Wednesday, June 7 at 7 PM
TARA ALTEBRANDO, SARAH TOLCSER, EMERY LORD, BRIGID KEMMERER
speaking & signing
The Possible, Song of the Current, The Names They Gave Us, Letters to the Lost
ABOUT THE POSSIBLE
It's been thirteen years since Kaylee's mother, Crystal, once famous for her supposed telekinetic ability, got a life sentence for killing Kaylee's little brother in a telekinetic rage. Today, Kaylee's living a normal life with her adoptive parents and almost never thinks of Crystal.
Until… a woman shows up on Kaylee's doorstep, asking to interview her for a podcast about her mother. Was the whole telekinesis thing a hoax, or does Crystal really have special powers? Is it possible that Kaylee has them, too? And what if she does? Is she destined to repeat her dark history?
Another riveting psychological thriller from Tara Altebrando, The Possible is a twisty, surprising exploration of the power of our minds, the power of will, and how our histories define us... or not.
ABOUT SONG OF THE CURRENT
Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. Her father is a wherryman, as was her grandmother. All Caro needs is for the river god to whisper her name, and her fate is sealed. But at seventeen, Caro may be too late.
So when pirates burn ships and her father is arrested, Caro volunteers to transport mysterious cargo in exchange for his release. Secretly, Caro hopes that by piloting her own wherry, the river god will finally speak her name.
But when the cargo becomes more than Caro expected, she finds herself caught in a web of politics and lies. With much more than her father's life at stake, Caro must choose between the future she knows, and the one she could have never imagined.
ABOUT THE NAMES THEY GAVE US
Lucy Hansson was ready for a perfect summer with her boyfriend, working at her childhood Bible camp on the lake. But when her mom’s cancer reappears, Lucy falters—in faith, in love, and in her ability to cope. When her boyfriend “pauses” their relationship and her summer job switches to a different camp—one for troubled kids—Lucy isn’t sure how much more she can handle. Attempting to accept a new normal, Lucy slowly regains footing among her vibrant, diverse coworkers, Sundays with her mom, and a crush on a fellow counselor. But when long-hidden family secrets emerge, can Lucy set aside her problems and discover what grace really means?
ABOUT LETTERS TO THE LOST
Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s the only way Juliet can cope.
Declan Murphy isn’t the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he’s trying to escape the demons of his past.
When Declan reads a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can't resist writing back. Soon, he’s opening up to a perfect stranger, and their connection is immediate. But neither Declan nor Juliet knows that they're not actually strangers. When life at school interferes with their secret life of letters, Juliet and Declan discover truths that might tear them apart.
ABOUT TARA ALTEBRANDO
Tara Altebrando is the author of several middle grade and teen novels, including The Leaving and Roomies, an ALA 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults pick, co-written with Sara Zarr. She lives in New York City with her family.
ABOUT SARAH TOLCSER
Sarah Tolcser lives in New Orleans, where she is an elementary technology teacher. A graduate of St. Lawrence University, she double majored in writing and philosophy. She enjoys video games and NBA basketball. She is married, with two cats.
ABOUT EMERY LORD
Emery Lord is the author of Open Road Summer, The Start of Me and You, and When We Collided. She lives in a pink row house in Cincinnati, with a husband, two rescue dogs, and a closet full of impractical shoes.
ABOUT BRIGID KEMMERER
Brigid Kemmerer is the author of Letters to the Lost, More Than We Can Tell, and the YALSA-nominated Elementals series and the paranormal mystery, Thicker Than Water. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, though her parents quickly moved her all over the United States, from the desert in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to the lakeside in Cleveland, Ohio, with several stops in between. Brigid is now settled near Annapolis, Maryland, with her husband and children.
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