Monday blues got you down? Well hopefully this list of events will get you excited. This week there are a number of great events happening so mark your calendar and as always 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, September 17
Launch Party for Escaping From Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)
Join Kerri Maniscalco as she celebrates the launch of her new book, Escaping From Houdini. She will be in conversation with Laura Sebastian (Ash Princess). Free event.
Tuesday, September 18
Ibi Zoboi Presents Pride at Greenlight Bookstore (7:30 p.m.)
From National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi comes Pride, a gorgeous retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Zoboi will discuss her new novel with Elizabeth Acevedo (The Poet X), followed by a reception to celebrate the book’s launch.
Thursday, September 20
Launch Event for Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)
Join authors Dhonielle Clayton, Heidi Heilig, Kody Keplinger, and Karuna Riazi as they present their new anthology, Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens. They’ll be in conversation with editor Grace Kendall. Free event.
Friday, September 21
Secrets of Publishing Panel at Barnes & Noble Union Square (6 p.m.)
New School professor Susan Shapiro (The Byline Bible) and author/activist Renée Watson (Piecing Me Together) invite you to a conversation where panelists will discuss the secrets of publishing and will celebrate their new books.
Sunday, September 23
Launch Party for The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden by Karina Yan Glasser at Books of Wonder (1-3 p.m.)
Celebrate the launch of Karina Yan Glasser’s second Vanderbeekers book with the author. Free event.
Great Middle Grade Reads Event at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)
Authors Katherine Marsh (Nowhere Boy), Alyssa Hollingsworth (The Eleventh Trade), and Andrea Davis Pickney (The Red Pencil) will share their poignant and timely middle grade stories of immigration and refugees. Free event.
Launch Party for Black Wings Beating by Alex London at Books of Wonder (4-6 p.m.)
Celebrate the launch of Alex London’s new novel, Black Wings Beating, with the author. London will be in conversation with NY Times best-selling author Adam Silvera (They Both Die at the End). Free event.