22 Days!!! And some Events!

It’s only 22 days until Out of the Easy will be out in the world! I am so excited and I know you guys are so excited! I can vouch for Ruta, since Marla and I have already gotten to read it, it is spectacular! Once again Ruta writes an amazing tale of grit and truth and just plain awesomeness. She just announced her tour dates for Out of the Easy!! I will also be putting them up over in the Ruta On Tour tab!

2013

Tuesday, January 8
Nashville, TN
Let’s Talk Books
Parnassus Books
1:30 p.m.

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Thursday, January 24
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University
Discussion With Children’s Literature Class

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January 26-28
Seattle, WA
ALA Midwinter

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January 30 – February 3
New York, NY

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Tuesday, February 12
“Out of the Easy” Publication Date!

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Wednesday, February 13
Memphis, TN
Booksellers at Laurelwood
387 Perkins Road Extended
Author Appearance & Discussion
6:00 p.m.

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Friday, February 15
Austin, TX
School Events

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Saturday, February 16
Pasadena, CA
SCIBA Children’s Literacy Dinner

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Tuesday, February 19
New Orleans, LA
The Garden District Bookshop
2727 Prytania Street
A Discussion with Ruta Sepetys & Christine Wiltz (author of “The Last Madam” )
6:00 p.m.

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Wednesday, February 20
Coral Gables, FL
Books and Books
265 Aragon Avenue
Author Appearance & Book Discussion
7:00 p.m.

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Thursday, February 21
Miami, FL
School Events

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Friday, February 22
Washington, DC
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Author Appearance & Book Discussion
7:00 p.m.
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Friday, March 1
Austin, TX
BookPeople
603 N. Lamar Blvd.
Author Appearance & Book Discussion
7:00 p.m.
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Wednesday, March 6
Hingham, MA
Notre Dame Academy
Author Appearance & Book Discussion

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Thursday, March 7
Cambridge, MA
Porter Square Books
25 White Street
Author Appearance & Book Discussion
7:00 p.m.

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Monday, March 11
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina Reading Association Conference

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March 14 – 17
Leipzig, Germany
Leipzig Book Fair

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March 18-19
London, England
Details Coming Soon!

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March 22-24
Paris, France
Salon du Livre

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March 27
Brussels, Belgium
European Parliament
Presentation of “Between Shades of Gray”

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April 24-27
Fort Worth, TX
Texas Library Association Conference

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Friday, May 17
Nashville, TN
Battle of the Books
Nashville Public Library
9:30 a.m.

I hope you guys all have an event near you so you can meet Ruta! And don’t forget to enter in to win a soundtrack download card for the Between Shades of Gray official soundtrack!

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Hannah

A Mini-Contest!

Hey guys! I’ve got a mini-contest for you all! Some of you may know that Between Shades of Gray has its own official soundtrack composed by Gavin Mikhail! I have four soundtrack cards to give away! What is a soundtrack card you may ask? Well, the soundtrack card gives you a free album download! Two of these cards are signed by Ruta! The other two are still awesome though because you get the album!

Just click on the link below to enter!*

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Once again the prizes are:
2 SIGNED Album Download cards for the original Between Shades of Gray soundtrack composed by Gavin Mikhail
2 UNSIGNED Album Download cards for the original Between Shades of Gray soundtrack composed by Gavin Mikhail

Hannah

PS: Out of the Easy releases just around the corner!

*Note: This contest is open to US participants only. So sorry to the international community! Hopefully there will be one soon for everyone!