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Join authors Alexandra Bracken, Tamara Ireland Stone, and Elizabeth Eulberg as they read from and discuss their new middle reader novels!

Alexandra Bracken’s new novel The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding, is about a modern New England boy who must rid himself of the ancient demon inhabiting his body and break his family’s curse. Prosper Redding’s great-great-great-great-great-something grandfather made—and then broke—a contract with a malefactor, a demon who exchanges fortune for eternal servitude. And, weirdly enough, eight-hundred-year-old Alastor isn’t exactly the forgiving type. The fiend has reawakened with one purpose–to destroy the family whose success he ensured and who then betrayed him. With only days to break the curse and banish Alastor back to the demon realm, Prosper must fully right a wrong, and hopefully escape a life of eternal servitude.

In Tamara Ireland Stone’s new novel, Click’d, seventh-grader Allie is thrilled that the app she built at CodeGirls summer camp has gone viral. The app, Click’d, pairs users based on common interests and sends them on a fun (and occasionally rule-breaking) scavenger hunt to find each other. Now, she even has a shot at beating her archenemy, Nathan, at an upcoming coding competition. But when a glitch threatens to expose everyone’s secrets, Allie has to find the problem in her code before she steps on stage to present Click’d to the judges.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of the featured books from The King’s English.

Elizibeth Eulberg’s book, The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match, being friends with a super sleuth isn’t easy, especially when she’s nine years old and four feet tall, and full of attitude. But for eleven-year-old aspiring writer John
Watson, being friends with Shelby Holmes is just the adventure he’s looking for. In the few weeks since moving to Harlem with his mom, Shelby has been training John in the art of observation—a skill that comes in handy on the first day of school. John’s new teacher, Mr. Crosby, is acting suspiciously, and Shelby knows this is a mystery worth investigating. But as Shelby and John dig deeper, they discover that there may be someone unexpected involved—someone who may have Shelby beat.

They will be in conversation with author Ally Condie.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of the featured books from The King’s English.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of the featured books today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

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