Join us for the launch party of Heartseeker written by Curious Iguana bookseller Melinda Beatty!
This is an exclusive event for those who purchase the Heartseeker Pre-order Bundle.
Pre-order your Heartseeker bundle now! For $20 plus tax, you can attend our exclusive launch party on Friday, June 1, where you’ll receive your signed copy of Heartseeker (five days before the official release date!) and a limited edition enamel pin* designed by the author. Curious Iguana will close at 5 pm on June 1 to prepare for this very special event.
Can’t join us for the launch party? Go ahead and pre-order your copy and we’ll ship it to you at no additional cost.
A vibrant fantasy-adventure debut about a girl who can see lies.
You’re a Fallow of the Orchard. You’re as tough as a green apple in summer . . .
Only Fallow was just six harvests old when she realized that not everyone sees lies. For Only, seeing lies is as beautiful as looking through a kaleidoscope, but telling them is as painful as gnawing on cut glass. Only’s family warns her to keep her cunning hidden, but secrets are seldom content to stay secret.
When word of Only’s ability makes its way to the King, she’s plucked from her home at the orchard and brought to the castle at Bellskeep. There she learns that the kingdom is plagued by traitors, and that her task is to help the King distinguish between friend and foe. But being able to see lies doesn’t necessarily mean that others aren’t able to disguise their dishonesty with cunnings of their own.
In the duplicitous, power-hungry court, the truth is Only’s greatest weapon . . . and her greatest weakness.
Book is recommended for ages 8-12.
About Melinda Beatty:
Melinda Beatty has had years of practice trying to explain to others why she was just having an imaginary conversation between two people that don’t exist, so becoming a writer seemed like the best way to stop everyone looking at her funny.
After years of narrowboat living on the English canals, she and her British husband are now back on dry land in Maryland where by day, she’s a mild-mannered Indie bookseller, and by night, she wrangles words, craft projects, a Labrador and two fierce mini-women. HEARTSEEKER is her debut novel.
You can connect with Melinda for news or banter at mmbeatty.com or on Twitter @poorrobin.