YABC Scavenger Hunt: For A Muse Of Fire (Heidi Heilig), Plus Top Ten List & Extra Giveaway!

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Heidi Heilig's For A Muse Of Fire as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt! 

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Meet Heidi Heilig!

Heidi Heilig is the author of the acclaimed GIRL FROM EVERYWHERE series, as well as the upcoming FOR A MUSE OF FIRE. Her books have made the Indies Next, Andre Norton, and the Locus recommended reading list, and she has a past life as a musical theatre writer.

 

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Meet For A Muse Of Fire!

A young woman with a dangerous power she barely understands. A smuggler with secrets of his own. A country torn between a merciless colonial army, a terrifying tyrant, and a feared rebel leader. The first book in a new trilogy from the acclaimed Heidi Heilig blends traditional storytelling with ephemera for a lush, page-turning tale of escape and rebellion. For a Muse of Fire will captivate fans of Sabaa Tahir, Leigh Bardugo, and Renée Ahdieh.

Jetta’s family is famed as the most talented troupe of shadow players in the land. With Jetta behind the scrim, their puppets seem to move without string or stick—a trade secret, they say. In truth, Jetta can see the souls of the recently departed and bind them to the puppets with her blood. But the old ways are forbidden ever since the colonial army conquered their country, so Jetta must never show, never tell. Her skill and fame are her family’s way to earn a spot aboard the royal ship to Aquitan, where shadow plays are the latest rage, and where rumor has it the Mad King has a spring that cures his ills. Because seeing spirits is not the only thing that plagues Jetta. But as rebellion seethes and as Jetta meets a young smuggler, she will face truths and decisions that she never imagined—and safety will never seem so far away.

Heidi Heilig creates a vivid, rich world inspired by Asian cultures and French colonialism. Her characters are equally complex and nuanced, including the bipolar heroine. Told from Jetta’s first-person point-of-view, as well as chapters written as play scripts and ephemera such as telegrams and letters, For a Muse of Fire is an engrossing journey that weaves magic, simmering romance, and the deep bonds of family with the high stakes of epic adventure.

 

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~ Top Ten List ~ 

 

My Top OMG SAME Characters, or:
Characters in whom  I recognized aspects of my own mental illness

1. Captain Ahab from Moby Dick by Herman Melville

2. Odysseus from The Odyssey by Homer

3. Mr. Hyde (from Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) by Robert Louis Stevenson

4. Jesper from Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

5. Alex from Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

6. Leisl in The Wintersong duology by S. Jae-Jones

7. The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancy

8. Hamilton in The Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda

9. The narrator in The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe

10. The narrator of Figs From Thistles: First Fig by Edna St. Vincent Milay 

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/14095/first-fig

 

 

 

 

For A Muse Of Fire

By: Heidi Heilig

Publisher: Greenwillow Books

Release Date: September 25th, 2018 

 

 

 

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Comments 14

Dianna G. on Monday, 19 March 2018 09:59

The cover is stunning, all that fire makes it very vivid.
I was surprised by the action described in the summary. This is a book my daughter would love!

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The cover is stunning, all that fire makes it very vivid. I was surprised by the action described in the summary. This is a book my daughter would love!
Edit~A on Friday, 23 March 2018 03:02

Definitely got me interested at Asian, and then French too... 1 continent two sides of different cultures, I am looking forward to see how the author represented it in her book.

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Definitely got me interested at Asian, and then French too... 1 continent two sides of different cultures, I am looking forward to see how the author represented it in her book.
Kara S on Friday, 23 March 2018 08:45

I'm a bit of a pyro-phobe, so the visuals on this cover don't grab me. That said, the fact that this author can find similarities among her own (apparently troubled, or at least "abnormal") psyche and such a range of characters sparks my enthusiasm big time! To be clear, I am not only excited to read this book -- my favorite Scavenger Hunt featured title -- I now am much more motivated to seek out this writer's other novels. Much respect to her for being a complex human and identifying that way in this post...PS Doesn't everyone relate to Captain Ahab at some juncture in life if not more fundamentally/frequently?

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I'm a bit of a pyro-phobe, so the visuals on this cover don't grab me. That said, the fact that this author can find similarities among her own (apparently troubled, or at least "abnormal") psyche and such a range of characters sparks my enthusiasm big time! To be clear, I am not only excited to read this book -- my favorite Scavenger Hunt featured title -- I now am much more motivated to seek out this writer's other novels. Much respect to her for being a complex human and identifying that way in this post...PS Doesn't everyone relate to Captain Ahab at some juncture in life if not more fundamentally/frequently? :p
Candice Gigous on Saturday, 24 March 2018 04:51

The cover is very bold and fiery. The synopsis is very interesting. The author's other books have been awesome reads and I want to read one.

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The cover is very bold and fiery. The synopsis is very interesting. The author's other books have been awesome reads and I want to read one.
John on Saturday, 24 March 2018 22:39

The cover is very original and I liked learning about the book!

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The cover is very original and I liked learning about the book!
Michaela Sellers on Saturday, 24 March 2018 23:55

beautiful cover and interesting synospsi

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beautiful cover and interesting synospsi:p
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 25 March 2018 19:49

The cover is amazing and eye-catching. The synopsis is exciting and I can't wait to read it.

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The cover is amazing and eye-catching. The synopsis is exciting and I can't wait to read it.
Lily M. on Monday, 26 March 2018 02:26

I like how powerful the cover looks ???

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I like how powerful the cover looks ???
Hailey Joseph on Monday, 26 March 2018 15:33

I love this cover. The synopsis sounds very interesting, and I love the way that the author identifies with characters to better describe her mental illness. I can't wait to read this book!

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I love this cover. The synopsis sounds very interesting, and I love the way that the author identifies with characters to better describe her mental illness. I can't wait to read this book!
Marisa Fort on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 21:12

The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!

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The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Hannah on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 23:52

This book sounds amazing

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This book sounds amazing
Penny Olson on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 01:03

I love the dramatic cover. The story sounds compelling and action filled.

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I love the dramatic cover. The story sounds compelling and action filled.
Adreana on Friday, 30 March 2018 21:38

I immediately fell in love with this cover when Heidi released it on Twitter This just sounds so amazing and I adore the author!

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I immediately fell in love with this cover when Heidi released it on Twitter :o This just sounds so amazing and I adore the author!
Kelly G on Monday, 02 April 2018 15:29

Oh my gosh that cover! I absolutely love it! And the story sounds great, too!

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Oh my gosh that cover! I absolutely love it! And the story sounds great, too!

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