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An Afternoon with Robert Beatty
August 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Highland Books and the Transylvania County Library present an afternoon with New York Times bestselling author of “Serafina and the Black Cloak,” Robert Beatty.
He’ll give a presentation about his work followed by a question and answer session and a screening of the book trailer for “Serafina and the Twisted Staff,” the sequel to “Serafina and the Black Cloak,” that will be released on July 12.
Refreshments will be provided and books will be on sale after the program for signing.
Since its release last year, “Serafina and the Black Cloak” was on the New York Times Best Sellers List for 20 weeks. It has also appeared on the best seller lists of Publishers Weekly, USA TODAY, Barnes & Noble, Amazon and independent bookstores. It was selected by the Southern Independent Booksellers Association as representing the “best in Southern literature, and has won many honors on Goodreads.com. Recently, it was named a finalist for the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize. A fast favorite for teachers and students, the book is being taught in hundreds of classrooms across the nation and has appeared on summer reading and Battle of the Books lists.