SAMIRA AHMED—'Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know' (online)
This is a virtual event.
In conversation with Kwame Mbalia author of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky.
Told in alternating narratives that bridge centuries, this novel traces the lives of two young women fighting to write their own stories and escape the pressure of cultural expectations in worlds too long defined by men. Leila and Khayyam’s lives intertwine, and as one woman’s long-forgotten life is uncovered, another’s is transformed.
For ages 13+
Discover New York Times bestseller Samira Ahmed’s romantic, sweeping adventure through the streets of Paris told in alternating narratives that bridge centuries, continents, and the lives of two young Muslim women fighting to write their own stories.
Smash the patriarchy. Eat all the pastries.
Winner of a Coretta Scott King Author Honor
Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia's epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world populated with African American folk heroes and West African gods.
Bestselling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in the New York Times best-selling and award-winning Tristan Strong trilogy by Kwame Mbalia.
"Mbalia's universe continues to excite through sheer conceptual brilliance, nonstop action and adventure, and--let's be honest--the comical aggression of sidekick god Gum Baby."--Booklist