University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Dark Secrets in Tales of Ghostly Intrigue

Deep, dark secrets take YA readers into worlds of uncertainty and tension. A girl with a phantom twin, a witch with magical powers and a princess in peril—each search for a spark of hope in these tales of ghostly intrigue in dire circumstances.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is a New York Times bestselling illustrator, author and cartoonist. Her work includes a slew of illustrated books, including "Goldfish Ghost," by Lemony Snicket, "The Airport Book," "Picture the Dead," with Adele Griffin, and "Mummy Cat," by Marcus Ewert....

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Shea Ernshaw

Shea Ernshaw is the New York Times bestselling author of "The Wicker Deep" and "Winterwood." She is the winner of the 2019 Oregon Book Award, and both "The Wicked Deep" and "Winterwood" were Indie Next Picks....

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Crystal Smith

Crystal Smith is a writer, photographer and artist who developed an early love of storytelling in a family of voracious readers. Her books are "Bloodleaf" and "Greythorne." She resides in Utah with her high school sweetheart husband and two lively sons....

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