Frozen

Frozen

Book - 2013
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More than a century after a catastrophic disaster wiped out most of humanity and covered much of the earth with ice, fifteen-year-old Cass yields to the voice in her head urging her to embark on a dangerous journey across a poisoned sea to the mythical land, Blue.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2013
ISBN: 9780399257544
0399257543
Branch Call Number: YF DEL NVD
Characteristics: 325 p. ; 22 cm

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 30, 2016

The first thing I am going to say, is that this book had so much potential. The author could have done so much with this idea, and I think maybe she might have realized that herself and wrote the book to hastily, scrambling the plot, or lack thereof, everywhere. Each page fills you with a million questions that go unanswered throughout the book. The book often contradicts itself, and the grammar and spelling are slightly horrifying. In one instance, Wes, one of the main characters in the book, says that he cannot read. Soon after, though, he reads the cover of a book to Nat. Also, apparently written language does not exist, and the people use something called TEXTLISH, or another called XCLNT <3 LULZ. Oh, but apparently Korean language still exists, even though no one can read. The earth is in an unexplained frozen state, and scientists don’t exist! And neither apparently, do books, even though Nat had been reading one. One part of the book tells us about bacon flavoured fruit, that is used to insulate jackets. I did, however enjoy parts of the book and I did continue to read it in the hopes of having some of my questions answered, but they never were. I would still recommend this book to someone though, because it only takes maybe an hour to read and it is still an alright story. If you can get past the bad grammar, plot holes, and confusion, that is. 
- @Alicat15 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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dove123_
May 27, 2016

I didn't expect to get swept up in this book, but ended up reading the entire thing in one sitting. It was perfectly paced and I enjoyed Nat's dry humor. Best of all was the blend of dystopian and fantasy. I love both genres and having them together made this book unique. I will definitely read the sequel.

echo3abc Jul 13, 2014

I started out enjoying the book a lot. The action was suspenseful, the story and characters unique, and the romance was great. It was a fun read. But then the last few chapters seemed thrown together. And I just didn't enjoy the ending enough to want to read any sequels. I gave it an above average rating because for the most part is was a great story.

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kavumaivan
Jul 10, 2014

i realy ajoyed reading the book so march that i read it six times it was fun

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CharmedLfe
Jun 16, 2014

I've always been a huge fan of all of Melissa De la Cruz' novels and this one did not disappoint. It had adventure, magic, dragons, and a nice dash of romance. I am really looking forward to the next book in the series!

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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Kat_JP
Dec 06, 2013

K'ay,

First, it's Nat, not Cass.

And second, this book is now for sale at costco, just in case any of you want to buy it.

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blue_dog_8329
Oct 16, 2017

blue_dog_8329 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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"They were coming for her. Their footsteps echoed in the concrete hallway. In a way the sound was a relief. For days upon days she had been left in total silence, alone, with little food or water."

a great beginning to FROZEN a novel by Melissa De La Cruz

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