Iowa City author Sarah Prineas will present her fantastic new book, Rose & Thorn. This beauty isn’t sleeping! Discover the true story of Sleeping Beauty in this bold YA fairy-tale retelling filled with thrilling adventure and romance, perfect for fans of the Lunar Chronicles and the Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy. The old props are in place: a spindle, a beautiful girl, a century-long slumber. But Prineas makes it fresh and gives it zest in this great, empowering adventure.
Sarah Prineas is the author of the immensely popular Magic Thief series, and is also the author of Winterling, Summerkin, Moonkind, and Ash & Bramble. She holds a PhD in English literature and has taught honors seminars on fantasy and science fiction literature at the University of Iowa. She lives just outside of Iowa City in the midst of the corn, where she wrangles dogs, cats, chickens, and goats, goes on lots of hikes, and finds time to write. She is married to a physics professor and has two kids.