Decatur Book Festival
September 1st – September 2, 2018
Come see America’s youngest author and get a sneak peak of Zoey’s Zany Life, Mikayla Lowery’s middle grade novel. Take a look at NUMBERS, our developing book series co-created by Gabriel Sotillo and Mary Claire Branton. We also have cover reveals and excerpts from upcoming YA thrillers How to Experience Death for Beginners by Jessica Branton and The Earth Bound by Luke Evans.
How to Experience Death for Beginners Release Date: February 14, 2019
Life has never been harder for psychic high school student, Casey Darling. She is able to experience the death of anyone nearby, and a serial killer has descended upon her small town. Hopefully, with the help of friends, the mysterious new boy, and even the FBI, Casey can find the killer and graduate high school with ease.
Our Artistic Director was published in Parents & Kids Magazine
Mary Claire Branton implores parents to nurture the talent of children in positive ways. Read the article including many good tips for tiny writers here.
Book Signings with Mikayla Lowery
At just twelve years old, Mikayla traveled the southeast signing her debut novel Zoey’s Zany Life. She started with a Q&A at the Bartow County Library in Cartersville, GA. After that, she continued making her way to several book stores around the Southeast: Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC, Burry Bookstore in Hartsville, SC, The Book Tavern in Augusta, GA, and the Barnes & Noble in Rome, GA.