Embracing Power: Women and the Supernatural

Wed. March 20, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Barnes & Noble

1035 Emmet Street North, Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Authors Cai Emmons (Weather Woman) and Jessica Handler (The Magnetic Girl) discuss their work, including their characters’ mysterious and other-worldly connections in these captivating novels involving climate change, mystics, manipulation, and the exploration of a woman’s power. Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the public.

Why should you attend?

“To say I loved Weather Woman is an understatement. Full of amazing science, and even more amazing characters, it’s the kind of book you want to press into the hands of everyone you meet because you need them to read it so you all can obsess and talk about it.” —Caroline Leavitt, author of the New York Times bestselling Pictures of You

“Like the powers of Lulu Hurst, Jessica Handler’s literary power feels like a sleight of hand. It’s impossible that a novel can be this beautiful, this haunting, and this resonant, but your eyes (and your heart) are not deceiving you. The Magnetic Girl is a gorgeous, brutal book: a strange alchemy of love, fear, fate, and hope.” —Wiley Cash, author of The Last Ballad