Local author Amanda Eyre Ward releases her new novel, Close Your Eyes.
This new novel is a dark mystery partially inspired by real events. For most of her life, Lauren Mahdian has been certain of two things: that her mother is dead, and that her father is a murderer. But when she begins to question that reality, her whole world shifts focus.
To celebrate the book's release, beer (and root beer) will be provided courtesy of Saint Arnold's Brewing Co., and the rock band Schmillion is playing from 6:30-7pm.
There will also be a fantastic contest for young writers co-sponsored by the Austin Bat Cave. Teens are invited to submit original work to enter for a chance to win the opportunity to read alongside Amanda Ward at her launch party. For more infomation about the contest, visit Austin Bat Cave.