Julie Murphy, David Levithan, & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 10/15-21)

Happy Monday, book nerds! We’re back with another week of fun events. Make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to get regular updates about all the bookish events happening across the city. Also, ICYMI we’re looking for someone to take over YA Book Events, so please email us at yabookeventsnyc@gmail.com if you’re interested.

Wednesday, October 17

Fiction, Friendship, and Fashion with Kayla Cagan, Amy Spalding, & Julie Murphy at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join authors Kayla Cagan (Art Boss), Amy Spalding (The Summer of Jordi Perez), and Julie Murphy (Puddin’) as they share their coming-of-age stories. Free event.

Thursday, October 18

David Levithan in Conversation with Carolyn Mackler at Barnes & Noble Upper West Side (7 p.m.)

Join NYT bestselling author David Levithan as he discusses his new book, Someday, with Carolyn Mackler (The Universe Is Expanding and So Am I). Free event; seating is limited.

Saturday, October 20

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

Join authors Blue Balliett (Out of the Wild Night), Mary Downing Hahn (The Girl in the Locked Room), Gail Carson Levine (Ogre Enchanted), Leslie Margolis (Ghosted), Katherine Arden (Small Spaces), and William Alexander (A Festival of Ghosts) as they share their latest books for the creepy holiday season. Free event.

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Jenny Han & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 8/13-19)

Happy Monday book nerds! There are only a few events happening this week but they’re all great. Check out the full schedule 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.

Monday, August 13

Lana Condor at BUILD Series (3 p.m.)

Join actress Lana Condor as she discusses her role as Lara Jean Covey in the film adaptation of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. This is a free event but you will need to reserve your ticket.

Tuesday, August 14

BUILD Brunch with Jenny Han at BUILD Studio (11 a.m.)

Attend a live taping of BUILD Brunch with guest Jenny Han (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before). This is a free event but you will need to reserve your ticket beforehand.

Thursday, August 16

Launch Party for Mystery in the Mansion by Lauren Magaziner at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of the first novel in a new mystery series by Lauren Magaziner, Mystery in the Mansion. Free event.

Saturday, August 18

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

Join authors Stacy DeKeyser, Corey Ann Haydu, and Kristin Mahoney as they share their latest novels with readers. Free event.

Meet Ethan Aldridge, Maggie Lehrman, & George O’Connor This Week (YA Book Events 8/6-12)

Happy Monday everyone! There a few great events happening this week so check out the full schedule 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, August 7

Launch Party for Estranged by Ethan Aldridge at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the publication of debut author/illustrator Ethan Aldridge’s graphic novel, Estranged. Aldridge will be joined by NY Times bestselling author George O’Connor. Free event.

Launching Maggie Lehrman’s The Last Best Story at McNally Jackson Prince St. (7 p.m.)

Join author Maggie Lehrman as she celebrates the release of her newest novel, The Last Best Story. Free event.

Saturday, August 11

Meet George O’Connor at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Join NY Times bestselling author George O’Connor as he shares the newest book in his Olympians series, Hermes: Tales of the Trickster. Free event.

Jeff Giles, Adam Gidwitz, & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 7/9-15)

Welcome back book nerds! Now that the Fourth of July is over, it’s time to get back to regularly scheduled bookish events, and this week there are plenty of good ones. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to get updates on all the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, July 9

Launching Jeff Giles’ The Brink of Darkness at McNally Jackson Books (7 p.m.)

Join Jeff Giles as he celebrates the release of his latest novel, The Brink of Darkness. Free event.

Saturday, July 14

Launch Event for The Basque Dragon with Adam Gidwitz at Books of Wonder (1-3 p.m.)

Join Adam Gidwitz as he shares the second installment in the Unicorn Society series, The Basque Dragon. Free event.

Sunday, July 15

Amy Ephron in Conversation With Her Editor, Jill Santopolo at Books of Wonder Uptown (2-4 p.m.)

Join author Amy Ephron as she shares her latest novel, Carnival Magic. She’ll be joined by her editor and fellow author, Jill Santopolo (The Light We Lost). Free event.

Launch Party for Mightier Than the Sword by Drew Callander and Alana Harrison at Books of Wonder (3-5 p.m.)

Join authors Drew Callander and Alana Harrison as they share their new illustrated middle-grade novel, Mightier Than the Sword. Free event.

Lauren Spieller, Dahlia Adler, & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/25-7/1)

Happy Monday, book nerds! There isn’t too much going on this week but the two events that are happening look fantastic. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to keep to date with all the bookish events happening around the city.

Tuesday, June 26

Launch Event for Your Destination is on the Left by Lauren Spieller at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Lauren Spieller for her debut novel, Your Destination is on the Left. Lauren will be in conversation with fellow author Dahlia Adler (Just Visiting). Free event.

Launching A Thousand Beginnings and Endings at McNally Jackson (7 p.m.)

Join six of the talented authors featured in A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, an anthology of Asian myth and legend retellings. Free event.

Meet Meredith Goldstein & Carolyn Cohagan This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/18-24)

There are only two events happening this week but they’re both going to be great. Check out the schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to keep to date on all the bookish events happening around the city.

Thursday, June 21

Launch Event for Meredith Goldstein at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Meredith Goldstein as she shares her new novel, Chemistry Lessons. Goldstein will be in conversation with her editor, Elizabeth Entenman. Free event.

Friday, June 22

Launch Event for Time Next by Carolyn Cohagan at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Carolyn Cohagan as she shares her new novel, Time Next, the sequel to Time Zero. Free event.

Brendan Kiely, Christina June, Rachel Hawkins, & More Are In The City This Week (YA Book Events 4/30-5/6)

April is coming to a close but May is here! There are only three events going on this week, but both are worth checking out. Also, don’t forget to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to stay up to date with all the bookish events happening around the city.

Tuesday, May 1

Launch Event for Tradition by Brendan Kiely in conversation with Jenny Han at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join NYT bestselling author Brendan Kiely for the launch of his timely and thought provoking new novel, Tradition. He’ll be in conversation with NYT bestselling author Jenny Han (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before). Free event.

Launch Event for Royals by Rachel Hawkins at Henri Bendel (6 p.m.)

Join Rachel Hawkins as she celebrates the release of her new novel, Royals. There will be sips, sweets, and shopping. Free event.

Wednesday, May 2

May Teen Author Reading Night at Jefferson Market Library (6-7:30 p.m.)

Join authors David Levithan (Sam & Isla’s Last Hurrah), Carolyn Mackler (The Universe is Expanding and So Am I), Lygia Day Peñaflor (All of This is True), and more for a fun panel discussion. Free event.

Sunday, May 6

Launch Event for Everywhere You Want to Be by Christina June at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Join Christina June and fellow author Katherine Locke (The Girl With The Red Balloon) for the launch of June’s Everywhere You Want to Be. Free event.