*Virtual event* Sword in the Stars tour, with Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

ONLINE ONLY. This event has been moved to a virtual format to reduce crowds during our current health crisis.

We will be hosting Amy Rose and Cory, in conversation with Erin E Moulton and Kat Howard via ZOOM webinar. ZOOM is free for audience members to use and requires no logins or registrations. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with ZOOM ahead of time. A ZOOM widget (computer) or app (smartphone) and an internet connection are required to participate. There is no admittance fee to attend this virtual event. This event will not be recorded and broadcast later.

The zoom webinar link will go live just before 7pm EST on Thursday, April 9th. The Zoom link is: https://zoom.us/j/374956916

Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy blast into Gibson's on their Sword in the Stars tour! The war from humanity is just getting started in this sizzling sequel to Once & Future---a King Arthur retelling that dazzles with its fresh, original take on one of our favorite heroes. It turns out---girls make better kings. Amy Rose and Cori will be joined in conversation by award-winning fantasy author Kat Howard and award-winning author of Middle-Grade and Young Adult novels Erin E Moulton.

author Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy pose in sleeveless shirts against a brick wall. Ari Helix may have won her battle against the tyrannical Mercer corporation, but the war's not over yet. To save the future, Ari and her cranky wizard Merlin must travel back in time to the very unenlightened Middle Ages and steal the Holy grail---the very definition of impossible.

Plus, it's imperative that the time travelers not mess up the timeline and do something stupid like...Future-Gwen accidentally getting engaged to Past-King Arthur. Or getting eaten by a dragon. Somehow Merlin forgot that the past can be far more dangerous than the future...


author Erin E Moulton. A woman with her hair pulled back smiles in front of a forest  of bright green leaves.author Kat Howard. A woman with dark chin-length hair leans back against a set of card catalog drawers.Cori McCarthy is the author of four young adult books, including BREAKING SKY, which received multiple starred reviews and is in development to become a film by Sony Pictures, as well as a forthcoming nonfiction picture book about Kahlil Gibran. Cori is an Irish-Lebanese American who spends most of their time playing guitar, reading poetry, and teaching writing. Like many of their characters, they are a member of the LGBTQ+ community. After earning a BA in Creative Writing from Ohio University, focusing in memoir writing and poetry, they completed UCLA's Professional Program in Screenwriting and earned an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Cori lives in the mountains of Vermont with their partner, fellow YA author Amy Rose Capetta, where together they raise their young son, Maverick, and hopefully one day soon, a puppy!

Amy Rose Capetta is the YA author of a punk rock space opera (Entangled and Unmade,) a queer love story slash murder mystery (Echo After Echo), and an Italian-inspired fantasy series starting with The Brilliant Death, which releases October 2018. Amy Rose holds a BA in Theater Arts from UC Santa Cruz and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from VCFA. With Cori, she is the co-founder of the Rainbow Boxes initiative which sent LGBTQIAP fiction to readers in all 50 states, and the Rainbow Writers Workshop, which helps find and develop exciting new voices. She loves lady heroes, badass queens, nonbinary knights, enchantresses and magicians in equal measure. She lives in Vermont with her Once & Future co-author and the champion of her heart, Cori McCarthy.


Event date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
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Sword in the Stars: A Once & Future Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316449298
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: jimmy patterson - April 7th, 2020

In this epic sequel to Once & Future, Ari and her Rainbow knights must pull off a Holy Grail heist thousands of years in the past -- without destroying their own destinies.

Once & Future Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316449267
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: jimmy patterson - February 4th, 2020

King Arthur as you've never seen her! This bold, sizzling YA novel reimagines the Once and Future King as a teenage girl determined to save the universe from an evil curse.

My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard, and a revolution to start.