Thursday, August 27, 2015

THE COPPER GAUNTLET by Cassandra Clare & Holly Black / Snippet & U.S. Book Signing Info.

Who's ready for The Copper Gauntlet, book two in the Magisterium series by Cassandra Clare & Holly Black to be out? We are! While we have to wait until next week for the book to be out here in the US, it's out today in the UK! Holly Black and & Cassandra were on Tumblr today and shared a snippet from Chapter 3! 

In SIX DAYS, Magisterium 2: The Copper Gauntlet will be out in the US. And apparently TODAY is the day it is out in the UK
If you haven’t already seen it, here’s the first chapter.
And here’s a snippet of a scene from Chapter 3 that I particularly enjoyed:
“Jasper!” Call yelled, waving his hand around frantically. “Hey, Jasper!”
Jasper looked over at him and his eyes widened. He headed toward Call. He was carrying a glass of fruit punch in which chunks of real fruit floated. Call had never been so relieved to see anyone. He started reconsidering all the bad things he’d ever thought about Jasper. Jasper was a hero.
“Mr. DeWinter,” said the waiter. “Do you know this boy?”
Jasper took a sip of punch, his brown eyes traveling up and down Call, from his tangled hair to his dirty sneakers. 
“Never seen him before in my life,” he said.
Call’s positive feelings about Jasper evaporated in a whoosh. “Jasper, you liar —”
If you're in the San Francisco Bay area next month, stop by Keplers to see both Cassie and Holly! Find out more about their signing taking place on Friday, September 18th, at 7 pm, here. *Please note you do need to purchase tickets which are $10 each without the book, and $22 which includes the ticket. Please find out more here.

*Edited - more signing dates have been added to Cassie's schedule!
A couple more tour dates have been added to Cassie and Holly's schedule! They'll be in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, as well as making two other Bay area stops before their Keplers signing. After Kepler's they'll be in NYC. Please see her FULL SIGNING SCHEDULE HERE.

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ~ Anna Quindlen

Good children's literature appeals not only to
the child in the adult, but to the adult in the child.
~ Anonymous ~