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.