THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Thursday Oct 9 JAMES FREY THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9; 7 PM Bestselling author JAMES FREY will introduce his new teen/adult crossover novel, Endgame. The story follows twelve teens as catastrophic events lead them on a global quest in search of three ancient keys that will save...
  2. Sunday Oct 12 FREE WRITERS WORKSHOP SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12; 2-3:30 PM FREE WRITERS WORKSHOP! The Antioch Writers Workshop will conduct a free workshop on preparing for NaNoWriMo, in recognition of National Novel Writing Month (November). The challenge is to write a decent 50,000 word draft in...
  3. Tuesday Oct 14 KIKI THORPE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14; 7 PM KIKI THORPE will introduce her Never Girls series. This early reader series will delight beginning chapter readers In the newest book, A Pinch of Magic, young Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby magically travel between their...
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JAMES FREY

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9; 7 PM
Bestselling author JAMES FREY will introduce his new teen/adult crossover novel, Endgame. The story follows twelve teens as catastrophic events lead them on a global quest in search of three ancient keys that will save not only their bloodlines, but the world. Each book in the trilogy will feature an interactive puzzle comprised of clues and riddles that will lead to the location of a hidden key. The first eligible reader to solve the puzzle for the first book and find the key will win $500,000 worth of gold! Amazing!

The first 48 people at the event who purchase the book here and tweet a photo with the hashtag#endgameishere, will receive a bloodline disk that mimics the look of the stone “EarthKey” in the novel. After the Q&A session, James will draw a single silver bloodline disk from a special box, revealing the winning bloodline. The 4 lucky people holding that correlating disk will receive an Amex gift card worth $100. HARPER COLLINS

James Frey has also written: A Million Little Pieces, Bright Shiny Morning and My Friend Leonard. Nils Johnson-Shelton.has co-authored Endgame.