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.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Fave Authors (YA Book Events 2/12 – 2/18)

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.

Meet Melissa Albert, Liara Tamani, & So Many More This Week (YA Book Events 1/29-2/4)

There are so many great events happening this week! Check out the full list of events below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to stay up to date with all the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, Jan. 29

Meet Marieke Nijkamp at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join Nijkamp as she discusses her new novel, Before I Let Go, answers questions from the audience, and signs copies of her books. Free event.

Launch Party for The Unicorn Quest by Kamilla Benko at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Meet debut author Benko and fellow author Jodi Kendall (The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City) as they celebrate the release of Benko’s first novel, The Unicorn Quest. Free event.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert Event at B&N Tribeca (7 p.m.)

Join Albert and Holly Black (The Cruel Prince) for a talk and signing. Priority seating with purchase of The Hazel Wood or The Cruel Prince from the store.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

Launch Event with for Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughen at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Join Gaughen, who will be in conversation with Zoraida Corodova (Labyrinth Lost) as they celebrate the release of Gaughen’s new book. Free event.

Thursday, Feb. 1

A Reading and Q&A with Liara Tamani at Langston Hughes House (7 p.m.)

Join Tamani, author of Calling My Name, as she does a reading on the anniversary of Langston Hughes’ birthday. Free event.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Teen Panel Event with Kim Purcell at Books of Wonder (4-6 p.m.)

Purcell (This is Not a Love Letter) and Jennifer Castle (Together at Midnight) will discuss their novels, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of their books. Free event.