Soman Chainani

Wednesday, March 13, 6PM

One of our very favorite authors in the world, Soman Chainani, is coming back to Wild Rumpus! Even better: the fifth installment of New York Times best-selling series The School for Good and Evil comes out on March 5th, 2019!

We can't wait to celebrate the release of book five: A Crystal of Time and ask him lots of questions about Agatha, Sophie, Tedros, and all of our favorite characters from The School for Good and Evil.

Preorder your book here! If you would like your book personally inscribed and signed by Soman Chainani, just indicate to whom you would like it inscribed in the customer notes when you order, or call the bookstore to place your order at 612-920-5005. If you are unable to attend the event, you will be able to pick up your book anytime after March 13th.


 

Date: 
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 6:00pm
Books: 
The School for Good and Evil #5: A Crystal of Time Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062695178
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: HarperCollins - March 5th, 2019

In this fifth installment in Soman Chainani’s New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil fantasy series, the past will come back to haunt the present.

A false king has seized Camelot’s throne, sentencing Tedros, the true king, to death. While Agatha, narrowly escapes the same fate, Sophie is caught in King Rhian’s trap. With her wedding to Rhian approaching, she’s forced to play a dangerous game as her friends’ lives hang in the balance.

All the while, King Rhian’s dark plans for Camelot are taking shape. Now the students of the School for Good and Evil must find a way to restore Tedros to the throne before their stories—and the future of the Endless Woods—are rewritten . . . forever.


The School for Good and Evil #4: Quests for Glory Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062658487
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

If Good and Evil can’t find a way to work together, neither side will survive. With every end comes a new beginning in the fourth installment of Soman Chainani’s New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series, Quests for Glory. Now with a beautifully redesigned cover!

Join Sophie, Agatha, Tedros, and the other students as they begin a new era in the Endless Woods—The Camelot Years—where Evers and Nevers alike must move beyond the bounds of school and into the biggest, boldest adventures of their lives.

The students at the School for Good and Evil thought they had found their final Ever After when they vanquished the malevolent School Master. Now, on their required fourth-year quests, the students face obstacles both dangerous and unpredictable, and the stakes are high: success brings eternal adoration, and failure means obscurity forever.

For their quests, Agatha and Tedros are trying to return Camelot to its former splendor as queen and king. For her quest, Dean Sophie seeks to mold Evil in her own image. But soon they all feel themselves growing more isolated and alone.

When their classmates’ quests plunge into chaos, however, someone must lead the charge to save them . . .


The School for Good and Evil #3: The Last Ever After Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062104960
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

In the riveting third installment of the New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series, everything old is new again, as Sophie and Agatha fight the past as well as the present to find the perfect end to their fairy tale.

Former best friends Sophie and Agatha thought their ending was sealed when they went their separate ways, but their storybook is about to be rewritten and this time theirs isn't the only one. With the girls apart, Evil has taken over and the forces of Good are in deathly peril. Will Agatha and Sophie be able to work together to save them? Will they find their way to being friends again? And will their new ending be the last Ever After they've been searching for?

Soman Chainani delivers action, adventure, laughter, romance, and more twists than ever before in this extraordinary chapter of his epic series.


The School for Good and Evil #2: A World without Princes Cover Image
By Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062104939
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

This paperback edition features extra content including deleted scenes from book one, a chat with Soman Chainani, and a sneak peek at The School for Good and Evil #3: The Last Ever After

In the New York Times bestselling sequel to Soman Chainani's debut, The School for Good and Evil, Sophie and Agatha are back in Gavaldon, living out their Happily Ever After, but life isn't quite the fairy tale they expected. When Agatha wishes she'd chosen a different Happy Ending, she accidentally reopens the gates to the School for Good and Evil, and the girls find that the world they knew has changed.

Witches and princesses reside at the School for Girls, where they've been inspired to live a life without princes, while Tedros and the boys are camping in Evil's old towers. A war is brewing between the schools, but can Agatha and Sophie restore the peace? Can Sophie stay good with Tedros on the hunt? And whose heart does Agatha's belong to her best friend or her prince?

Soman Chainani has created a spectacular world that Newbery Medal-winning author Ann M. Martin calls "a fairy tale like no other, complete with romance, magic, humor, and a riddle that will keep you turning pages until the end.


The School for Good and Evil Cover Image
By Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062104908
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

The New York Times bestselling The School for Good and Evil, the first book in the series, is an epic journey into a dazzling new world, where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. This paperback edition features an Extras section, giving readers a chance to see which school they'd be in and a Q&A with the author, Soman Chainani.

With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil.

The two girls soon find their fortunes reversed Sophie's dumped in the School for Evil to take Uglification, Death Curses, and Henchmen Training, while Agatha finds herself in the School for Good, thrust among handsome princes and fair maidens for classes in Princess Etiquette and Animal Communication.

But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are?


The School for Good and Evil: The Ever Never Handbook Cover Image
By Soman Chainani, Michael Blank (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062423054
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - July 12th, 2016

Wish you could go to the School for Good and Evil? Now you can Join the ranks of heroes and villains who have walked these hallowed halls and mastered what it takes to be placed in their own fairy tales with The Ever Never Handbook.

Soman Chainani's New York Times bestselling series (The School for Good and Evil, A World Without Princes, and The Last Ever After) comes to life in this handbook full of everything students need to learn in order to survive their own fairy tale from dress codes and school rules to alumni portraits, kingdom maps, and much, much more.

Every year, students flock to the School for Good and Evil, ready to prepare for life in a fairy tale. The highest-ranked students become the heroes and villains of the fairy tales, while the lowest end up enchanted animals or plants (if they re lucky, that is).

This handbook is a personal guide to help students to the top of their class from surviving Uglification, to picking your own sidekick or henchman, to earning a part in the yearly school musical, and so much more. And of course, it's in glorious full color and duotone because in the School for Good and Evil, very little is black-and-white.


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