Ashley Poston’s book event for Heart of Iron at Anderson’s Bookshop




Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, IL hosted Ashley Poston for her book Heart of Iron.  My husband I were able to attend last Friday, March 2nd.


Rachel asked Ashley questions about her book and writing in general.  She spoke about how much Heart of Iron meant to her.  She wrote this book 4 years ago and it was the first book she sold, but Geekerella came out first.  She was recently given a contract for book two and hinted that there would be some news coming soon related to Geekerella.  Ashley also let us know that the last 40 pages were changed, so if you read the arc (like me), you might want to pick it up and reread it.

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Review of Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston (digital arc)




Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston


An action-packed tale full of romance, royalty, and adventure, inspired by the story of Anastasia. Perfect for fans of Six of Crows,Cinder, and the cult classic television show Firefly.

Seventeen-year-old Ana is a scoundrel by nurture and an outlaw by nature. Found as a child drifting through space with a sentient android called D09, Ana was saved by a fearsome space captain and the grizzled crew she now calls family. But D09—one of the last remaining illegal Metals—has been glitching, and Ana will stop at nothing to find a way to fix him.

Ana’s desperate effort to save D09 leads her on a quest to steal the coordinates to a lost ship that could offer all the answers. But at the last moment, a spoiled Ironblood boy beats Ana to her prize. He has his own reasons for taking the coordinates, and he doesn’t care what he’ll sacrifice to keep them.

When everything goes wrong, she and the Ironblood end up as fugitives on the run. Now their entire kingdom is after them—and the coordinates—and not everyone wants them captured alive.

What they find in a lost corner of the universe will change all their lives—and unearth dangerous secrets. But when a darkness from Ana’s past returns, she must face an impossible choice: does she protect a kingdom that wants her dead or save the Metal boy she loves?

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