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WIRED Book Signing & Virtual Reality Fun With Award-winning YA Author Caytlyn Brooke

Join Radio Station WINK,  Checkpoint Gaming Lounge, and Cinnabon for an afternoon of fun at Arnot Mall during Caytlyn Brooke’s Wired book signing event.

ECaytlyn_Brooke.jpglmira, NY—Caytlyn Brooke, the award-winning YA author of Wired and Dark Flowers, is hosting a special book signing event on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Arnot Mall in conjunction with local radio station WINK 106.1, Cinnabon, and Checkpoint Gaming Lounge.

Wired is Caytlyn Brooke’s latest novel, which addresses the dangers of smart phone technology in a virtual reality based setting. The novel is receiving rave reviews and has earned two gold medals from the Literary Classics Book Awards as well as first place in the science fiction/fantasy category in the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards.

The signing will take place on Sunday, February 10, 2019 outside Cinnabon from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Meet the author, have your copy signed, and take a photo during this fun meet and greet.

Radio Station WINK 106.1 will be broadcasting live during the event. Stop by and join the fun, including giveaways, T-shirts, and prizes! Listen to the radio interview.

Plus an HTC Vive Pro system will be set up to experience Virtual Reality just like the main character in the book Wired. Gaming system is courtesy of Checkpoint Gaming Lounge.

Attendees will also receive a discount when purchasing a signed copy of Caytlyn’s book and/or Cinnabon products!

Books can sell out fast, so it is suggested to arrive as early as possible. Arnot Mall is located at 3300 Chambers Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845.

To learn more about Caytlyn Brooke and her books, visit her publisher’s website.

About the author: Caytlyn lives in Elmira, NY with her husband Daniel, her two children, and her orange tabby cat, Ana who is only slightly overweight. She can quote any Disney movie and believes that everyone should wear polka dots.

Praise for Wired:

Wired_Caytlyn_Brooke.jpg“In Wired, a frighteningly believable story set in the not-too-distant future, technology has achieved its darkest promise, replacing human interactions and genuine experiences with virtual reality.

Author Caytlyn Brooke has captured the devastating effects of addiction in a fast-paced, imaginative, and compelling story. Wired is a scary story about the dangers of addiction, delivering a powerful lesson without feeling didactic. It is a great book for any teen or young adult.” —Foreword Reviews Magazine

“A masterful tale about how easily addiction can take over even the most successful life and destroy it… Ms. Brooke has created a world that is so realistic in its complexity and the character’s motivations, readers will find themselves reconsidering their own social media use. The path from first use to full addict is very realistic in terms of many types of real addictions. The pace, description, and details such as the foreshadowing is so well done readers will not be able to put this book down or forget this story anytime soon.” —InD’Tale Magazine

“With a plot line that could be torn from tomorrow’s newspaper headlines, Wired by Caytlyn Brooke deftly explores in a fictional format what advances in virtual reality technology could well make real as a social and health problem in another decade or so. An original and riveting read from cover to cover, Wired is unreservedly recommended…” —Midwest Book Review

“…a powerful story that resonates with brutal honesty of tech addictions experienced by so many people today; this book has a powerful message that speaks volumes to YA audiences. Recommended for home and school libraries, Wired has earned the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.” —Children’s Literary Classics

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