IN PERSON Carmen Oliver | The Twilight Library


We are very excited to welcome Carmen Oliver to the shop to celebrate her new book, The Twilight Library.

We are asking all event attendees to mask and we have surgical masks on hand if you find yourself without one. Given the rapidly shifting circumstances surrounding COVID, please check this page to confirm that the event will take place in person.

NOTE: Books will be available for pick up at the event.


 Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 5:00 PM Central Time


Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079

In order to go through the signing line and meet Carmen Oliver for book personalization, please purchase The Twilight Library 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.

If you cannot attend the event or you live out of town and would like a copy of Carmen's book, please indicate any personalization requests in the comments section when you check out.

Blue Willow Bookshop expects all participants to maintain an atmosphere of respect and fairness. Any comments or questions that violate this standard of behavior including any form of harassment, may, at the discretion of the organizers, be immediately removed.

About the Author:

Carmen Oliver is an award-winning author of many books for young readers. Her work has been recognized as a Junior Library Guild Selection, shortlisted for the Rainforest of Reading Award, The Writers’ League of Texas Awards, and the CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards for Early Literacy.  The Twilight Library was inspired by the many wooded areas and creatures she encountered growing up in Canada. In 2014, she founded the Booking Biz, a boutique style agency that brings award-winning children’s authors and illustrators to schools, libraries, and special events.  She lives with her family in Round Rock, TX and teaches with The Writing Barn in Austin, TX. Find out more at


Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to use our curbside pickup program, we ask that you please collect your book(s) within one month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

International shipping can run from $25-50US in addition to the cost of the book and can take up to 3 months to reach its destination. Additionally, we can only ship to certain regions and countries. If you'd like to pursue international shipping, please email

Event date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
The  Twilight Library By Carmen Oliver, Miren Asiain Lora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Miren Asiain Lora (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780735844964
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NorthSouth Books - September 6th, 2022

Oliver and Lora have created an homage to the ability of words to paint pictures in the imagination more powerful than anything the real world holds.
– School Library Journal

Snuggle up for a story that’s sure to captivate your senses!

There’s a special place deep in the heart of the wilderness where the creatures of the night gather—where