Book Launch for Julie Berry's YA PASSION OF DOLSSA

Event date: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
2207 Honolulu Ave
cross street Verdugo Rd./ east end of Montrose Shopping Park
Montrose, CA 91020

Rave reviews, critial acclaim and ardent fans are typical of JULIE BERRY's books.  Her newest historical fiction masterpiece, THE PASSION OF DOLSSA, is no different.

In mid-thirteenth century Provence, Dolssa de Stigata is a fervently religious girl who feels the call to preach, condemned by the Inquisition as an "unnatural woman," and hunted by the Dominican Friar Lucien who fears a resurgence of the Albigensian heresy; Botille is a matchmaker trying to protect her sisters from being branded as gypsies or witches--but when she finds the hunted Dolssa dying on a hillside, she feels compelled to protect her, a decision that may cost her everything.

We are delighted to host this uber-talented writer for her book launch.  Please join us in celebrating the release of THE PASSION OF DOLSSA.

About Julie: Julie Berry grew up in western New York. She holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. She now lives in southern California with her husband and four sons. "All the Truth That s in Me "(September 2013, Viking) was Julie s first young adult novel. It earned five starred reviews and garnered widespread critical praise. It was nominated for the Edgar Award for Young Adult Mystery, and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal (UK), and was the recipient of the 2014 Silver Inky award, the Whitney Award for YA, and the Westchester Fiction Prize. Julie is also the author of seven other critically acclaimed titles for young readers. Her works appear in international versions worldwide. Prior to becoming an author, she worked in software sales and marketing. Find her online at, or on Twitter at @julieberrybooks.


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ISBN: 9780451469922
Availability: Backordered
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2016

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