The Heartless LitJoy Special Edition: More Graphics, Preorder Link + Giveaway!

I have been absolutely blown away by the details of this stunning special edition and am thrilled to be able to share more of the art with you!


  • It will be SIGNED
  • It will have stunning new COVER ART and custom slipcase by @bethgilbert_art
  • It will feature TIP-IN ART pages by @gabriella.bujdoso and @DianaDworak
  • There will be amazing ENDPAPER art by
  • And for those who can’t get enough insider info, I have supplied handwritten AUTHOR ANNOTATIONS and an exclusive AUTHOR LETTER!
  • And a preorder gift straight out of Catherine’s dream bakery!

    This special edition book is $50 and will only be available from LitJoy.

Estimated ship date: June 2024. Preorder here.

❤️The Giveaway:❤️

I have offered up my original, annotated-by-hand manuscript as a special giveaway! International fans are eligible, too!

To enter:

Preorder the LitJoy edition by May 3 at 11:59pm MT or before it sells out
Follow @marissameyerauthor and @litjoycrate on Instagram

The winner will be announced on May 6 and will receive the manuscript shipped along with their copy of the LitJoy x Marissa Meyer Heartless Annotated Special Edition.

Bonus: I joined Alix and Kelly on the LitJoy Podcast to talk not about just this special edition of Heartless, but also why I love retellings, my writer origin story, how Instant Karma came to be, how I develop characters, what’s next for me, and more!

The LitJoy Podcast with Kelly and Alix

Also, in a separate shorter episode, I talk about the top five books that have influenced me.

Happy listening!

And finally, in honor of our favorite Fool this April Fool’s Day, from now until April 5, all Heartless merch on The Happy Writer Etsy store is 25% off!

Etsy Shop - Sale

Until next time, much love,