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Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Melina Marchetta Event!

Big news, Perth fans! We would like to announce that Perth YA Fans Unite has successfully organised an author event with none other than YA royalty, Melina Marchetta! In conjunction with Subiaco Library, we will be hosting an author talk and signing on Wednesday 12th September. You can find all the details below on our flyer

As always, please help us in spreading the word as this is a wonderful opportunity for all of us to show just how much we love YA authors here in Perth, and we get to do it while meeting one of our favourite authors. We hope you can come along to what we hope will be a terrific night!

Please don't hesitate to leave a comment or email us if you have a question but make sure you RSVP to Subiaco Library.

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Author Event: Derek Landy

Did you guys know that author Derek Landy is coming to Perth? We posted about it a while back over on facebook and it is on our events page but we never ended up doing a post on it.

So if you haven't heard of Mr Landy, he's the creator of the wise-cracking supernatural detective Skulduggery Pleasant, and is visiting Australia to promote his latest book in the series, Kingdom of the Wicked!

For those of you who haven't even heard of the series, Skulduggery Pleasant is a skeleton detective with a faithful sidekick by the name of Valkyrie Cain. They are urban fantasy detective stories and the pages are filled with adventure and intrigue, elements of magic and ghastly creatures.

While the books are written for children aged 9+, I find them absolute page turners and the sarcasm and witty banter is highly amusing. This is one of my favourite children's series with a fantastic cast of characters that I highly recommend.

You will find the event details below and also on our Events page. Make sure you RSVP to the right people if you want to go.

Also, stay tuned for another author announcement later in the week!
~ Jess, Perth YA Fans Unite

~Event Details~

Date: Monday 20 August, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Venue: Aquinas College - Redmond Learning Centre , Booragoon
Cost: FREE
Bookings/ Enquiries:  Liz Kenny - liz.kenny@aquinas.wa.edu.au OR Dymocks Garden City, Booragoon 08 9364 7687

Date: Tuesday 21 August, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Venue: John Forrest Secondary College, 180 Drake Street, Morley, Perth
Cost: FREE
Bookings/ Enquiries: Bookings are essential contact Dymocks Morley on 08 9276 7500 OR email morley@dymocks.com.au

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