Waiting on Wednesday 138: Crown of Ice



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Name: Crown of Ice
Author: Vicki L. Weavil
Publisher: Month9Books
Release Date: December 16th, 2014
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Thyra Winther's seventeen, the Snow Queen, and immortal, but if she can't reassemble a shattered enchanted mirror by her eighteenth birthday she's doomed to spend eternity as a wraith.

Armed with magic granted by a ruthless wizard, Thyra schemes to survive with her mind and body intact. Unencumbered by kindness, she kidnaps local boy Kai Thorsen, whose mathematical skills rival her own. Two logical minds, Thyra calculates, are better than one. With time rapidly melting away she needs all the help she can steal.

A cruel lie ensnares Kai in her plan, but three missing mirror shards and Kai's childhood friend, Gerda, present more formidable obstacles. Thyra's willing to do anything – venture into uncharted lands, outwit sorcerers, or battle enchanted beasts -- to reconstruct the mirror, yet her most dangerous adversary lies within her breast. Touched by the warmth of a wolf pup's devotion and the fire of a young man's desire, the thawing of Thyra's frozen heart could be her ultimate undoing.

CROWN OF ICE is a YA Fantasy that reinvents Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen" from the perspective of a young woman who discovers that the greatest threat to her survival may be her own humanity.
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My Thoughts:
This book sounds super intriguing!! Not only is the cover gorgeous but the plot sounds really interesting! I can't wait to see this reimagination of "The Snow Queen" and how Hans Christian Anderson's original story fits into this one.

What are your thoughts? What are you waiting for this week? Let us know in the comments!

2 comments:

Lisa @ Lost in Literature said...

Wow, that cover IS gorgeous!! Sounds good too. Great pick! :)

Jessica @ a GREAT read said...

OOooh interesting!!! Sounds exciting! I love a good fairy tale reimagining or retelling whatnot!

Here's my WoW

Have a GREAT day!

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