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janusvielle

The Blair Book Project

Hello! I'm Janus. I am a 3D Graphics Artist by profession, and a proud Book Addict - i mean Enthusiast, and Blogger. I'm very much into Young Adult and Fantasy genre but I open myself to reading other genres from time to time. I run a blog launched as The Blair Book Project on Blogger, where I post entries such as my book reviews and other book related articles. I obviously got the name of this blog for the movie "The Blair Witch Project," why the name you may ask? I have no idea! I just thought it had a good ring to it. Ha! Ha! I post reviews twice a week and I regularly participate in book memes and features that readers and blogger all over the globe share their book interests (i.e. In My Malibox, Top Ten Tuesdays, etc). I have 230 GFC Followers. My blog has over 37,000 pageviews history and have roughly 200 page views per day. I have written over 267 reviews since my span of blogging. I am also an avid Instagram user, with over 350 followers, where I post pictures mostly of books I'm currently reading, books I got for review, galleys, purchased from bookstores, etc. (Statistics as of March 2013). My book reviews are not exactly "reviews" in a sense because I simply just type down what I feel about the book. What I write is solely my opinion and should not be taken as a definite basis of how the book is to be judged entirely. We all have different likes and dislikes so please do understand that although I'm very optimistic about the books I read, there will be negative comments towards those that I don't find suiting for my taste. BLOG URL: http://theblairbookproject.blogspot.com/ GOODREADS ACCOUNT: http://goodreads.com/janusvielle AMAZON: https://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/AFAGLA0UYBOMH?ie=UTF8&ref_=ya_56 INSTAGRAM: @janusvielle

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Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy Series #1)

Touch of Frost - Jennifer Estep I wanted to kick myself badly for taking so long to pick up this book. How could I have possibly let myself miss out on how awesome reading this would be?!When I first saw Touch of Frost’s cover, I was already intrigued. I said to myself that this was going to be an epic book just from the cover, then reading the synopsis only made me want it more. So I went on to putting it on my TBR. On I went to search for it at different bookstores. I wasn’t successful. I let it go and just went about to all the other books I wanted to read. But fate seemed to be on my side when I was on one of my random trips to the bookstore. By random I mean, I was at a mall and it just so happens – surprisingly, really – we pass by there’s a bookstore and I just had to go in. Well, that’s actually a lie. I knew there’d be a bookstore there to begin with. What? It’s not like I’m the only one who searches bookstore branches online. Pfft! Anyway, I was just mindlessly browsing the Young Adult shelves when I chanced upon a single copy of Touch of Frost in one of them. Score! You should’ve seen the look on my boyfriend’s face when I squeaked (he said I shrieked, but I don’t believe him) and pulled the book off the shelf and held it real close (I may’ve been “lightly” jumped up and down on the spot, I’m not so sure). I believe his words were: “Hey! Calm down, people are staring”. That began his now usual comments as soon as I step into a bookstore, while rubbing my back a little before letting go of me: “Calm down”, “Shhhh! Do not shriek” and “Easy on the books”. I have no idea why he says it. *eagerly feigns being oblivious*. Anyway, so I didn’t exactly jump into the book immediately after getting home. I still have a pile to read so I put it at the bottom of them. I just established a “first come, first read” basis rule that only worked for me until I got too tempted to read the other books that just came in recently...about a day after I set the rule, o well. When I finally got the chance to read it, I couldn’t believe I did the mistake of getting left out in all the fun with this series! Gwen Frost, I am so sorry!I love the plot of this book; a school for Vikings, Spartans, Amazons and all that? You think Mythos Academy is just as what it’s called for... “Myths”. Or so Gwen Frost thinks until she sees one of the students lying dead in the school’s library and no one seems to care. Gwen goes to using her gift of pyschometry, an ability to see and feel every background and emotion on objects and people just by means of a touch, and tries to find out what happened and who is the murderer. In her quest of solving this mystery, she unintentionally becomes associated with Daphne Cruz, a Valkyrie who becomes the closest friend she ever had, and the hot and hunky Logan Quinn, a bad boy Spartan who became her knight-in-shining-armor when she stumbles upon all sorts of trouble, sometimes even trouble himself. And boy, have you got to meet Jasmine Ashton, the girl who was murdered. Wow, that bitch is all crazy!It wasn’t hard to fall in love with the characters. They’re all interesting and wild and all sorts of entertainment. I love the funny and awkward moments that happened in this book. I love the action scenes and the mystery enveloped in it too. It was a blast! Me want Kiss of Frost now, pweez! Okay, I’m sounding ridiculous. I just can’t wait to read the rest of this series. Although, I know, I do say that a lot [with other books], but I really do! This is gonna be legen – wait for it – Dary! Sorry couldn’t help myself. Toodles! For more of my reviews, please visit my blog: The Blair Book Project @ www.theblairbookproject.blogspot.com