Serafina and the Black Cloak

Events

Keep up on our book signing events and festivals in various cities around the country.

Serafina Book 3 Launch Party!

Serafina Book 3 Launch Party!

July 2, 2017, 11:00am - July 2, 2017, 7:00pm

Barnes & Noble, 3 S Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805

Celebrate the arrival of SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART with #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty and his family at an All-Day Launch Party on Sunday, July 2, at Barnes & Noble-Asheville Mall. The fun runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Be among the first readers in the nation to get the eagerly anticipated third book in the hit mystery-thriller Serafina Series from Disney Hyperion. SPLINTERED HEART is set for nationwide release on July 3, but we’re getting things started early in Serafina’s hometown.

The SPLINTERED HEART LAUNCH PARTY is a free, open house-style event. No ticket or purchase is necessary to attend. Numbered wristbands will be distributed to manage the book signing line to meet and talk with the author.

Fun Serafina themed activities are planned throughout the day, including:
-Book signing and personalization with the author (all day)
-Costumed characters from the book trailers (11 a.m.-3 p.m.)
-Photo opportunities with the costumed characters (11 a.m.-3 p.m.) and the author
-Photo opportunities with the Serafina backdrops and the props from the book trailers (all day)
-An English Tea (11 a.m.-noon)
-Ballroom dance and waltz lessons with a choreographer and dancers from the upcoming SPLINTERED HEART book trailer
-Live presentations with wolves (11 a.m-2 p.m.)
-Live presentations with birds of prey (2-5 p.m.)
-Readings by a professional actor of the opening chapters of SPLINTERED HEART (3 and 5 p.m.)
-Caricature artists (1-5 p.m.)
-Roving magician (1-4 p.m.)
-Face painting (2-5 p.m.)
-Free food and drink (all day) and Serafina Dark Forest ice cream (2-5 p.m.)
-Serafina giveaways (all day)

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
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Serafina Book Signing - Johnson City

Serafina Book Signing - Johnson City

July 3, 2017, 6:00pm - July 3, 2017, 9:00pm

Barnes & Noble, 3030 Franklin Terrace, Johnson City, TN 37604

Join #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty to celebrate the release of his new book, SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART, the highly anticipated third book in the hit Serafina mystery-thriller series published by Disney-Hyperion.

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

THE 2017 SUMMER BOOK LAUNCH TOUR! This special event includes a presentation by the author, Q&A, free food & drink, a book signing, lots of Serafina giveaways, and the opportunity to meet the author and fans of Disney Hyperion's runaway book series.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
bit.ly/2dYfpO7
bit.ly/29CUekN
bit.ly/2rFYvtt
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Serafina Book Signing - Hickory

Serafina Book Signing - Hickory

July 4, 2017, 6:00pm - July 4, 2017, 9:00pm

Barnes & Noble, 2405 US-70, Hickory, NC 28602

Join #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty to celebrate the release of his new book, SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART, the highly anticipated third book in the hit Serafina mystery-thriller series published by Disney-Hyperion.

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

THE 2017 SUMMER BOOK LAUNCH TOUR! This special event includes a presentation by the author, Q&A, free food & drink, a book signing, lots of Serafina giveaways, and the opportunity to meet the author and fans of Disney Hyperion's runaway book series.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
bit.ly/2dYfpO7
bit.ly/29CUekN
bit.ly/2rFYvtt
... See MoreSee Less

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Serafina Book Signing - Greensboro

Serafina Book Signing - Greensboro

July 5, 2017, 6:00pm - July 5, 2017, 9:00pm

Barnes & Noble, Friendly Center, 3102 Northline Ave, Greensboro, NC 27408

Join #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty to celebrate the release of his new book, SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART, the highly anticipated third book in the hit Serafina mystery-thriller series published by Disney-Hyperion.

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

THE 2017 SUMMER BOOK LAUNCH TOUR! This special event includes a presentation by the author, Q&A, free food & drink, a book signing, lots of Serafina giveaways, and the opportunity to meet the author and fans of Disney Hyperion's runaway book series.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
bit.ly/2dYfpO7
bit.ly/29CUekN
bit.ly/2rFYvtt
... See MoreSee Less

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Serafina Book Signing - Charlotte

Serafina Book Signing - Charlotte

July 6, 2017, 11:00am - July 6, 2017, 2:00pm

Barnes & Noble, Arboretum, 3327 Pineville-Matthews Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226

Join #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty to celebrate the release of his new book, SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART, the highly anticipated third book in the hit Serafina mystery-thriller series published by Disney-Hyperion.

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

THE 2017 SUMMER BOOK LAUNCH TOUR! This special event includes a presentation by the author, Q&A, free food & drink, a book signing, lots of Serafina giveaways, and the opportunity to meet the author and fans of Disney Hyperion's runaway book series.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
bit.ly/2dYfpO7
bit.ly/29CUekN
bit.ly/2rFYvtt
... See MoreSee Less

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Serafina Book Signing - Greenville, SC

Serafina Book Signing - Greenville, SC

July 6, 2017, 6:00pm - July 6, 2017, 9:00pm

Barnes & Noble, Shops at Greenridge, 1125 Woodruff Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

Join #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty to celebrate the release of his new book, SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART, the highly anticipated third book in the hit Serafina mystery-thriller series published by Disney-Hyperion.

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

THE 2017 SUMMER BOOK LAUNCH TOUR! This special event includes a presentation by the author, Q&A, free food & drink, a book signing, lots of Serafina giveaways, and the opportunity to meet the author and fans of Disney Hyperion's runaway book series.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
bit.ly/2dYfpO7
bit.ly/29CUekN
bit.ly/2rFYvtt
... See MoreSee Less

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Serafina Book Signing - Knoxville

Serafina Book Signing - Knoxville

July 7, 2017, 6:00pm - July 7, 2017, 9:00pm

Barnes & Noble, Suburban Plaza, 8029 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919

Join #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty to celebrate the release of his new book, SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART, the highly anticipated third book in the hit Serafina mystery-thriller series published by Disney-Hyperion.

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

THE 2017 SUMMER BOOK LAUNCH TOUR! This special event includes a presentation by the author, Q&A, free food & drink, a book signing, lots of Serafina giveaways, and the opportunity to meet the author and fans of Disney Hyperion's runaway book series.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
bit.ly/2dYfpO7
bit.ly/29CUekN
bit.ly/2rFYvtt
... See MoreSee Less

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Serafina Book Signing - Asheville

Serafina Book Signing - Asheville

July 8, 2017, 2:00pm - July 8, 2017, 6:00pm

Barnes & Noble, Biltmore Park, 33 Town Square Blvd, Asheville, NC 28803

Join #1 New York Times Best Selling author Robert Beatty to celebrate the release of his new book, SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART, the highly anticipated third book in the hit Serafina mystery-thriller series published by Disney-Hyperion.

SPLINTERED HEART continues the adventures of Serafina, a brave and unusual cat-like girl, and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt, who live at the grand Biltmore Estate during the 1890s amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Young and old alike are enjoying the series, a spooky, Southern gothic thriller that mixes history, mystery, and magic. The book is being taught in more than a thousand classrooms nationwide.

THE 2017 SUMMER BOOK LAUNCH TOUR! This special event includes a presentation by the author, Q&A, costumed book characters, free food & drink, a book signing, lots of Serafina giveaways, and the opportunity to meet the author and fans of Disney Hyperion's runaway book series.

The first two books in the Serafina Series are #1 New York Times Best Sellers. Book 1, SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK, won the prestigious 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, and Book 2, SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF, earned a “Starred Review” from Kirkus Reviews, which said, “Even better than its predecessor, a sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.” TWISTED STAFF is also a finalist for the 2017 Southern Book Prize.

Be sure to watch the exciting book trailers for Books 1, 2 & 3:
bit.ly/2dYfpO7
bit.ly/29CUekN
bit.ly/2rFYvtt
... See MoreSee Less

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Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty published by Disney Hyperion. © 2017 Site by Robert Beatty BILTMORE ESTATE® images used with permission Voted #1 Best Middle Grade Books for 2015