Overall Rating and Opinion of "The Snow Child"

Discuss the January 2015 book of the month. The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey.

How do you rate "The Snow Child"?

1 star - poor, recommend against reading it
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2 stars - fair, okay
3 stars - good, recommend it
4 stars - excellent, amazing
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This sounds interesting. I will add it to my list.
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Reading all of these posts has piqued my interest. I will also be adding this to my wishlist :)

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I don't fancy this one. I might give it a go later, but my 'to read' is already infinite :lol:
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ryanj1 wrote:I don't fancy this one. I might give it a go later, but my 'to read' is already infinite :lol:
This is exactly how I feel about this one! :)

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I'm on the fence about this one. I don't know if I will love or hate it!
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This book looks really good too! I can't wait to read it! I have so many books on my to-read list now!

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I would love to read this but the price is a little to much on my kindle right now.

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meggpie09 wrote:I would love to read this but the price is a little to much on my kindle right now.
I borrowed mine from my public library. We had to inter-library loan it so it cost me about 50 cents. It is worth checking into.
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Post by Enthusiastic_Reader »

I absolutely loved this book! I couldn't put it down. I loved the setting, the atmosphere, the characters, the mystery, the descriptions of the landscapes, the themes of the story which are hope and love. I loved evertyhing about it, I give it 10/10!

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This sounds like a lovely story
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I would absolutely recommend this book to anyone who is feeling series burn out or who wants something different than the popular books at the moment. It was sweet, simple, poignant, and beautiful. "The Snow Child" is unpredictable and will leave the reader thinking long after the book has finished. It is not, however, heavy and overly philosophical making it a lighter read than most thought provoking books. The book is great for a change of pace.
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Love the way the author's writing made my imagination work on a different level while reading this book. You don't just run in the forest with them, you also see, smell and feel the coldness in your bones. The plot however, was a bit of a let-down for me. I know it's based on a fairy tale, but I still kept on waiting and waiting for something else to happen. That might be my fault, not the author's though. :(
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Post by baasil999 »

Great book , but I think it was related with a Russian legend. :D :D

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Post by Jausten11 »

I rated the book a 3 out of 4 because of the ending. It was a good ending, though I wanted more. When I'm left wanting more of a book it is usually because I crave more. But in this circumstance, I just left without closure I felt.

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Post by myBuby01 »

I loved The Snow Child. It's one of my favorites. I love the magic and whimsy of it.

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