HYBRID: Rachel Griffin | Wild is the Witch

What:

We are very excited to welcome Rachel Griffin to the shop to celebrate her new book, Wild is the Witch. Rachel will appear in conversation with author J. Elle. This event will also be streamed live via a Zoom webinar. You will be able to see the author, but they will not be able to see you. We will have the chat and the Q&A functions open in the webinar.

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.

If you prefer to attend via Zoom:

  • This event is free to attend, but registration is requiredYou can register for the VIRTUAL event here. Once you register, you will receive an invitation to join the virtual event. If you are attending in person, registration is not required. 
  • NOTE: Because this is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom, you will need access a computer or other device that is capable of accessing the internet at a sufficient bandwidth. If you have not used Zoom before, don't worry: It's easy! Here's a quick reference guide to help you get oriented: Getting Started with Zoom

When:

 Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM Central Time

Where:

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

In order to go through the signing line and meet Rachel Griffin for book personalization, please purchase Wild is the Witch 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 Rachel'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:

Rachel Griffin is the New York Times bestselling author of The Nature of Witches and the upcoming Wild is the Witch. When she isn't writing, you can find her wandering the Pacific Northwest, reading by the fire, or drinking copious amounts of coffee and tea. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband, dog, and growing collection of houseplants. Visit her online at rachelgriffinbooks.com or say hi on Instagram @TimesNewRachel.

About the Conversational Partner:

J. Elle is the author of the instant New York Times and Indie bestseller Wings of Ebony, a YA novel about a Black teen who must lean into her ancestor’s magic to protect her inner-city community from drugs, violence, and crime. Ms. magazine calls it “the debut fantasy we need right now.” She also wrote its sequel, Ashes of Gold. Elle is a former educator and first-generation college student with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s in educational administration and human development. When she’s not writing, Elle can be found mentoring aspiring writers, binging reality TV, loving on her three littles, or cooking up something true to her Louisiana roots. 

Ordering:

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 cathy@bluewillowbookshop.com.

Event date: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
Wild is the Witch By Rachel Griffin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728229454
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Fire - August 2nd, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Nature of Witches comes an immersive, enemies-to-lovers contemporary fantasy standalone.


Ashes of Gold (Wings of Ebony) By J. Elle Cover Image
By J. Elle
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534470705
Availability: Usually Ships in 4-7 Days
Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 11th, 2022

In the “thrilling…masterful” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) conclusion to the Wings of Ebony duology, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicole Yoon calls “bold, inventive, big-hearted, and deeply perceptive,” Rue makes her final stand to reclaim her people’s stolen magic.

Rue has no memory of how she ended up locked in a b