IN PERSON: Ernest Cline | Bridge to Bat City

We are very excited to welcome Ernest Cline to the bookshop to celebrate his new book, Bridge to Bat City.

RSVP Here!
*Although reservations are not required, we appreciate them. Completing this RSVP form does not guarantee you a book; please purchase one at the bottom of this page.

Event Guidelines:

In order to go through the signing line and meet Ernest Cline for book personalization, please purchase one of his books from Blue Willow Bookshop. Since quantities are limited, we recommend purchasing your book ahead of time to ensure that you receive a copy. Your book can be picked up at the event.

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

If you are not feeling well, we encourage you to remain at home and we will get your book signed for you. If you need a surgical mask, we have them on hand if you find yourself without one. 

If you have a disability and require accommodation for this event, please let us know no later than 48 hours before the event by phoning (281) 497-8675 or emailing cathy@bluewillowbookshop.com.

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.

When:

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 6:00 PM Central Time

Where:

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

About the Author:

Ernest Cline is the bestselling author of Ready Player One, Ready Player Two, and Armada and co-screenwriter of the film adaptation of Ready Player One, directed by Steven Spielberg. This is his debut middle-grade novel. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Ordering:

Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you'd prefer to pick up your book, 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 cathy@bluewillowbookshop.com.

 

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
Bridge to Bat City By Ernest Cline Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316460583
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ernest Cline comes a mostly true tall tale about an unexpected friendship between a young girl and a music-loving colony of bats.

After losing her mother, thirteen-year-old Opal moves in with her uncle Roscoe on the family farm. There, Opal bonds with Uncle Roscoe over music and befriends a group of orphaned, music-loving bats.