Her hair changes to Silver, her eyes to a light blue, her skin becomes as pale as ice.
Megan has no idea what is happening and
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Dee☾
Sep 14, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Thank you, Netgalley, for sending me a copy of this book.

Frost was a very entertaining read for me. I found the whole world interesting because it included some Norse mythology with frost giants and fire giants. These frost and fire giants are at war with each other and our main character, Megan finds herself right in the middle. The story was easy to get into, easy to understand, but yet compelling at the same time. Frost offers something I have read before and I really enjoyed that.

The charac
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Ally
Aug 26, 2015 rated it it was ok
NetGalley. Thanks for the copy.

Frost. Magic (or cytokinesis?), romance (between two guys), and one character who is caught up in a war. Of course, that one character is Megan Walker.

What do I think of Frost? Well, Frost is interesting (but not captivating). It starts off with a bang. Megan kisses her then-boyfriend and freezes him accidentally with her powers. From there, a stall follows. But the plot picks up again once Megan gets kidnapped, gets rescued, runs away, becomes a pawn in a nasty
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Morgana.Book.Extravaganza
I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.


This book was a ridiculous hot mess. The author was trying to make so much go on at once that nothing ever really went on except for some definite questionably bad plot lines.

I'm beyond disappointed and can honestly say that if I had not received a copy of this book in exchange for a review, a I would not have finished it.

Either way, it was almost painful to read this book.
Kyra Nelson
Jul 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-read-2015
Everyone is talking about how swoony Loki is. I just want to confirm that it is true. And I am an excellent judge of swoon.

Overall, I liked all the characters. Leif is deliciously evil. I loved the strong friendship between Megan and Charlotte. Definitely looking forward to more of them in the sequel :)
Sophia (Bookwyrming Thoughts)
I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Ah, my first Norse mythology book (okay, I have another one by another author, but I'm a little hesitant on reading another of their works...).

For a debut novelist who started the book on Wattpad, Frost isn't that bad of a book. Latimer does a great job with building the world of Jotunheim (there's another name, but that's the easiest I remember
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Stacey Brutger
Oct 05, 2015 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars
DESCRIPTION:

Megan Walker’s touch has turned to ice. She can’t stop the frost, and the consequences of her first kiss are horrifying.

When her new powers attract attention, Megan finds herself caught up in an ancient war between Norse giants. One side fuelled by a mad queen’s obsession and an ancient prophecy about Ragnarök, the other by an age-old grudge. Both sides believe Megan to be something she’s not. Both sides will stop at nothing to have her.

Fire or frost. It’s an impossible deci
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Michelle
Sep 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
**You can see this full review and more at Book Briefs: http://bookbriefs.net**


Frost is a young adult norse mythology book, which kicks off a new series by E. Latimer. (I believe the series will be the same name as the title but I haven't found confirmation of that yet.) You all know how much I love mythology books, and frost is a great take on the Norse tales. I absolutely loved that author E. Latimer took a unique spin on the frost giants, and made them the rulers of the realm. Frost offers wo
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Vesper Dreams
Aug 21, 2015 rated it liked it


Frost is a very promising book about Megan Walker and her power over ice. Upon reading the summary, I knew I wanted to read it, especially with its connection to my favored type of mythology, Norse. In fact, I'm pretty well-versed in the mythology. I couldn't wait to see how it was played in this story.

The first thing I must say about the story was that it had a lot of potential. However, it did not live up to par... (more via website)
Hannah Davies
Aug 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
A fun, vivid fantasy with interesting characters and even more interesting villains...read for the action and intrigue, stay for Loki, Son of Muspel ;)

Full review goes up tomorrow on http://tomesandtea.blogspot.ie/!
Mijke Müller
Jun 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: wattpad-reads
A very good read considering it's a wattpad book full of spelling and grammatical errors. Quite entertaining.
Alaina
Sep 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book my full review is at http://bookreviewsandwallpapers.blogs...

I received is this book from NetGalley for a honest review
Amanda
Oct 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
This review was first published on [a cup of tea and an armful of books]. Other reviews and interviews can be found there.

I’ve read several books now that have gotten their start on Wattpad and I think this is the first one that I absolutely loved. Frost tells the story of Megan, a girl who recently moved to Canada with her family after she accidentally froze the first boy that she kissed. Canada is as far temperature-wise from California as you can get, and Megan is worried about how she’ll se
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JenacideByBibliophile
Sep 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy-ya
Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by the publisher, Abbott Press, via NetGalley for an honest review.

This is one of those books that I read in one day after work, and stayed up until about 1:00 AM finishing. Immediately after I finished this book (at 1:00 AM) I went straight to my computer to check if there was a sequel, because I was willing to stay for the rest of the night reading that one as well. Unfortunately, there is not yet a sequel considering this book was just released (silly me)
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Susan
Mar 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Read this first on Wattpad. Was so excited she was able to publish. Bought it and read it in 2 days! love it and ready for the next book.
books are love
Sep 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a good beginning. There is romance but it doesn’t overpower the story. There isn’t angst or love triangles just a fantasy story that has some Norse mythology and a Queen who is off her rocker. I will admit when they entered the ice court I was taken back to Narnia and her court. Her deceptive ways in gaining trust and really truly being mad and evil. Eira is like that. She is going after a group of people for no reason other than to have more. Her court is fearful of her. Servants are tr ...more
Laura Greenwood
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Title: Frost
Author: E Latimer
From: Netgalley
Genre: Fantasy, Legends
Release Date: 25th August 2015
Challenges: 2016 Netgalley & Edelweiss Challenge, Summer COYER 2016, 2016 Blogger Shame
Links: Goodreads - Amazon
Synopsis (from Goodreads): Megan Walker’s touch has turned to ice. She can’t stop the frost, and the consequences of her first kiss are horrifying. When her new powers attract attention, Megan finds herself caught up in an ancient war between
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Dilyana
Jul 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book took me by surprise for three reasons.

One, I thought I wouldn’t be able to keep up with the mythology included in it. Turns out, yes, there is mythology, but there are maybe a dozen terms linked to Norse legends and you probably already heard of some of them so you won’t have to pause for a visit to good old Google that much.

Two, this story includes some very real, very in-our-world issues that I did not expect it to have. I’m talking about bullying and racism. Now, you might be wonder
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Alyce Hunt
Sep 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
The beginning of 'Frost' was extremely gripping, because it all played out very quickly - we see Megan's first kiss in the first chapter, then next thing she's upped and moved to Canada to escape from her past. Once attending her new school, she meets a group of girls who are convinced they're related and that they're all part of some government conspiracy against them. Megan knows she's being followed, so is extremely on edge - this is made worse when two men kidnap her in the middle of the nig ...more
Aurelia
Jan 16, 2016 rated it liked it
Frost doesn't offer a fresh premise/ original plot (I'll come back to that in a moment), but the characters are hilarious and complex. At least, Loki is. The MC, Megan Walker, is quite flat; I couldn't relate to her at all. Not much world building, which was why I knocked off a star. The uneven plot and pacing made me want to DNF the book at times (another reason as to why I knocked a second star). The ending was quite abrupt, and since I was never a fan of cliffhangers, I didn't like it.

Let's
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Nicole
Aug 24, 2015 rated it liked it
I received an ARC from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I liked the idea of this book, and I even liked some of the execution - the use of genetic memory was a well played card. The problem for me was really with the crafting and details of the story. Frost was an okay read, but it is uneven. The beginning of the book feels awkwardly paced and often rushed. The characters actions are accelerated to get to the answers behind the mystery of their similarities, which re ...more
Michelle Dare
Oct 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars

Megan Walker lives with her aunt and uncle. After she accidently freezes her boyfriend, they pack up and move north. Megan doesn't know what happened or how she did it. At her new high school she finds other girls that look like her. Tall, blonde, lean, and she doesn't know what to make of it.

Quickly she finds a friend in Charlotte. She doesn't want to be part of the clique with the other girls. One night when she's home alone, she's taken. This starts a whirlwind adventure. Megan finds
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Angelspearl
The fact that the book was based on norse mythology was just awesome, I always love books where my imagination can wander further that the everyday life. The characters were just really awesome. Megan wasn’t so bad as a lead character although I felt she just needed to suck it up and make a decision on who to trust . I didn’t quite like how she was always so hot and cold (pun intended). I think I liked Loki, I say it this way because there wasn’t enough time spent getting to really know him.

What
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Sarah Fairbairn
Aug 21, 2015 rated it liked it
I received a copy in return for an honest review, so thank you to the Author and Publisher.

In this story we get average seventeen year old Megan finding out she’s not so average, escaping from an attempted kidnapping, finding a parallel dimension with a kingdom of somewhat hostile ice giants (jotuns) and their villainous queen. Not to mention kissing a cute fire jotun, surviving an assassination attempt and finding true friendship.

The opening of the story sucked me in and the ending finished st
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Keiya
Feb 27, 2016 is currently reading it
I am currently reading this book and so far it's good...and it is fun to read it. But at some places it gets a little boring and at some places the book becomes predictable .... like i was knowing what's gonna happen next..although it has it's twist and turns....but till where i have read , according to me it's a pretty good book.
Hope
Jan 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Where do I begin! This book is so freaking good! It has such an interesting and unique plot with amazing characters (the both good and the bad ones). E. Latimer is so talented and I swear I will buy every single one of her books that she puts out. Frost is one of the best books I have ever read. A truly beautiful story that takes you on an amazing adventure. I need the sequal!
Emma
May 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Review to come
Haidee
Oct 25, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: mythology, magic
Although we didn't see much of Loki I have a feeling i'm going to like him a lot.
Marcelle Grech
Aug 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
It was very good.
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 3 Nov 15, 2015 02:38PM  
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  • Duality (The Hitchhiker Strain, #2)
  • Catspell (The Fairy Godmother Dilemma, #1)
  • The Darkest Night (Les Fées: The French Fae Legend, #4)
  • Complete Nothing (True Love, #2)
  • Dark Warrior Rising (A Novel of Niflheim, #1)
  • Triple Infinity (Flame Moon, #2)
  • The Fire Wars (Fire Wars, #1)
  • My Enchanted Life
  • The Shadow Behind the Stars
  • Fire & Shadow (Hand of Kali, #1)
  • Who's The Fairest?
  • The Rebound Guy
  • Loki: Nine Naughty Tales of the Trickster
  • The Spirit Master
  • Rua (Rua, #1)
  • The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School
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