Greetings from Michigan: Four New Authors of Young Adult Fiction

Come to the Baldwin Public Library on Tuesday, July 24 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to meet nationally recognized local women authors!  Enjoy hearing them discuss their most recent works – all realistic fiction for Teens and Young Adults.  Authors will do a pre-signing at 1:30 and again later in the afternoon.  Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the wonderful women who are on the cutting edge of young adult realistic fiction.

Amy Ackley – Sign Language

Abby struggles with her relationship with her mother as she matures from a naïve 12-year-old to a young woman able to discover new-found relationships.

Tracy Bilen – What She Left Behind

Just released in May to excellent reviews, the heroine, Sarah, faces an increasing feeling of isolation in what YOYA calls “a truly remarkable story of resilience.”

Beth Neff – Getting Somewhere

Three young women meet at an experimental program on a juvenile detention center farm. They face some hard issues as they struggle to develop insight into themselves.

Lara Zielin – Acclaimed author of The Implosion of Aggie Winchester and Donut Days, Zielen will debut her new novel, The Waiting Sky at this special pre-release date event.

Minnesota 17-year-old Jane McAllister has devoted years to helping her out-of-control, alcoholic mother, so joining her brother in chasing tornadoes for a summer gives her a fresh perspective, new options and her first real romance.

Co-sponsored by the Baldwin Public Library and BookBeat Book Store.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.

For more information contact Baldwin Public Library at 248-554-4650 or Book Beat Book Store at 248-968-1190.  The Baldwin Public Library is located in downtown Birmingham at 300 W. Merrill Street.

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