Saturday, November 15, 2014

A new student review of The Taste of Snow by Stephen V. Masse

jotaf posted a new student review of The Taste of Snow by Stephen V. Masse. See the full review.

The Taste of Snow is a light-hearted adventure with a little magic mixed in.  I really liked the overall story along with the characters as individuals.  I also liked how the author, Stephen V. Masse, brought into the book some actual Austrian elements like Krampus, who is the dark companion of St. Nicholas, and Kiachl (KEYuh-kul), a sort of fried bread.  A part in the book that I really liked was when Nicole‘s dad told a story about snow tasting like peppermint, chocolate, etc. depending on where you were in the world.  If you like characters to overcome their problems, this book is for you.  I think that boys and girls ages eleven through seventeen would most enjoy this book.

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