|Thursday, February 5th: #1 New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman will present and sign his new book, Masterminds. 7 pm.
Eli has never left his idyllic town.... Why would he want to? But everything changes the day he and his friend Randy bike to the edge of the city limits, and Eli collapses. A crew of security-or "Purple People Eaters," as the kids call them-descend via helicopter, and when Eli awakens, he is in the hospital, and Randy and his family are gone. Unravel the conspiracy in this first book of a thrilling new series.
Tuesday, February 10th: Bestselling author Erin Hunter will present and sign her new book, Survivors: Storm of Dogs. 6:30 pm.
Now that their ruthless former Alpha has left the Wild Pack and Sweet has taken his place, the dogs should finally be able to find peace in their new home. But they must constantly keep watch for signs of Blade and her Fierce Dogs, and Lucky's dreams are troubled by visions of a terrifying future-a future that will force every dog to fight tooth and claw for survival.
Saturday, February 14th:
We're celebrating this year's Newbery Medal-winning book The Crossover
with author Kwame Alexander. Come meet the new award winner, get a signed copy of his book, and congratulate him over cupcakes! 3 pm.
In this novel-in-verse, Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.
Friday, February 20th: Author James Riley will present and sign his middle grade novel, Story Thieves. 7 pm.
Everything changes the day Owen sees his classmate Bethany climb out of a book in the library. It turns out, Bethany's half-fictional and has been searching every book she can find for her missing father, a fictional character. Owen makes her a deal: All she has to do is take him into a book in Owen's favorite Kiel Gnomenfoot series, and he'll never reveal her secret...
Friday, February 27th: Author Gareth Hinds will present and sign his latest graphic novel for teens,Macbeth. 7 pm.
Set against the moody backdrop of eleventh-century Scotland, Gareth Hinds's illustrated interpretation of Shakespeare's classic play takes readers into the claustrophobic mind of a man driven mad by ambition. An evil seed takes root in the mind of Macbeth, a general in the king's army, when three witches tell him he will one day be king. But is Macbeth prepared to commit murder to steal, and keep, the crown?
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