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Thursday, January 24, 2013

ARC Review/Giveaway-Crimson Frost (Mythos Academy, Bk 4) by Jennifer Estep

Crimson Frost
Publisher: Kensington
Release Date: December 24, 2012
Format: DRC
Source: publisher via Netgalley for an honest review

**WARNING** I do my best to keep all reviews as spoiler free as possible but because this is part of a series, some spoilers are unavoidable.

If you have read the previous books in this incredible series, you know that Gwen was tricked into freeing Loki (the big baddie) by Loki’s very own champion. Because of this, Gwen is facing the fallout that this has had on Mythos Academy and is arrested by the Protectorate. Gwen is put on trial and is quarantined to the school until she is either found guilty or not guilty. This makes it a little difficult to prove her innocence but with her faithful allies including her love interest Logan, maybe she stands of chance. The biggest obstacle in their relationship this time around is that Logan’s dad is the leader of the Protectorate and is NOT a fan of Gwen and her gypsy heritage. He also truly believes that she is not Nike’s Champion. Gwen starts to fear that the Protectorate has been infiltrated and is not so sure she has a chance at a fair trial.

Just another great addition to an already amazing adventure. Gwen and Logan of course seem to always have something that gets in the way of the growing relationship (getting arrested on your first date can put a damper on things). I liked how this time we got to learn a little more about Logan so if you are a super fan of Logan, this one is for you! Another great aspect is we are seeing more of the world that Estep has created. The Protectorate is first introduced and we witness the inner workings of their so called “judicial system.” There is also the characters that we have grown to love such as Metis, Nickamedes and Gwen’s grandmother and a few new ones, including my new favorite, Alexei.

Estep as always, throws the twists and turns that as a faithful reader, have come to love. If you haven’t tried this series yet and you love YA urban fantasy, then I highly suggest you start with the first book Touch of Frost (books should be read in order). For me, I will have to wait patiently for the next book in this series, Midnight Frost, due out in July.

The Series So Far

Thanks to Kensington I have a brand new ARC of Crimson Frost to giveaway! To enter please just use the Rafflecopter form below before February 7, 2013. US/CA only and book will be mailed by me! Once the winner is picked they will have 72 hours to reply to the email I send or another winner will be chosen.


erin said...

thanks for the awesome post and giveaway! I have the first books in this series and I need to catch up :)

LorettaLynn said...

I love these books :) thank you for the great giveaway!

Lisa Richards/alterlisa said...

Awesome series!

Victoria said...

Love your mini review. Sounds like another great read :). Thank you for the giveaway.

Texas Book Lover said...

I haven't read this series yet but really want to. This makes me want to even more! Soon, very soon!

Fiery Na said...

I'm all for adventure and this one sounds full of it. A couple who faes some things to get in their way does make things interesting, maybe even funny at times :)

Goldenmane said...

I've read a couple of books in this series and enjoyed them. Would love to read this one. Sounds great.

Theresa N. said...

I'm a fan of this authors books.
Theresa N

Anonymous said...

I liked your review. I think I need to get started on this series!
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