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      Ziggy, Stardust & Me Book Launch Event in Carmel


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      August 22, 2019

      Thursday   6:00 PM

      Downtown Carmel on Dolores between 5th and 6th
      Carmel, California

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      Ziggy, Stardust & Me Book Launch Event

      You're invited to join us for a fun-filled gathering as we celebrate the launch of James Brandon's debut Young Adult novel, ZIGGY, STARDUST & ME. The evening includes a wine reception generously donated by Strange Family Vineyards and Peju Napa Valley, with light hors d'oeuvres. A short reading and conversation with the author will be followed by a book signing. ____________________________________________________________________________________ About the book and Advance Praise for ZIGGY: Published by Penguin Random House, the story is set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in 1973, when homosexuality is still treated as a mental illness. Two boys defy all the odds and fall in love. "One of the biggest and best YA books of the summer." ~Entertainment Weekly “This YA debut set in 1973 is a love letter to self-acceptance...(a) deeply impactful book (that) presents historical attitudes and policies with a chilling accuracy.” ~Publisher’s Weekly “A stunning debut. This beautifully written novel made me sob and reminded me of first love in a way no other book has in many years. Read it. Now.” —Bill Konigsberg, award-winning author of The Music of What Happens ___________________________________________________________________________________ The event is free, but reservations are required as capacity at the gallery is limited. Please share this link to invite your friends. Should you want to purchase a book, a limited number will be available at the event for $20, but it is  recommended you preorder from Pilgrims Way, River House Books, or online retailers, and pick up your copy before the event. Thank you! Being new to Carmel, and a new novelist, I am grateful for your support and look forward to seeing you there!

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