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The Book Cellar is excited to host YA authors, Veronica Roth and Brendan Reichs, at Everybody's Coffee!
Veronica Roth is back and better than ever. The author of the Divergent series, Roth has created a whole new world in Carve the Mark.
Brendan Reichs, co-author of the Virals series, debuts the first book of his new solo series, Nemesis.
This dynamic duo, and their books, will all be in one place, March 24th. You should be there too!
Purchase tickets at http://rothandreichs.brownpapertickets.com/!
Each ticket purchase enters you into a drawing to win an awesome swag bag with the following:
1. A copy of "Carve the Mark" as well as a "Carve the Mark" t-shirt
2. A signed galley of "Genesis", the next novel from Brendan Reichs
3. The winner will be a character in "Genesis"!
4. AND a $50 gift card to The Book Cellar
The winner will be drawn during the event!!
About Veronica Roth:
Veronica writes books for young adults. Specifically, she wrote the books Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, and Four: A Divergent Collection.
She likes things. Some of those things are (in no particular order): Harry Potter, rain, YA, books, puns, cute animals, tea, sitcoms, grammar, writing, Chicago, Doc Martens, trains, flat stretches of prairie land, cold weather months, and so on.
About Carve the Mark :
On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not—their gifts make them vulnerable to others’ control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world?
Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra’s currentgift gives her pain and power—something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother’s hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows.
Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuvhe, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Though protected by his unusual currentgift, once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy Shotet soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out alive—no matter what the cost. When Akos is thrust into Cyra’s world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. They must decide to help each other to survive—or to destroy one another.
About Brendan Riechs:
Born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Brendan attended the public school system as a proud Myers Park Eagle, Carmel Cougar and South Meck Sabre. Then he packed up and headed to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. After receiving a B.A. in History, Brendan moved to DC, and three fun years later, enrolled at The George Washington University School of Law in Foggy Bottom. Upon graduating from law school, he felt the siren call of home and returned to Charlotte.
After three long years working as a litigation attorney, Brendan abandoned the trade to co-write the Virals series (Virals, Seizure, Code, Exposure, Terminal, and Trace Evidence). He continues to live in Charlotte with his wife, mischievous son, and beautiful daughter. They also have a playful pit bull mix named Soldier, and two ferocious cats, Fenway and Wrigley.
It’s been happening since Min was eight. Every two years, on her birthday, a strange man finds her and murders her in cold blood. But hours later, she wakes up in a clearing just outside her tiny Idaho hometown—alone, unhurt, and with all evidence of the horrifying crime erased.
Across the valley, Noah just wants to be like everyone else. But he’s not. Nightmares of murder and death plague him, though he does his best to hide the signs. But when the world around him begins to spiral toward panic and destruction, Noah discovers that people have been lying to him his whole life. Everything changes in an eye blink.
For the planet has a bigger problem. The Anvil, an enormous asteroid threatening all life on Earth, leaves little room for two troubled teens. Yet on her sixteenth birthday, as she cowers in her bedroom, hoping not to die for the fifth time, Min has had enough. She vows to discover what is happening in Fire Lake and uncovers a lifetime of lies: a vast conspiracy involving the sixty-four students of her sophomore class, one that may be even more sinister than the murders.