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The Provo City Library is committed to bringing exciting, well-known and well-beloved authors to Utah Valley!  Only the finest authors and illustrators in the publishing world are invited to speak at the Library as part of our AuthorLink series.

For more information, sign up for our AuthorLink Newsletter.

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Kiersten White

Friday, July 15
7:00 pm | Ballroom

Kiersten White is the author of the PARANORMALCY trilogy, along with many other books for Young Adults. She will visit the Library as part of the tour for her latest book, AND I DARKEN, an epic historical novel based on a gender-swapped Vlad the Impaler. 

As part of this event, Kiersten will be joined by Jessica Spotswood (WILD SWANS, The Cahill Witch Chronicles, A TYRANNY OF PETTICOATS) and Brodi Ashton (The Everneath series, MY LADY JANE). Don't miss your chance to meet these fantastic authors and get some books signed!

This event is free; no tickets required. 

ABOUT THE AND I DARKEN

NO ONE EXPECTS A PRINCESS TO BE BRUTAL. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless is the key to survival. She and Radu are doomed to act as pawns in a vicious game, an unseen sword hovering over their every move. For the lineage that makes them special also makes them targets.

Lada despises the Ottomans and bides her time, planning her vengeance for the day when she can return to Wallachia and claim her birthright. Radu longs only for a place where he feels safe. And when they meet Mehmed, the defiant and lonely son of the sultan, who’s expected to rule a nation, Radu feels that he’s made a true friend—and Lada wonders if she’s finally found someone worthy of her passion.

But Mehmed is heir to the very empire that Lada has sworn to fight against—and that Radu now considers home. Together, Lada, Radu, and Mehmed form a toxic triangle that strains the bonds of love and loyalty to the breaking point.

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Julianne Donaldson

Thursday, July 21
7:00 pm | Ballroom

Julianne Donaldson is the author of the proper romances EDENBROOKE and BLACKMOORE. Fans of Jane Austen won't want to miss the chance to hear Julianne talk about writing Regency period novels. 

Free tickets for this event will be available online and at the First Floor Reference desk beginning July 5. 

Interested in past AuthorLink events? Visit the AuthorLink Archive to see who's been here and to view photos and videos from your favorite events.

Questions?  Please contact the Community Relations Office at 801-852-7685.

 

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