Pre-order We Are the Fire!

Get a Signed, Personalized Copy!

I'm partnering with my local indie bookstore, River Bend Bookshop, on a preorder campaign! I'll be signing all copies of We Are the Fire preordered through River Bend. If you'd like your copy personalized as well, be sure to leave your name in the comments box on the online order form. (They are able to ship books anywhere in the United States.)

And as an extra thank you (because preorders are so important for authors, especially debut authors), everyone who preorders through River Bend Bookshop will also receive a character art print, a full-color map of the Vesimaan Empire, and a bookmark!

For more details, and to place an order, click here to visit River Bend Bookshop's website.

Praise for We Are the Fire

Bold and immersive, We Are the Fire is a strong new addition to the YA fantasy canon, full of characters with heart fighting despite their circumstances.

—Emily A. Duncan, New York Times-bestselling author of Wicked Saints

Brutally monstrous and achingly humanWe Are the Fire is a tale that is sprawling and intimate, beautiful and grotesque. Told at breakneck speed, the narrative is as unforgiving as its world, where love is dangerous, hope is fleeting, and the same fire that built the empire can tear it back down.

—Nicki Pau Preto, author of Crown of Feathers

Beautiful, haunting, and fierce, We Are the Fire is a riveting debut that will burn its way into your soul.

―Kim Smejkal, author of Ink in the Blood and Curse of the Divine

At once brutal and tender, this heart-pounding debut will make you ponder what it means to be monstrous―and what it costs to be human.

―Joanna Ruth Meyer, author of Echo North and Into the Heartless Wood 

A well-paced fantasy steeped in folklore and alchemy. Deeply developed characters and a sharply written plot give We Are the Fire a dramatic intensity that readers will fall in love with. Perfect for fans of Cursed by Thomas Wheeler.

—B. R. Myers, author of Rogue Princess

A riveting fantasy that had me spellbound. Told in dual POV, both Oksana and Pran are well-rounded characters with plenty of flaws and morally gray decisions. Fantasy and science are mixed together in this stand-alone book over a simmering flame: Ready to explode.

—Samantha Hastings, author of The Last Word and The Invention of Sophie Carter

From the Swoon Reads community

"The character development is so robust and real: both Oksana and Pran are fully-fleshed out people who I love and who infuriate me at the same time. I haven't read such a dynamic relationship in a long time—where nothing is black and white, both sides are valid, and the heartache is so real. SO GOOD!!!" —Daisy

"WOW. ... The plot is fast paced and exciting, and had me guessing “HOLY CRAP WHAT’S GONNA HAPPEN HOW ARE THEY GONNA GET OUT OF THIS” until the end. It was a fantastic read, and I cannot recommend it enough!!" —LindsayLHess

"The writing is beautiful, and I love how much tension is packed in each chapter. I couldn't stop reading. It's one of those stories that has stayed with me long after reading it." —Kimberly

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