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Preview — Fire & Ice by Erin Forbes
Fire & Ice: The Elementals
The descriptions are absolutely beautiful, you can picture each scene perfectly. The whole book has a warm, happy and uplifting feeling.
The similes and metaphors are so clever they will absolutely blow you away. My favorite was the one in the last chapter: “I leaped though several beams of sunlight, which poured though the tower windows l ...more
Overall great book!!a
My favorite pieces of this novel were the descriptions! It's so beautifully written and magical sounding; I could imagine the world as I read it.
Also, just take a moment to admire the cover! IT'S SO PRETTY!! #covergoals :)
My only cri ...more
As a teenage author at the age of fifteen myself, I was extremely excited to read this novel. I had heard about Fire & Ice: The Elementals somewhere online and found myself a kindred spirit to the young author. I'm usually not the type to read a debut novel unless it's something I have seen on the bestselling list, but I knew I had to give this one a shot. I was apprehensive at first, but the myriad of reviews praising the author's work for being at such a young age had me curious as to what oth...more
Goodreads users Camryn Norton, Corrie Parks, and Shelia have already gone over basically all of my thoughts on this book. The three of them make fabulous points about the writi ...more
This is a nice little novel for children to preteen. It's comparable to a soft, yet more formal version of Harry Potter, with definitive parallels in ideas such as: the Gifted travel to a different realm to attend a special school held in an ancient castle. The school grounds are held in a magical place, surrounded by welcomi ...more
The novel tells the story of twin sisters, Alice and Emery Hanley, who discover they are a part of a secret society with people known as “The Gifted”, where each individual has a unique power.
As they enter in the realm of Aisling, Alice and Emery live amazing adventures, meet wonderful characters and ...more
This book was so incredible! As soon as I finished reading it, I bought the second one!
The character and story development is really intricate and personal. It's very relatable, especially for young girls. Alice Hanley is a strong role model for both children and teenagers. Although the story is fictional, it contains many realistic points. Aisling is the new Narnia! (And that's saying a lo ...more
Vivid descriptions, rich prose, and thought provoking symbolism all contribute to the development of themes related to personal authenticity and courage. I look forward to reading Ms. Forbes’ second ...more