Authors pay visit to Ipswich Waterstones for book signings

The Waterstones store in Ipswich has a host of activities lined up. Picture: JASON NOBLE

The Waterstones store in Ipswich has a host of activities lined up. Picture: JASON NOBLE - Credit: Archant

Young adult author Melinda Salisbury met with bookworms at Ipswich Waterstones on Wednesday, as part of the store’s programme of author visits.

Young adult author Melinda Salisbury visited the Ipswich Waterstones store. Picture: JEM GOODING

Young adult author Melinda Salisbury visited the Ipswich Waterstones store. Picture: JEM GOODING - Credit: Archant

The fantasy author met with the store’s YA book club to talk about her fantasy series, The Sin Eater’s Daughter before answering questions on themes in the books, including feminism and folklore.

Young adult author Melinda Salisbury visited the Ipswich Waterstones store. Picture: JEM GOODING

Young adult author Melinda Salisbury visited the Ipswich Waterstones store. Picture: JEM GOODING - Credit: Archant

On Wednesday, April 12, Lisa Thompson will be in store to sign copies of her book Goldfish Boy and talking to young readers.

Lisa Thompson is due to visit the Ipswich Waterstones. Picture: JEM GOODING

Lisa Thompson is due to visit the Ipswich Waterstones. Picture: JEM GOODING - Credit: Archant

Her books, popular with children aged between nine and 12 who are fans of David Walliams’ books.

Jem Gooding, children’s books seller at the store said: “Having authors here putting stories directly into the hands and heads of book fans is exactly what the bookshop experience is all about, it is exciting and a pleasure to be involved.”

Keep up to date on upcoming author visits by following @ipswichYAbooks and @Wstonesipswich on Twitter, and for full detail of Easter events see the in-store events board.

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