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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NaNoWriMo Begins This Week! (YA Book Events 10/30-11/5)

It’s almost time for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means for you writers out there it’s time to get to work. However, there are also a few events for those who’d prefer to just read. Check them out below and make sure to follow YA Book Events on Twitter to stay updated on all the latest bookish events happening in NYC.

Monday, October 30

Launch Event for Tortall by Tamora Pierce at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Tamora Pierce as she celebrates the release of her new book, Tortall: A Spy’s Guide. Free event.

Boos and Books: A Literary Halloween at The Strand (7-9 p.m.)

Show off your greatest Halloween look and take part in a costume contest, along with a bunch of other fun activities in the Strand’s rare book room. This event is for ages 21 and up. Tickets are $20 and include one drink.

Wednesday, November 1

NaNoWriMo Write-In at Whole Foods TriBeCa 2nd Floor (6:30-9 p.m.)

Join other New York writers at the first write-in of NaNoWriMo 2017. Bring whatever you’re writing with and get to work. Free event, but the hosts ask that you purchase something from the establishment.

Launch of Inkitt’s Writers Write with Lauren Kate at Cubico (7 p.m.)

Join author Lauren Kate (Fallen) and Inkitt as they mark the start of NaNoWriMo. Free event with RSVP.