Watchung Booksellers and Montclair Public Library Host Thrills and Chills!Come hear authors read from their books, tell spooky stories (but not too spooky!) and answer questions at Thrills and Chills! A Special Halloween Kids’ Author Panel & Costume Party.

the thicketyWatchung Booksellers and the Montclair Public Library are thrilled to host the first Thrills and Chills author’s panel and Halloween Celebration for kids! Join acclaimed authors Claire Legrand (The Cabinet of Curiosities), Lauren Magaziner (The Only Thing Worse Than Witches), and J. A. White (The Thickety) as they answer questions from the audience and read from their fun and spooky books, just in time for Halloween! Ages 7 and up. A signing and book sale will follow.

Claire Legrand is the author of The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, (a NYPL Best Books for Children in 2012), The Year of Shadows,Winterspell,and Summerfall. She is also one of the four authors behind The Cabinet of Curiosities. Claire lives in Princeton, New Jersey). Lauren Magaziner lives in Brooklyn and works in children’s magazine publishing. The Only Thing Worse Than Witches is her debut novel. J. A. White lives in New Jersey with his wife, three sons. When he’s not making up stories, he teaches a bunch of kids how to make up stories (along with math and science and other important stuff). The Thickety, the first in a trilogy, is his debut novel.

What: Thrills & Chills
When:Tuesday, October 14th, 4pm
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton, Montclair
RSVP: 973-744-7177 or

Liz George is the publisher of Montclair Local.