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September 23, 2022 @ 6:00 pm

In-Person | Defend the Dawn: An Evening with Brigid Kemmerer and Aurora Dominguez


September 23, 2022
6:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present…

An Evening with Brigid Kemmerer

in conversation with Aurora Dominguez


Defend the Dawn

(Bloomsbury YA, $18.99)

Friday, September 23, 6 PM ET | IN-PERSON at Books & Books, Coral Gables


Books & Books is excited to present an evening with Brigid Kemmerer in conversation with Aurora Dominguez as they discuss Defend the Dawn, the eagerly anticipated sequel to Defy the Night!

Ticket and purchase of Defend the Dawn at the hosting bookstore required to enter signing line. Brigid will sign any of her books purchased at the store, and up to three books from home.

Posed and candid photos are permitted.

Numbers for the signing line will be issued to attendees based on book pick-up time.

Ticket Guidelines:

  • GENERAL ADMISSION TIER 1 (Includes one copy of Defend the Dawn): Registration for this ticket option admits (1) one person into the event and includes a copy of the book. $18.99 + tax and fee
  • GENERAL ADMISSION TIER 2 ( Includes one copy of Defend the Dawn and one copy of Defy the Night): Registration for this ticket option admits (1) one person into the event and includes one copy of each of the books. $37.98 + tax and fee

About the Book:

In the eagerly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller Defy The Nightauthor Brigid Kemmerer continues her electrifying series with more royal intrigue, more sizzling romance, and shocking twists that will leave readers breathless.

What will they sacrifice to save their kingdom?
Their honor?
Their love?
Their lives?

Tessa Cade has gone from masked outlaw to palace advisor, but even with her newfound power, she can’t stop the sickness still raging. And the kingdom’s supply of Moonflower elixir dwindles all the while. Prince Corrick is trying to find a new way to lead, but it isn’t easy to repair the rift between the royals and the people–or the one growing between himself and Tessa.

When an emissary from a neighboring kingdom arrives with an intriguing offer, Tessa and Corrick set out on an uncertain journey to find a new source of the lifesaving elixir. But with tensions brewing on deck and the sea swirling below, Tessa and Corrick must decide who they can trust–including each other. But they’re shocked to discover that a craven betrayal may be much closer than they think . . .

Can’t make it in-person? Order the book online and note signed copy in the comments and we’ll have it signed for you!


About the Author:

BRIGID KEMMERER is the is the author of the New York Times bestseller Defy the Night and the New York Times bestselling Cursebreaker series, which includes A Curse So Dark and Lonely, A Heart So Fierce and Broken, and A Vow So Bold and Deadly. She has also written the contemporary young adult romances Call It What You Want, More Than We Can Tell, and Letters to the Lost, as well as paranormal young adult stories, including the Elemental series and Thicker Than Water. A full-time writer, Brigid lives in the Baltimore area with her family. brigidkemmerer.com | @BrigidKemmerer


About the Moderator:

AURORA DOMINGUEZ is a high school and university educator, currently teaching journalism and English at Boca Raton High School. As for universities, she teaches Mass Communications and Journalism at UF, FSU and Nova Southeastern. Dominguez has been an editor and writer at places such as The Miami Herald, Where Magazine and J-14 Magazine. In 2015, she went from the newsroom to the classroom and still freelances for a variety of publications. Recently, she won Teacher of the Year for 2022 at Boca High, was chosen as one of 50 teachers in the United States to be honored by Disney and completed her summer studies at Oxford in England on a full scholarship, where she received a certificate in English Literature. Dominguez lives with her husband and cat Luna in Hollywood, Florida.