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May 2016
 
Friday, May 6th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to invite your teen readers to meet and hear from authors JULIE BERRY, MICHAEL BUCKLEY and ELLE COSIMANO! Your YA lovers won't want to miss out on an evening of filled with history, paranormal behavior, intrigue, and much more as these talented authors talk about their latest books.

Saturday, May 7th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Come help MICHELLE ANDREANI and MINDI SCOTT celebrate the launch of their debut novel The Way Back to You, a novel about two teens who take a spontaneous road trip across the Southwest to meet three strangers who received the life-saving organs of their late best friend—charting a journey of loss, hope, and love along the way.Your teen reader won't want to miss this witty, heart-tugging new teen book!

Tuesday, May 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome LEAH KONEN for the launch of her latest YA novel, The Last Time We Were Us! You and your teen readers won't want to miss this passionate summer love story about a girl, her childhood best friend recently released from juvie, and the small-town lies that have kept them apart.

Tuesday, May 10th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to once again serve as official booksellers at the 92Y. Don't miss this star-studded event as #1 NY Times Bestseller MEG CABOT chats with fellow author RACHEL VAIL about her newest book for tweens, Royal Wedding Disaster, the second book in the From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess series. This fun, playful Middle Grade series is a spin-off MEG CABOT's Princess Diaries series and features familiar favorites as well as Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison, a new princess of Genovia!

Thursday, May 12th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Celebrate the launch of MIA GARCIA's debut YA novel, Even if the Sky Falls, a novel about one midsummer night, two strangers, and three rules: No real names. No baggage. No phones. Richly evocative to the heart-racing end, this whirlwind twenty-four-hour romance will delight you and your teen readers!

Saturday, May 14th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

An afternoon of picture book fun awaits your young readers and listeners. Join us beginning at 1pm as RUTH CHAN, AME DYCKMAN, and ADAM LEHRHAUPT share their latest (and hilarious!) picture books. You won't want to miss a page!

Sunday, May 15th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Help Books of Wonder and authors SARAH WEEKS and GITA VARADARAJAN celebrate the launch of their newest novel for middle grade readers, Save Me a Seat, a delightful celebration of friendship in the face of adversity and difference.

Tuesday, May 17th, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder in celebrating the launch of LAURENT LINN's new book Draw the Line at the Society of Illustrators at 128 E 63rd st. (between Park and Lexington Avenues). LAURENT LINN will open the evening with a short presentation, followed by a book signing. There will be a cash bar and refreshments available.

Tuesday, May 17th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome JOHN PATRICK GREEN for the launch of his latest graphic novel, Hippopotamister about a Hippo who leaves the zoo to find adventure! But is he really ready for his first job? You and your young readers won't want to miss a single page of Hippo's hilarious hijinks!

Friday, May 20th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome debut author STACY DAVIDOWITZ for the launch of her Camp Rolling Hills series! You and your young readers won't want to miss a page of these hilarious and heartfelt novels about the particular magic of summer camp—a place where reinvention is possible and friends are like family.

Saturday, May 21st, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we celebrate the launch of Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery, a picture book from author/illustrator DAVID GORDON about believing in yourself and telling bullies who’s boss! You won't want to miss this funny and whimsical new picture book.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome NY Times bestselling author MAGGIE STIEFVATER in conversation with her editor, NY Times bestselling author DAVID LEVITHAN for the release of the fourth and final book in The Raven Cycle, The Raven King!

Tuesday, May 24th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to welcome back author REBECCA BEHRENS for the release of her second Middle Grade novel, Summer of Lost and Found! You and your young readers won't want to miss this sweeping middle grade novel about a city girl forced to spend her summer in North Carolina, where she becomes involved in a centuries-old mystery, turning her once boring vacation into an adventure she never could have imagined.

Wednesday, May 25th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Gear up for an evening of Fantastic Teen Reads as FOUR talented authors present their latest tales for teen readers. ROSHANI CHOKSHI, SARAH MCCARRY, MARIE RUTKOSKI, and RENEE AHDIEH will be here starting at 6pm -- you won't want to miss a page!

Thursday, May 26th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome SHARI GOLDHAGEN for the launch of her latest YA novel, 100 Days of Cake! You and your teen readers won't want to miss this quirky and poignant debut novel about a girl, her depression, an aggressive amount of baked goods, and the struggle to simply stay afloat in an unpredictable, bittersweet life.

Saturday, May 28th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for the launch of FRANK DORMER's rollicking whodunit picture book, Sword in the Stove! You and your young readers and listeners won't want to miss FRANK DORMER's bumbling characters worthy of The Three Stooges, sly humor straight out of Monty Python, and irresistible screwball spirit.

Sunday, May 29th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Get ready for some GREAT MIDDLE GRADE READS as FIVE fantastic authors present their latest tales of adventure with your young readers. GORDON KORMAN, DAN GUTMAN, JULIE SALAMON, ED MASESSA, and GAVIN BROWN will be here starting at 1pm and you won't want to miss a page!

 
June 2016
 
Sunday, June 5th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

A picture perfect afternoon of fun, awaits the whole family at the first of two June Picture Book Bonanzas. Don't miss these colorful new storybooks and the chance to hear all about them right from their talented creators.

Friday, June 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome author KENNETH LOGAN for the release of his debut YA novel True Letters From a Fictional Life, a thoughtful, authentic coming-out story about a high school boy who can only deal with his own truth through secret, unsent letters. You and your teen readers won't want to miss a page!

Sunday, June 12th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Get ready for an afternoon of great picture book reads at the second of our big June Picture Book Bonanzas! Don't miss these colorful new storybooks and the chance to hear all about them right from their talented creators.

Tuesday, June 14th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate the NYC launch of My Lady Jane by BRODI ASHTON, CYNTHIA HAND, and JODI MEADOWS! Your teen readers won't want to miss out on this fantastical, romantical, hilarious(ical) adventure, inspired by the true story of Lady Jane Grey.

Wednesday, June 15th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Stop by Books of Wonder to help us celebrate the NYC Launch Event for You Know Me Well, the newest tale of friendship, understanding and love from award-winning author NINA LaCOUR and NY Times best-selling author DAVID LEVITHAN.

Friday, June 17th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Celebrate the launch of two great Middle Grade reads with authors PAUL GRIFFIN and LAURA MARX FITZGERALD. You and your young readers won't want to miss a page of these talented authors' new novels.

Tuesday, June 21st, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder in welcoming authors KATHRYN HOLMES, JENNIFER CASTLE, and CAELA CARTER as they present their latest realistic reads for teens! YA fans won't want to miss a page!

Sunday, June 26th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Get ready for an afternoon of Fantastic Teen Reads as three talented authors present their latest fantastic tales for teen readers. JULIE ESHBAUGH, HEIDI HEILIG, and ELEANOR HERMAN will be here starting at 4pm to share their latest novels -- you won't want to miss a page!

Tuesday, June 28th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

YA Thriller fans won't want to miss the launch of AMANDA PANITCH's sophomore novel, Never Missing, Never Found!

Thursday, June 30th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we celebrate the launch of award willing illustrator EVAN TURK's debut work as author-illustrator, The Storyteller! You and your young readers and listeners won't want to miss this original folktale that celebrates the power of stories and storytelling.

 
July 2016
 
Tuesday, July 5th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is proud to present sci-fi author MARK ALPERT for the launch of his latest novel The Siege! YA readers won't want to miss out on the sequel to The Six, a diverse tale about a boy with muscular dystrophy who takes charge of his life when threatened with death by artificial intelligence.

Thursday, July 7th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to present New York Times bestselling author VICTORIA SCHWAB for the launch of her new YA novel, This Savage Song! Don't miss an evening of monsters, morality, and haunting teen reads -- you don't want to miss a page!

Tuesday, July 12th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Fans of YA fantasy won't want to miss the dual launch of The Shadow Hour by MELISSA GREY and The King Slayer by VIRGINIA BOECKER! Packed with heart-pounding action, magic, and swoon-worthy romance, both The Shadow Hour and The King Slayer will enthrall teen readers from start to finish.