Author has all the marbles in young adult book

<p>A hand-made replica of the marble board from ÔThe Marble Game,Õ by Sarah Sloane. Submitted photo</p>

LONG BEACH, Wash. - As part of the popular cash mob series, NIVA Green will be holding a spring party Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and 24. The event includes a book signing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday by local author and artist Sarah Sloane, who will be signing her novel, "The Marble Game," a chapter book for 9- to 13-year-old readers. She will also be showing her hand-made replica of the marble board featured in the book.

"The Marble Game" is currently on Smashword's bestseller list for chapter books.

Sloane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She has worked as a freelance illustrator, a dance teacher and a garden designer and has lived in California, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington.

NIVA Green is located at 104 Pacific Ave., N. and can be reached at 360-642-2327.



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