YA Panel with Brenda Rufener and Jaye Robin Brown, moderated by Amber Smith
Brenda Rufener - Since We Last Spoke
A fatal car accident involving their older siblings throws Aggi and Max’s lives into sudden chaos and the bitterness between their families makes their love run cold.
Jaye Robin Brown - The Meaning of Birds
A beautiful exploration of first love and first loss, this novel effortlessly weaves together past and present to tell a profound story about how you can become whole again when it seems like you’ve lost the most important part of yourself.
The authors will be moderated by AMBER SMITH, author of The Way I Used to Be.
“A powerful story about grief, loss, and the restorative nature of love, Since We Last Spoke will stay with you long after you’ve finished.” —Amber Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be and The Last to Let Go
“An evocative story of the thrills of first love and the anguish of first loss. This will break you and heal you.”—Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin’
A New York Times bestseller.
In the tradition of Speak, this extraordinary debut novel “is a poignant book that realistically looks at the lasting effects of trauma on love, relationships, and life” (School Library Journal, starred review).
Eden was always good at being good. Starting high school didn’t change who she was.