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Twitter chat with Ann Brashares 4/17 at 5 pm

You know this name, but have you heard of her new book: The Here and Now?

The Here and Now was release on April 8, 2014. While there might be some time traveling involved, there are no magical pants in sight.

Ann Brashares is participating in a Twitter chat, Thursday (today), April 17th at 5 pm EST. Use the hashtag #THEHEREANDNOW to join the conversation. 


Other great news: The Here and Now is going to be a movie! Yep, that's right. Another YA novel turned Blockbuster hit is heading our way.

Ann Brashares will be on NPR's weekend edition on Saturday, April 19th to discuss The Here and Now.



The Here and NowAn unforgettable epic romantic thriller about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to.

Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love.

This is the story of seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She came from a different time—a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins.

Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules: never reveal where they’re from, never interfere with history, and never, ever be intimate with anyone outside their community. Prenna does as she’s told, believing she can help prevent the plague that will one day ravage the earth.

But everything changes when Prenna falls for Ethan Jarves. 


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