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Join us for Rhian Ivory's Hope Book Launch!

Friday 15th September 18:00 - 20:00 at Birmingham

Join us for the launch of Rhian Ivory's latest YA novel, HOPE.

HOPE is an wonderful read with an honest and powerful voice at its heart that will sweep you up in both joy and tragedy. Hope is set across Birmingham and Shrewsbury.

About the book:
The summer between school and sixth form college. When Hope doesn't get into drama college, and her friends do, all her plans fall apart. She's struggling with anger, grief for her father and a sense that her own body is against her. She meets Riley on the ferry and his texts give her someone to talk to. But this isn't a story about a boy fixing everything. It's about trying new things, having the courage to ask for help and that when things seem to be all over, that might be just the beginning.

About the author:
Rhian Ivory was born in Swansea and grew up in Hereford and the Brecon Beacons. Her previous novel, The Boy Who Drew the Future (Firefly Press), was nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2017 and shortlisted for four regional library awards. She has also written four novels for Bloomsbury as Rhian Tracey. Rhian teaches Creative Writing and a Children's Literature course for the Open University and is a National Trust writer in residence and a Patron of Reading in Buckinghamshire. She lives in Northamptonshire with her family. Hope is her sixth novel.

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Birmingham Waterstones, Birmingham
Friday 15th September 18:00 - 20:00

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