Snow Like Ashes
Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now the Winterians' only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed to escape, and who have been waiting for the opportunity to steal back Winter's magic and rebuild... show more
Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now the Winterians' only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed to escape, and who have been waiting for the opportunity to steal back Winter's magic and rebuild the kingdom ever since.Orphaned as an infant during Winter's defeat, Meira has
Edition language: English
Series: Snow Like Ashes (#1)
"I grin at his exasperation, but my smile is short lived as the dull edge of his practice sword swipes under my knees."Miera is a Winterian refugee orphan raised by the general, Sir. She is training to be a warrior alongside her friend and future king, Mather. When she discovers the ancient locket t...
It hit me recently that almost every YA book I have read, involves some kick-ass heroine. I realized that this is the appeal of YA books to me. Traditional fantasy always had the typical rough and ready manly, man and the women were there to die tragically to cause them main pain, and further their ...
When Meira was just a baby her Kingdom of Winter was overthrown by the evil King of Spring, Angra. Now she is one of only 8 survivors. Her group has spent the past 16 years searching for the two halves of a conduit which could restore magic to Winter. They are constantly on the move, avoiding captur...
Okay, I'm just going to confess and get this out of the way first:I envisioned the main character as Elsa the whole time. White hair like snow? Check. Blue eyes and pale skin? Check and check. Love of the all things cold? Check. A little snowman companion obsessed with summer? Negative... but the se...
3.5 stars. After a rocky start I finally finished Snow Like Ashes. The paragraph where the protagonist, Meira acted like a silly school girl over her sparring opponent's good looks annoyed me. For a while she pretty much got weak in the knees over any good looking shirtless male which resulted in so...
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