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Upstairs at Better Read Than Dead

A.J. Betts on Hive and Rogue with Olivia O'Flynn

'Rogue' is the stunning conclusion to The Vault duology by A.J. Betts, which commenced with the bestseller and firm staff favourite, 'Hive'. A.J. joins our very own Olivia O'Flynn to discuss these superb books and the writing journey.

A.J. Betts on Hive and Rogue with Olivia O'Flynn
A.J. Betts on Hive and Rogue with Olivia O'Flynn

Time & Location

04 Aug 2019, 3:00 pm

Upstairs at Better Read Than Dead, 265 King Street, Newtown NSW, Australia

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About The Event

Rogue is the thrilling conclusion to The Vault duology by the award-winning, internationally bestselling author A. J. Betts, which commenced with the bestseller and firm staff favourite, Hive

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A. J. joins our very own Olivia O'Flynn to discuss these superb books and the writing journey. 

About Rogue

There was no going back; there was no choice, anymore. I'd chosen out and this was it: hot-cold, dry-wet, bright-dark and lonely.

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Hayley has gone rogue.

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She's left everything she's ever known - her friends, her bees, her whole world - because her curiosity was too big to fit within the walls of her underwater home.

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But what is this new world she's come to? Has Hayley finally found somewhere she can belong?

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Or will she have to keep running?

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Rogue is the thrilling conclusion to Hive from award-winning, internationally bestselling author A. J. Betts.

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Praise

"A striking dystopian world: Hive carves out a niche through intriguing and original world-building [with] enough imaginative vitamin to tease readers into anticipating the second and final volume in the series." The Sydney Morning Herald.

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About the Author

A. J. Betts is an Australian author, speaker, teacher and cyclist and has a PhD on the topic of wonder, in life and in reading.

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She has written three novels for young adults. Her third novel, Zac & Mia, won the 2012 Text Prize, the 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award, and the 2014 Ethel Turner prize for young adults at the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards and was shortlisted for the 2014 Queensland Literary Award. Inspired by her work in a children's hospital, Zac & Mia is available in 14 countries.

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A. J. is originally from Queensland but has lived in Perth since 2004.

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