Avid Bookshop presents Amy Bonnaffons for her book, The Regrets. This event will take place on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, from 6:30-7:30 pm at Old Fire Hall No. 2 on Prince Avenue and is free and open to the public. We encourage you to purchase a copy of the book to get it signed by the author!
You can purchase this event book online from Avid Bookshop here
GIVEAWAY ALERT: Every customer who has preordered a book or buys one at the event will be entered to win a Little, Brown tote and a cute ghostly necklace to sport in support of the book. You must be present at the event in order to win.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Reality and dream collide in Amy Bonnaffons' dazzling, darkly playful debut novel about a love affair between the living and the dead.
For weeks, Rachel has been noticing the same golden-haired young man sitting at her Brooklyn bus stop, staring off with a melancholy air. When, one day, she finally musters the courage to introduce herself, the chemistry between them is undeniable: Thomas is wise, witty, handsome, mysterious, clearly a kindred spirit. There's just one tiny problem: He's dead.
Stuck in a surreal limbo governed by bureaucracy, Thomas is unable to "cross over" to the afterlife until he completes a 90-day stint on earth, during which time he is forbidden to get involved with a member of the living-lest he incur "regrets." When Thomas and Rachel break this rule, they unleash a cascade of bizarre, troubling consequences.
Set in the hallucinatory borderland between life and death, The Regrets is a gloriously strange and breathtakingly sexy exploration of love, the cataclysmic power of fantasies, and the painful, exhilarating work of waking up to reality, told with uncommon grace and humor by a visionary artist at the height of her imaginative power.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Amy Bonnaffons is the author of the story collection The Wrong Heaven. She has an MFA from NYU and is currently pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.