Blue Bicycle Books welcomes New York Times bestseller, YALLFest hotshot, and good friend of the store Melissa de la Cruz, Wed., April 2, 4 – 6 pm. The author of more than 2 dozen books, she’ll sign copies of her latest The Ring and the Crown (Disney-Hyperion, hb., $17.99).
About the book: Princess Marie-Victoria, heir to the mightiest empire in the world, and Aelwyn Myrddyn, a mage, who were once inseparable friends are now about to have their fates separated. To escape the pressures of a life without love these two girls form a plan that will change the world.
About the author: Melissa de la Cruz has written many YA novels and series including The Au Pairs series, the Blue Bloods series, the Ashleys series, Angels on Sunset Boulevard, Girl Stays in the Picture, and the semi-autobiographical novel Fresh off the Boat. A fashion and beauty expert for many publications including the New York Times, she lives in Los Angeles with her family, and is a (very) dedicated and hard-working member of the YALLFest board.