Check out the press release about an upcoming event at Blue Bicycle Books below..
YALLFest: Charleston Young Adult Book Festival will return Sat. Nov. 9, 2013, and organizers will release the 2013 line-up very soon. In the meantime, Blue Bicycle Books will host a mini-YA festival to tide fans over.
Thurs., May 23, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Beautiful Creatures co-author Margaret Stohl will bring her “YA Icons” tour to Blue Bicycle Books, celebrating the release of her new solo project Icons. Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King Street in Downtown Charleston. 843.722.2666.
Icons (Little Brown, hb., 448 pp.) is a great dystopian alien-invasion story in the tradition of John Christopher’s Tripods (The White Mountains, serialized as comics in the old Boy’s Life magazines).
Watch the terrific book trailer for Icons here.
A YALLFest co-organizer, Margaret’s Beautiful Creatures series (co-authored with Kami Garcia) has spent most of 2013 as the #1 Bestselling YA series in the country (ahead of Twilight, The Hunger Games, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid).
Margie has asked some of her fellow YA Icons to join her on the book launch tour. Joining her at Blue Bicycle Books will be Beth Revis author of Across the Universe, Michelle Hodkin, author of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, and Brendan and Kathy Reichs, co-authors of the Virals series. Kathy Reichs is the author of the Bones series, basis for the FOX TV show.