Tomi Adeyemi & More In the City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 10/1-7)

Happy October 1st book nerds! This month is starting of with a bang with plenty of great bookish events happening this week. 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 events happening around the city.

Tuesday, October 2

Launch Event for Someday by David Levithan at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of David Levithan’s new novel, Someday (a sequel and continuation of Every Day). Free event.

Wednesday, October 3

“Of Muses and Muchness”: Double NYC Launch Event for A Blade So Black and For a Muse of Fire at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join authors L.L. McKinny and Heidi Heilig as they celbrate the release of their new novels, A Blade So Black and For a Muse of Fire. The authors will be in conversation with NYT bestselling author Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles). Free event.

Fierce Reads Panel Event at Barnes and Noble Union Square (6 p.m.)

Authors Tomi Adeyemi (Children of Blood and Bone), Ngozi Uzaku (Check, Please!), Alex London (Black Wings Beating), and April Tucholke (Wink Poppy Midnight) will have a panel discussion. A limited number of wristbands for event access will be distributed with purchase of any of the featured titles beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the event.

The Darkdeep at Barnes and Noble Upper East Side (7 p.m.)

Join authors Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs as they celebrate the launch of their novel, The Darkdeep. Free event.

Thursday, October 4

Launch Event for Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of Neal and Jarrod Shusterman’s new novel, Dry. Free event.

Great Middle Grade Reads at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join five talented authors as they present their newest books. Free event.

Friday, October 5

A Map of Days at The Strand (7:01-8:01 p.m.)

Join Ransom Riggs in the Rare Book Room as he launches his latest book, A Map of Days. Admission and a gift card is $15; admission and a signed copy of the book is $22.99.

Saturday, October 6

Launch Party for Dog Days in the City by Jodi Kendall at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of Dogs Days in the City by Jodi Kendall. Kendall will be in conversation with Alyson Gerber (Braced). Free event.

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Siobhan Vivian, Rebecca Stead & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events 4/23-4/29)

It’s the last full week in April and it’s filled with great bookish events. Check out the 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.

Tuesday, April 24

Launch Event for Laura Sebastian’s Ash Princess at McNally Jackson (7:30 p.m.)

Join Laura Sebastian as she celebrates the release of her novel, Ash Princess. Free event.

Wednesday, April 25

The 2018 Edgar Award Nominees at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Books of Wonder hosts this year’s Edgar Award Nominees Kirby Larson (Audacity Jones Steals the Show), James Ponti (Vanished), Kevin Sands (The Assassin’s Curse) and Scott Bergstrom (The Cruelty) for a panel. Free event.

Friday, April 27

Siobhan Vivian at Books Are Magic (7:30 – 8:30 p.m.)

Join NYT bestselling author Siobhan Vivian as she celebrates the release of her latest novel, Stay Sweet, with Jenny Han (To All The Boy I’ve Loved Before). There will also be a made-to-order sundae bar. Free event.

Sunday, April 29

Rebecca Stead & Wendy Mass at Books Are Magice (1-2 p.m.)

Join authors Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass as they celebrate the release of their middle-grade novel, Bob. Free event.

Launch Event for Leila Sales’ If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say at McNally Jackson (4 p.m.)

Join Leila Sales as she celebrates the release of her latest novel, If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say. Free event.

Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Sarah Smetana, & More Are In Town This Week (YA Book Events 3/12-3/18)

There are SO many incredible events happening this week. From the release of Obsidio to the start of the NYC Teen Author Festival, there are plenty opportunities to meet your favorite authors this week. Check out the full list of events below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to stay up to date with all the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, March 12

Meet Brendan Reichs in Conversation with Danielle Paige at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of Genesis with author Brendan Reichs who will be in conversation with Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die). Free event.

Tuesday, March 13

Launch Event for Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of the final book in the Illuminae trilogy with co-authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Free event.

Wednesday, March 14

NYC Launch of Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton. Hamilton will be joined by Heidi Heilig (The Ship Beyond Time), Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), and Zoraida Cordova (Labyrinth Lost). Free event.

Meet Sarah Nicole Smetana at Books Are Magic (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of Sarah Nicole Smetana’s debut novel, The Midnights. Smetana will be in conversation with Amy Kurzweil (Flying Couch). Free event.

Sunday, March 18

Launch Event for What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Meet author/illustrator for her new book, What the Night Sings. Free event.

NYC Teen Author Festival Kickoff at The Strand (7-8 p.m.)

This year’s NYC Teen Author Festival kicks off with a panel of amazing YA authors, including Arvin Ahmadi (Down and Across), Sara Holland (Everless), Ashley Woodfolk (The Beauty That Remains), and more! The panel will be moderated by David Levithan (Every Day). Free event; RSVP here.

 

Jason Reynolds, Lauren Oliver & More Are In Town This Week (YA Book Events 10/23-10/29)

There are a lot of great events happening throughout New York City this week so let’s dive right in. Also, remember to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter in order to stay up to date with all the bookish events happening in NYC.

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Monday, October 23

Jason Reynolds at BUILD Series NYC (4-4:30 p.m.)

National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynold’s will discuss his novel, Long Way Down. Free event; must register in advance.

Wednesday, October 25

Launch Event for Brooding YA Hero by Carrie Ann DiRisio at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Carrie Ann DiRisio, the mastermind behind the popular Brooding YA Hero Twitter account. Free event; light refreshments will be provided.

Lauren Oliver & Adam Silvera at The Strand (7-8 p.m.)

Join Lauren Oliver and Adam Silvera in the Strand’s Rare Book Room as they discuss their inspiration and new books. Free event; must purchase book for the signing.

Thursday, October 26

Meet Mother & Daughter Authors P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join mother and daughter authors P.C. and Kristin Cast as they present their new books, Sun Warrior and Loved. Free event.

Friday, October 27

The Sidekicks at Barnes and Noble Tribeca (6 p.m.)

Enjoy a YA panel featuring Will Kostakis (The Sidekicks), Martin Wilson, and Lance Rubin. Free event.

Sunday, October 29

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

Readers can meet David Barclay Moore, Suzanne LaFleur, Kate Messner, and Jake Burt at this great middle grade panel. Free event.

It’s Time For New York Comic Con! (YA Book Events 10/2-10/8)

*Updated October 4*

This weekend is New York Comic Con, which means a lot of your favorite YA authors are in town. Check out the full list of this week’s events below and click here to see the full list of literary guests attending NYCC.

Monday, October 2

Let’s Talk About Diversity at 53rd Street Library (5:30 p.m.)

Booktalk with Rhoda Belleza (Empress of a Thousand Skies) and Ashley Woodfolk (The Beauty That Remains). Free event.

Meet Peter Lerangis at Books of Wonder-Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join Lerangis as he celebrates the launch of his newest novel and series, Max Tilt: Fire the Depths. Free event.

Tuesday, October 3

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Glaser will be celebrating the launch of her debut novel, The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street. Free event.

Wednesday, October 4

Elites of Eden Event at Barnes & Noble Tribeca (5 p.m.)

Snag a photo with YouTuber Joey Graceffa’s as he celebrates his newest book, Elites of Eden, the second in his Children of Eden series. You must purchase a book at the store that day in order to attend this event.

Thursday, October 5

25 Years of Fears: Goosebumps with R.L. Stine at New York Comic Con (3-4 p.m.)

Stine is celebrating 25 years of his popular Goosebump series with fans. Tickets are $10.

Talitha Bateman & Sarah Weeks at AOL Build (4-4:30 p.m.)

Based on the novel written by Sarah Weeks, comes the film So B. It, which follows the story of Heidi DeMuth (Talitha Bateman). Meet the star and author and hear them discuss the film and book. Free event. Get a ticket by clicking the link above.

I Am Alfonso Jones Book Launch at Poets House (6 p.m.)

Meet Tony Medina, Stacey Robinson, and John Jennings, the creators of the new YA graphic novel, I Am Alfonso Jones. RSVP by emailing kwelijournal.org. Limited seating available; free event.

Meet Zack Loran Clark & Nick Eliopulos at Books of Wonder-Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Debut authors Clark and Eliopulos are celebrating the release of their novel, The Adventurers Guild. Free event.

Friday, October 6

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Join MC Atwood as she shares her new novel, The Devils You Know. Cecily von Ziegesar (Dark Horses) and Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die) will also be attending. Free event.

Unicorn Power! (Lumberjanes Series #1) Event at Barnes and Noble Tribeca (6:30 p.m.)

Joine Mariko Tamaki and Brooklyn Allen for a discussion, Q&A, and crafting hour.

Saturday, October 7

Rainbow Rowell in Conversation at New York Comic Con (1-3 p.m.)

Rowell will discuss her book Carry On with BuzzFeed’s Alanna Bennett. General admission tickets are $15.

Meet Jodi Kendall at Books of Wonder-Uptown (2-4 p.m.)

Kendall will presenting her newest novel, The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City. Free event.

In Conversation With the Creators of I Am Alfonso Jones at The Langston Hughes House (6:30 p.m.)

Join I Am Alfonso Jones creators Tony Medina, Stacey Robinson, and John Jennings for an in-depth conversation about their new YA graphic novel.

Stephanie Perkins Is Coming to NYC! (YA Book Events 9/25-10/1)

Unfortunately, there’s not too many events happening this week. You can see the full list of this week’s events below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to keep up to date with everything happening around the city. Also, use the hashtag #YABENYC to let us know about any bookish events you attend.

Tuesday, September 26

FG Young Readers Book Group at Greenlight Bookstore (5:30 p.m.)

The group will be discussing The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin.

Wednesday, September 27

PLG Young Readers Book Group at Greenlight Bookstore (5:30 p.m.)

The group will be discussing The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks.

Stephanie Perkins at McNally Jackson Books (6:30 p.m.)

Perkins will be discussing her new book, There’s Someone Inside Your House.

Creative Conversations: Tracey Baptiste and Ibi Zoboi at The Langston Hughes House (7-9 p.m.)

Baptiste and Zoboi will be discovering their books Rise of the Jumbies and American Street. Tickets are $30 and include a copy of Rise of the Jumbies.

Sunday, October 1

SCBWI presents Back 2 Back: Paulette Bogan & Annie Won at Books Are Magic (1 – 2 p.m.)

Authors and illustrators are introduced to those new to the field.

Fantastic Teen Reads at Books of Wonder (4-6 p.m.)

Featuring Ryan Graudin (Invictus) and Zoraida Cordova (Labyrinth Lost).


Did we miss an event? Let us know by emailing us @yabookeventsnyc@gmail.com!