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V.E. Schwab in conversation with Maureen Lee Lenker

Monday 29th November 2021
19:30 at Waterstones, Online Events

V.E. Schwab in conversation with Maureen Lee Lenker


Join us for this exclusive online event with #1 New York Times best-selling author V.E. Schwab as she talks to Maureen Lee Lenker from Entertainment Weekly about her enthralling graphic novel, ExtraOrdinary and you’ll also get the chance to ask questions at this online event.

Tickets £5 general admission, or £22 including an Exclusive Signed Edition of 'ExtraOrdinary' (UK Post Only)

Taking place in the years between Vicious and Vengeful, ExtraOrdinary follows the tale of a teenage girl named Charlotte Tills who following a fatal bus crash, seemingly dies only to wake up to discover she has become an EO - a person with ExtraOrdinary abilities.

In Charlotte's case, it's the ability to see people's deaths, but when she looks into her own future, sees her own murder at the hands of the self-proclaimed hero and notorious EO killer Eli Ever, who is currently in prison for the murder of Victor Vale. Refusing to accept her fate, Charlotte sets off to find-and change-her future-before it comes for her. This graphic novel introduces Eli Ever, the antagonist at the heart of the Villains series.

Also includes for the first time ever in print, V.E. Schwab's original text short story, Warm Up. Set in the Vicious universe and follows the story of a family man called David, who after surviving a deadly avalanche wakes up as an EO with the terrifying ability to create fire with his mind. Drawn by sensational Mexican artist Enid Balam, ExtraOrdinary introduces a whole new take on the genre of super-powered humans!

V. E. Schwab is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, including the acclaimed Shades of Magic series, the Villains series, the City of Ghosts series and the worldwide bestseller The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. Her work has received critical acclaim, translated into over two dozen languages, and optioned for television and film. First Kill – a YA vampire series based on Schwab’s short story of the same name – is currently in the works at Netflix with Emma Roberts’ Belletrist Productions producing. When she's not haunting Paris streets or trudging up English hillsides, she lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is usually tucked in the corner of a coffee shop, dreaming up monsters.

Maureen Lee Lenker is an award-winning journalist and the romance columnist for Entertainment Weekly. She’s written for the likes of The Hollywood Reporter, LA Weekly, Bitch Media, Ms. Magazine, LA Weekly, and more. She holds master’s degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Southern California. When she’s not getting lost in a happily-ever-after (or trying to write her own), you can find her at the beach or watching a classic movie.

Please note that the Ticket & Book option for this event requires a UK postal address. Please do not select this option if you do not have a valid UK postal address as you will not receive the book and may still be charged. Books will be posted after the event and so will arrive a few days later.

This event is on Zoom. Please make sure you have Zoom installed and up to date on the device of your choice.

 

Waterstones, Online Events
Monday 29th November 2021
19:30

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