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.