Gayle Foreman, Mary H.K. Choi, & More Celebrate Their New Releases This Week (YA Book Events 3/26-4/1)

The NYC Teen Author Festival may be over but there are still plenty of author events happening around the city. See 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, March 26

Teen Panel Event with Farrah Penn and Emily X.R. Pan at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet author Farrah Penn for her wonderful novel Twelve Steps To Normal. Penn will be joined by fellow author Emily X.R. Pan (The Astonishing Color of After). Free event.

Launch Event for Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join author Matt Killeen for the launch party for Orphan Monster Spy. Light refreshments will be provided. Free event.

Launching Jessica Verdi’s And She Was at McNally Jackson Books (7 p.m.)

Join Jessica Verdi as she celebrates the release of her latest novel, And She Was. Free event.

Tuesday, March 27

I Have Lost My Way Launch Event at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe (7-8:30 p.m.)

Join Gayle Foreman as she celebrates the release of her first YA novel in over three years. There will be a special reading from the book and then Foreman will be joined by authors E. Lockhart (Genuine Fraud) and Libba Bray (The Diviners) to discuss the novel. Free event.

Launching Mary H.K. Choi’s Emergency Contact at McNally Jackson Books (7 p.m.)

Join Mary H.K. Choi as she celebrates the release of her debut novel, Emergency Contact. She’ll be in conversation with Jenna Wortham, award-winning journalist for The New York Times Magazine. Free event.

Wednesday, March 28

Launch Event for Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Kheryn Callender as they celebrate the release of their debut middle grade novel, Hurricane Child. Free event.

Thursday, March 29

Launch Party for The Pros of Cons at Books of Wonder (6:30-8 p.m.)

Meet authors Lindsay Ribar, Alison Cherry, and Michelle Schusterman for the launch party of their new novel, The Pros of Cons. Free event.

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Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner, & So Many More Authors Are In Town This Week (YA Book Events 1/15-1/21)

There is so much happening this week! Make sure to plan accordingly because you won’t want to miss any of the incredible launch events happening in the upcoming days. Check out the full schedule of events 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, Jan. 15

NYC Launch Event for Unearthed by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner at Books of Wonder (6–8 p.m.)

Join Kaufman and Spooner as they share details about their new book, Unearthed, answer questions from the audience, and sign books. Free event.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

NYC Launch Event for Love, Hate, & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed at Books of Wonder (6–8 p.m.)

Debut author Ahmed will be in conversation with NY Times bestselling author Adam Silvera as they discuss her debut novel, Love, Hate, & Other Filters. Free event.

Thursday, Jan. 18

NYC Launch Event for Gunslinger Girl by Lyndsay Ely at Books of Wonder (6–8 p.m.)

Join Ely as she introduces her debut novel, answer questions from the audience, and signs copies of her book. Free event.

An Evening with Erika Sánchez at Solas Bar NYC (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Sánchez, the author of the National Book Award Finalist, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. Free event; cash bar.

Friday, Jan. 19

Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cumming at Artists & Fleas in SoHo (6:30–9 p.m.) 

Hosted by The Strand, join Alsberg and Cumming as they talk about their novel, Zenith, with Emma Giordano. Conversation begins at 8 p.m. but arrive early for a “space makeover.” Following the conversation there will be a book signing. Admission is $10; admission and a signed copy is $19.99.

B-Fest Is Happening This Weekend! (YA Book Events NYC 9/18-9/24)

Hello everyone! To keep up with all the YA book events happening in NYC (there are so many!) I decided to make a new Twitter account called, YA Book Events NYC. You can check it out and follow by clicking right here!

In addition to the Twitter account, I’ve also decided to do weekly blog posts about events happening throughout the city during the week. So here’s you first update! Check out all the events below and don’t miss out on meeting your favorite authors.

Monday, September 18

Books Are Magic Book Club: Liar & Spy

Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

The group will be discussing Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead.

Launch Party for Quests for Glory by Soman Chainani at Books of Wonder

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Price: Free

 

Tuesday, September 19

Launch Event for Release by Patrick Ness at Books of Wonder

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Price: Free

Adam Silvera will also be attending.

Wednesday, September 20

Storytime and Singalong for Kids at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

Time: 10:30-11 a.m.

Price: Free

Friday, September 22

Teen Panel for Hunting Price Dracula by Kerri Maniscalo

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Price: Free

Also features authors Rin Chupeco, Trachi Chee, and Linsey Miller.

Saturday, September 23

BookTuber Panel & Meet Up at Barnes & Noble Tribeca (B-Fest)

Time: 1 p.m.

Price: Free

Features Michael D’Angelo, Emma Giordano, Kristin Hackett, Alexa Santiago, and Monica Watson.

B-Fest at Barnes & Noble 86th & Lexington Ave

Time: 1 p.m.

Price: Free

Includes writing workshops, trivia games, prizes, and sneak peeks of upcoming books!

B-Fest: Q&A with Dana Schwartz at Barnes & Noble at 82nd & Broadway

Time: 2 p.m.

Price: Free

Michael Rubens at Barnes & Noble Park Slope

Time: 2 p.m.

Price: Free

Barry Lyga, Richelle Mead, Lance Rubin, Ruby Karp, and Danielle Vega at Barnes & Noble Union Square

Time: 6 p.m.

Price: Free

Sunday, September 24

Launch Party for The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh at Books of Wonder

Time: 3-5 p.m.

Price: Free