Literary Couple In Conversation: Brendan Kiely and Jessie Chaffee with Katherine Howe

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Join us on Tuesday at Brazos Bookstore as Literary Couple Brendan Kiely (TRADITION; THE LAST TRUE LOVE STORY; co-author with Jason Reynolds of ALL AMERICAN BOYS) and Jessie Chaffee (FLORENCE IN ECSTASY) talk books, writing, and life with author Katherine Howe (CONVERSION; THE APPEARANCE OF ANNIE VAN SINDEREN). You definitely don't want to miss this YA/ADULT crossover event!

Brendan Kiely's TRADITION: 

From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Brendan Kiely, is a stunning new novel that explores the insidious nature of tradition at a prestigious boarding school. 

“A deeply felt, powerful, devastating and, ultimately, hopeful look at toxic rape culture and its destructive effects.” -Nicola Yoon, #1 NYT bestselling author of Everything, Everything

"A searing literary call-to-arms [that] takes a sledgehammer to our rotten, dangerous, and deeply ingrained traditions." -Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King

"An invitation to stand up for ourselves and for what's right…a promise that if we stand, we won't do so alone.” -Shaun David Hutchinson, author of At the Edge of the Universe

“A thoughtfully crafted argument for feminism and allyship.” -Kirkus Reviews ✭

“Kiely’s treatment of sex, love, and friendship is thoughtful and relatable…and the story ultimately delivers an enlightening message on consent.” -SLJ (STARRED review)

Tradition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481480345
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 7-10 Days due to Covid-19 shipping delays.
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 1st, 2018

Florence in Ecstasy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781944700171
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Unnamed Press - May 16th, 2017