I hope everyone reading this is safe, that your loved ones are healthy, and that you are staying home (and reading). If you want to order signed books, you can do so at Oblong Books and Music, in New York. They are shipping promptly and, like every independent store out there, they could use our support. 🌙🌙 LINK TO BUY at Oblong Books. 🌙🌙 Meanwhile, I'm planning a few virtual events with independent bookstores in April. As new events are added, I will try to update here and also post on Twitter and Instagram (I'm @rebstead in both places). So far, we've got this: April 23, 7pm EST A virtual visit with me and JEFF KINNEY - YES, JEFF KINNEY - to An Unlikely Story (Plainville, MA) Register here April 29, 7pm EST A virtual visit to RJ Julia Independent Booksellers (Madison, CT) Register here Hoping to connect in the madness, xo Rebecca March 10, 2020 A visit with The Blue School New York, NY March 18, 2020 A visit with Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Philadelphia, PA March 19, 2020 A visit…
It's called The List of Things That Will Not Change.
Cover by the incredibly wonderful Chris Silas Neal:
I was lucky enough to attend a few regional independent-bookseller gatherings this fall. Spending some time with passionate booksellers means a whole lot, and always makes me feel connected to the world of books in a special way.
I'll be at ALA midwinter and Winter Institute, kind of unofficially (meaning I'm pretty sure that I have no actual events at either one, but will be at publisher gatherings). I'm also really excited to share some time with public librarians and Texas librarians at PLA (Nashville) and TLA (Houston) in 2020.
Happy holidays, happy new year, and wishing you some light in the form of friends, family and books. xoxo.