Book Publishing ☆ Cold Magic (Spiritwalker, #1)Kindle By ✓ Kate Elliott º – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

Cold Magic (Spiritwalker, #1) As they approach adulthood, Cat Barahal and her cousin Bee think they understand the society they live in and their place within it At a select academy they study new airship technologies and the dawning Industrial Revolution, but magical forces still rule And the cousins are about to discover the full ruthlessness of this rule. New Download Cold Magic (Spiritwalker, #1) by Kate Elliott For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. Pretty close to awful In fairness, I ll admit I m not a fan of Victorian romances Didn t think this was one Ha.Here, let me save you some time Chapter 1 to 6Cat misses her dead father, so she reads his expedition journals Cat is cold because they can t afford heat in the big, drafty house She is hungry because she missed breakfast Cat is cold when she runs to school because she forgot her coat, the one in last season s style See Cat s cousin, Bee, and best friend pinch her during lectur Pretty close to awful In fairness, I ll admit I m not a fan of Victorian romances Didn t think this was one Ha.Here, let me save you some time Chapter 1 to 6Cat misses her dead father, so she reads his expedition journals Cat is cold because they can t afford heat in the big, drafty house She is hungry because she missed breakfast Cat is cold when she runs to school because she forgot her coat, the one in last season s style See Cat s cousin, Bee, and best friend pinch her during lecture See Bee get Cat into trouble with the school proctor See Cat risk Big Trouble to help Bee get out of a little scrape Plus, Cat ...

  2. When I decided to put Cold Magic aside, after 67% of very little pleasure and a lot of struggle, I felt pretty angry and offended Angry, because reading these 360 pages took a huge effort and did not dole out the tiniest reward Offended, because the book, written by an author with quite some published writing to show as a proof for her skills, made me question my ability to focus, my ability to absorb and understand what I read and for a short, shocking minute the functionality of my Kindl When I decided to put Cold Magic aside, after 67% of very little pleasure and a lot of struggle, I felt pretty angry and offended Angry, because reading these 360 pages took a huge effort and did not dole out the tiniest reward Offended, because the book, written by an author with quite some published writing to show as a proof for her skills, made me question my ability to focus, my ability to absorb and understand what I read and for a short, shocking minute the functionality of my Kindle s page turning buttons I think I would have met the same experience withdetachment had I bought a glowingly praised debut cheaply at Smashwords Probably I would not have stayed as long on board of the shipwreck, but I would have said with conviction It s not me It s the book It s unreadable, but it shows room for improvement But how can I say that abou...

  3. A GR friend of mine has a shelf called wtf was this And as I closed this book for the last time, utterly defeated by the barrage of incomprehensible unnecessary pseudo european cultural fantasy speak, I actually thought what the f ck was thisToo bad I don t have a shelf like that, or I d put this on it.I feel odd reviewing a book that i didn t finish It might be unfair, really other readers have claimed the book does improve in the second half But I won t be there to see it As much A GR friend of mine has a shelf called wtf was this And as I closed this book for the last time, utterly defeated by the barrage of incomprehensible unnecessary pseudo european cultural fantasy speak, I actually thought what the f ck was thisToo bad I don t have a shelf like that, or I d put this on it.I feel odd reviewing a book that i didn t finish It might be unfair, really other readers have claimed the book does improve in the second half But I won t be there to see it As much as it pains me and really, it does I had high expectations for this one , I m waving the white flag My completionist genes have been knocked for a loop As much as any issues with the cultural magical WTFery, I ve been turned away by the characters voice of ...

  4. First off, I really ought to say that there are a lot of very good aspects to this novel Some parts, such as the dream of the dragon, the bits with the illusions and the cold steel, and especially the alternate history of Europe right up to the Regency era, with all of the Napoleanic Camjiata flavors built right in, even going far back for the world building to the great empire of Carthage, the Phoenicians.Like I said, there s a lot to love.Unfortunately, there s also the bad.Andevai has got First off, I really ought to say that there are a lot of very good aspects to this novel Some parts, such as the dream of the dragon, the bits with the illusions and the cold steel, and especially the alternate history of Europe right up to the Regency era, with all of the Napoleanic Camjiata flavors built right in, even going far back for the world building to the great empire of Carthage, the Phoenicians.Like I said, there s a lot to love.Unfortunately, there s also the bad.Andevai has got to be one of the most atrociously horrible character I ve ever read Not only do I learn to hate him right off the ...

  5. I wrote a really long review and somehow it got erased just as I was about to press post Is it because it s Monday Jeeeez.Ok, AS I WAS SAYING, this book was between 3 and 4 stars for me, but I gave it 4 because at the end of the book I was really satisfied and wantedI really really enjoyed Cold Magic, I liked the female protagonist a lot and the mystery behind the book and the politics of the world Only negative the world building slogged down the pace in places though because there I wrote a really long review and somehow it got erased just as I was about to press post Is it because it s Monday Jeeeez.Ok, AS I WAS SAYING, this book was between 3 and 4 stars for me, but I gave it 4 because at the end of the book I was really satisfied and wantedI really really enjoyed Cold Magic, I liked the female protagonist a lot and the mystery behind the book and the politics of the world Only negative the world building slogged down the pace in places though because there is A LOT GOING ON Stea...

  6. This book is so FRUSTRATINGI mean, interesting premise Steampunky alternate Europe in which there is widespread multicultural cross pollination and magic Check Great characters Headstrong young lady who has been sadly misinformed about herself for most of her life, and a Harlequin worthy hatemance with the spoiled Cold Mage she s forced to marry and who is Not All What He Seems Check But on the other hand Plot Hello, yoo hoo, plot Where are you Look at the cover blurbYoung Cat Baraha This book is so FRUSTRATINGI mean, interesting premise Steampunky alternate Europe in which there is widespread multicultural cross pol...

  7. Review also available Scaredy Engines End of Line LibraryThis was such a richly described complex novel that was about a lot of things I m interested in e.g culture, mythology and the what ifs in history This is not a story to be rushed it has to be savored and analysed to get the full experience The novel is set in an alternate early 19th century europa that still has fragments of the ice age and magic and the spirit world are real and well known After the fall of the Roman empire the regi Review also available Scaredy Engines End of Line LibraryThis was such a richly described compl...

  8. Kate Elliott s Cold Magic is about as slippery as dress shoes on ice But fortunately without the painful fall.Why is it slippery Because it s as Elliott describes it a mashup novel.When I started reading I decided it was a magic riddled steampunk novel Then I decided it was also a political novel exploring cultural beliefs using an alternate Europe But no sooner had I decided that when Elliott threw in an I hate him with all my heart romance in the best Harlequin tradition Later, once Kate Elliott s Cold Magic is about as slippery as dress shoes on ice But fortunately without the painful fall.Why is it slippery Because it s as Elliott describes it a mashup novel.When I started reading I decided it was a magic riddled steampunk novel Then I decided it was also a political novel exploring cultural beliefs using an alternate Europe But no sooner had I decided that when Elliott threw in an I hate him with all my heart romance in the best Harlequin tradition Later, once I had accepted the thre...

  9. I ve held off on this review for long enough, haven t I Well, let s get started then Cold Magic is fabulous I think the strongest part of the book is the world building There is great depth and complexity woven through it, created with a great deal of intricate thought Not only is there an established rank of classes with all its ensuing ramifications prejudice, the dynamic between the rich and the poor, etc , careful economic considerations what makes the poor, poorer and what makes the I ve held off on this review for long enough, haven t I Well, let s get started then Cold Magic is fabulous I think the strongest part of the book is the world building There is great depth and complexity woven through it, created with a great deal of...

  10. The beginning of Cold Magic was both slow and felt rather cumbersome, and while I did not precisely struggle to read it, I wasthan ambivalent about it There are reasons for this The world building has to begin and the author balances a delicate line between too much detail and exposition and not enough well, like all fantasy novels I wouldn t say that it was clumsily done, but it was a little heavy I fo...