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Renée Ahdieh, FLAME IN THE MIST - with Monica Ropal

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30pm

Renee Ahdieh Flame in the MistJoin Renée Ahdieh, bestselling author of The Wrath and the Dawn and The Rose and the Dagger, for an evening of mystery and adventure in honor of her new book Flame in the Mist. Renee will speak with St. Paul author Monica Ropal about this story of adventure, secrets, duty, and betrayal set in feudal Japan. Hang out with other YA fans, craft a souvenir button, and get your books signed!


TICKETS: This event is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required to enter the signing line. Tickets may be obtained by purchasing Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh ($17.99 + tax) from Red Balloon Bookshop. Books may be purchased in store, online, or over the phone by calling 651-224-8320. If purchasing online please include a request for a ticket in the “Notes” field. Online orders will be honored through 8pm on Monday, May 22.  Books and tickets will be available the day of the event, but advance purchase is recommended.

At the time payment is received, you will be assigned a numbered ticket. This indicates your place in the signing line. Tickets and books may be picked up Tuesday, May 16 (the book’s release date) through the date of the event.



  • A talk with Renée Ahdieh beginning at 6:30pm, followed by Q&A and book signing.

  • Book signing will begin at approximately 7:15pm.

  • The signing line might take a long time. The sooner you purchase your book, the better your ticket number will be. Unless you have the first ticket, don’t plan to be done at a certain time.

  • In addition to your copy of Flame in the Mist, Renée Ahdieh will sign up to 2 books brought from home and an unlimited number of books purchased at the 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.


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 in the United States.

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Flame in the Mist Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399171635
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 16th, 2017

When You Leave Cover Image
ISBN: 9780762454556
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Running Press Kids - April 7th, 2015