Marisha Pessl, Adele Griffin, & More In the City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/11-17)

As we get closer to summer vacation events are beginning to wind down, but there are still a number of great events happening around the city. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to get regular updates on bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, June 11

Always Forever Maybe Launch Party at McNally Jackson Books – Prince St. (7 p.m.)

Join author Anica Mrose Rissi for the launch of her new novel Always Forever Maybe. There will be snacks and prosecco for the 21+ crowd. Free event.

Tuesday, June 12

Meet Saundra Mitchell for All Out at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join author/editor Saundra Mitchell as she shares her amazing anthology All Out. She’ll be joined by contributors Dahlia Adler and Kody Keplinger. Free event.

Meet Andrew McCarthy and Adele Griffin at Barnes and Noble 86th & Lexington Ave (7 p.m.)

Join Pretty in Pink actor and author Andrew McCarthy and author Adele Griffin as they discuss their new releases Just Fly Away and Tell Me No Lies. Free event.

Thursday, June 14

Marisha Pessl in Conversation With Melissa Albert at Barnes & Noble Tribeca (6-9 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of bestselling author Marisha Pessl’s new novel, Neverworld Wake. She will be in conversation with B&N Teen Blog editor and NYT bestselling author Melissa Albert. Priority seating with purchase of the book at the store.

Andrew McCarthy & Adele Griffin at Books Are Magic (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

Join Andrew McCarthy (Just Fly Away) and Adele Griffin (Tell Me No Lies) as they discuss their new novels. Free event.

Saturday, June 16

Great Middle Reads at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Come to Books of Wonder Uptown for a great middle grade panel featuring Mary Winn Heider (The Mortification of Fovea Munson), Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison (Every Shiny Thing), Melissa Sarno (Just Under the Clouds), and Barbara Dee (Everything I Know About You). The authors will be in conversation with author Coe Booth. Free event.

Morgan Matson, Brandy Colbert, & More In The City This Week (YA Book Events NYC 6/4-6/10)

Were there authors you missed at BookCon? Never fear! This week is packed with author events that’ll make you feel like BookCon is still going on. Check out the full schedule below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to get regular updates on the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, June 4

Launch Party for Mayfly by Jeff Sweat at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Jeff Sweat as he introduces his debut futuristic thriller, Mayfly. Free event.

Tuesday, June 5

Launching Morgan Matson’s Save the Date at McNally Jackson Books – Prince Street (6 p.m.)

Meet Morgan Matson as she celebrates the release of her latest novel, Save the Date. Though books will already be pre-signed you can meet and chat with Morgan and get your books personalized. Free event.

Launch Event for Sweet Black Waves by Kristina Perez at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join Kristina Perez and fellow authors, Heidi Heilig (The Ship Beyond Time) and Elizabeth Lim (Reflection), as they celebrate the release of Perez’s novel, Sweet Black Waves. Free event.

A Reading And Q&A With Brandy Colbert at The Langston Hughes House (7-9 p.m.)

Join award-winning author Brandy Colbert for a reading of her new novel, Finding Yvonne, followed by a Q&A. Free event.

Thursday, June 7

Epic Reads Summer Meet-Up at Astoria Bookshop (6:30 p.m.)

Join authors Justina Ireland (Dread Nation), Tiffany D. Jackson (Monday’s Not Coming), Anica Mrose Rissi (Always Forever Maybe), Robyn Schneider (Invisible Ghosts), and Joelle Charbonneau (Eden Conquered) for a fun round-table discussion. Purchase of any of the authors’ new books is required to participate.

Friday, June 8

The Belles and Brujas Tour at Barnes & Noble 82nd & Broadway (7 p.m.)

Authors Zoraida Córdova (Bruja Born) and Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles) will be in conversation with Laura Sebastian (Ash Princess) and Tochi Onyebuchi (Beasts Made of Night). Free event.

Saturday, June 9

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

Join authors Paul Noth (How to Sell Your Family to Aliens), Peter Brown (The Wild Robot Escapes), Gordon Korman (Whatshisface), Camille DeAngelis (The Boy From Tomorrow), Catherine Gilbert Murdock (Book of Boy), and Julie Berry (The Emperor’s Ostrich) for a middle grade event you won’t forget. Free event.

Meet Annabeth Bondor-Stone & Connor White at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Meet authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White for their new book, Time Tracers: The Stolen Summers. Free event.

Sunday, June 10

Great Middle Grade Reads at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Join Jeanne Birdsall as she introducers her novel, The Penderwicks at Last. Free event.

Kate Messner and Friends Talk Middle Grade at McNally Jackson – Williamsburg (4 p.m.)

Celebrate middle grade fiction with five exceptional authors. Free event.