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Being human is her greatest strength.

Sixteen-year-old Frost understands why she’s spent her entire life in an abandoned apartment building. The ruined streets below are hunting grounds for rogue robots and Eaters.

She understands why she’s never met a human besides her father. She even understands why he forbids her to look for medicine for her dying pet. But the thing is,
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published October 11th 2016 by Scholastic Press
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Ladd Stewart you have to write or release a sequel to frost!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
M.P. I hear you loud and clear. Please know I've already written a sequel and, in my opinion, it's pretty fantastic - even better than the first. However,…moreI hear you loud and clear. Please know I've already written a sequel and, in my opinion, it's pretty fantastic - even better than the first. However, if and when it will ever be released is still up in the air. Stay tuned.(less)

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Julia (ten_thousand_books)
WHAT?! THAT'S IT?!?!? You can't do this to me!!!!! I demand a second book!! So many unanswered questions!!!!!!
Ugh fine.
But just remember, I haven't dropped this yet. I will get my second book.

"You are love, Frost. You are the epitome of it. You are the warmth it carries."

"I'm telling you, those things think they're alive, Frost. Can you imagine? Being trapped inside a wall for all eternity? The darkness that envelops you, and not glimpses of light? It must be like vein buried alive."

"At one p
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Lauren Stoolfire
Frost knows full well why she's spent her entire life cramped in a tiny apartment and why she's never met another human aside from her father. She even understands why he expressly forbids her to go out and find medicine for her dying pet. After all, their city is a ruined wasteland and is a hunting ground for Eaters and robots gone rogue - any other human caught outside is fair game. But, her father isn't exactly her father, not anymore. Technically, his memories are giving the orders from thei ...more
Taylor Knight
Nov 06, 2016 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars

This book has a really cool concept but it was so slow and, in my opinion, poorly written. It was pretty
predicable and I didn't connect with the characters at all. Everything seemed... plain. I really liked the concept though and there was a lot of cool ideas through out the book. But this book just wasn't for me. Maybe if you're not a critical reader, you'll like this book a lot more than I did.
Andrea
Apr 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Um ok. Just realized I never reviewed this book (and it's been a year lol)
But my general thoughts have been and still are this was an enjoyable book.
The main character is a bit annoying, but I loved the multiple plot lines and the world building 😊
For a while I thought there would be a second book, but never saw anything come of it? I'll still keep my eyes open, just in case. If there was a second book, I'd definitely pick it up.
Aaron
Mar 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
A post-apocalyptic world, slowly laid out and explained as the story moves along, is the backdrop for a story of human love and hope.
Frost, a teenage girl, is losing all of her loved ones. In an attempt to save her beloved pet, the last thing she can physically cling to, she leaves the relative safety of her apartment to risk the streets of a city torn apart by the Days of Bedlam.
The people she meets along the way and the horrific sights she endures fight against the hope she carries within her.
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Tegan
This was so slow. It was an interesting idea, but unfortunately poorly executed. The ending was not what I wanted after reading all of that.

I received an ARC in order to write an honest review for School Library Journal.

The following is the review written for and published in School Library Journal.

Kozlowsky, M.P. Frost. 341 p. Scholastic. October 2016.
Gr 7 Up - Described as a dystopian fairy tale, Kozlowsky’s novel will appeal to many genre YA readers. Sixteen-year-old Frost must cross a treach
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Allie
I don't like / won't read zombie books, but I decided to make an exception with this book because: robots! The idea of a world with both robots and zombies (rather, 'eaters', which are different from zombies because they can talk and still somewhat control themselves and their "dietary cravings" and even appear normal) intrigued me.

This was a bit slow for my liking. There are parts where I not only doubled the speed, but I also thought about dnf-ing it. I'm glad I finished it though. Something
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Carlos
Feb 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was absolutely wonderful. I had thought it would be cheesy and cliched, but the book fleshed out (pun fully intended) right from the beginning. Best book of the year so far!!
Dark Faerie Tales
Mar 30, 2017 rated it did not like it
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Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales

Quick & Dirty: First read of 2017 and unfortunately a disappointing one at that.

Opening Sentence: In the middle of the bombed-out room flickered a small fire, and near it sat Frost.

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The Review:

In Frost, we see a young girl who is almost an orphan in a land being overtaken by robots or ‘broots.’ I say almost, because although both her mother and father are dead, her father built robots and somehow left a piece of him inside one so that sometimes t
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William
Jul 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
An intriguing dystopian novel filled with suspense on every page. From the Eaters to the robots to the Good John Lord, page turner till the end. The main character Frost is a likable young girl who just wants to save her dog Romes and she is willing to risk everything to do it.
After the first chapter I was hooked. The suspense of the Eaters grabbed me and the journey Frost embarks on with Romes and her protective robot Bunt sent me on a roller coaster ride that I didn't want to end.
MP Kozlowsk
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🤓Amanda🤓
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The end was a kind of cliff hanger almost like a big plot hole what happened to ______ Did ________ make it all these questions I wish would be answered but won’t be but other than the end it was REALLY good
Jen (The Starry-Eyed Revue)
Eh. I actually didn't finish this audiobook, but I made it to the 80% mark before DNFing, so I'm going to give it 2 stars for that. I was actually at the part where things were really starting to get interesting, but my commute was over and it was a Friday evening and I was just never able to make myself pick it back up to see how it ended. I think it was just a tad too out there for me, with human consciences in some robots and other robots trying to assimilate humans while still others wanted ...more
Angelica Bergman
Oct 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A great dystopian book! A page turner in every chapter.
Loved the concept and the twist the story took.
There better be a book two though.....
Chris Choi
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Imagine a world where society has fallen, humans eating other humans, and robots are superior to people. In the book, Frost by M.P. Kozlowsky, a world where society has fallens and there are human eating other humans has come true. 16 year old Frost is trapped inside a apartment and nowhere to go. Below on the ruined street roam eater, or more specifically, humans that eat other humans. She understands why her father, who has been the only human being that she has met told her to stay inside the ...more
Victoria Henson
Aug 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I went into this with low expectations. At first I saw why. I wasn’t really fond of the writing style and the plot line seemed very predictable. Boy was I wrong. So much raw emotion and love throughout this entire book. Frost taking on an entire conquest and dangerous journey because of love, which holds true throughout the entire novel.

The ending! Where is the second book? The ending and moments leading up to it were some capturing scenes I wasn’t expecting, yet they were delivered perfectly. T
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Amy Amaya
Oct 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
There is a place where a war has past and everything you loved is gone that’s where Frost lives but she does have her best friend a broot named Romes. The author (M.P. Kozlowsky) wrote this book because he wanted to entertain the readers with a science fiction book. The main theme of the book is Family, because Frost cares about her pet Romes. She laid eyes on this little animal and instantly fell in love with him. This book is such a cute story, but it is also an adventurous one as well. The au ...more
Nuela Garcia
Apr 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
MAJOR TWIST towards the end. The story reminded me off fallout, just how the world was. The characters are so amazing and you'll fall in love with them. It's a must read, I recommend.
Jersey Hill
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I know i'm only a kid, and i'm not very into books. I'm still at teenage age and i don't use Goodreads but i had to leave some type of review for this amazing book! I'm not very big into reading, i'm guessing because i'm not very interested in most books. This book is definitely and most positively my favorite i 100% recommend it to any new or old readers. It's so suspenseful and made me read more and more! I demand a part 2, I demand a series. I see some bad reviews saying it was too "slow" but ...more
Brooke Holland
Oct 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is about a 16 year-old girl, Frost, who's city has been destroyed by what is know as the "Days of Bedlam". After the destruction, Frost has been stuck in her apartment for years with her robot, Bunt, when suddenly her pet, Romes, falls ill. Determined to save her pet, Frost and Bunt venture out into the city plagued with cannibals and rogue robots. On their way they run into two other survivors, Flynn and his dad Barrow. These seemingly innocent people offer to lead Frost and Bunt to t ...more
Keira R
Oct 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
this was a really good book i will say one of my favorites and the end has a huge cliffhanger
Matt aka
Nov 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
16-year-old Frost lives in a horrible world. All of her life she has lived in a few rooms in a run down building. Outside is a dangerous world of rooming Eaters, killer robots, and gangs of cruel humans looking to enslave anyone they find. Frost has been living with pet, Romes, and a robot, Bunt, who sometimes has the mind of her father.

Romes gets sick and Frost believes that the one way t save him is to leave the safety of the only home she has ever know and take Romes to a rumored place of saf
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Aida Vazquez
Apr 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My goodness, This book really kept me going. I think it has become one of my favorites. Frost was unexpectedly entertaining. When I first borrow the book from the Library, I thought it was going to be one of those fairy tales retelling story involving Frozen, but as soon as I encounter my first eater, I was hook. So I went and brought the book. It was not a disappointment. The story line was captivating from the very beginning. It started with some sort of innocents, but it quickly turn into a s ...more
Lexi | Booklover101 ♡
*My review is based on uncorrected text*

Aah... another ARC book! This book was, in all honesty, just okay. I was really intrigued by the idea of robots, having read Cinder in The Lunar Chronicles and loving it! The plot was transparent (I mean, who would go to such desperate lengths to save a pet? Come on... Maybe some major-animal lovers might...) I was really interested in the romance between the two main characters, but it didn't naturally evolve the way I thought it would, so that was just m
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Cari
Sep 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
I gave this book four stars because it was a fascinating read, and is a great addition to young adult literature. It is an easy read, the main characters are well developed and the story is not predictable. The only part I felt was lacking was the development of the world in which the story takes place. I was left with a number of questions as to how it came to be.
I highly recommend this book to students who enjoy dystopian worlds, robots, and zombies! Not only was the story full of action, the
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Jamey
Oct 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! I loved how there was action at every turn of the story. I enjoyed all of the twists and turns the author put in the book. I enjoyed the author's writing style. It made you feel like you were experiencing it yourself. I don't know if this book is in a series, but if it is I will read them. I would recommend this book if you like action and robots.
Caitlin C
I really enjoyed this book. It didn't have the normal sappy plot of most dystopian novels. While it did have a love interest, it wasn't the main point of the story. I liked how it had robots for some characters. The ending leaves you wanting to read the next book. I would highly recommend this book.
Karen & Gerard
Oct 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I thought this book was really good! There is lots of action and a fantastic twist at the end that I did not see coming at all! LOVED IT! (Gerard's review)
Elizabeth Mathis
The Robots Are Rising

Sixteen-year-old Frost understands why she's spent her entire life in an abandoned apartment building. The ruined streets below are hunting grounds for rogue robots and Eaters.

She understands why she's never met a human besides her father. She even understands why he forbids her to look for medicine for her dying pet. But the thing is, it's not her real father giving the orders . . .

It's his memories.

Before he died, Frost's father uploaded his consciousness into their robot
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Jeremy Kester
Sep 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was one of those books I picked up after seeing the cover. A single, robotic hand holding a rose that appeared to be melting from a metallic form into a true state all set against a grey background. Simple. Striking. Upon reading the description, it sounded like a great read.
I wasn’t disappointed. Frost was a fun read with an interesting twist on what had become of the world. It wasn’t ruled by robots, or by humans either. It laid in some odd state in between, each side distrusting of the o
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Maddie
Jun 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am so glad I own this book.

Honestly, there were so many little (CRUCIAL) details that I missed when I read it the first time that I had to read it again (and it was WELL worth my time).

The book opens with a captivating first line. Like, I was hooked. I am not going to say it here, just in case there are people who want NO part of this book spoiled (and I totally understand). I love Frost and her personality. I love the way the characters developed throughout the story. This is definitely in a
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M.P. Kozlowsky is the author of FROST, THE DYERVILLE TALES, and JUNIPER BERRY. His next book, ROSE COFFIN, will be released October 15, 2019. He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.
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