Liz Rosenberg, author of The Moonlight Palace, on tour October 2014

Posted By on June 22, 2014

The Moonlight PalaceAbout The Moonlight Palace

Paperback: 174 pages

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (October 1, 2014)

Agnes Hussein, descendant of the last sultan of Singapore and the last surviving member of her immediate family, has grown up among her eccentric relatives in the crumbling Kampong Glam palace, a once-opulent relic given to her family in exchange for handing over Singapore to the British.

Now Agnes is seventeen and her family has fallen into genteel poverty, surviving on her grandfather’s pension and the meager income they receive from a varied cast of boarders. As outside forces conspire to steal the palace out from under them, Agnes struggles to save her family and finds bravery, love, and loyalty in the most unexpected places. The Moonlight Palace is a coming-of-age tale rich with historical detail and unforgettable characters set against the backdrop of dazzling 1920s Singapore.

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Liz Rosenberg, professor of English, General Literature & RhetorAbout Liz Rosenburg

Liz Rosenberg is the author of more than thirty award-winning books, including novels and nonfiction for adults, poetry collections, and books for young readers. She has been the recipient of numerous prizes, including the Paterson Prize, the Bank Street Award, the Center for the Book Award, and a Fulbright fellowship in Northern Ireland in 2014. She is a professor of English and creative writing at Binghamton University, in upstate New York, where she has received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. She has guest-taught all over the United States and abroad, and has written a book column for the Boston Globe for the past twenty-five years. Her previous novels, Home Repair and The Laws of Gravity, have been bestsellers in the United States, Europe, and Canada. She and her husband, David, were raised on Long Island, and went to the same summer camp at ages seven and eight, respectively.

 

Liz Rosenburg’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Monday, October 6th: Reading Reality

Monday, October 6th: Great Imaginations

Tuesday, October 7th: A Bookish Affair

Wednesday, October 8th:  Savvy Verse and Wit

Thursday, October 9th:  A Bookish Way of Life

Friday, October 10th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Monday, October 13th: Bibliotica

Tuesday, October 14th: Book Dilettante

Wednesday, October 15th: Svetlana’s Reads and Views

Thursday, October 16th: Brooke Blogs

Tuesday, October 21st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Wednesday, October 22nd: BookNAround

Wednesday, October 22nd: Lavish Bookshelf

Thursday, October 23rd: Broken Teepee

Friday, October 24th: Wensend

Monday, October 27th: The Whimsical Cottage

Tuesday, October 28th: Missris

Wednesday, October 29th: Good Girl Gone Redneck

Wednesday, October 29th: Time 2 Read

Thursday, October 30th: Kahakai Kitchen

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