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A Virtual Evening with Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Aurora BurningJoin us for a virtual author event with New York Times bestselling authors AMIE KAUFMAN and JAY KRISTOFF just two days after the release of Aurora Burning, the second book in The Aurora Cycle series.

Moderated by bestselling author Claire Legrand.

The first 100 people who purchase a copy of Aurora Burning on or before May 7, 2020, will receive a bookplate signed by authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.

Our heroes are back . . . kind of. From the bestselling co-authors of the Illuminae Files comes the second book in the epic Aurora Cycle series about a squad of misfits, losers, and discipline cases who just might be the galaxy's best hope for survival.

First, the bad news: an ancient evil--you know,your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal--is about to be unleashed.The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They've just got to take care of a few small distractions first.

Like the clan of gremps who'd like to rearrange their favorite faces.

And the cadre of illegit GIA agents with creepy flowers where their eyes used to be, who'll stop at nothing to get their hands on Auri.

Then there's Kal's long-lost sister, who's not exactly happy to see her baby brother, and has a Syldrathi army at her back.With half the known galaxy on their tails, Squad 312 has never felt so wanted.

When they learn the Hadfield has been found, it's time to come out of hiding. Two centuries ago, the colony ship vanished, leaving Auri as its sole survivor. Now, its black box might be what saves them. But time is short, and if Auri can't learn to master her powers asa Trigger, the squad and all their admirers are going to be deader than theGreat Ultrasaur of Abraaxis IV.

Shocking revelations, bank heists, mysterious gifts, inappropriately tight bodysuits, and an epic firefight will determine the fate of the Aurora Legion's most unforgettable heroes--and maybe the rest of the galaxy as well. 

Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff are the New York Times bestselling co-authors of the Illuminae Files. Amie has also co-written (with Meagan Spooner) the Starbound and the Unearthed trilogies. Jay is the author of the LIFEL1K3 series, as well as the Nevernight Chronicle and the Lotus War series for adults. Collectively, Amie and Jay stand 12'5" tall and live in Melbourne, Australia, with two long-suffering spouses, two rescue dogs, and a plentiful supply of caffeine. They met thanks to international taxation law, and stuck together due to a shared love of blowing things up and breaking hearts. You can learn more about Amie at or @AmieKaufman; look for Jay at or @misterkristoff. 

Claire Legrand is the New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn, the first book in the Empirium Trilogy, as well as the YA horror novel Sawkill Girls and the Edgar Award finalist Some Kind of Happiness. Her other novels include The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, The Year of Shadows, Winterspell, and Foxheart. She is one of the four authors behind The Cabinet of Curiosities, an anthology of dark middle grade fiction. She lives in New Jersey, where she works as a librarian. Visit her at and on Twitter @clairelegrand.







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Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 8:00pm EDT
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