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CENTRAL LIBRARY - MAGGIE STIEFVATER - All the Crooked Saints
- Date: 10/14/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- Location: Central Library
222 East Harvard Street
Glendale, California 91205
Meet author Maggie Stiefvater at the Downtown Glendale Central Library, Saturday, October 14, 7:00 p.m. She will speak, read from her new book All the Crooked Saints, and answer audience questions. Maggie will also be signing and personalizing books.
Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle.
Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one.
Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full of watchful desert stars. At the heart of this place you will find the Soria family, who all have the ability to perform unusual miracles. And at the heart of this family are three cousins longing to change its future: Beatriz, the girl without feelings, who wants only to be free to examine her thoughts; Daniel, the Saint of Bicho Raro, who performs miracles for everyone but himself; and Joaquin, who spends his nights running a renegade radio station under the name Diablo Diablo.
They are all looking for a miracle. But the miracles of Bicho Raro are never quite what you expect.
Maggie Stiefvater has been called “a master storyteller” by USA Today, and “one of the finest YA novelists writing today” by Entertainment Weekly. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shiver series. Her stand-alone novel The Scorpio Races was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association. Stiefvater’s #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Raven Cycle, has received 19 starred reviews from industry journals across four books. The first book in the series The Raven Boys was a PW Best Book of the Year, the second book, The Dream Thieves, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and the fourth and final book in the series, The Raven King, was called a “crowning achievement” by School Library Journal. Maggie’s new YA stand-alone All the Crooked Saints will be published by Scholastic on October 10, 2017. Stiefvater is also an artist and musician. She lives in Virginia with her husband and their two children. You can visit her online at www.maggiestiefvater.com.
Special thanks to Once Upon A Time Bookstore in Montrose, an independent community bookstore for the entire family.
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PARKING: Visitors to the Downtown Central Library receive 3 hours FREE parking in the MarketPlace parking structure on Harvard Street with validation at the library service desk on the main floor.