It’s time to talk YA. Join us as we celebrate the launch of two new books by two of our favorite local authors. Tamara Ireland Stone and Andrew Shvarts will be chatting about their new books, writing, life as an author, and more. Enjoy a panel discussion, Q&A about why we love YA, themed activities, and great company.
Little Do We Know: Next-door neighbors and ex-best friends Hannah and Emory haven't spoken in months. Now, Emory is trying to make the most of the months she has left with her boyfriend, Luke, before they head off to separate colleges. One night, Hannah finds Luke doubled over in his car outside her house and in the aftermath of the accident, all three struggle to understand what happened. But when a devastating secret about Hannah and Emory's argument ultimately comes to light, they must all reexamine the things they hold true.
City of Bastards, the action-packed and wildly entertaining sequel to Royal Bastards, follows Tilla as she explores the royal capital of Lightspire where she uncovers a sinister conspiracy to take down the kingdom from within. With an ensemble cast that resonates as real and complex, City of Bastards is filled with humor and heart that readers will not soon forget. In fact, “Soon John Snow won’t be the only bastard whose name readers will remember” –Entertainment Weekly on Royal Bastards.
Tamara Ireland Stone is the New York Times bestselling author of Every Last Word, Time Between Us, Time After Time; and Click'd. Before she began writing fiction full time, Tamara spent twenty years in the technology industry. She co-founded a woman-owned marketing strategy and communications firm where she worked with small startups as well as some of the world's largest software companies.
Andrew Shvarts works for Pixelberry Studios as a designer, making mobile games like High School Story, Choices, and is the author of the critically acclaimed Royal Bastards.