ANGIE THOMAS

Event date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 7:00pm
Featured Book: 
Nic Blake and the Remarkables: The Manifestor Prophecy

 

PETALUMA --

Copperfield’s Books welcomes bestselling author Angie Thomas and award-winning author Tanita S. Davis to Petaluma in celebration of Angie's debut middle grade book - Nic Blake and the Remarkables: The Manifestor Prophecy. 

Internationally bestselling superstar author Angie Thomas makes her middle grade debut with the launch of an inventive, hilarious, and suspenseful new contemporary fantasy trilogy inspired by African American history and folklore.

It’s not easy being a Remarkable in the Unremarkable world. Some things are cool—like getting a pet hellhound for your twelfth birthday. Others, not so much—like not being trusted to learn magic because you might use it to take revenge on an annoying neighbor.

All Nic Blake wants is to be a powerful Manifestor like her dad. But before she has a chance to convince him to teach her the gift, a series of shocking revelations and terrifying events launch Nic and two friends on a hunt for a powerful magic tool she’s never heard of...to save her father from imprisonment for a crime she refuses to believe he committed.

Author: Angie Thomas is the author of the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novels The Hate U GiveOn the Come Up, and Concrete Rose as well as Find Your Voice: A Guided Journal for Writing Your Truth. She is also a coauthor of the bestselling collaborative novels Blackout and Whiteout. Angie divides her time between her native Jackson, Mississippi and Atlanta, Georgia. You can find her online at www.angiethomas.com.

Tanita S. Davis is the award-winning author of six novels for middle grade and young adult readers, including Serena Says, Peas and Carrots, Happy Families, and Mare's War, which was a Coretta Scott King Award Honor book and earned her a nomination for the NAACP Image Award. She grew up in California and was so chatty as a kid that her mother begged her to "just write it down." Now she's back in California, doing her best to keep writing it all down. www.tanitasdavis.com

Praise:

"Thomas (Concrete Rose) brings her trademark voice to an action-packed series kickoff rooted in a mixture of African diasporic myth, biblical references, and U.S. history. Imbuing characters both brave and sweetly vulnerable with unflappable senses of humor amid harrowing circumstances, Thomas creates an elaborate supernatural mythology that boldly confronts fantasy tropes and questions of forgiveness."

   — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

 

"All the brilliance you’d expect from Angie Thomas: a page-turning plot, pitch-perfect characters, heart and substance, and real stakes that real kids will care about—plus magic! This is one of those rare books that will instantly become the best friend you didn’t know you needed. Nic Blake and the Remarkables is nothing short of a triumph. When’s the next installment, please?"

   — Rick Riordan, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series

 

“Packed with humor and bursting with heart and imagination, Nic's story will enchant readers of all ages!”

   — B.B. Alston, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Amari and the Night Brothers

 

Event Location: 
Copperfield's Books - Petaluma
140 Kentucky St
Petaluma, CA 94952
 
Nic Blake and the Remarkables: The Manifestor Prophecy By Angie Thomas Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063225138
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - April 4th, 2023

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