YA Author Panel

at in store on 03/17/2018, 02:00 pm
author photo book jacket
"Charlotte", NC
Amy Reed is the author of the contemporary young adult novels BEAUTIFUL (a 2011 YALSA Quick Pick), CLEAN (a 2012 YALSA Quick Pick, Junior Library Guild Selection, Northern California Book Award Nominee, and YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee), CRAZY (Bank Street College Best Book of the Year), OVER YOU (2014 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee), DAMAGED, INVINCIBLE and UNFORGIVABLE. Her most recent novel, THE NOWHERE GIRLS, received starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Booklist. She also edited OUR STORIES, OUR VOICES, an anthology of personal essays by YA authors to be released Summer 2018. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina. You can find her online at www.amyreedfiction.com. Brenda Rufener is the author of Where I Live, which School Library Journal called a “new and forthcoming YA to have on your radar” and Bustle named one of the most anticipated YA contemporary books hitting shelves in 2018. Her next young adult novel, Since We Last Spoke, is expected in 2019. Brenda lives in Durham, North Carolina with her family. You can find her online at www.brendarufener.com. Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be, which was included on the American Library Association’s Amelia Bloomer List of Feminist Literature, Texas Library Association’s TAYSHAS list, was named a Bank Street Best Book of the Year, and was nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award in YA Fiction, Connecticut’s Nutmeg Book Award, and Indiana’s Eliot Rosewater Book Award. Her most recent YA novel, The Last to Let Go, received a starred review from Booklist and has been named a most anticipated book of 2018 by B&N Teen Blog and Elite Daily. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her two dogs. Visit her online at www.ambersmithauthor.com. Can’t make the event? Want your own personalized copy? Contact the store 48 hours before the event to request one. 704-525-9239 or orders@parkroadbooks.com Event date: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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