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Virtual Friday, November 11, 2022 7:00 PM ET

Shannon Messenger celebrates STELLARLUNE, the newest in the Keeper of the Lost Cities series, with James Ponti

About this Event

Join Barnes & Noble as we welcome New York Times bestselling author, Shannon Messenger, for a live, virtual discussion of STELLARLUNE, the stunning ninth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series, where Sophie and her friends discover the true meaning of power—and evil.

Shannon will be in conversation with James Ponti, author of the New York Times bestselling City Spies series. City of the Dead, book four in the series, will release on February 7, 2023.

EVENT THEME!: KEEPER Stuffed Animal Palooza: Bring your stuffed animal besties to this virtual Keeper of the Lost Cities event with Shannon Messenger! Post a photo of your cuddly friend with #StellarluneTour.

**BONUS!: Each ticket includes a copy of the B&N Exclusive Edition of STELLARLUNE, which contains a beautiful pull-out poster on the inside of the jacket, plus two elements with art drawn by author Shannon Messenger: an illustration on the case of the book and special endpapers! ---> You will also receive three vinyl Iggy stickers and one virtual event only exclusive series vinyl sticker.

**EXTRA BONUS!: Buy any ticket that includes STELLARLUNE BY NOVEMBER 7, and you are automatically entered for a chance to win a prize pack including a signed set of Keeper of the Lost Cities (books 1-9), a set of glitter slime, a swan necklace, a Keeper-themed throw pillow and more. See details and official rules here.


This is a live, ticketed event. You must have a ticket to gain access. Please be sure your correct email is listed when you purchase and that your Eventbrite settings include updates on this event.

  • For book-based tickets: This is for US-based customers ONLY (NO P.O. Boxes), excluding Puerto Rico; P.O. Boxes and all international addresses. Any non US orders, Puerto Rico or P.O. Box mailing addresses will be cancelled and refunded.
  • Books will be mailed AFTER the completion of the live event; please allow ample time for shipping, typically 8-10 business days.
  • Each ticket must have a different email associated with it to gain entry. Any repeated emails will be cancelled and refunded.

Ticket information:

  • B&N Exclusive with Signed Bookplate Admission - $27.98 (Admission + B&N Exclusive Book + Signed Bookplate + 3 vinyl Iggy stickers + 1 virtual-event exclusive series vinyl sticker + tax/shipping): **LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE**: A ticket PER PERSON includes:
    • One signed bookplate.
    • Three vinyl Iggy stickers.
    • One virtual-event exclusive series vinyl sticker.

Event Details:

  • This event will air as a Zoom Webinar. You must be logged into Eventbrite with the email in which you purchased the ticket to access the event. We highly recommend you create an Eventbrite account, as well as download Zoom & familiarize yourself prior to the event for the best possible experience.
    • Access to the event will become available on the evening of the event, Friday, November 11, at 7 PM ET / 6 PM CT / 5 PM MT / 4 PM PT.
    • Access to the event will become available via:
        • OPEN IN ZOOM (highly recommended) or JOIN NOW buttons in your Eventbrite account (found under “Tickets” --> “Go to online event page”) OR your event ticket confirmation email.
        • You will receive reminder emails from Eventbrite before the event. You may also access the event through the reminder email, HOWEVER YOU MUST BE SIGNED INTO EVENTBRITE WITH THE EMAIL IN WHICH YOU PURCHASED THE TICKET.
        • You may be asked to re-enter the email in which you purchased this ticket to re-validate.


  • Disruptive Conduct: Barnes & Noble wants to create a safe virtual space for all. You acknowledge and agree that Barnes & Noble reserves the right to remove you from the Virtual Event if B&N, in its sole discretion, determines that your participation or behavior create a disruption or hinder the Virtual Event or the enjoyment of the Virtual Event content by other attendees.
  • By registering for a paid Barnes & Noble Virtual Event Ticket, you agree not to share, sell or trade your access. If Barnes & Noble determines that you have violated this policy, B&N may cancel your access, retain any payments made by you, and ban you from future Virtual Events.
  • Recording, Live Streaming, and Videotaping. Participants may not record or broadcast audio or video of Barnes & Noble Virtual Events.
  • This is a US-based event ONLY, and please allow ample time for delivery. Due to complications around shipping during the pandemic, delays can be common. All tickets include the cost of shipping to domestic, non-P.O. Box addresses only.

Please note that Eventbrite is the only authorized dealer for this event. Each person must have a ticket to enter.


We cannot guarantee a replay of the program. Please keep this in mind before purchasing a ticket. There will be no refunds for missing the live event.

Event guidelines are subject to change.

Join Barnes & Noble for future virtual events! See our upcoming line-up here.



Sophie Foster changed the game.

Now she's facing impossible choices:

When to act.

When to trust.

When to let go.

Her friends are divided and scattered, and the Black Swan wants Sophie to focus on their projects. But her instincts are leading her somewhere else.

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