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Lilliam Rivera & Demetra Brodsky in Conversation

Event date: 
Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lilliam Rivera & Demetra Brodsky

Join young adult authors Lilliam Rivera and Demetra Brodsky in conversation. Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning author and was named a “2017 Face to Watch” by the LA Times. Her first novel, The Education of Margot Sanchez has been nominated for many awards and featured in magazines. Dealing in Dreams is full of grit, danger, and strong female characters. Dealing in Dreams is about an all girl gang run by sixteen-year-old Nalah in a dystopian future. Nalah dreams about getting off the streets and moving into the Mega Towers, where only a choice few live. To earn the privilege of living in the Tower, she must prove her loyalty to the city’s founder and go on a quest in search of another gang, the Ashé Ryders. Along the way Nalah has to decide where home really is: the Tower residence she dreams of, or the gang she protects?

Demetra 's debut novel, Divesmack, has been described by bookseller Constance as a “contemporary novel full of deception and manipulation, with an unreliable narrator who holds the truth of his past locked away in his own head.” 




Tickets available now!


How to order books & tickets:

This is a ticketed event. Priority tickets to the signing line are given only with the purchase of DEALING IN DREAMS from Mysterious Galaxy. Tickets are numbered, indicating your place in the signing line, and are sold on a first-come basis.  You may purchase your book online, in-store, or over the phone, but all books must be paid in full in order to receive a ticket.

Online orders:

1) You must enter payment method. Books ordered using the 'pay in store' option will not be issued a ticket or guaranteed a book until actual payment is made.

2) Note your intent to attend in the comments section at checkout. 

3) All online orders must be submitted by 7:00pm on MARCH 16TH for your book to be personalized.


You'll be able to pick up your book and ticket from Mysterious Galaxy the day the book is published, MARCH 5TH at 10:00 AM.


Other limitations may apply. The event itself is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come first-served 30-40 minutes before the start of the event. Please read through our FAQ for arrival times, book limitations, and other details. Contact a Mysterious Galaxy bookseller at 858-268-4747 for any questions.


Dealing in Dreams Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481472142
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

The Education of Margot Sanchez Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481472128
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 27th, 2018

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Dive Smack Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765396952
Published: Tor Teen - June 19th, 2018