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Icefall: Episodes 1 - 6

(The Clearsky Chronicles #1)

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This is an alternate cover edition for B071RYVWX1

Her leaders turned ice-locked Earth into a bitter land. His cause could save the planet.
Together, they’ll change the course of history…


Reynal's dream of shattering the cloak of ice choking out the sun suddenly seems possible when the eighteen-year-old delivery boy discovers he is the secret key in a two-hundred-year-old pla
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ebook, 405 pages
Published 2017 by Walt Stone
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Akahayla
May 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves a solid sci-fi
This book you guys! I didn't think I'd be able to complete a 400 page novel within a week because I'm so busy but this book is sooo good that I didn't realize how fast the time was passing by.

While it is a young adult book, it's NOTHING like your everyday run-of-the-mill YA where there are a distinct good and bad people, almost zero world-building and recycled characters.

Icefall has an A+ world building, characters that don't feel like they are just words on a page and a plot that was constant
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Lulai
Apr 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
--- I received this book through NetGalley against an honest review. ---

We are in a post apocalyptic universe mixed with dystopia. Centuries ago the Earth suffered a collision between blocks of water and it atmosphere, the major consequence is the return of the ice age. In parallel to this event, 4 people, who learnt about this event well before it happened, have built a haven of peace for a tiny part of the population. Centuries later, this part of the population lives in ease while others unde
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Cindy
Jan 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was privileged to be able to read an ARC copy of this book from the authors. I was not asked to write a review, but to help with editing problems. However, I was so excited after reading the book that I asked if I could write a review.

The world building in this post apocalyptic earth is amazing and the technology is believable. I was amazed at the astronomy, the knowledge of the cosmos that went into the apocalypse and made it so real! The descriptions of earth as it went through the changes
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Christa Hartzog
Apr 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sci-fi, dystopia
I received this book as a preview from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Summary : Future meets Ice Age. Four doctors in training get involved in a fight for the survival of the world. The first book of the Clearsky Chronicles takes us on an adventure filled with murder, technology, and an elaborate plan two decades in the making.

Cerebus is the head of society, while the Earthlanders live to serve. Four medical cadets get involved with a rebellion not against the City proper, but inste
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Danielle
Nov 09, 2017 rated it it was ok
Read this review and more on my blog, uncovered-books.

I received a free copy of Icefall: Episodes 1 - 6 from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion.

Set in the near distance future, Earth is almost completely covered in ice and near uninhabitable. The people of Earth have split into different seperate groups. The people of Cerebus rule everything, or at least they try to. The Earthlanders serve the people of Cerebus and the people of the Jekyel Republic are outsiders who do what they wan
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Tori
Apr 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-reviews
****I received an advanced copy of this from NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review!****

This was a really fun start to an adventure and a very veryyyy deep story. I mean really dense but not necessarily in a bad way. Kinda had to power through some of the more technical stuff and the sheer amount of characters and POV changes threw me for a loop and caused me to have to backtrack a little, but I did enjoy it very much. This has the making of a series that will definitely ma
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Raven and Beez
Aug 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I’m so glad I got to read this amazing book after some of my recent disastrous reads. This book takes your over-rated dystopian genre and snows all over it. The plot is such a strong sci-fi, the kind of sci-fi we fail to see in YA genres for some reason because I think “adults” think that “kids” can’t process/handle all that info.

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This book covers two main POV’s, one of Reynal Królik (an 18 year old ice-sled messenger on Earthland) and the other of Odessa (a genetically engineered 19 ye
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Donna
Aug 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a good, long read. The story moves at a fair pace and there were no dull moments where I felt bored or like I wanted to give up, which is saying something because it took me a long time to get through it due to personal circumstances, normally it’s hard to pick up a story after leaving it for a while- but not in this case!

The story itself is set in a post-apocalyptic ice age world; something unique to this genre that I haven’t seen before. The main characters are crafted vividly in my mi
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Barbara
Sep 22, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Icefall is the first book in the Clearsky Chronicles, which was made abundantly clear when I reached the end to find a cliffhanger where I wasn’t sure just what had happened. Despite that, I really enjoyed the book and want to read the rest of the series. I liked this icebound world and the fascinating characters, especially the young man Reynal, the sled driver who is the key to an ambitious mission to save the world and Odessa, a young MEDcadet, who gets drawn into a situation completely forei ...more
Arousa
Mar 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!

Icefall was packed with science fiction and adventure and I have to admit, this book may be by far the best science-fiction I have ever read. It had awesome characters (I loved Reynal and Odessa) and I loved the story and the writing. The world is so intriguing and intricately created and its so EXCITING! I am so looking forward for the next book.
Roger
Mar 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
405 pages, but the book reads longer as the authors have packed so much into the book’s pages. Icefall by Walt & Mica Stone is the first book in the Clearsky Chronicles, a science fiction adventure set in a future beset by a catastrophic climate change. Breakneck pace, an intricately & tightly woven story line set in an exciting new world. I look forward to the next book, and yes there has to be a next book! ...more
Trshava
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley
*ebook given through Netgalley which doesn't affect my opinion*

An exciting book full of action and awesome characters. Loved the story and style! A must read!
Cherry London
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: science-fiction
This epic read is an exceptional tale of prejudice, fear and hope. It is well written and tells of the journey of Reynal, his new found female friends and his adopted brothers, Navid and Darj. There journey is filled with suspense,death and distrust. The tale is woven expertly and the story enthralled me so deeply, that I didn’t want to put the book down until I reached the end, and still yet, I kept looking for more. I am curious to know what happened, and how and if Rey accomplished his task, ...more
Bev
Jan 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a terrific story with lots of action that keeps you reading to the end. The characters are very believable and the icy world they live in shows the strength it takes to survive this world. Very well written and I'm looking forward to continuing the saga.

I volunteered to review an Advanced Review Copy of this book.
Teri
Jan 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Science, science fiction, and the apocalypse are all combined for a great story with plenty of action as we get a number of narratives regarding the changes and adjustments and excitement happening on every page. It feels real and the people are easily related to. Great book can't wait til the next book in the series.
Sandra Singleton
Jan 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Was a great read. Fantastic plot and characters. I volunteered to read advance copy for honest review,
☙ nemo ❧
May 06, 2017 rated it did not like it
i don't know if it's just because my brain is stupid, but the multiple POVs really confused me, especially as i had no idea what was going on in the first place. then again, i managed to get my head around cloud atlas and a song of ice and fire, therefore the logical conclusion is that my confusion was not inherently to do with the many POVs, but the specific writing of this book.

basically, me and icefall just didn't get along, i think. the plot wasn't really clear until around 20%, and by that
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Cassiopeia's Moon
Jun 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
I got this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviw.

This was such a good read! Sci-fi, natural disaster, big brother watching everything... and the main characters don't even know half of it.

The world was very well developed and I liked how it was introduced. You got tidbits of information throughout the story and the world slowly took shape before your eyes. What really made this work well was that you weren't thrown into the most high tech section at the start, but instead got intro
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In “Icefall” we get introduced to a world that is covered in ice, and reminds us more of the ice age than a world where people can live in. But people live in this world. Some are born naturally, others are created in a lab, in a way to create “perfect” people. Those who aren’t born in a lab are quite rare. Mostly because those who get created in a lab can’t reproduce, because they get pills so they aren’t able to, and do
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