The Nightland Express

Riders wanted. Double-goods preferred. The Nightland Express out now from Erewhon Books.


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The Nightland Express

Out now from Erewhon Books.

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Meet J.M. Lee

J.M. Lee is an author and writing mentor with a background in linguistics and film. He spent his formative years searching for talking animals and believing he could control the weather.

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November 8, 2022

The Nightland Express Signing at Red Balloon Bookshop

November 18. Saint Paul, MN
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Summer Publishing Institute

June 11, University of St. Thomas
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May 11, 2020

The Nightland Express Cover Reveal!


Tonight, Red Balloon is so excited to host @joeyverse in celebration of his YA debut, THE NIGHTLAND EXPRESS! He'll be joined by fellow author @HMBouwman. If you like books AND fun (and treats!), then join us at 6:30pm!

It was bomabom to see everyone this weekend at the @Thames_Con Great Con-Junction in LA! And now one for my home-folk: Join me and @HMBouwman Wed. 16 Nov @RedBalloonBooks for portals & faeries. Note that (FREE!) pre-registration is required!


If you’re in LA for The Great Con-Junction this weekend, (@Thames_Con) please find @joeyverse there, author of THE NIGHTLAND EXPRESS! ✨🐎

And if you’re a Saint Paul local, he’ll be @RedBalloonBooks on 11/16 with @HMBouwman to launch this fantastic new YA book. Buy a copy today!

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