While the rest of the world may have to wait till Tuesday, May 27th to get their hands on the City of Heavenly Fire, the 6th and final book in CASSANDRA CLARE’s mega-bestselling The Mortal Instruments series, you can purchase it the night before and hear CASSANDRA CLARE and other best-selling authors discuss the books by attending the YA Lit at 92Y exclusive launch event. Be on hand at 10pm, as CASSANDRA CLARE is joined by Newbery Honor author HOLLY BLACK, NY Times bestselling author MAUREEN JOHNSON, and award-wining author KELLY LINK to discuss and celebrate this incredible series and its climactic finale!
Books of Wonder is thrilled that we will be on-hand as the official bookseller for this event, providing readers with copies of all these great authors’ wonderful titles — including City of Heavenly Fire! the night before it goes on sale anywhere else! — and the chance to get all the books signed by their authors! As always, if you cannot make it to this exclusive book launch and 92Y, signed copies of all the books featured at this event will be available in-store at Books of Wonder and on BooksofWonder.com.
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1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10128
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Celebrate with Cassandra Clare when she comes to Wellesley for the release of City of Heavenly Fire, the thrilling conclusion to her The Mortal Instruments series, on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Best-selling author Jodi Picoult lead a discussion with Cassandra at the Wellesley Middle School at an exclusive evening of audience Q&A, trivia, book signing, and much more.
This is a ticketed event. Tickets are $30 and include a signed, hardcover copy of City of Heavenly Fire to be picked up at the door. Doors will open at 6:15pm. Parking and directions information to come.
Signing Line Rules:
Cassandra Clare: Three book limit. Cassandra will sign and personalize copies of City of Heavenly Fire. She will sign (but not personalize) additional titles. No posed photos permitted. Pre-signed copies of her books will be available for sale at the event.
Jodi Picoult: Three book limit.
ABOUT CASSANDRA CLARE
Cassandra Clare is the author of the #1 New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly bestselling Mortal Instruments series, the Infernal Devices trilogy, and the Bane Chronicles. Her books have more than 30 million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts. Visit her at CassandraClare.com. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at Shadowhunters.com.
ABOUT CITY OF HEAVENLY FIRE
Shadowhunters and demons square off for the final showdown in the spellbinding, seductive conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world. Chaos and destruction overwhelm the Nephilim as Clary, Jace, Simon, and their friends band together to fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary’s own brother. Nothing in this world can defeat Sebastian—but if they journey to the realm of demons, they just might have a chance…Lives will be lost, love sacrificed, and the whole world will change. Who will survive the explosive sixth and final installment of the Mortal Instruments series?
ABOUT JODI PICOULT
Jodi Picoult received an AB in creative writing from Princeton and a master’s degree in education from Harvard. The recipient of the 2003 New England Book Award for her entire body of work, she is the author of twenty-one novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers House Rules, Handle With Care, Change of Heart, and My Sister’s Keeper, for which she received the American Library Association’s Margaret Alexander Edwards Award. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Visit her website at JodiPicoult.com.
ABOUT BETWEEN THE LINES
What happens when happily ever after…isn’t? Delilah is a bit of a loner who prefers spending her time in the school library with her head in a book—one book in particular. Between the Lines may be a fairy tale, but it feels real. Prince Oliver is brave, adventurous, and loving. He really speaks to Delilah. And then one day Oliver actually speaks to her. Turns out, Oliver is more than a one-dimensional storybook prince. He’s a restless teen who feels trapped by his literary existence and hates that his entire life is predetermined. He’s sure there’s more for him out there in the real world, and Delilah might just be his key to freedom. Delilah and Oliver work together to attempt to get Oliver out of his book, a challenging task that forces them to examine their perceptions of fate, the world, and their places in it. And as their attraction to each other grows along the way, a romance blossoms that is anything but a fairy tale.
Wellesley Middle School
50 Kingsbury Street (please use Donazetti Street entrance) Wellesley, MA 02482-5714
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Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles, The Poison Eaters), Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments trilogy), and emcee Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters)
Thursday, March 11 at 6pm
Now in the Readers’ and Writers’ Room at the Brookline Booksmith
All ticket proceeds and 20% of book sales at the event will be donated to Franciscan Hospital for Children.
A discussion with the co-creator of The Spiderwick Chronicles, the person behind The Mortal Instruments and the author of Pretty Monsters? Don’t mind if we do! The Booksmith and Small Beer Press present a YA extravaganza to benefit Franciscan Hospital for Children.
Attendees can email their questions for the authors in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. The three authors will also take questions from the audience. Additionally, there will be giveaways and all three authors will sign books.
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the front register of the Brookline Booksmith or by calling the store at 617-566-6660.
Since 1949, Franciscan Hospital for Children has pioneered clinical, therapeutic and educational programs for children with a variety of disabilities. Through the years, as one of the nation’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospitals, they have expanded their complement of programs and services for children with special health care needs, as well as for children from the local community. Their continuum of care includes inpatient, residential, educational, surgical, outpatient and home care programs, a combination of services for children that is hard to find anywhere else.
Franciscan Hospital for Children promotes the integrity and well being of children and their caregivers through their quality of care. This allows each child the opportunity to achieve the maximum potential in an atmosphere of respect, compassion and dignity.
Through their family-centered programs, their physicians, nurses, clinicians and educators are committed to helping children reach their full potential.
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA
–an easy block from the Coolidge Corner T-stop on the C line