Tamora Pierce Is In Town This Week (YA Book Events 2/19-2/25)

There are a number of great events happening this week, including two opportunities to meet the great Tamora Pierce. 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, Feb. 19

David Levithan + Angourie Rice: Every Day at Strand Books (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

In honor of the New York Times bestseller being adapted into a major motion picture author David Levithan and film star Angourie Rice are having an exclusive Q&A and meet-and-greet! Event admission plus a gift card is $5; event admission and a signed copy of Every Day is $10.99.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Rhoda Belleza in Conversation with Zoraida Cordova at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Rhoda Belleza for the launch of her new novel Blood of a Thousand Stars. Belleza will be in conversation with Zoraida Cordova, author of Labryinth Lost. Free event.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce at Barnes and Noble Union Square (6 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of Tamora Pierce’s new book, Tempests and Slaughter. Wristbands for event access will be distributed with a purchase of the book from the store.

Friday, Feb. 23

NYC Launch for Tempest and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of the first book in Tamora Pierce’s new series, The Numair Chronicles. Free event.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Fave Authors (YA Book Events 2/12 – 2/18)

Love (for books) is in the air! Valentine’s Day is this week and what better way to celebrate than to spend the week with your first love: books. There’s a number of great events happening this week and plenty of authors to meet so check out the schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to stay up to date with all the bookish events happening in the city.

Monday, Feb. 12

Meet Cute Event at Books Are Magic (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

Writers Ibi Zoboi, Jocelyn Davies, Mallory Kass, Katie Cotugno, Huntley Fitzpatrick, and Dhonielle Clayton share their work from the Meet Cute anthology. Free Event.

Meet Rowan Blanchard at Barnes & Noble Tribeca (6 p.m.)

Actress Rowan Blanchard will be celebrating the release of her book, Still Here. Moderating will be Elain Welteroth. Blanchard will personalize books and take photos with fans. You must purchase a copy of the book at the store to get a wristband for the event. Seating will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Meet Victoria Stevens at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of Victoria Stevens debut novel, Don’t Forget Me. She’ll be joined by Bonnie Pipkin (Aftercare Instructions) and Leah Konen (Love and Other Train Wrecks).

Thursday, Feb. 15

The Hazel Wood Event at Books Are Magic (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

Join debut author Melissa Albert as she discusses her novel, The Hazel Wood, with Rhoda Belleza (Empress of a Thousand Skies). Free event.

Saturday, Feb. 17

Seven Asian American Authors You Should Be Reading at Chatham Square Library (1-3 p.m.)

Join authors Stacey Lee, Rhoda Belleza, Sona Charaipotra, Jenny Han, Heidi Heilig, Emily X.R. Pan, and Karuna Riazi as they share their thoughts on the intersection of culture and fiction. Panel will be moderated by Yin Chang. Free event.