SNL's Ana Gasteyer and Author Ann Brashares Promote New Novel in Comedic Video
The original queen of YA literature and author of the internationally bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series Ann Brashares is back on the teen scene with her biggest novel yet THE HERE AND NOW (Delacorte Press/ On sale April 8, 2014 / $18.99).
Brashares started a cultural phenomenon with The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, which began in 2001, produced two major motion picture adaptations, and has sold over 8 million copies.
In THE HERE AND NOW, an epic romantic thriller, Brashares enters a whole new world while still capturing the teen voice and heart in the way we have come to know and love from her. 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 in which the world has been left in ruins.Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules, and she does as she's told, believing she can help prevent the plague that will one day ravage the earth and stop humanity's destruction. But everything changes when Prenna falls for Ethan Jarves.
THE HERE AND NOW will release with a 150,000-copy first printing and a major marketing and publicity campaign. Ann Brashares will embark on a 10-city national book tour at publication, meeting fans in New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle.