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FIERCE READS TOUR feat. Scott Westerfeld, Erin Beaty, Taran Matharu, & Kristen Orlando
Monday, May 15th at 7pm
SCOTT WESTERFELD, ERIN BEATY,
TARAN MATHARU & KRISTEN ORLANDO
speaking & signing
Spill Zone, The Traitor's Kiss
The Battlemage & You Don't Know My Name
ABOUT SPILL ZONE
The first volume of an original graphic novel series from New York Times--bestselling author Scott Westerfeld.
Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Uncanny manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone.
The Spill claimed Addison’s parents and scarred her little sister, Lexa, who hasn’t spoken since. Addison provides for her sister by photographing the Zone's twisted attractions on illicit midnight rides. Art collectors pay top dollar for these bizarre images, but getting close enough for the perfect shot can mean death—or worse.
When an eccentric collector makes a million-dollar offer, Addison breaks her own hard-learned rules of survival and ventures farther than she has ever dared. Within the Spill Zone, Hell awaits—and it seems to be calling Addison's name.
ABOUT THE TRAITOR'S KISS
What makes her unfit to be a lady, makes her a brilliant spy—but can she spot another?
To escape the threat of being married off by her uncle, orphaned Sage Fowler accepts an apprenticeship with a matchmaker. Intelligent and unruly, she’s perfect for gathering information on prospective clients. Protected by a small army contingent, Sage and her mentor escort a group of ladies to be matched with noblemen. Sage spies on soldiers and brides alike as they travel.
Amongst rumors of a political uprising, a handsome solider recruits Sage to infiltrate the enemy ranks. The more she discovers, the more uncertain she is of whom to trust. Sage becomes caught in a dangerous balancing act that will determine the fate of her kingdom.
With secret identities and a tempestuous romance, The Traitor’s Kiss is Jane Austen with an espionage twist.
ABOUT THE BATTLEMAGE
The third book of the YA Summoner quartet, which has been compared to Tolkien, Rowling, and Pullman.
Fletcher and his classmates from Vocans Academy—including the elf Sylva and the dwarf Othello— time-travel through the ether, pursued by Wyvern Riders and the albino orc, Khan. In a race against time to survive the ether's poison, they find clues about traitors in their midst, and Fletcher's demon, Ignatius, changes in ways neither anticipate.
With plenty of duels, double-crosses, and even some romance, the team of Summoners faces their biggest challenge yet. Can they rebuild their world and broker peace?
Harry Potter meets Pokemon meets The Lord of the Rings in Taran Matharu's Summoner quartet. Fans will eagerly anticipate this action-packed installment.
ABOUT YOU DON'T KNOW MY NAME
A girl raised to be an elite spy is torn between honoring her family's legacy and living a normal life with the boy she loves in this thrilling YA debut, chosen to be the FIRST Swoon Reads hardcover!
Fighter, faker, student, spy.
Seventeen-year-old Reagan Elizabeth Hillis is used to changing identities overnight, lying to every friend she’s ever had, and pushing away anyone who gets too close. Trained in mortal combat and weaponry her entire life, Reagan is meant to follow in her parents’ footsteps and join the ranks of the most powerful top- secret agency in the world, the Black Angels. Falling in love with the boy next door was never part of the plan.
Now, Reagan has to decide: Will she use her incredible talents and lead the dangerous life she was born into or throw it all away to follow her heart and lead the normal life she's always wanted? And does she even have a choice at all?
ABOUT SCOTT WESTERFELD
Scott Westerfeld is the author of the worldwide bestselling Uglies series and the Locus Award–winning Leviathan series, and is co-author of the Zeroes trilogy. His other novels include the New York Times bestseller Afterworlds, The Last Days, Peeps, So Yesterday, and the Midnighters trilogy.
ABOUT ERIN BEATY
Erin Beaty was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, which means she can't drive a tractor, but she won't eat veggies that come from a can. She graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in rocket science and served in the fleet as a weapons officer and a leadership instructor. She and her husband have five children, two cats, and a vegetable garden and live wherever the Navy tells them to go.
ABOUT TARAN MATHARU
YA fantasy Wattpad sensation, Taran Matharu, is the author of the The Summoner series, which includes two New York Times bestsellers: The Novice and The Inquisition. Taran began to write the Summoner series in November 2013 at the age of 22, taking part in the internet writing phenomenon Nanowrimo. On Wattpad, The Novice has been read over 7.5 million times! The third book in the series, The Battlemage, will publish from Feiwel & Friends in May 2017. Taran Matharu is a half-Brazilian, half-Indian author, born and raised in London.Follow him on Twitter at @TaranMatharu1.
ABOUT KRISTEN ORLANDO
Writing is one of the great loves of Kristen Orlando’s life and she has been lucky enough to make it her living, first as a television producer, then as a marketer, and now as a novelist. Kristen graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from Kenyon College. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with the other great love of her life, Michael. You Don’t Know My Name is her debut novel.
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