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In-Store Event - Melissa Albert in discussion with Lizz Huerta

Event date: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 7:00pm

Melissa Albert for OUR CROOKED HEARTS, in discussion with Lizz Huerta
A Ticketed In-Store Event

This is an TICKED IN-STORE EVENT. This event will consist of a 30 minute discussion with the author followed by the book signing. 

TICKETED EVENT 

Purchasing a copy of OUR CROOKED HEARTS or any other of Melissa's available books through Mysterious Galaxy will get you a numbered ticket for the signing line after the event. Those who have not purchased a book through us are still welcome to get their books signed, but will have to wait until after the numbered line has finished. Purchasing your books through us allows us to continue to host author events, so we thank you in advance for your support!

How to Order a Signed/Personalized Book from Melissa Albert or Lizz Huerta if you're not attending the event

  1. Add any of Melissa's or Lizz's available backlist of books to your cart.
  2. At checkout in the "order comments" box write "signed only" or to whom your book should be personalized (i.e. "To: Ms. Galaxy"). Requests for anything beyond a name, like a note or quote, are up to the author's discretion and are not guaranteed. Orders must be placed by 12pm pt on the day of the event (July 6th). Please call the store if you wish to purchase a book, or add/alter personalization to an existing order, after this time.
 
About the Authors
MELISSA ALBERT is the New York Times and indie bestselling author of the Hazel Wood series (The Hazel Wood, The Night Country, Tales from the Hinterland) and a former bookseller and YA lit blogger. Her work has been translated into more than twenty languages and included in the New York Times list of Notable Children’s Books. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.
 

LIZZ HUERTA is a widely-admired Mexi-Rican short story writer and essayist, published in LIGHTSPEED, THE CUT, THE PORTLAND REVIEW, THE RUMPUS, MIAMI RAIL, and more. Her short story “The Wall” is included in the anthology A PEOPLE’S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES. Huerta has also been a 2018 Bread Loaf Fellow, a five-time Vona Fellow, and the winner of the Lumina fiction contest, selected by Roxane Gay, who called her writing “a menacing inescapable seduction.” She has appeared on CSPAN’s BookTV to discuss the erasure of Mexican American Studies in Arizona, and has taught creative writing to homeless youth through San Diego nonprofit So Say We All.

 
About OUR CROOKED HEARTS

The suburbs, right now . . .
Seventeen-year-old Ivy’s summer break kicks off with an accident, a punishment, and a mystery: a stranger whose appearance in the middle of the road, in the middle of the night, heralds a string of increasingly unsettling events. As the days pass, Ivy grapples with eerie offerings, corroded memories, and a secret she’s always known—that there's more to her mother than meets the eye.

The city, back then . . .
Dana has always been perceptive. And the summer she turns sixteen, with the help of her best friend and an ambitious older girl, her gifts bloom into a heady fling with the supernatural. As the trio’s aspirations darken, they find themselves speeding toward a violent breaking point.

Years after it began, Ivy and Dana's shared story will come down to a reckoning among a daughter, a mother, and the dark forces they never should’ve messed with.


 

Our Crooked Hearts: A Novel By Melissa Albert Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250826367
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - June 28th, 2022

Tales from the Hinterland (The Hazel Wood) By Melissa Albert Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250302724
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

The Night Country: A Hazel Wood Novel (The Hazel Wood #2) By Melissa Albert Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250246097
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

The Hazel Wood: A Novel By Melissa Albert Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250147936
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - March 26th, 2019

The Lost Dreamer (The Lost Dreamer Duology #1) By Lizz Huerta Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250754851
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 1st, 2022