Red Balloon Bookshop is excited to welcome debut novelist Beth Hautala and her rich, poignant novel, Waiting for Unicorns. When twelve-year-old Talia—still reeling from the recent death of her mother—is forced to travel with her emotionally and physically distant whale-researcher father to the Arctic for the summer, she discovers the power of letting go of pain and opening up to second chances. We’ll hear about the research, creation, and publication of this beautiful story, followed by refreshments and a book signing. Don’t miss this chance to hear from the author of this one-of-a-kind story.
Beth Hautala grew up listening to true tales of arctic adventure as told by her grandfather, an Alaskan bush pilot. She has a degree in Writing and Rhetoric from Northwestern College and has written for Lake Country Journal Magazine and Forget Magazine. Beth lives in Minnesota with her husband and their children. Follow Beth on Twitter at @BethHautala. bethhautalabooks.com
DATE: Friday, Jan 23
TIME: 6:30 pm
PLACE: Red Balloon Bookshop