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St. Louis County Library Presents Teen Authors Ally Carter and Victoria Schwab

Press Release

Monday, January 21, 2013 - 12:00p.m.


The St. Louis County Library Foundation’s Reading Garden Event Series presents a special night with popular teen authors Ally Carter and Victoria Schwab. Ally Carter will discuss the latest installment in her popular Heist Society series, ‘Perfect Scoundrels.” Victoria Schwab will discuss her teen thriller, “The Archived.” The event will be on Saturday, February 16, 7:00 p.m. at Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

Copies of the authors’ books will be for sale at the event from Barnes & Noble.  A question-and-answer forum and book signing will follow the program. The program is free and open to the public.

Author of the bestselling Gallagher Girls series, Ally Carter presents the third installment in her Heist Society series featuring teenage criminal mastermind Katarina Bishop.

In “Perfect Scoundrels,” Kat is forced to keep a level head as she and her crew fight for one of their own. Only Kat could come up with the ambitious and far-reaching plan. To pull it off, Kat is prepared to do the impossible, but first, she has to decide if she’s willing to save her boyfriend’s company if it means losing the boy.

A Washington University graduate and up-and-coming talent in teen fiction, Victoria Schwab’s “The Archived” is a gripping, supernatural thriller about a mysterious library of the dead and the 16-year-old tasked with handling the dangerous souls who escape. Schwab’s is also the author of the YA novel “The Near Witch.”

St. Louis County Library Foundation’s Reading Garden Event Series hosts free family events with authors and musicians. Sponsors include Commerce Bank, Companion, and the Sara Guth Costigan Memorial Fund.

Program sites are accessible. Upon two weeks notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Contact St. Louis County Library by phone 314-994-3300 or visit