YA Book Signing with Nicole Maggi and Mary McCoy
Gripping YA stories!
Join us for a special event with two YA authors, Nicole Maggi and Mary McCoy as they present their newest books. The event consists of a short presentation by the authors, a Q & A period, followed by a book signing.
If you can't make it to the event but would like a copy signed and personalized, please feel free to contact us before the event or order online below.
About What They Don't Know: Three secrets. One decision. A friendship that will change everything.
Mellie has always been the reliable friend, the good student, the doting daughter. But when an unspeakable act leads her to withdraw from everyone she loves, she is faced with a life-altering choice--a choice she must face alone. Lise stands up--and speaks out--for what she believes in. And when she notices Mellie acting strangely, she gets caught up in trying to save her...all while trying to protect her own secret. One that might be the key to helping Mellie. Told through Mellie and Lise's journal entries, this powerful, emotional novel chronicles Mellie's struggle to decide what is right for her and the unbreakable bond formed by the two girls on their journey.
About I, Claudia: A disturbing, suspenseful coming-of-age story about power, corruption, and the choices we make both for ourselves and the ones we love."--starred, Kirkus Reviews
Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into the tumultuous and high-profile world of the Senate and Honor Council. Suddenly, Claudia is wielding power over her fellow students that she never expected to have and isn't sure she wants. Claudia vows to use her power to help the school. But there are forces aligned against her: shocking scandals, tyrants waiting in the wings, and political dilemmas with no easy answers. As Claudia struggles to be a force for good in the universe, she wrestles with the question: does power inevitably corrupt?
About Nicole Maggi: Nicole Maggi wrote her first story in third grade about a rainbow and a unicorn. After working as an actress in NYC, she now lives in Los Angeles with her family and two oddball cats. Visit her at nicolemaggi.com.
About Mary McCoy: Mary McCoy lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son. She works as a librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library.
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This book stands as such an enormous icon in graphic novels. It’s so iconic in its wit and dry humor and really grabs hold of your heart as soon as you open it! Nimona follows a young shapeshifter of the same name, who is chaotic and full of whim and working hard to become an iconic villain. She enlists as a sidekick to Lord Blackheart, and the two are ready to wreak havoc! But the involvement of a hero, Sir Goldenloin, brings their battle to epic proportions while also bringing out unexpected adventures: good-deeds, kindness, and even love! Noelle Stevenson’s illustration style is so fantastic and perfectly matches the wit with which she crafts the story. This is a re-readable delight!
(Young Adult Graphic Novel, Ages 13+) - reviewed by Isabel