About Anne Nesbet, The Cabinet of Earths:
To save her own brother, 12-year-old Maya must take on the magical underworld of Paris, in which houses have bronze salamanders for door handles, the most beautiful people are all hooked on the sweet-smelling "anbar," and a shimmering glass Cabinet of Earths has chosen Maya to be its next keeper.
Anne Nesbet teaches Russian literature and the history of film at the University of California at Berkeley. She lives near San Francisco with her husband, several daughters, and one irrepressible dog. The Cabinet of Earths is her first novel. Visit Anne's website at
About Marissa Burt, Storybound:
When Una Fairchild stumbles upon a mysterious book buried deep in the basement of her school library, she finds herself Written In to the land of Story, a world filled with Heroes and Villains and fairy-tale characters.
Together with her new friend Peter and a talking cat named Sam, Una digs deep into Story's shadowy past to find out why she has been Written In. She quickly realizes that she is tied to the world in ways she never could have imagined—and it might be up to her to save it.
Marissa Burt was forever getting notes sent home from teachers about reading novels during class. She grew up in Oregon, and drifted eastward through Colorado, Illinois, Tennessee, and South Carolina before coming back to the Pacific Northwest. She now lives in the Seattle area with her husband and three sons. You can visit Marissa online at
About Jillian Anderson Coats, The Wicked & the Just:
This powerful historical fiction debut, set in medieval Wales, follows Cecily whose family is lured by cheap land and the duty of all Englishman to help keep down the "vicious" Welshmen, and Gwenhwyfar, a Welsh girl who must wait hand and foot on her new English mistress.
J. Anderson Coats has dug for crystals, held Lewis and Clark's original hand-written journal and been a mile underground. She writes historical fiction set in the middle ages that routinely includes too much violence, name-calling and petty vandalism perpetrated by badly-behaved young people. Jillian lives in the Puget Sound area with her husband, teenage son, and a cat with thumbs.
Location: Street: 1200 11th St City: Bellingham, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98225-7015 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)