A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price
Expected Publication: November 5th 2019
Page Count: 272
Genres: YA Contemporary
Shannon Price’s A Thousand Fires is a breakout contemporary debut―think The Outsiders meets The Iliad―that’s perfect for fans of Courtney Summers and Veronica Roth.
10 Years. 3 Gangs. 1 Girl’s Epic Quest…
An extraordinary debut set in San Francisco and inspired by The Iliad…
Valerie Simons knows the city’s gang wars are dangerous—her own brother was killed by the Boars two years ago. But nothing will sway her from joining the elite and beautiful Herons to avenge his death—a death she feels responsible for.
But when Valerie is recruited by the mysterious Stags, their charismatic and volatile leader Jax promises to help her get revenge. Torn between old love and new loyalty, Valerie fights to stay alive as she races across the streets of San Francisco to finish the mission that got her into the gangs.
REASONS I’M EXCITED FOR A THOUSAND FIRES
Retelling of The Iliad set in modern San Francisco.
Queer rep and #ownvoices for Filipina representation.