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Blog Tour & Review: Shadow Frost by Coco Ma

Posted by Jennifer in 4 Stars, Blog Tour, Favorite Quotes, Review, Young Adult / Leave a Comment

 

 

Shadow Frost

by Coco Ma
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Release Date: October 1st 2019

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis:
IN THE KINGDOM OF AXARIA, a darkness rises.
 
Some call it a monster, laying waste to the villagers and their homes. 
Some say it is an invulnerable demon summoned from the deepest abysses of the Immortal Realm. 
Many soldiers from the royal guard are sent out to hunt it down.
 
Not one has ever returned. 
When Asterin Faelenhart, Princess of Axaria and heir to the throne, discovers that she may hold the key to defeating the mysterious demon terrorizing her kingdom, she vows not to rest until the beast is slain. With the help of her friends and the powers she wields — though has yet to fully understand — Asterin sets out to complete a single task. The task that countless, trained soldiers have failed.
To kill it.
But as they hunt for the demon, they unearth a plot to assassinate the Princess herself instead. Asterin and her companions begin to wonder how much of their lives have been lies, especially when they realize that the center of the web of deceit might very well be themselves. With no one else to turn to, they are forced to decide just how much they are willing to sacrifice to protect the only world they have ever known.
That is, of course… if the demon doesn’t get to them first.
From young author Coco Ma comes a dazzling new tale of adventure, power, and betrayal, weaving together a stunning world of magic with a killer cast in an explosive, unforgettable debut.

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Favorite Quotes

Eternity.  It was endless and gray as the bleak sky above, broken only by the craggy teeth of the mountain peaks.

Rumor had it that someone once tried to stab her in the heart, but the sword shattered instead.

a deadly snake disguised as a swan

 

About the Author

Coco Ma is a Canadian-Chinese author and pianist. She wrote her first novel, Shadow Frost, at the age of 15. Since she began playing the piano at the age of five and a half, she has also performed on some of the world’s greatest concert stages and graduated with a pre-college diploma in piano performance from The Juilliard School in New York City. Currently, she studies at Yale University. When she isn’t practicing piano, writing, or studying, you might find her bingeing Netflix or eating cake. Lots of cake.
Follow Coco on Twitter @shadowfrost2019 and Instagram @CakeForCoco or visit her website at Coco-Ma.com!

Review of Shadow Frost

Review (4 Stars):  This was an epic story and I instantly was enchanted by it.  I loved Asterin and her friends as they banned together to kill the demon but find out that someone is planning to kill the princess as well.  Shadow Frost was fun, exciting and I love the witty dialogue.  This is the author’s first book and I can’t wait to see what she comes up with next.

 

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