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YAllapalooza at Changing Hands Bookstore
January 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm| Free
Changing Hands Bookstore presents YAllapalooza 2017, a literary extravaganza for tween and teen readers. Here’s your chance to mix and mingle with your favorite YA authors, get signed books, enjoy pizza, and more!
Attending Authors: Paul Mosier, Shonna Slayton, Melissa Marr, Amy Fellner Dominy, Amy Lukavics, Abigail Johnson, Suzanne Young, Ryan Dalton, Kathleen Glasgow, Len Vlahos, and Jeff Giles.
|Train I Ride by Paul Mosier
When Rydr travels by train from Los Angeles to Chicago, she learns along the way that she can find family wherever she is.Paul Mosier is the author of Story Girl: An All-Ages Show.
|Spindle by Shonna Slayton
Briar Rose works hard at a spinning mill to earn enough to raise her siblings. After a mysterious peddler offers her a magic spindle that could make her more money, her fellow spinner girls come down with the mysterious sleeping sickness and Briar’s not immune.Shonna Slayton is the author of the Cinderella’s Dress and Cinderella’s Shoes.
|Seven Black Diamonds by Melissa Marr
Melissa Marr returns to faery in a dramatic story of the precarious space between two worlds and the people who must thrive there. The combination of ethereal fae powers, tumultuous romance, and a bloodthirsty faery queen will have longtime fans and new readers alike at the edge of their seats.Melissa Marr is the author of the Lovely Wicked series.
|Die for You by Amy Fellner Dominy
This taut thriller unrolls hidden messages of abusive relationships with a sharp edge and well-drawn gray areas, leaving readers on the edge of their seatsAmy Fellner Dominy is the author of A Matter of Heart.
|The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics
Dealing with the mysterious disappearance of her aunt—the only mother she’s ever known—and watching her cousin Margaret’s sanity slowly unravel, Lucy finds it increasingly difficult to maintain her composure. But when she begins hearing voices herself, Lucy finds herself confronting an ancient and deadly legacy that has marked the women in her family for generations.Amy Lukavics is the author of Daughters Unto Devils.
|If I Fix You by Abigail Johnson
When her mother leaves without so much as a note and her best friend Sean is not talking to her, Jill focuses on fixing cars with her father at their automotive shop. With nothing making sense, Jill tries to pick up the pieces of her life. But when a reckless and broken boy moves in next door, they find themselves drawn to each other. Jill thinks if she can fix him, maybe she won’t have to focus on fixing herself.If I Fix You is Abigail Johnson’s debut novel.
|All in Pieces by Suzanne Young
After sticking a pencil in her ex’s hand when he made fun of her disabled brother, Savannah was sent to Brooks, an alternative high school and detention center. Struggling with school and taking care of her brother alone—her mother left and her father is an alcoholic—Savvy meets a new boy at Brooks with problems of his own. Can Savvy hold all the pieces of her life together before she breaks completely?New York Times bestseller Suzanne Young is the author of The Program series and Hotel for the Lost.
|The Year of Lightning by Ryan Dalton
In the first of a planned trilogy, 15-year-old twins Malcolm and Valentine move to a new town and discover that the old house across the street contains a secret machine with the power to pierce time. Meanwhile, lightning storms are getting worse and worse. The twins uncover the connection between the house and the storms and must race against time to save the town. The only clues are written in the sky.The Year of Lightning is Ryan Dalton’s debut middle grade novel.
|Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow
Charlotte is in pieces. At 17 she’s already lost more than most people do in a lifetime. But she’s learned how to forget. The broken glass washes away the sorrow until there is nothing but calm. Girl in Pieces is a deeply moving portrait of a girl in a world that owes her nothing, and has taken so much, and the journey she undergoes to put herself back together.This is Kathleen Glasgow’s debut novel.
|Life in a Fishbowl by Len Vlahos
15-year-old Jackie is a prisoner in her own house. Everything she says and does 24/7 is being taped and broadcast to every television in America. Why? Because her dad is dying of a brain tumor and he has auctioned his life on eBay to the highest bidder: a ruthless TV reality show executive at ATN. Armed only with her ingenuity and the power of the internet, Jackie is determined to end the show and reclaim all of their lives, even in death.Len Vlahos is the author of The Scar Boys and The Scar Girl.
|The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles
On a terrifying sub-zero, blizzardy night in Montana, 17-year-old Zoe and her brother are brutally attacked in a cabin in the woods—only to be rescued by a mysterious bounty hunter they call X. As their worlds collide, X and Zoe are pushed to the edge of everything in this suspenseful new supernatural series.This is Entertainment Weekly veteran Jeff Giles’ debut Young Adult novel.