IN PERSON Ruta Sepetys | You: The Story

What:

We are very excited to welcome Ruta Sepetys to the shop to celebrate her new book, You: The Story.

We encourage all event attendees to mask if the event is crowded and we have surgical masks on hand if you find yourself without one. 

NOTE: Books will be available for pick up at the event. Although reservations are not required, we appreciate them! You can RSVP here.

When:

 Thursday, May 18, 2023 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 Ruta Sepetys for book personalization, please purchase You: The Story 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 the 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 Authors:

Ruta Sepetys is the internationally acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of I Must Betray You and other historical fiction published in over sixty countries and forty languages. Her five novels have won or been shortlisted for more than forty book prizes, and are included on more than sixty state award lists. Between Shades of Gray was adapted into the film Ashes in the Snow, and her other novels are currently in development for TV and film. Winner of the Carnegie Medal, Sepetys is passionate about the power of history and literature to foster global awareness and connectivity. She has presented to NATO, the European Parliament, in the United States Capitol, and at embassies worldwide. Ruta was born and raised in Michigan and now lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee. Follow her on Twitter @RutaSepetys and Instagram @RutaSepetysAuthor.

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: 
Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
You: The Story: A Writer's Guide to Craft Through Memory By Ruta Sepetys Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593524381
Availability: Usually Ships in 4-7 Days
Published: Viking Books - May 16th, 2023

The nonfiction debut by #1 New York Times bestselling and Carnegie Medal-winning author Ruta Sepetys. Perfect for fans of Burn After Writing and Bird by Bird.