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Aug
27
Tempe | Teen Event | Ellen Hopkins | Rumble
Changing Hands Bookstore, Wednesday, August 27 at 7pm
7PM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27 Teen Event | Ellen Hopkins | Rumble

LOCATION: CHANGING HANDS TEMPE

#1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins visits with Rumble, the story that explores the highly charged landscapes of faith and forgiveness with brilliant sensitivity and emotional resonance.

Hopkins again tackles hot-button subjects through free verse, taking on cyberbullying, censorship, the role of religion, and the difficulties of veterans returning from war. At the center of her overstuffed but well-constructed story is smart, opinionated 18-year-old Matt, who is struggling with anger and a disintegrating family following the suicide of his gay younger brother, Luke. Matt leans on his girlfriend, Hayden, for support, while raging against her religion and the evangelical Christians whose bullying he blames for Luke's death. When Hayden's father tries to get the school board to remove copies of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Matt counters that "Maybe if the kids who drove over the brink had read the right books, they would've understood that being gay doesn't make you bad or even different." A violent twist very late in the story leaves Matt with new, life-altering challenges. Still, Hopkins expertly documents Matt's increasing ability to accept and love others in his life, and eventually himself.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS Ellen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of ten novels-in-verse novels for teens, as well as the adult novels Triangles and Collateral. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she has founded Ventana Sierra, a nonprofit youth housing and resource initiative.

Location: Street: 6428 S McClintock Dr. City: Tempe, Province: Arizona Postal Code: 85283 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
4
Ellen HopkinsRumble
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Brier Creek Commons, Thursday, September 4 at 6:30pm
Rumble by Ellen Hopkins

Author Event Please give a big Raleigh welcome to author Ellen Hopkins and join us on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 6:30 pm. She will be signing her latest teen novel, Rumble. Please contact the store directly with any additional questions. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
21
Cavalcade of Authors' Fall Bookfair
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Columbia Center, Sunday, September 21 at 09am
Smoke by Ellen Hopkins
Unwind (Unwind Dystology Series #1) by Neal Shusterman
Teardrop (Teardrop Trilogy Series #1) (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Lauren Kate

Bookfair Cavalcade of Authors' fall bookfair will be running all week. If you would like to help Cavalcade bring more amazing Authors, please tell your cashier or barista at checkout. And don't forget to check out the selections by this year's Authors. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Sep
30
Ellen Hopkins
Blue Willow Bookshop, Tuesday, September 30 at 7pm
What: Ellen Hopkins will discuss and sign Rumble, her newest novel for young adults. When: Tuesday, September 30, 7:00 pm Where: Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas, 77079 Admission: In order to go through the signing line and meet Ellen Hopkins, please purchase Rumble from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event. About the Author: Ellen Hopkins is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many books for teens, including CRANK, IMPULSE, and TILT, as well as the adult novels TRIANGLES and COLLATERAL. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada, where she has founded Ventana Sierra, a nonprofit youth housing and resource initiative. Visit her at EllenHopkins.com and on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter at @EllenHopkinsYA. For more information on Ventana Sierra, go to VentanaSierra.org. Book: Matthew Turner doesn't have faith in anything. Not in family--his is a shambles after his younger brother was bullied into suicide; not in so-called friends who turn their backs when things get tough; not in some all-powerful creator who lets too much bad stuff happen; and certainly not in some "It Gets Better" psychobabble. No matter what his girlfriend, Hayden, says about faith and forgiveness, there's no way Matt's letting go of blame. He's decided to "live large and go out with a huge bang," and whatever happens happens. But when a horrific event plunges Matt into a dark, silent place, he hears a Rumble...a Rumble that wakes him up, calling everything he's ever disbelieved into question. Ordering: A limited number of autographed copies of Ellen’s book will be available for purchase after the event. If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of her book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675. If you can't attend the event or need a copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." In the order notes, add personalization details. To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.com to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. Attachment Size EllenHopkinsThumb.jpg 24.13 KB

Location: Street: 14532 Memorial Dr City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77079 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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