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Snow Jewel

(Jewel Chronicles #2)

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  33 ratings  ·  28 reviews
A princess on the run, an ex-slave returning home. Together they must battle prejudice and superstition if their love is to survive.

When Princess Milenda arrives at Isvärld, a land of snow and ice, she’s hoping for a quiet life with her new husband, Jaali. What she gets is anything but.

Even though happy he’s returned, Jaali’s people can’t see past the color of Milenda’
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Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars

Snow Jewel is the second fascinating addition to the Jewel Chronicles by Natalina Reis. There is so much happening in this brilliant fantasy- from action, adventure, drama, danger, interracial romance, prejudices, intolerances, superstitions, intrigue, suspense, Gods/Goddesses, and intriguing twists and turns.
This is the second book in the series and does follow on from the story in book one, so it would be advisable to read the first book before embarking on this journey. The foundations
Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Snow Jewel: Fantasy Romance (The Jewel Chronicles Book 2)

By Natalina Reis

5 Stars

This is not my first book by this author, but it is the first I've read in this series, I'll start with I had no problem reading this although I could tell there was a lot I wanted to know about how Milenda and Jaali got to where they were at. There is a lot that happened in the first book I'm thinking and I will go back and read that to get the history especially now that I know there will be another book to follow
Aug 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I will be the first to admit, dragons, made up languages, and sci-fi aren’t really my cup of tea. However, Natalina Reis is a one-click author for me. I often don’t even read the synopsis of the story before I dive into her books because a lot of the time, I am blown away with the intricate story between the covers, that I don’t want to get wrapped up in the shortened and brief explanations using words like dragons to describe the story.

The worlds that Natalina brings to life with her novels ar
Laura Furuta
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Snow Jewel: Fantasy Romance (The Jewel Chronicles Book 2)
By: Natalina Reis
5 out of 5 star

The story Snow Jewel: Fantasy Romance (The Jewel Chronicles Book 2) by Natalina Reis is a wonderful book that I loved reading. I enjoyed reading about the land where the characters find themselves. I loved reading about the characters of Milenda and Jaali. They are a couple whose love is very strong and would do anything for each other. They have a special connection of both body and mind. They are traveling
Kerry Baker
Aug 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel by Natalina Reis is the second book in her The Jewel Chronicle series. This series ideally needs to be read in order as these characters and their story start in book one. This book picks up after the events of the previous.
Milenda and Jaali return to his homeland, where his people are happy to see his safe return. Hoping that they will welcome his bride into their fold he is only disappointed when their prejudices colour their view. Given that she shares the same skin colour as their
Aug 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
SNOW JEWEL is book 2 in "The Jewel Chronicles" and I recommend reading this series in order. The author is a very detailed and descriptive writer and Book 1 had so much great world building that I think you would be doing the series a disservice by reading it out of order. I actually read DESERT JEWEL about 1.5 years ago and it had a different cover. I was surprised to see new covers and now I get to see what the author envisioned the characters to look like. We are not that far apart in our ima ...more
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A great read about differences. When the Elders threaten her life, Princess Milenda must flee with her husband Jaali to the icy Isvald. Arriving back home after so long, the place isn't what Jaali imagined and faces a world of differences and prejudice towards Milenda. Will Jaali be able to make it work or will they end up in more trouble?
A great read. Well developed plot with twists and turns that I just couldn't put down. Well developed characters like Jaali being brave for Milenda while strug
Angela Shirley
Aug 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Snow Jewel by Natalina Reis is the second book in the Jewel Chronicles Series and follows the lives of Milenda and Jaali's after they have got married.

Jaali is taking his beautiful wife to his homeland, hoping that they would be joyous upon arrival but to his utter disappointment they treat his new bride appalling. Jaali is trying to rekindle his relationships with his family but will this be the beginning or cause more problems going forward.

I loved this story and to have the serious story lin
Aug 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel
By Natalina Reis
4 stars

I have been so lucky to read some wonderful stories by this author and I really enjoy her writing style. When I first read the blurb for this book I wasn’t too sure what to expect but it really was a wonderful read. Different to anything that I have read before and it didn’t take me long at all to become completely captivated by what I was reading. The author did an amazing job in creating this fantasy world for the setting to the story and the characters were we
Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I give Snow Jewel: Fantasy Romance (The Jewel Chronicles Book 2) by Natalina Reis, 5 stars.
*This review may contain spoilers from book 1.*

Princess Milenda and Jaali now are on their way to meet his people. They have to be welcomed, right? It has to be better than the way Jaali was treated by her people. Turns out, maybe not. All they see is her skin and what her people have done to them. Luckily, the gods are with them. Will they be able to escape this frozen place? Will they ever find peace?

Erica Fish
Aug 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Snow Jewel is the second book in the series. I did not read the first story Desert Jewel, but I will be reading it because I have enjoyed Snow Jewel so much. Natalina Reis has a deep connection with her characters. It seems as she draws from personal experience or very close relationship that Milenda goes through in the story. This world is a land of snow and ice. She is not accustomed to this world but she is willing to live there. This is Jaali (her husband’s world) and she is a Princess here. ...more
Bobbi Wagner
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in this series and I loved it just as much as the first one. I love the fantasy journey it takes me on with action and romance. In this book Milenda and Jaali's love is put to the test. This is a story of determination and fighting for what is yours. This book pulled me in right from the beginning and kept me engaged until the last word. The emotional roller coaster and twists and turns had me losing track of time. This is a must read.
Heather Lovelace
Aug 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
I wasn’t sure what to expect with this book as I jumped in without reading the first in the series. But boy I wasn’t disappointed. I will definitely be going back to read book one for the details I missed. This book was well written and well developed. I really enjoyed this author’s writing style. Loved it and definitely recommend this!
Spunky N Sassy
Spunky N Sassy Rating: 4.0

~~~~~~~~~~Lindsey's ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review~~~~~~~~~~

This book took me away from the real world and I was absolutely captivated. This is a great love story for all the ages.
Jul 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An imaginative story! I liked the myths!

I received a copy of this book and am voluntarily reviewing.
Lillian Cummings
Jul 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
They might be together but everyone seems to be against them. After all they have gone through will this be a even bigger test for them? Jaali is taking Milenda to his homeland and to show her all about his traditions but she isn't made welcome as she is darker and from a civilization that all took their children. How can Jaali get them to change their minds about her and what her intentions are? Can they start the new part of their life together without living in fear? A great read of two lover ...more
Snow Jewel (Jewel Chronicles #2) by Natalina Reis was a unique, intriguing read that had me hooked.

Not my first read by this author, so I knew I was in for a original, otherworldly read. I was not disappointed, though I didn't read the first book, there was enough info given in this wonder, were I got what was going on, and the situation as to why they were on the run. The info was given at the right time, and this actually read like a stand-a-lone. But I will be checking out the first book, be
Aug 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Snow Jewel (Jewel Chronicles #2)
By Natalina Reis
Rated 4 stars

Wow these two people go out of the frying pan into the fire. They flee from Natale because they won’t accept their marriage since they are a mixed couple. So they decide to go to Isvarld which is Jaali’s homeland. He hasn’t been there since he was abducted 12 years ago. When they see Milendas dark skin they immediate hate her. It seems they can not be left alone to be happy and live their life anywhereThe emotion between the couple i
Lisette Gonzalez
Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel: Fantasy Romance (The Jewel Chronicles Book 2)
By Natalina Reis
4 Stars

Snow Jewel: Fantasy Romance by Natalina Reis is the second installment of The Jewel Chronicles. I suggest to read the first book in the series to better understand the storyline and the characters in this story. This story is a fantasy interracial romance full of action and drama. This story is about Milenda and Jaali, their love for each other is very strong and and will go to any extent for each other. As they both
Aug 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel by Natalina Reis
Four Stars

Snow Jewel is the second book in the Jewel Chronicles by Natalina Reis. Although you could probably read this book as a stand alone, I would recommend you read the first book in the series first. You will be better informed as to the back story while reading this book. Natalina has brought this story to life with the wonderful creatures, special powers and amazing world building. The story is full of fantasy, action, mystery, intrigue, suspense but also touc
Jun 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book . It had a great story line and intriguing characters . It was quite different to any of the fantasy books I had read recently . I read it fairly quickly as the story kept pulling me in so i needed to know what happened next . I would love to continue on with this series and read more from this author .
Gail Guerrero
Aug 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel by Natalina Reis

Four Stars

If your looking for a book that will take you on an interesting ride this is it. The author created a world that was breathtakingly beautiful and complex. The characters faced many difficulties and did amazingly well with holding on to each other. I wasn’t expecting to be so entertained while reading this story. It was almost like watching a novella. Who can Milenda trust? Judged by the color of her skin. I was surprised with how the author handled the situa
Aug 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love coming across rare but interesting books. Books that grab my attention and won’t let go. This was the case with Snow Jewel by Natalina Reis. I was thorougly impressed with her writing style and the way in which she portrayed the characters

I was enthralled with the mere subjects of interracial couples and having them deal with everything that they have to deal with. It’s a hard world within itself, but to add that particular subject makes it even harder and more interesting. I was shocked
Aug 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel by Natalina Reis is the second book in the Jewel Chronicles series. The story continues with Milenda and Jaali and their challenges. Will their love conquer the prejudices that they face? This can be read as a stand alone book but I recommend reading in order. There was a lot of information in the first book which helps in the understanding of the second book. I enjoyed the continued development of the story and the changes in location and the descriptions of the scenery and the chara ...more
Dawn Daughenbaugh
5 Star
Snow Jewel:Fantasy Romance (The Jewel Chronicles Book 2 ) By Natalina Reis is the second book in her The Jewel Chronicles Series. If you haven't read the first book in this series I highly recommend reading it. I was hooked from the beginning till the last page.This story will take you on a emotional rollercoaster ride with a few twists and turns that had me on the edge of my seat trying to figure out what happens next. Get ready to be taken on a journey of determination and also some fig
Aug 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel
(Jewel Chronicles #2)
By Natalina Reis
4 Stars

This is the second book in the Jewel Chronicles series and i suggest reading this series in order because the characters are introduced in the first book and there is some important information given. This book is different than any book that i have read in a long time. It's fantasy mixed with romance and a little bit of suspense thrown in. It had me from page one and i couldn't put it down. I am looking forward to reading more by this author
Krystal gaston
Aug 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Jewel Chronicles Book 2: Snow Jewel written by Natalina Reis. I have not read book one in the series and after reading Snow Jewel I wish I had read it first. I want to read the back story of how Milenda and Jaali met and became where they are now. I had issues getting into this story at first but once I got into it I was good to go. This story was well written and the characters are so unique.
Jenni Bishop
Aug 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Snow Jewel by Natalina Reis is the second book in the Jewels Chronicles series and  carries on from the first book Desert Jewel. You need to read the books in order  otherwise you will miss out on so much of the story. Natalina writes characters that  you feel a connection with and the world in which they live become real and vibrant.  The journey is full of action and danger, love and determination and keeps you  intrigued from go to woe. Will their relationship stand the test of time and all t ...more
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