Review and Interview A thousand Fires by Shannon Price

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Paperback : 304 pages
ISBN-10 : 1250219426
ISBN-13 : 978-1250219428
Publisher : Tor Teen (October 27, 2020)
Language: : English


"A Thousand Fires pulls you in close and shows you the essence of what it means to keep fighting. Shannon Price is one to watch." ―Gwenda Bond, New York Times bestselling author of Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds

"Brutal and beautiful, A THOUSAND FIRES broke my heart. A fast-paced tragedy of love, betrayal, and vengeance." ―Heidi Heilig, author of FOR A MUSE OF FIRE

"Modern, unflinching and filled with haunting, lingering imagery, A Thousand Fires gives the story of the Iliad the bare-knuckled update it deserves." ―Colleen Oakes, author of The Black Coats

"Fast-paced... Vivid descriptions and intricate details bring San Francisco to life ... A promising debut." ―Kirkus

"A heart-wrenching tale... action-packed and intense... A fantastic read." ―School Library Journal

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…

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.

You can purchase A Thousand Fires at the following Retailers:

REVIEW 4 stars 

"My thoughts bleed with the reminder that I'm dancing with demons, flirting with the monsters." 

This was a unique story, it was refreshing and fast paced. It has such a great storyline and I find it promising. I haven’t read anything like this.

The story is about three gangs who fighting against each other. These gangs recruit people on their eighteenth birthday and they only have to stay in for one year. 

Valerie our heroine lost her brother by a member of the Boar gang.She and Matthew were friends and then they have a relationship .Matthew was picked by the Herons and Valerie by the Stags.The Stags decide to team up with the Boars to take out the Herons.  They agree that the Herons need to be stopped. 

Overall, it was original and so refreshing , it was emotional at some parts too.A great story.


1) What inspired you to write A Thousand Fires? 
Having written two full manuscripts before A Thousand Fires, I knew what it was like to build a story and characters the way I wanted. The more I worked on the first drafts, I got the feeling that there was no one else who would be able to write the story exactly as I could. It was my story to tell, and that was a feeling that I didn’thave with the first two manuscripts.  The Iliad provided me the inspiration, but what kept me going was the excitement of being able to make it my own version.

2) Describe your book in three words.

Gritty. Fast. Unforgettable.

3) What are you planning to do for Halloween are you wearing any costume? 

I’m actually not a big fan of Halloween, and I don’t have a costume this year; but I plan to spend the evening indulging in some candy and goodies (and maybe watch a scary movie. Maybe.) 

4) Who is your favorite author? 

I auto-buy anything from Madeline Miller. She has a depth to her words and characters that binds the reader to them in the long-term, long after the book ends. I have such an admiration for the way she writes.

5) Tell us do you have any plans?  (I’m not 100% sure what this question means, but I answered for what I think it means!) 
My next book The Endless Skies comes out on August 17, 2021. I just turned it in to my editor two weeks ago and am so proud of it. I’ve had the story idea since 2013 and while it changed a great deal over the course of revisions, the heart of the story stayed the same and I couldn’t be any happier with it. Looking forward, I plan to take a bit of a break from writing and focus on catching up on reading during the winter (since it’s usually busier and hard to find the time to write, anyway!). There are so many great books that I put off reading to revise, and I’m excited to enjoy another author’s hard work for a change.

Photo Content from Shannon Price

SHANNON PRICE is a proud Filipina-American and Bay Area native. She once led an a cappella group for three years despite not knowing how to read music, and she carries that same level of confidence in every area of her life. When not writing, she can be found watching baking shows, exploring old bookstores, and going to the beach as often as she can. 

Her debut novel A Thousand Fires is a YA reimagining of the Iliad set in modern day San Francisco. She is represented by Elana Roth Parker of Laura Dail Literary Agency and thanks her lucky stars that she is.


NOVEMBER 14th SATURDAY Reading Adventures of a Book Dragon REVIEW
NOVEMBER 15th SUNDAY Books and Zebras REVIEW
NOVEMBER 15th SUNDAY Author Kelly Risser REVIEW

*JBN is not responsible for Lost or Damaged Books in your Nerdy Mail Box*

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. common it problems Each profession has some challenges.
    However, the problem with most IT help desks is that they let many issues pile up to the extent that sorting them out becomes difficult. In this piece, you will get to learn about some common help desk problems and solutions.

  2. CRM software Ahmedabad has enabled millions of sales reps to receive accurate reminders to meet potential customers and close more business before the deadline. They can also focus on revenue-related tasks and not waste time on non-revenue-related activities.

  3. I am big fan of online articles even, I am also content writer but after reading your content I was thinking what i am doing till date. I truly appreciate your content. Specially this release topic has truly peaked my heart. I will take a note of your website and keep checking for new information about once per month. Thanks and good day. programming assignment help - algebra homework help - Accounting Assignment Help

  4. Roadrunner email (webmail) is among the exceptionally famous email benefits in the United States. Here you will get complete information about Roadrunner email login issue. Possessed and constrained by Time Warner Cable Network, it enables clients to buy into the email which is diverted towards the system.
    Roadrunner email login

  5. Full Web Mart offers WordPress-ready hosting that is built with LiteSpeed caching technology, providing optimum speed and performance to your WordPress website.

    Best Web Design Company Delhi
    Top Web Design Company Near Me
    Digital Marketing Services in Delhi
    Digital Marketing Services Near Me

  6. Get Microsoft 365 setup by visiting Sign in to Microsoft account, enter the product key and get apps quickly. Download & use Microsoft365 setup wizard using site, follow instructions and install apps.Go to www.microsoft365/setup to get all the MS office 365 apps on your devices like Windows, Mac, and smartphones.

  7. QuickPay Portal | | Pay Your Medical Bill

    Pay Your Medical Bill using and Make a quick and fast payment online using the QuickPay Portal. Just find your QuickPay Code on your billing statement and and you're ready to go

  8. tv/start- YouTube is the best video-sharing platform. Where any users can upload and share videos with anyone able to access the site. Youtube is very different from other video-sharing platforms. It offers live shows, movies, and other video content from many channels. These videos can also be embedded and shared on other sites. YouTube was developed by former PayPal employees in 2005 and was acquired by Google in 2006. It has had a profound impact on media and advertising. It is a free video-hosting website that allows members to store and serve video content. You can easily activate YouTube TV on your device at

    hotmail sign in
    aol mail login
    ebay motors

  9. That i enjoyed nearly you will attain conducted at this point. Any sketch is certainly tasteful, an individual's wrote subject matter attractive. เว็บจ้างฟรีแลนซ์


  11. The commercial lighting must have the impact of gigantic, larger-than-life effects, and this does not come cheap! Commercial lighting requires special care not only because of the wiring and fixtures, but also because of their sheer size.
    gas station price signs , commercial lighting services , sign installation chicago

  12. Costa Rica is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in the world. It is a beautiful area to spend a delightful holiday with your friends or family, with numerous amazing beaches, resorts, villas, wedding sites, parks, valleys, and tropical forests.
    beachfront rental costa rica , wedding venue costa rica

  13. Fabiflu Tablet is an anti-viral medicine used to treat mild to moderate COVID-19 disease under emergency conditions. Fabiflu Tablet is available in the name of fabiflu 400 mg tablet.

  14. A Quick Guide to Canon Printer SetupMake sure your printer hardware is configured.
    On your PC browser, go to
    Click Set Up.
    Using your Canon IJ printer model, the download printer software.
    Double click to install it.
    Connect a network to your printer and PC.
    Finish the Canon IJ printer setup.

  15. A Quick Guide to Canon Printer SetupMake sure your printer hardware is configured.
    On your PC browser, go to
    Click Set Up.
    Using your Canon IJ printer model, the download printer software.
    Double click to install it.
    Connect a network to your printer and PC.
    Finish the Canon IJ printer setup. allows you to download and activate the Microsoft Office setup. Microsoft 365 plans for personal and home provides robust Office desktop apps including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and OneNote.

  16. Web Designing Company in india
    Techverden has a specialization in custom Designing, repsonsive, user-friendly, E- Commerce, Wordpress website development services in Mumbai India.

  17. Great article! We will be linking to this particularly great article on our website. Keep up the good writing.

  18. Canon IJ Network Tool is a toolkit software with the options to keep a check on most of your Canon printer network settings and adjust them according to your requirements. The Canon IJ Network tool will get you through the network settings uninterruptedly. Canon IJ Printer Utility is a complete software package meant to adjust and modify the configurations of your printer device as per the requirement.

  19. The wireless and wired models require drivers and software; therefore, each has to undergo one important installation process. If your printer model isn’t set up yet, you can get started now.
    https //ij.start.cannon,
    http //,


  21. This a very interesting site, it’s really worth the time surfing through, thank you for posting such an amazing and creative content. veritas university departmental cut off mark

  22. Thanks for sharing the valuable information.

  23. Thanks for sharing the valuable information.

  24. Quick Pay Portal
    The team created the website to give you the option to pay your medical bills right away. Located in Massachusetts, the QuickPay Portal Bill Pay is set up by Athena physicians .
    Visit:- QuickPay Portal Com

  25. Dating for everyone is here: ❤❤❤ Link 1 ❤❤❤

    Direct sexchat: ❤❤❤ Link 2 ❤❤❤


  26. We are a top rated MGX3991 Online service here with experts specializing in a wide range of disciplines ensuring you get the assignments that score maximum grades

  27. We regularly complete on schedule and on financial plan, full extension unit remodels including everything from the expulsion and destruction of existing kitchens, restrooms, dividers entryways and so forth. Through to the full new fit out of dividers, roofs, lighting and electrical, new kitchen and restroom joinery, painting, aluminum and glass entryways, stone seat tops and so on. Unit Renovations Gold Coast

  28. Dragon Naturally Speaking is a Best-Selling Speech Recognition and powerful dictation software that quickly turns the speaking words into text. What you need to do is, speak through mice of the microphone and give commands to your computer using Dragon Naturally Speaking. Dragon Naturally Speaking .

  29. FREE Rand McNally GPS software Updates?
    Rand McNally devices are considered the most user-friendly, easy software-based gps devices. It can update its very easy to use and easy. Rand McNally comes with various gps devices like handheld gps, tablet gps, and in-dash rand McNally. The best part about the rand McNally gps is that every device will update with the same process and software. No matter what rand McNally gps unit you have, they can be updated with the same software. The rand McNally software updater provides updates on an annual basis. It provides three types of updates: Map updates, software updates, and Traffic updates.


  31. Excellent post. You always have to keep fighting in life, at work, in sports, even fighting fires with fire extinguishers (extintores), etc... The truth is that I'm going to save the post to read it more times and be able to show it to more people.

  32. Inquire about write my essay service in Malaysia from to have your essay prepared by experts in the proper format and error free work at inexpensive rates.

  33. The Sony Xperia 10 iii Review is a fantastic example of how Sony differs from other phone manufacturers in terms of design. It's a little phone, nothing like the Xiaomi Mi 10T, which is a pretty large inexpensive 5G phone. Although the screen does not have a high refresh rate, it does have a zero-filler camera array. A 2x zoom lens, an ultra-wide lens, and a normal 12MP camera are all included in the Sony Xperia 10 III.

  34. I'm so happy to finally find a post with what I want. 메이저토토사이트 You have inspired me a lot. If you are satisfied, please visit my website and leave your feedback.

  35. Need assignment help in ireland to improve your grades? then hire qqi assignments services. We offer our services in all the cities of Ireland. We accomplish your assignment work with unique quality content and deliver it to you before the time frame with the assistance of our top-notch Phd experts and at minimal prices.

  36. I have no word to say how many blessings in your provided and posted content. So, I urge to say to continue such posting and provide you with the most sustainable results in terms of your subject matter. So, I want to make an attachment with the International law assignment help for favoring results.

  37. pues hablando de chollos, os cuento: recientemente me ha tocado ser el presidente de mi comunidad de vecino e indagando por internet para comprar extintores con los mejores precios extintores he visto un chollazo del todo... más baratos que en amazon y todo y encima parecen de fiar. Son los extintores de Finding creo que se llaman, mirarlo por si os toca ser el presidente de vuestra comunidad de vecinos.

  38. Hola @Julián, los extintores de Finding están muy bien, no lo negamos. Pero los extintores de Promatec, es decir, los nuestros, están los primero en Google. ¿por qué será?

  39. I hope the writer will be more and tell the successful
    metaverse stock

  40. I like this website very much, Its a very nice office to read and incur information.
    nft awards

  41. Review and Interview A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price is an insightful blog that provides a comprehensive review of the book and an engaging interview with the author. The writer's analysis and conversation shed light on the captivating storyline. By the way, if you're looking for more engaging reads and want to save on book purchases, don't forget to check out for Hautelook discount codes that offer free shipping on a variety of books.

  42. Sildenafil, frequently referred to by the brand name Viagra, is primarily used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) by boosting blood flow to the penis. While Cenforce 200 does not instantly provide users energy in the traditional sense, it can enhance sexual performance and facilitate erections. Sildenafil has no stimulant or energy-boosting substance. It does not stimulate alertness or affect the central nervous system in the same way that medications or stimulants like caffeine do. As a result of increased sexual function and its positive impacts on people's self-esteem and general well-being, it is crucial to highlight that some people may inadvertently experience an increase in energy or vitality. This psychological boost may indirectly lead to an increase in energy.

    Click Here To Know Other Medication: Fildena 200 | Malegra 200 | Cenforce 100


Copyright © 2014 Read More Sleep Less Blog
Template by These Paper Hearts