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  • Meet Libba, Meg and Maggie at Books & Books
    Jul 23, 2011 - 7:00pm to Jul 23, 2011 - 12:00am
    Books & Books
    265 Aragon Ave

    Libba. Meg. Maggie. this is teen LIVE. Scholastic Publishing brings together this mind-blowing triumvirate of YA authors to take the superfly virtual book world of this is teen Live and Local – and right before your very eyes at Books & Books.

    Meet Libba Bray. Meet Meg Cabot. Meet Maggie Stiefvater. Be the first fans to get in-person autographed copies of the final book in Maggie’s Shiver trilogy – Forever (Scholastic, $17.99). Get Libba to sign her newest book, Beauty Queens. Get Meg to sign her newest, Abandon.  Play the superfly this is teen game on www.SCVNGR.com  for the chance to win a Mac Book Air. Take photos. Rock out to this is teen LIVE Music in our Courtyard from the Mann Sisters. In case you didn’t know already – but we think you probably do – here’s a little something about each of the amazing authors and each of their amazing new books:

    In Libba’s Beauty Queens (Scholastic, $18.99), a plane of beauty pageant contestants crashes on a desert island. Beauty queens, a desert island, and the book comes from the hilarious and profound mind of Libba Bray. Nuff said. (Libba fact: She won the Printz Award for her bestseller Going Bovine last year. The Printz Award is a big deal in YA fiction. As big as it gets.) 

    In Meg’s new book, Abandon (Scholastic, $17.99), Pierce tries returning to the life she knew before the accident, Pierce can’t help but feel at once a part of this world, and apart from it. Yet she’s never alone . . . because someone is always watching her. Escape from the realm of the dead is impossible when someone there wants you back. (Meg fact: Her books, The Princess Diaries, have sold more than 16 million copies worldwide. That’s a lot of books. A whole lot.) 

    In Maggie’s Forever (Scholastic, $17.99). the hotly anticipated finale to her No. 1 bestselling Shiver series, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. And love is harder and harder to hold on to as death comes closing in. (Maggie facts: Her last name is pronounced “Steve-Otter.” Like the name, “Steve,” and the little furry animal otter. She is an award-winning colored pencil artist, and she plays several musical instruments, including the Celtic harp and the bagpipes.) Three amazing authors. One amazing night. this is teen LIVE.

    Tickets required. You must purchase ONE copy of Beauty Queens, Abandon OR Forever from Books & Books to receive a ticket to the July 23 event. One book, one ticket. Tickets are limited, so don’t delay. Each person attending the event must have her/his own ticket. You may purchase the books and the accompanying ticket at our Coral Gables, Miami Beach and Bal Harbour Shops stores. Or, if you live far away, you can call the Coral Gable store to buy the book/ticket over the phone. Then you can pick up the book and ticket at Will Call on the day of the event. Or you can buy the book/ticket online — right here, right now — by clicking on any of the books below. Be sure to indicate in the COMMENT field if you’d like to pick your book up at the Coral Gables store on July 23. Forever — the thrilling conclusion to Maggie’s Shiver trilogy — comes out July 12, but you can pay for it ahead of time and get your ticket. We’ll hold both the book and your ticket in Will Call for you.

    Signing guidelines
    –The authors will sign as many Scholastic titles purchased from Books & Books as you desire.  But they will sign only two books (each) brought from home.
    –They will personalize.
    –No memorabilia of any kind will be signed at these events. Books only.
    –Posed photographs are allowed with the authors.

    Libba. Meg. Maggie. this is teen LIVE. Scholastic Publishing brings together this mind-blowing triumvirate of YA authors to take the superfly virtual book world of this is teen Live and Local – and right before your very eyes at Books & Books.

    Meet Libba Bray. Meet Meg Cabot. Meet Maggie Stiefvater. Be the first fans to get in-person autographed copies of the final book in Maggie’s Shiver trilogy – Forever (Scholastic, $17.99). Get Libba to sign her newest book, Beauty Queens. Get Meg to sign her newest, Abandon.  Play the superfly this is teen game on www.SCVNGR.com  for the chance to win a Mac Book Air. Take photos. Rock out to this is teen LIVE Music in our Courtyard from the Mann Sisters. In case you didn’t know already – but we think you probably do – here’s a little something about each of the amazing authors and each of their amazing new books:

    In Libba’s Beauty Queens (Scholastic, $18.99), a plane of beauty pageant contestants crashes on a desert island. Beauty queens, a desert island, and the book comes from the hilarious and profound mind of Libba Bray. Nuff said. (Libba fact: She won the Printz Award for her bestseller Going Bovine last year. The Printz Award is a big deal in YA fiction. As big as it gets.) 

    In Meg’s new book, Abandon (Scholastic, $17.99), Pierce tries returning to the life she knew before the accident, Pierce can’t help but feel at once a part of this world, and apart from it. Yet she’s never alone . . . because someone is always watching her. Escape from the realm of the dead is impossible when someone there wants you back. (Meg fact: Her books, The Princess Diaries, have sold more than 16 million copies worldwide. That’s a lot of books. A whole lot.) 

    In Maggie’s Forever (Scholastic, $17.99). the hotly anticipated finale to her No. 1 bestselling Shiver series, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. And love is harder and harder to hold on to as death comes closing in. (Maggie facts: Her last name is pronounced “Steve-Otter.” Like the name, “Steve,” and the little furry animal otter. She is an award-winning colored pencil artist, and she plays several musical instruments, including the Celtic harp and the bagpipes.) Three amazing authors. One amazing night. this is teen LIVE.

    Tickets required. You must purchase ONE copy of Beauty Queens, Abandon OR Forever from Books & Books to receive a ticket to the July 23 event. One book, one ticket. Tickets are limited, so don’t delay. Each person attending the event must have her/his own ticket. You may purchase the books and the accompanying ticket at our Coral Gables, Miami Beach and Bal Harbour Shops stores. Or, if you live far away, you can call the Coral Gable store to buy the book/ticket over the phone. Then you can pick up the book and ticket at Will Call on the day of the event. Or you can buy the book/ticket online — right here, right now — by clicking on any of the books below. Be sure to indicate in the COMMENT field if you’d like to pick your book up at the Coral Gables store on July 23. Forever — the thrilling conclusion to Maggie’s Shiver trilogy — comes out July 12, but you can pay for it ahead of time and get your ticket. We’ll hold both the book and your ticket in Will Call for you.

    Signing guidelines
    –The authors will sign as many Scholastic titles purchased from Books & Books as you desire.  But they will sign only two books (each) brought from home.
    –They will personalize.
    –No memorabilia of any kind will be signed at these events. Books only.
    –Posed photographs are allowed with the authors.