The Bronx Book Festival & More Events Happening This Week (YA Book Events NYC 5/14-5/20)

Happy Monday, book nerds! This week there are plenty of great events to check out so make sure to read the full schedule and follow YA Book Events NYC to keep up to date with the latest bookish events happening around the city.

Tuesday, May 15

My So-Called Bollywood Life by Nisha Sharma Event at Barnes & Noble Tribeca (6 p.m.)

Join debut author Nisha Sharma as she discusses her novel, My So-Called Bollywood Life, with Trisha Sakhua-Walia, CEO of Brown Girl magazine. Free event.

Wednesday, May 16

Writing Young Adult Fantasy & Women in Publishing at Astoria Bookshop (7-8 p.m.)

Join Sara Holland (Everless), Laura Sebastian (Ash Princess), and Lexa Hillyer (Winter Glass) for a fun panel about YA fantasy. Moderated by Patrice Caldwell. Free event.

Friday, May 18

Launch Event for The Accidental Bad Girl by Maxine Kaplan at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Maxine Kaplan for the release of her novel, The Accidental Bad Girl. She’ll be joined by Peabody Award-winning journalist Brooke Gladstone. Free event.

Saturday, May 19

Bronx Book Festival at Fordham Plaza (9 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Join authors Elizabeth Acevedo, Daniel José Older, Lilliam Rivera, Adam Silvera, and more for the first ever Bronx Book Festival. Free event, but you must RSVP.

Great Middle Grade Adventures at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Join authors Camille DeAngelis (The Boy From Tomorrow), Lauren Magaziner (Wizardmatch), Rebecca Behrens (The Last Grand Adventure), and Sarah Beth Durst (The Stone Girl’s Story) for a fun panel. Free event.

Launch Event for All of This Is True by Lygia Day Peñaflor at Bank Street Bookstore (4-5:30 p.m.)

Join Lygia Day Peñaflor for the launch of her thrilling new novel, All of This Is True. Free event.

Sunday, May 20

Launch Party for Claire Legrand at Books of Wonder (2-4 p.m.)

Join NYT bestselling author Claire Legrand for the launch of her new book Furyborn. She’ll be joined by NYT bestselling author Melissa Albert (The Hazel Wood). Free event.

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