Diane Guerrero & More In the City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 7/16-7/22)

Happy Monday book nerds! There are a great number of events happening this week. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to keep up to date with all the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, July 16

Launch Event for Letting Go of Gravity by Meg Leder at Books of Wonder (6:30-8 p.m.)

Join Meg Leder as she shares her new novel, Letting Go of Gravity. Free event.

Tuesday, July 17

Launch Event for Campfire by Shawn Sarles at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of Campfire by Shawn Sarles with a special in-conversation event with Barry Lyga (I Hunt Killers). Free event.

My Family Divided by Diana Guerrero at The Strand (7-8 p.m.)

Join Orange Is the New Black star Diane Guerrero as she shares her biographical book, My Family Divided. She’ll be in conversation with Bustle Books senior editor Cristina Arreola. Free event.

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Jeff Giles, Adam Gidwitz, & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 7/9-15)

Welcome back book nerds! Now that the Fourth of July is over, it’s time to get back to regularly scheduled bookish events, and this week there are plenty of good ones. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to get updates on all the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, July 9

Launching Jeff Giles’ The Brink of Darkness at McNally Jackson Books (7 p.m.)

Join Jeff Giles as he celebrates the release of his latest novel, The Brink of Darkness. Free event.

Saturday, July 14

Launch Event for The Basque Dragon with Adam Gidwitz at Books of Wonder (1-3 p.m.)

Join Adam Gidwitz as he shares the second installment in the Unicorn Society series, The Basque Dragon. Free event.

Sunday, July 15

Amy Ephron in Conversation With Her Editor, Jill Santopolo at Books of Wonder Uptown (2-4 p.m.)

Join author Amy Ephron as she shares her latest novel, Carnival Magic. She’ll be joined by her editor and fellow author, Jill Santopolo (The Light We Lost). Free event.

Launch Party for Mightier Than the Sword by Drew Callander and Alana Harrison at Books of Wonder (3-5 p.m.)

Join authors Drew Callander and Alana Harrison as they share their new illustrated middle-grade novel, Mightier Than the Sword. Free event.

Lauren Spieller, Dahlia Adler, & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/25-7/1)

Happy Monday, book nerds! There isn’t too much going on this week but the two events that are happening look fantastic. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to keep to date with all the bookish events happening around the city.

Tuesday, June 26

Launch Event for Your Destination is on the Left by Lauren Spieller at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Lauren Spieller for her debut novel, Your Destination is on the Left. Lauren will be in conversation with fellow author Dahlia Adler (Just Visiting). Free event.

Launching A Thousand Beginnings and Endings at McNally Jackson (7 p.m.)

Join six of the talented authors featured in A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, an anthology of Asian myth and legend retellings. Free event.

Meet Meredith Goldstein & Carolyn Cohagan This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/18-24)

There are only two events happening this week but they’re both going to be great. Check out the schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to keep to date on all the bookish events happening around the city.

Thursday, June 21

Launch Event for Meredith Goldstein at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Meredith Goldstein as she shares her new novel, Chemistry Lessons. Goldstein will be in conversation with her editor, Elizabeth Entenman. Free event.

Friday, June 22

Launch Event for Time Next by Carolyn Cohagan at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Carolyn Cohagan as she shares her new novel, Time Next, the sequel to Time Zero. Free event.

Marisha Pessl, Adele Griffin, & More In the City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/11-17)

As we get closer to summer vacation events are beginning to wind down, but there are still a number of great events happening around the city. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to get regular updates on bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, June 11

Always Forever Maybe Launch Party at McNally Jackson Books – Prince St. (7 p.m.)

Join author Anica Mrose Rissi for the launch of her new novel Always Forever Maybe. There will be snacks and prosecco for the 21+ crowd. Free event.

Tuesday, June 12

Meet Saundra Mitchell for All Out at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join author/editor Saundra Mitchell as she shares her amazing anthology All Out. She’ll be joined by contributors Dahlia Adler and Kody Keplinger. Free event.

Meet Andrew McCarthy and Adele Griffin at Barnes and Noble 86th & Lexington Ave (7 p.m.)

Join Pretty in Pink actor and author Andrew McCarthy and author Adele Griffin as they discuss their new releases Just Fly Away and Tell Me No Lies. Free event.

Thursday, June 14

Marisha Pessl in Conversation With Melissa Albert at Barnes & Noble Tribeca (6-9 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of bestselling author Marisha Pessl’s new novel, Neverworld Wake. She will be in conversation with B&N Teen Blog editor and NYT bestselling author Melissa Albert. Priority seating with purchase of the book at the store.

Andrew McCarthy & Adele Griffin at Books Are Magic (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

Join Andrew McCarthy (Just Fly Away) and Adele Griffin (Tell Me No Lies) as they discuss their new novels. Free event.

Saturday, June 16

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

Come to Books of Wonder Uptown for a great middle grade panel featuring Mary Winn Heider (The Mortification of Fovea Munson), Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison (Every Shiny Thing), Melissa Sarno (Just Under the Clouds), and Barbara Dee (Everything I Know About You). The authors will be in conversation with author Coe Booth. Free event.

Morgan Matson, Brandy Colbert, & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/4-6/10)

Were there authors you missed at BookCon? Never fear! This week is packed with author events that’ll make you feel like BookCon is still going on. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to get regular updates on the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, June 4

Launch Party for Mayfly by Jeff Sweat at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Jeff Sweat as he introduces his debut futuristic thriller, Mayfly. Free event.

Tuesday, June 5

Launching Morgan Matson’s Save the Date at McNally Jackson Books – Prince Street (6 p.m.)

Meet Morgan Matson as she celebrates the release of her latest novel, Save the Date. Though books will already be pre-signed you can meet and chat with Morgan and get your books personalized. Free event.

Launch Event for Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join Kristina Perez and fellow authors, Heidi Heilig (The Ship Beyond Time) and Elizabeth Lim (Reflection), as they celebrate the release of Perez’s novel, Sweet Black Waves. Free event.

A Reading And Q&A With Brandy Colbert at The Langston Hughes House (7-9 p.m.)

Join award-winning author Brandy Colbert for a reading of her new novel, Finding Yvonne, followed by a Q&A. Free event.

Thursday, June 7

Epic Reads Summer Meet-Up at Astoria Bookshop (6:30 p.m.)

Join authors Justina Ireland (Dread Nation), Tiffany D. Jackson (Monday’s Not Coming), Anica Mrose Rissi (Always Forever Maybe), Robyn Schneider (Invisible Ghosts), and Joelle Charbonneau (Eden Conquered) for a fun round-table discussion. Purchase of any of the authors’ new books is required to participate.

Friday, June 8

The Belles and Brujas Tour at Barnes & Noble 82nd & Broadway (7 p.m.)

Authors Zoraida Córdova (Bruja Born) and Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles) will be in conversation with Laura Sebastian (Ash Princess) and Tochi Onyebuchi (Beasts Made of Night). Free event.

Saturday, June 9

Great Middle Grade Reads at Books of Wonder (1-3 p.m.)

Join authors Paul Noth (How to Sell Your Family to Aliens), Peter Brown (The Wild Robot Escapes), Gordon Korman (Whatshisface), Camille DeAngelis (The Boy From Tomorrow), Catherine Gilbert Murdock (Book of Boy), and Julie Berry (The Emperor’s Ostrich) for a middle grade event you won’t forget. Free event.

Meet Annabeth Bondor-Stone & Connor White at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Meet authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White for their new book, Time Tracers: The Stolen Summers. Free event.

Sunday, June 10

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

Join Jeanne Birdsall as she introducers her novel, The Penderwicks at Last. Free event.

Kate Messner and Friends Talk Middle Grade at McNally Jackson – Williamsburg (4 p.m.)

Celebrate middle grade fiction with five exceptional authors. Free event.

BookCon & More Events Happening This Week (YA Book Events NYC 5/28-6/3)

Happy Book Expo/Book Con week! All the authors are town this week for the big event, but there are also some other events happening around the city. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to keep updated on all the bookish events happening around the city.

Tuesday, May 29

Blogbound Con at Jefferson Market Library (5-8 p.m.)

Join authors and bloggers as they come together to discuss issues relating to kidlit and YA blogging. Free event. Sign up here.

Launch Event for Front Desk by Kelly Yang at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Come meet Kelly Yang as she introduces her novel, Front Desk, and answers questions from the audience. Free event.

Friday, June 1

Marie Lu & Friends Author Panel at B&N Union Square (6 p.m.)

Marie Lu will be on an amazing panel with Renee Ahdieh, Sabaa Tahir, Ransom Riggs, and Melissa de la Cruz, moderated by Mashable’s MJ Franklin. A limited number of wristbands for event access will be distributed with book purchase beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the event.

Saturday, June 2

BookCon at Javits Center (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

The biggest book event of the year is here! Join authors Alexandra Bracken, Angie Thomas, Tomi Adeyemi, Adam Silvera, and so many more. Tickets are $35 online; $45 onsite.

David Arnold, Becky Albertalli, and Adam Silvera at B&N Union Square (6:30 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of David Arnold’s new novel, The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik, with Arnold, Adam Silvera, and Becky Albertalli. A limited number of wristbands for event access will be distributed with purchase of at least one of the featured titles beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the event.

Sunday, June 3

BookCon at Javits Center (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

The biggest book event of the year is here! Join authors Alexandra Bracken, Angie Thomas, Tomi Adeyemi, Adam Silvera, and so many more. Tickets are $30 online; $40 onsite.