Bright Smoke, Cold Fire

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$17.99  $16.73
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
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5.8 X 8.5 X 1.4 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Rosamund Hodge grew up as a homeschooler in Los Angeles, where she spent her time reading everything she could lay hands on, but especially fantasy and mythology. She got a BA in English from the University of Dallas and an MSt in Medieval English from Oxford, and she now lives in Seattle with a mountain of books and the most beautiful dog in the world. Visit her online at http: //


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Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "What a stunning debut. This is a book you will want to read as fast as you can for the intricate plot and as slowly as you can to savor the gorgeous world-building and the ravishing love story."--Sherry Thomas, author of The Burning Sky
Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "An intricate and arresting tale."--Kirkus Reviews
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Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "An entertaining read for teens who enjoy romantic fantasy."--School Library Journal
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Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "[A] fast-paced romantic fantasy."--Booklist
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