Four Local Young Adult Authors to Visit Baldwin Library

Michigan authors Amy Ackley, Tracy Bilen, Beth Neff and Lara Zielin will be at Birmingham's Baldwin Public Library at 1:30 p.m. today.

Fans of young adult literature will want to pay attention: Four Michigan young adult authors will be stopping in Birmingham today.

The four writers — all authors of books for teens and young adults — will be at at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. All four will read from their latest novels, which will be available for signing and purchasing, courtesy of Oak Park's BookBeat Bookstore.

In addition, Tuesday will mark the special pre-release of Lara Zielin's newest novel, The Waiting Sky.

Take a look at who's stopping by:

Amy Ackley

  • Latest book: Sign Language
  • Description: Abby struggles with her relationship with her mother as she matures from a naive 12-year-old to a young woman able to discover new-found relationships.

Tracy Bilen

  • Latest book: What She Left Behind
  • Description: Just released in May to excellent reviews, the heroine, Sarah, faces an increasing feeling of isolation in what YOYA calls "a truly remarkable story of resiliance."

Beth Neff

  • Latest book: Getting Somewhere
  • Description: Three young women meet at an experimental program on a juvenile detention farm. They face some hard issues as they struggle to develop insight into themselves.

Lara Zielin

  • Latest book: The Waiting Sky
  • Description: Minnesota 17-year-old Jane McAllister has devoted years to helping her out-of-control alcoholic mother, so joining her brother in chasing tornadoes for a summer gives her a fresh perspective, new options and her first real romance.

All descriptions courtesy of Baldwin Public Library.

Yolanda Jefferson July 24, 2012 at 12:37 PM
I have had my laptop stoled at the libary once when I was doing my homework and had gone to the bathroom and when I came back my MacBook Pro was stole. So if you go to see these four at the libary, watch your stuff or else open carry a gun while the law still say you can so no one messes with you.


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