Before She Ignites (Fallen Isles Trilogy #1)

by Jodi Meadows

496 pages

Expected publication: September 12th, 2017

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books



Mira Minkoba is the Hopebearer. Since the day she was born, she’s been told she’s special. Important. Perfect. She’s known across the Fallen Isles not just for her beauty, but for the Mira Treaty named after her, a peace agreement which united the seven islands against their enemies on the mainland. But Mira has never felt as perfect as everyone says. She counts compulsively. She struggles with crippling anxiety. And she’s far too interested in dragons for a girl of her station.


Then Mira discovers an explosive secret that challenges everything she and the Treaty stand for. Betrayed by the very people she spent her life serving, Mira is sentenced to the Pit–the deadliest prison in the Fallen Isles. There, a cruel guard would do anything to discover the secret she would die to protect. No longer beholden to those who betrayed her, Mira must learn to survive on her own and unearth the dark truths about the Fallen Isles–and herself–before her very world begins to collapse.

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Guest Post: Leanna Renee Hieber!


Hello darling readers, I’m very thrilled to be here with Lexie today, someone very dear who has been with me since my debut novel, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, first in the Gothic, Victorian Strangely Beautiful series, burst onto the scene in 2009. I am so blessed by the support I received from bloggers and readers here, I really owe my career to all of you.

Some of you may know, the Strangely Beautiful series went out of print when the first publisher folded and it’s been a very difficult few years for me, trying to overcome that financial blow and the emotional struggle as these are the books of my heart. But the amazing Melissa Singer at Tor Books, who launched my new ETERNA FILES series (Think Victorian X-Files!), rescued Miss Percy and her series and it is back in a gorgeous new edition, revised, re-edited with new scenes and new content! Two books in one volume, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker (my review) and The Darkly Luminous Fight for Persephone Parker (my review) are united in this author’s preferred edition! (The prequel, Perilous Prophecy will release in 2017, and the finale, Miss Violet and the Great War, will finally release in 2018!)

If you pre-order Strangely Beautiful before 4/26, be sure to keep your confirmation # and visit: to enter to win a $75 Gift Card to Barnes and Noble, every entrant receives a beautiful Strangely Beautiful set of postcards!

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Blog Tour: Greta and the Lost Army

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All right folks so you ventured with Greta as she battled her way across Mylena in GRETA AND THE GOBLIN KING, fought against the darkness in her and Issac’s lives in GRETA AND THE GLASS KINGDOM to read as she finally made it home.  So what’s next for our battle born beauty and her kingly love?

Well Agramon really doesn’t like to let go, Greta’s parents are very surprised by the changes in their daughter and oh yeah that wedding…

Tody is the first day of the blog tour (see schedule here) hosted by YA Reads Blog Tours and I have the distinct pleasure of reviewing the book!  Stay tuned for the giveaway at the end as well 😉

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Harper Winter 2016 Tour: Seven Black Diamonds


Sooo…I got a treat for everyone today.  Hannah (of Irish Banana Tours and Irish Banana Reviews) put together a tour to end the year and start the holiday season wishlist buying) off correctly!  Today I have the pleasure of giving you a chance to not only win 40+ books from the HarperTeen, but also a glimpse into Melissa’s Marr’s newest SEVEN BLACK DIAMONDS.

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