Sarah Addison Allen celebrates a paperback release

Local author Sarah Addison Allen celebrates the paperback release of her novel, The Girl Who Chased the Moon on Wednesday, Feb. 9.

The charming story — a work of magical reality — tells of teenaged Emily Benedict has arrives in Mullaby, N.C. following the death of her mother. Emily has been sent to live with her grandfather, the town giant, in a town that Emily’s mother never really spoke of. Right away, Emily finds that she’s surrounded by mystery: The wallpaper in her bedroom changes pattern to reflect her mood, there are strange lights in the yard at night, her neighbor Julia bakes cakes to bring back a lost love and there’s a boy — Win Coffee — to whom Emily is attracted despite everyone around them trying to keep them apart.

Read a review of the book here.

Allen will be at Malaprop’s on Wednesday, Feb. 9 to give a talk and a book signing at 7 p.m. (She’ll return to the bookstore on Tuesday, March 22, for the launch of her forthcoming novel, The Peach Keeper. Stay tuned for more on that.)


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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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2 thoughts on “Sarah Addison Allen celebrates a paperback release

  1. Alli Marshall

    Yes, you’re right. We’re working on finding out about details and if the event will be rescheduled. Stay tuned!

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