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Shelby Van Pelt, Author of Remarkably Bright Creatures Live Author Talk

Shelby Van Pelt, Author of Remarkably Bright Creatures Live Author Talk


Join us in the RPL Studio for a live watch party with bestselling author Shelby Van Pelt about her beloved novel Remarkably Bright Creatures! This Friends Speakers Series event is the perfect place to bring your book club or best friend.

Remarkably Bright Creatures is a luminous debut novel about a widow’s unlikely friendship with a giant Pacific octopus reluctantly residing at the local aquarium—and the truths she finally uncovers about her son’s disappearance 30 years ago.

Charming, compulsively readable, and full of wit, Shelby Van Pelt’s debut novel is a beautiful exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope–a reminder that sometimes taking a hard look at the past can help uncover a future that once felt impossible.

About the Author: Shelby Van Pelt’s debut novel, REMARKABLY BRIGHT CREATURES, was published by Ecco/HarperCollins (US) and Bloomsbury (UK) in Spring 2022 and was an Instant New York Times bestseller and has sold a million and a half copies. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, she’s now missing the mountains in the Chicago area with her husband and two children.

This program is brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of the Reading Public Library. Thank you, Friends!

Check out more upcoming virtual author talks and enjoy recordings from past events by exploring our Friends Speaker Series page.

Wednesday, August 21, 2024
7:00pm - 8:00pm
  FRIENDS Sponsored program     Friends Speaker Series  

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