Friday, September 26, 2014

Review: Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

Title: Black Ice
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
Series: Stand Alone
Published By: Simon & Schuster (October 7, 2014)
Source: ARC Copy Provided by the Publisher (in exchange for an honest review)
Genre: YA Mystery
My Rating: 4.5 Stars!

Book Description:
Sometimes danger is hard to see... until it’s too late. 

Britt Pfeiffer has trained to backpack the Teton Range, but she isn't prepared when her ex-boyfriend, who still haunts her every thought, wants to join her. Before Britt can explore her feelings for Calvin, an unexpected blizzard forces her to seek shelter in a remote cabin, accepting the hospitality of its two very handsome occupants—but these men are fugitives, and they take her hostage. 

In exchange for her life, Britt agrees to guide the men off the mountain. As they set off, Britt knows she must stay alive long enough for Calvin to find her. The task is made even more complicated when Britt finds chilling evidence of a series of murders that have taken place there... and in uncovering this, she may become the killer’s next target. 

But nothing is as it seems in the mountains, and everyone is keeping secrets, including Mason, one of her kidnappers. His kindness is confusing Britt. Is he an enemy? Or an ally? 






ep·ic
ˈepik/
adjective:
informal
particularly impressive or remarkable.

That word is what I think of when I think of how I felt all throughout this story. It was epic, plain and simple. 

Not like her YA paranormal series at all so if you are hesitating on reading this one because you didn't love her other books, don't be. This was full of intrigue, mystery and ended up being quite the thrill ride of never knowing who you could trust or what was going to happen next. I absolutely loved it.

I don’t' want to go into too much detail but I was constantly on edge with this read never knowing up from down or right from wrong. It was a thrill ride that I cherished every minute of and just couldn't get enough of.





*All thoughts and opinions are my own and were not influenced by the author or publisher. I was not compensated for this review.*

34 comments:

  1. Boy, am I glad that S&S UK sent me a copy of this beauty! I honestly had no idea what to expect, but I'm very much looking forward to it now. We usually feel the same way about these books.
    Wonderful review, Ali!

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    1. So glad you have this and I hope you love it!

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  2. Oh yes I saw this one but I wasn't sure if it was for me. I think I should have taken it.

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    1. That's okay you can always read it later when it releases. ;)

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  3. You've definitely convinced me. Love your review.

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  4. I haven't read a Becca book since Hush, Hush (oh the days of Patch!). Liking the sound of this one! :D

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  5. Everyone seems to be giving this book a good grade. I'm dying to get my hands on it now!

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  6. Way to use a definition in your review, that certainly helped to get your message across! I'm also relieved to learn that this book is nothing like her other series because that was definitely a concern of mine as well.

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    1. Thanks Carmel and it definitely isn't like her YA series at all.

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  7. Oh Kindlemom, GREAT review Becca is one of my go to YA authors I first met her way back when B&N still had their fantastic First Look feature where they would invite readers to participate in a group read of selected debut authors and the author would be there to participate as well. Any way that's where I read Hush Hush and the rest of that series was Fab!!
    I will have to check this out

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    1. That is awesome that you got to meet her! I hope you try this and love it Debbie.

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  8. Love this one's dark cover! Plot sounds really different too-going to keep an eye out for it :) Nice review today!

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  9. Epic and classic are two of my favorite words for must read. I won't be able to hold back on this one. :-)

    Anna from Shout with Emaginette

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    1. Yay! Glad you are going to try this one. :)

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  10. I'm one of the people who had issues with her YA series, so I wasn't going to give this a chance. It looks like I need to change my tune.

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    1. I bet you like this one Christy, it is way different.

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  11. I'm convinced! I had no interest before cause I didn't care for her other series but this sounds fantastic! She's signing here in October but it's when I have to be at a different event. My friend Sara is going though so I might ask her to pick me up a copy.

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  12. Oh a thrill ride is nice to get now and again! I saw this one on someone else's blog recently and was thinking Hmmm I need to try! Glad to see you loved it so much :)

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    1. I do think you need to try this one. ;)

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  13. I did not like it AS MUCH as you did but, yeah, it was thrilling enough. :P

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    1. Glad you did at least like it though. ;)

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  14. I'm glad that you liked this one so much! I will have to check it out... on break. I barely have time to read these days! Haha, but it's good. I'll have a book party on my breaks :)

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  15. I'm definitely looking forward to reading this! Love your review :D

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  16. This sounds fantastic - I can't wait to read my copy!

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  17. Ahhh, you always make me add like 50 books to my TBR a month! THEY ALL LOOK SO GOOD!

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