"Apocalypsies" YA Party in Redondo Beach

As the projected end of the Mayan calendar draws near, Southern CA young adult and middle grade debut author group “The Apocalypsies” is out to celebrate before the deadline. The multi-author program will feature swag, and treats, including steampunk cupcakes. Participating authors include: Carrie Lawler Arcos (Out of Reach), Elana Arnold (Sacred), Nina Berry (Otherkin),  Jennfier Bosworth (Struck), Sara Wilson Etienne (Harbinger), Suzanne Lazear (Innocent Darkness), Gretchen McNeil (Ten), Jenn Reese (Above World), and Anne Stampler (Where it Began).  This is the perfect opportunity to pick up holiday gifts, or vacation reads.
Event date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Event address: 
2810 Artesia Boulevard
90278 Redondo Beach
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Out of Reach Cover Image
$17.84
ISBN: 9781442440531
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Published: Simon Pulse - October 16th, 2012

Accompanied by her brother's friend, Tyler, 16-year-old Rachel ventures through San Diego and nearby areas seeking her brother, 18-year-old Micah, a methamphetamine addict who ran away from home.


Sacred Cover Image
$18.89
ISBN: 9780385742115
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Published: Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers - November 13th, 2012

A grieving girl meets a boy with mystical powers in this passionate love story.


Otherkin Cover Image
$10.45
ISBN: 9780758276919
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Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - July 31st, 2012

In her fresh, inventive debut, Berry introduces a teenage feline shapeshifter coming to terms with her strange powersNthe first in a mesmerizing new series that deals with such teen issues as body image and the strength to be found in friendship.


Struck Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374372835
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - May 8th, 2012

After a major earthquake devastates Los Angeles, 17-year-old Mia wants only to take care of her younger brother and traumatized mother. But two fanatical doomsday cults vie for her powers, drawn from the multiple lightning strikes she has experienced.


Harbinger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399256684
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Published: Putnam Juvenile - February 2nd, 2012

In a near future in which the diminishing oil supply has led to mass rioting, 16-year-old Faye is sent to an educational facility for "delinquents and crazies," where she is tormented by strange visions of a being sent to destroy the Earth in order to save it.


Innocent Darkness Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780738732480
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Published: Flux - August 8th, 2012

When spirited 16-year-old Noli Braddock and her best friend Steven "V" Darrow take a flying car out for a joyride, neither expects Noli to be sent to reform school to mend her hoyden ways. While at the dreadful school, Noli's innocent mid-summer's eve wish summons Kevighn, a mysterious man who takes Noli with him to the Realm of Faerie.


Ten Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062118783
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - September 18th, 2012

In this horror novel loosely inspired by Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None," 10 teens head to a house party at a remote island mansion off the Washington coast . . . only for them to be picked off one by one by a killer.


Above World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763654177
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 14th, 2012

In a future of high technology and genetic modification the Coral Kampii, like legendary mermaids, live isolated from the Above World, but when the devices that allows them to breathe underwater start to fail, thirteen-year-old Aluna and her friend Hoku go to that forbidden place to find help.


Where It Began Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442423213
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Published: Simon Pulse - March 6th, 2012

After she is in a horrific car crash while drunk, Los Angeles high-school student Gabriella Gardiner assumes she stole her rich boyfriend's car and smashed it into a tree, but she cannot remember anything about the events of the evening.