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April 26, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Jagged Little Pill: A Virtual Evening with Eric Smith and Diablo Cody
Books & Books and independent bookstores across the U.S. present…
A Virtual Evening with
Eric Smith and Diablo Cody
(Amulet Books, $19.99)
Tuesday, April 26, 8 PM ET | Via Zoom
About the Book:
A timely and gutsy YA novel based on the Tony and Grammy Award winning musical from Alanis Morissette, Diablo Cody, and Glen Ballard!
Swallow it down—what a jagged little pill . . .
Jagged Little Pill: The Novel follows the intertwining lives of five teens whose world is changed forever after the events at a party.
Adopted Frankie struggles to see eye-to-eye with her mother—who would rather ignore a problem and preserve their “perfect” life than stand up for what’s right. Jo just wants her mom to accept her queer identity—and is totally crushed when Frankie, the only person who really gets her, finds herself infatuated with someone new. Phoenix tries to find his place at the new school and balance wanting to spend time with Frankie but knowing he also has to help out with his sick sister at home. Bella wants to enjoy the end of high school and just head off to college without a hitch. Everyone expects Frankie’s brother Nick to be the golden boy, but even though he just got into his dream school, he’s not even sure he’s a good person. Each of their stories intersects when Bella is sexually assaulted at a party, and it looks like the perpetrator might get away with it.
Moving, heartfelt, and raw, Jagged Little Pill: The Novel draws on the musical’s story and gives readers deeper glimpses of the characters. It’s a story about the power of voicing your pain, standing up for what’s right, and finding healing and connection.
About the Authors:
Eric Smith is a YA author and literary agent with P.S. Literary. His books include Don’t Read the Comments, the Inked duology, The Girl and the Grove, and The Geek’s Guide to Dating. Originally from Elizabeth, New Jersey, he now lives in Philadephia with his family.
Diablo Cody is the Oscar Award–winning writer and producer best known for Juno, Young Adult, and Jennifer’s Body.
- U.S. GENERAL ADMISSION (Includes book + U.S shipping): The purchase of this ticket admits (1) one person into the virtual event and includes (1) one copy of the book Jagged Little Pill: A Novel (Amulet Books, $19.99+ tax and fee). A fee of $6 is included for U.S. domestic shipping of the book.
When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address (including your Apt. # if applicable) and phone number.
All books will be shipped AFTER the event.
When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number.
Please note: Due to the pandemic the post office is being challenged by increased volume, staffing issues, and safety measures. Most orders within the U.S. deliver in about 10 business days from the date the book ships. International orders usually take longer and vary depending on the country of destination. We cannot guarantee the exact date of delivery, however, will do our best to make it as swift as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
Books & Books is excited to partner with indies across the country for this special conversation with Eric Smith and Diablo Cody! Tickets are bundled with the book (+tax/fee). The purchase of this ticket admits (1) one person into the virtual event and includes (1) one copy of the book Jagged Little Pill: A Novel (Amulet Books, $19.99 + tax and fee. A fee of $6 is included for U.S. domestic shipping of the book.
Anderson’s Bookshop (Naperville, IL)
Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver, CO)
The King’s English Bookshop (Salt Lake City, UT)
Left Bank Books (St Louis, MO)
University Book Store (Seattle, WA)