Sara Raasch has known she was destined for bookish things since the age of five, when her friends had a lemonade stand and she tagged along to sell her hand-drawn picture books too. Not much has changed since then-her friends still cock concerned eyebrows when she attempts to draw things and her enthusiasm for the written word still drives her to extreme measures. This is her debut book. It does not feature her hand-drawn pictures. She can be found on Twitter at @seesarawrite.
A high stakes YA fantasy full of elemental gladiator fight sequences and political schemes ... [that] puts familiar Greco-Roman mythology in a blender with Avatar: The Last Airbender.... Raasch and Simmons balance a large and memorable cast of characters with aplomb. -- School Library Journal The history of this world is a fascinating one. . . both heartbreaking and intriguing to observe. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Sara Raasch and Kristen Simmons's action-packed epic of noble gladiators and warring gods is a must for mythology lovers. With twists and schemes aplenty, this new world of gods and elemental powers keeps the pages turning. COMPLETELY ENTHRALLING. I can't wait for more of this world. -- Kendare Blake, #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series Set Fire to the Gods is every bit as ACTION-PACKED, IMAGINATIVE, HEROIC, AND DEEPLY MAGICAL as its title suggests, with an ending that will leave you reeling! -- Katharine McGee, <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author of <em>American Royals</em>