Pierce Brown & Eliot Schrefer Are In Town This Week (YA Book Events 1/22-1/28)

Unfortunately, my allergies/sinuses took me out this past weekend, thus this week’s schedule of events is almost a day late. My apologies to anyone who missed an event, but there are great events still happening this week. Check them out below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter!

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Pierce Brown Author Event at B&N Union Square (7 p.m.)

Following a discussion with editor Tricia Narwani, Brown will sign and personalize copies of his new novel, Iron Gold, as well as any backlist titles or memorabilia. A limited number of wristbands for event access will be distributed with purchase of Iron Gold from the store, beginning at 9 a.m. on the day of the event.

Friday, Jan. 26

Launch Party for The Lost Rainforest by Eliot Schrefer at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join Schrefer as he launches his newest novel, The Lost Rainforest. Free event.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Meet the Author: Book Talk and Signing at Raw Space (2-4 p.m.)

Betty Before X authors Ilyasah Shabazz and Renée Watson will be in conversation with Sunny Hostin. Free event; books will be available for purchase.

Meet the National Book Award Finalists (YA BOOK EVENTS 11/13-11/19)

Don’t miss your chance to meet a number of incredible authors this week, including the National Book Award finalists. Check out the full list of this week’s events 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, November 13

2017 National Book Award Finalists at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet this year’s finalists for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature. Free event.

Tuesday, November 14

Greet Teen Reads! at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Libba Bray (The Diviners), Alex R. Kahler (Runebinder), Billy Merrell (Vanilla), and Lisa Williamson (All About Mia). Free event.

Thursday, November 16

Launch Event for Kids Like Us by Hilary Reyl at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Hilary Reyl as she celebrates the release of her new novel, Kids Like Us. She’ll be joined by Ann Brashares (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants). Free event.

Sunday, November 19

Face to Face: Middle Readers Book Group at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

The group will be discussing George by Alex Gino. Free event.

Great Chapter Book Reads at Books of Wonder (1-3 p.m.)

Celebrate three new middle grade releases with Jay Cooper (The Curse of the Mummy’s Tummy), Sarah Mlynowski (Abby in Wonderland), and Courtney Sheinmel (Designed by Lucy). Free event.

Jason Reynolds, Lauren Oliver & More Are In Town This Week (YA Book Events 10/23-10/29)

There are a lot of great events happening throughout New York City this week so let’s dive right in. Also, remember to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter in order to stay up to date with all the bookish events happening in NYC.


Monday, October 23

Jason Reynolds at BUILD Series NYC (4-4:30 p.m.)

National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynold’s will discuss his novel, Long Way Down. Free event; must register in advance.

Wednesday, October 25

Launch Event for Brooding YA Hero by Carrie Ann DiRisio at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet Carrie Ann DiRisio, the mastermind behind the popular Brooding YA Hero Twitter account. Free event; light refreshments will be provided.

Lauren Oliver & Adam Silvera at The Strand (7-8 p.m.)

Join Lauren Oliver and Adam Silvera in the Strand’s Rare Book Room as they discuss their inspiration and new books. Free event; must purchase book for the signing.

Thursday, October 26

Meet Mother & Daughter Authors P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join mother and daughter authors P.C. and Kristin Cast as they present their new books, Sun Warrior and Loved. Free event.

Friday, October 27

The Sidekicks at Barnes and Noble Tribeca (6 p.m.)

Enjoy a YA panel featuring Will Kostakis (The Sidekicks), Martin Wilson, and Lance Rubin. Free event.

Sunday, October 29

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

Readers can meet David Barclay Moore, Suzanne LaFleur, Kate Messner, and Jake Burt at this great middle grade panel. Free event.