Porter Square Books is thrilled to welcome Kylie Lee Baker for the release of her latest book, The Empress of Time! In this riveting sequel to The Keeper of Night, a half Reaper, half Shinigami soul collector must defend her title as Japan's Death Goddess from those who would see her--and all of Japan--destroyed. Kylie will be joined in conversation by best-selling author and PSB favorite Amanda Foody, whose latest YA novel All of Our Demise celebrated its release on September 2nd.
This event will take place at Porter Square Books: Cambridge Edition on Tuesday, Ocober 4th at 7pm ET. Masks are required for all attendees. RSVP's, while not required, are strongly recommended -- just scroll down to the bottom of the page for the RSVP link!
Can't make it to the event? We're always happy to set a signed copy aside for you (or put one in the mail)! If you'd like a personalization, be sure to place your order at least 24 hours before the event and include details in the Order Comments section during checkout.
About the Book
Death is her dynasty.
Ren Scarborough is no longer the girl who was chased out of England--she is the Goddess of Death ruling Japan's underworld. But Reapers have recently been spotted in Japan, and it's only a matter of time before Ivy, now Britain's Death Goddess, comes to claim her revenge.
Ren's last hope is to appeal to the god of storms and seas, who can turn the tides to send Ivy's ship away from Japan's shores. But he'll only help Ren if she finds a sword lost thousands of years ago--an impossible demand.
Together with the moon god Tsukuyomi, Ren ventures across the country in a race against time. As her journey thrusts her in the middle of scheming gods and dangerous Yokai demons, Ren will have to learn who she can truly trust--and the fate of Japan hangs in the balance.
Kylie Lee Baker is the author of The Keeper of Night. She grew up in Boston and has since lived in Atlanta, Salamanca, and Seoul. Her writing is informed by her heritage (Japanese, Chinese, and Irish), as well as her experiences living abroad as both a student and teacher. She has a B.A. in Creative Writing and Spanish from Emory University and is currently pursuing a Master of Library and Information Science degree at Simmons University. In her free time, she watches horror movies, plays the cello, and bakes too many cookies.
Amanda Foody is the New York Times and indie bestselling author of the All of Us Villains duology, the Wilderlore series, the Shadow Game series, and more. Her work has appeared in publications including Buzzfeed, Popsugar, Culturess, and Amazon selected All of Us Villains as the Best Young Adult Book of 2021. Originally from Pennsylvania, she lives in Boston, MA with her partner and their orange tabby, Jelly Bean. When not writing, she unironically loves to cook. The third book in the Wilderlore series, The Ever Storms, will release on January 31, 2023, and her next YA novel and adult debut will publish in 2024.
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