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January 18 @ 7:00 pm
In-Person: An Evening with Emma Straub
Books & Books presents…
AN EVENING WITH EMMA STRAUB
in conversation with
This Time Tomorrow: A Novel
(Riverhead Books, $18.00)
Wednesday, January 18th, 7 PM | LIVE & IN-PERSON at Books & Books, Coral Gables
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Join us in-person at Books & Books as New York Times–bestselling author, Emma Straub, discusses THIS TIME TOMORROW.
This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.
About This Time Tomorrow:
The New York Times–bestselling author of The Vacationers and All Adults Here combines her trademark charm and wit with a moving father-daughter story and a playful twist on the idea of time travel.
What if you could take a vacation to your past?
On the eve of her fortieth birthday, Alice’s life isn’t terrible. She likes her job, even if it isn’t exactly the one she expected. She’s happy with her apartment, her romantic status, and her independence, and she adores her lifelong best friend. But something is missing. Her father, the single parent who raised her, is ailing and out of reach. How did they get here so fast? Did she take too much for granted along the way?
When Alice wakes up the next morning somehow back in 1996, it isn’t her sixteen-year-old body that is the biggest shock, or the possibility of romance with her adolescent crush. It’s her dad: the vital, charming, forty-nine-year-old version of her father with whom she is reunited. Now armed with a new perspective on her own life and his, is there anything that she should do differently this time around? What would she change, given the chance?
With her celebrated humor, insight, and heart, Emma Straub cleverly turns all the traditional time travel tropes on their head and delivers a different kind of love story—about the lifelong, reverberating relationship between a parent and child.
★“This Time Tomorrow is a beautifully made, elegant music box of a novel that sets in motion its clever clockwork of delight—then breaks your heart with its bittersweet, lingering song.” – MICHAEL CHABON
★“Emma Straub’s This Time Tomorrow is that rare one-in-a-million novel that not only pulls you wholly into itself, but leaves a lasting mark when it finally releases you. Never has Straub’s writing been more incisive, clever, and emotionally generous—which is really saying something. The kind of book that will make you laugh, make you cry, and make you call the people you love. Exceptional.” – EMILY HENRY
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About the Author:
Emma Straub is the New York Times-bestselling author of six books for adults: the novels This Time Tomorrow, All Adults Here, The Vacationers, Modern Lovers, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married. She is also the author of three forthcoming picture books, the first of which, Very Good Hats, will be published in January 2023. Her books have been published in more than 20 languages. She and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore with two locations in Brooklyn, New York.
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About the Moderator:
Called “a master storyteller” by Kirkus Reviews, Chantel Acevedo is the author of the novels Love and Ghost Letters, A Falling Star, The Distant Marvels, which was a finalist for the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and , The Living Infinite, hailed by Booklist as a “vivid and enthralling tale of love and redemption.” Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse and Muse Squad: TheMystery of the Tenth, Acevedo’s new middle grade duology (called “Riveting and suspenseful” by School Library Journal) was published by Balzer + Bray. Her latest middle grade novel, THE CURSE ON SPECTACLE KEY, is a lightly spooky story set in theFlorida Keys, published September 6th, 2022. She is Professor of English at the University of Miami, where she directs the MFA program.