It’s time for the talk-- the Young Adult talk. Join your friends at Red Balloon Bookshop for the St. Paul edition of Let’s Talk YA. We’ll be chatting with Sara Shepard (Follow Me), Livia Blackburne (Rosemarked) , and E.K. Johnston (That Inevitable Victorian Thing) about their new books, writing, life as an author, and more. Enjoy a panel discussion, Q&A about why we love YA, themed activities, and great company.
Tickets: This event is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required to enter the signing line. To obtain a ticket, please purchase one of the following hardcover books from Red Balloon Bookshop:
The Amateurs or Follow Me by Sara Shepard ($17.99 + tax)
Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne ($17.99 + tax)
That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston ($17.99 + tax)
Books and tickets may be purchased in-store, over the phone by calling 651-224-8320, or online* at www.redballoonbookshop.com. Books and tickets will be available at the event, but advance purchase is recommended.
*Note for Online Orders: If purchasing online, please pay for your book and request a ticket in the “Notes” field. Online ticket requests will be honored through the end of the day on Sunday, Nov 5. After that date, please call the store to confirm your book and ticket reservation.
Signing Guidelines: Following the panel discussion and Q&A, ticket holders will be called up to wait in line. One ticket grants the holder access to all three authors for book signing. Sara Shepard, Livia Blackburne, and E.K. Johnston will each sign up to 2 books brought from home and an unlimited number of books purchased at the event. If time allows, guests may be allowed to re-enter the signing line to have additional books signed.
If there are specific additional titles from the authors you would like to purchase at this event, please contact Red Balloon in advance to make sure we have copies on hand for you!
Photography Guidelines: Photos without flash are both allowed and encouraged, but video and flash photography are not permitted during this event. Due to time restrictions, photos in the signing line may be limited to “unposed” photos only. A Red Balloon bookseller or volunteer will be on hand to help take your photo while you meet the author.
CAN'T MAKE IT? If you'd like a personalized book but are unable to make the event, please call us at 651-224-8320 to pre-pay and we'll have one or more copies signed and reserved for you or shipped anywhere the US Postal Service delivers.
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