Author Jaclyn Moriarty Virtual Event

Jaclyn Moriarty photo and book cover image

In Partnership with The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA), we are pleased to bring authors to your living room via Zoom!

Our next event in the Reader Meet Writer series is with Jaclyn Moriarty, who will talk with us about her new children's novel The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst (buy the book here).

  • Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
  • Time: 7 PM ET
  • Registration is required via EVENTBRITE
  • Watch: via Zoom

If you elect to attend, we will email you on morning of the event with the link to attend this virtual event.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jaclyn Moriarty is the award-winning author of uniquely creative and readable books for adults and young readers including The Year of Secret Assignments, the Colors of Madeleine trilogy, and The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone. One of the talented and popular Moriarty sisters (including Liane and Nicola), Jaclyn lives in Sydney, Australia. She is very fond of chocolate, blueberries, and sleep.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Esther is a middle child, in her own mind a pale reflection of siblings who are bright, shining stars. Her mother doesn't show the slightest bit of interest, no matter what Esther does. Still, she's content to go back to school, do her best, hang out with her friends, and let others take care of things.

But her best friends aren't AT school when she gets there. Why didn't they tell her they wouldn't be coming back? Why were they silent all summer? But stuff like that happens. And it's bad luck that her new teacher makes Esther the butt of all kinds of jokes. Mrs. Pollock is rumored to be an ogre—and maybe she IS one. Could be.

Then things go from unfortunate to outright dangerous. The mountains surrounding the school—usually sparkling with glaciers and lakes, alive with Faeries, and sheltering a quaint town with really great bakeries—are now crowded with Shadow Mages, casting a noticeable pall, and clearly—to Esther—signifying something very dark and threatening. As the people she might have depended on to help are either strangely absent or in hiding, it's left to ordinary, middle-child Esther ("just Esther") to act. But she'll have to burst out of the box of mediocrity she's been but in, and do something absolutely extraordinary.
 

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm
Event address: 
Online via Zoom
The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140763
Availability: Not in Our Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Levine Querido - March 23rd, 2021

Esther is a middle child, in her own mind a pale reflection of siblings who are bright, shining stars. Her mother doesn't show the slightest bit of interest, no matter what Esther does. Still, she's content to go back to school, do her best, hang out with her friends, and let others take care of things.