Triple Threat Tour -- Yelena Black, Megan Miranda, and Robin Benway -- Gables
TEENS: Triple Threat Tour: Not one, not two, but three incredible Y/A
authors all at once in conversation at our Goral Gables store.
holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Dance of Shadows (Bloomsbury, $17.99) was inspired by her
love of ballet. As a child, she studied dance and fell in love with the art
form. Though she never pursued ballet professionally, choosing instead to study
creative writing, her interest in performing—and in all things dark and
spooky—have blended together in her paranormal debut, where she is able to do
pirouettes vicariously through her characters
MEGAN MIRANDA was a scientist and high school teacher before
writing Fracture, which came out of her fascination with scientific
mysteries—especially those associated with the brain. Megan has a BS in biology
from MIT and spent her post-college years either rocking a lab coat or reading
books. In Hysteria (Bloomsbury,
$17.99), another riveting tale of
life and death, Miranda's masterful storytelling brings readers along for a
ride to the edge of sanity and back again.
ROBIN BENWAY is the acclaimed author of Audrey, Wait! and
The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May & June, both ALA Best Books
for Young Adults. Benway's books have been published in 16 languages, won
awards abroad, and been bestsellers in several countries. Formerly a bookseller
and book publicist, she lives in Los Angeles with her extremely stubborn Shih Tzu, Hudson. In Also
Known As (Bloomsbury, $16.99), Benway introduces Maggie, a 16-year-old safecracker and active-duty
daughter of international spies.
Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - February 12th, 2013
Vanessa knew that dance was in her blood, but she had no idea the world of elite ballet was center stage for the darkest of secrets-until her sister mysteriously disappeared from the world-renowned New York Ballet Academy.
Mallory killed her boyfriend, Brian. She can't remember the details of that night but everyone knows it was self-defense, so she isn't charged. But Mallory still feels Brian's presence in her life. Is it all in her head? Or is it something more? In desperate need of a fresh start, Mallory is sent to Monroe, a fancy prep school where no one knows her . . .
Being a 16-year-old safecracker and active-duty daughter of international spies has its moments, good "and "bad. Pros: Seeing the world one crime-solving adventure at a time. Having parents with super cool jobs. Cons: Never staying in one place long enough to have friends or a boyfriend.