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VIRTUAL: YA Debuts - Murders, Secrets, and Love

Join us for a thrilling evening as Fierce Reads Presents A Spotlight On Debuts: Murder, Secrets, and Love, featuring exciting new authors discussing their gripping novels.

Join us that night at the virtual event for a chance to win a Fierce Reads prize pack, including a $10 River Bend gift certificate and exclusive Fierce Reads swag!*

Register now to secure your spot! and pre-order the featured titles from River Bend Bookshop. 
Scroll down to pre-order the featured titles.

Something Kindred By Ciera Burch Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374389130
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 2nd, 2024

Dear Wendy By Ann Zhao Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250885005
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 16th, 2024

The One That Got Away with Murder By Trish Lundy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250292162
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 16th, 2024

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I Wish You Would By Eva Des Lauriers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250910554
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 21st, 2024

This Is Me Trying By Racquel Marie Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250891389
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 16th, 2024

VIRTUAL AUTHOR PANEL: Being Ace, featuring local author S.J. Taylor, with Madeline Dyer, K. Hart, and Anju Imura

Join us for a virtual author panel to celebrate the release of

Authors in Conversation: Megan Collins and Andrea Bartz

River Bend Bookshop is proud to host acclaimed Connecticut author Megan Collins in conversation with NYT best-selling author Andrea Bartz on Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 PM EST. This virtual event is free; registration is required.

 

Thicker Than Water: A Novel By Megan Collins Cover Image
$27.99
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ISBN: 9781982196240
Published: Atria Books - July 11th, 2023

The Family Plot: A Novel By Megan Collins Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982163853
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Atria Books - March 29th, 2022

The Family Plot: A Novel By Megan Collins Cover Image
$27.99
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ISBN: 9781982163846
Published: Atria Books - August 17th, 2021

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The Winter Sister: A Novel By Megan Collins Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982100155
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Published: Atria Books - October 8th, 2019

Behind the Red Door: A Novel By Megan Collins Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982130404
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Atria Books - May 18th, 2021

The Spare Room: A Novel By Andrea Bartz Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781984820495
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 20th, 2023

We Were Never Here: A Novel By Andrea Bartz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820488
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - July 5th, 2022

Authors in Conversation: Hadeer Elsbai and Sara Hashem

River Bend Bookshop is proud to host Connecticut author Hadeer Elsbai in conversation with debut author Sara Hashem on Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 PM EST. This virtual event is free; registration is required.


Pre-order Sara’s book, The Jasad Heir (out July 18), now!
Order signed & personalized copies of Hadeer’s book, The Daughters of Izdihar


 

The Daughters of Izdihar (The Alamaxa Duology #1) By Hadeer Elsbai Cover Image
$28.99
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ISBN: 9780063114746
Published: Harper Voyager - January 10th, 2023

The Jasad Heir (The Scorched Throne #1) By Sara Hashem Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316477864
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Orbit - July 18th, 2023

Authors in Conversation: Amy Spalding and Rebecca Podos

River Bend Bookshop is proud to host best-selling author Amy Spalding in conversation with Connecticut author Rebecca Podos on Tuesday, May 16 at 7:00 PM EST to celebrate Amy’s newest YA book, No Boy Summer. This virtual event is free; registration is required.


You can order Amy and Rebecca’s books directly on our website or in the Bookshop.


 

 
No Boy Summer: A Novel By Amy Spalding Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781419757525
Published: Amulet Books - April 18th, 2023

For Her Consideration: An Enchanting and Memorable Love Story (Out in Hollywood #1) By Amy Spalding Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781496739513
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Published: Kensington - February 21st, 2023

We Used to Be Friends: A Novel By Amy Spalding Cover Image
$11.99
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ISBN: 9781419766589
Published: Amulet Paperbacks - April 4th, 2023

From Dust, a Flame By Rebecca Podos Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062699060
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Balzer + Bray - March 8th, 2022

Authors in Conversation: Beth Vrabel and Carrie Firestone

River Bend Bookshop and Rediscovered Books are proud to host Connecticut authors Beth Vrabel and Carrie Firestone, in conversation on Wednesday, May 10 at 8:00 PM EST/6:00 PM MDT. This virtual event is free; registration is required.


Pre-order Beth’s newest book, When Giants Burn (out June 13), now!
Pre-order the paperback release of Carrie’s latest book, The First Rule of Climate Club (out July 4), now!


When Giants Burn By Beth Vrabel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665918626
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 13th, 2023

To Tell You the Truth By Beth Vrabel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534478602
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2022

Lies I Tell Myself By Beth Vrabel Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781665900881
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

The Reckless Club By Beth Vrabel Cover Image
$33.99
ISBN: 9780762490400
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Running Press Kids - October 2nd, 2018

The First Rule of Climate Club By Carrie Firestone Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984816481
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 4th, 2023

Dress Coded By Carrie Firestone Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984816450
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

The First Rule of Climate Club By Carrie Firestone Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781984816467
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2022

VIRTUAL: In Conversation: Michelle Barry & Victoria Aveyard

River Bend Bookshop is proud to host Connecticut author Michelle A. Barry in conversation with New York Times Bestselling author Victoria Aveyard on Wednesday, February 8 at 7pm.  This virtual event is free; registration is required.  Signed and personalized books are available - order via Eventbrite, directly on our website, or in the Bookshop.


 

 
Plotting the Stars 1: Moongarden By Michelle A. Barry Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645951261
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Pixel+Ink - November 1st, 2022

Realm Breaker By Victoria Aveyard Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062872647
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: HarperTeen - May 31st, 2022

Blade Breaker (Realm Breaker #2) By Victoria Aveyard Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062872661
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: HarperTeen - June 28th, 2022

Red Queen By Victoria Aveyard Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062310644
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Published: HarperTeen - June 7th, 2016

Glass Sword (Red Queen #2) By Victoria Aveyard Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062310675
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Published: HarperTeen - April 3rd, 2018

King's Cage (Red Queen #3) By Victoria Aveyard Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062310705
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: HarperTeen - March 5th, 2019

War Storm By Victoria Aveyard Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062423009
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: HarperTeen - March 17th, 2020

VIRTUAL: Janae Marks discusses On Air with Zoe Washington with Chrystal D. Giles

River Bend Bookshop is proud to host author Janae Marks on Wednesday, January 25 at 7pm. Janae will be discussing her sequel, On Air With Zoe Washington, with Chrystal D. Giles, author of Not An Easy Win.  This virtual event is free; registration is required.  Signed and personalized books are available - order via Eventbrite, directly on our website, or in the Bookshop.


 

On Air with Zoe Washington By Janae Marks Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063212312
Availability: Available at One of Our Locations
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 14th, 2023

Not an Easy Win By Chrystal D. Giles Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780593175217
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2023

VIRTUAL: M. K. Lobb discusses Seven Faceless Saints with Kelly Andrew

River Bend Bookshop is proud to host author M. K. Lobb on Wednesday, January 18 at 7pm.  M. K. will be discussing her debut YA novel, Seven Faceless Saints, with Kelly Andrew, Connecticut-based author of The Whispering Dark.  This virtual event is free; registration is required.  Signed and personalized books are available - order via Eventbrite, directly on our website, or in the Bookshop.

 


 

Seven Faceless Saints By M.K. Lobb Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316386883
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2023

The Whispering Dark By Kelly Andrew Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338809473
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - October 18th, 2022

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