Watermark Books & Cafe will host author Leigh Bardugo in conversation with young adult author Ally Carter about her newest book Crooked Kingdom on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6:00 p.m. The event will take place at Abode Venue, located in the Douglas Design District at 1330 E. Douglas. Doors open at 5:00, and the event will start at 6:00 p.m.
The event is free to attend, but in order to have books signed by Leigh Bardugo, attendees must purchase one of her books. Priority signing will be given to those who purchase Crooked Kingdom.
Discounted DRINK TICKETS for the event are also available at Watermark Books & Cafe prior to the event. Pick up your drink ticket(s) in advance to save $1.00 on drinks at Abode. Specialty drinks for the Leigh Bardugo event include non-alcoholic drinks the Ketterdam and the Dregs.
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UPDATE: Ten percent of the sales from Bardugo's event will go to support Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS), and her publisher, MacMillan, will match the donation, up to $3,000. GEMS's mission is to empower girls and young women, ages 12–24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential. GEMS is committed to ending commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking of girls and young women by changing individual lives, transforming public perception, and revolutionizing the systems and policies that impact sexually exploited youth.
The highly anticipated sequel to the thrilling #1 New York Times-bestselling Six of Crows.
Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, the crew is low on resources, allies, and hope. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as" jurda parem," old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz's cunning and test the team's fragile loyalties. A war will be waged on the city's dark and twisting streets a battle for revenge and redemption that will decide the fate of the Grisha world.
LEIGH BARDUGO is the #1 New York Times bestselling and USA Today bestselling author of Six of Crows (awarded starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, VOYA, SLJ, and the BCCB) and the Grisha Trilogy: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising. She was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Los Angeles, graduated from Yale University, and has worked in advertising, journalism, and most recently, makeup and special effects. These days, she lives and writes in Hollywood where she can occasionally be heard singing with her band.
ALLY CARTER is the author of the best-selling Gallagher Girls series and Heist Society. She loved school so much she kept going…and going…and going…until finally she had to graduate. Now she has degrees from Oklahoma State University and Cornell University and a house and a job and other very grown-up things. Her life is either very ordinary or the best deep-cover legend ever. She’d tell you more, but…well…you know…
The two featured drinks for Leigh Bardugo are non-alcoholic.