Mary Lindsey is the author of Shattered Souls (Philomel Books; $16.99). Prior to attending University of Houston Law School, Mary received a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Drama from the University of Houston. She has taught drama and play writing in a large public high school and English in a private school. Currently, Mary teaches acting to children and teens at a private studio in Houston, Texas.
Joy Preble will sign and discuss The Sweet Dead Life (Soho Teen; $17.99).
A former English teacher, Joy is the author of the Dreaming Anastasia series (Sourcebooks), which blends paranormal romance with historical fiction. The second in that series, Haunted, is out now, and the final book of the trilogy, Anastasia Forever, was release in Fall 2012. Another paranormal – about a sixteen-year-old stoner turned guardian angel – The Sweet Dead Life – is set in Houston and slated for May 2013, from Soho Press. Joy grew up in Chicago but now lives with her family in Houston where she writes full time and frequently gets into wild rumpuses and other mischief. She is not a fan of the Houston summer but does love cowboy boots, going to the rodeo, and the coffee drinks at Empire Café.
Martha Wells will sign and discuss Emile and the Hollow World (Strange Chemistry; $9.99). Martha Wells was born in 1964 in Fort Worth, Texas, and graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Anthropology. She is the author of eleven novels, including the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer, as well as a number of short stories and nonfiction articles. Her books have been published in seven languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Dutch.
Her latest fantasy novel, The Cloud Roads, was published by Night Shade Books in March 2011, and the sequel, The Serpent Sea, will follow in 2012.
Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)