December 2016
Saturday, December 3rd, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us on Saturday, December 3rd for an afternoon full of delightfully frightful tales with the master of goosebumps himself, the inimitable R.L. STINE! Your young readers will enjoy every thrilling moment, as R.L. STINE presents his newest book, Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story.

Sunday, December 4th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Books of Wonder is delighted to welcome author PAT KIERNAN for a special storytime! PAT KIERNAN will be on hand for our regular Sunday Storytime and will be reading from and signing his new book, Good Morning, City. We are happy to be hosting this event in conjunction with the New York Foundling, one of the city's oldest and largest children's charities that has been helping little New Yorkers and their families for over 140 years.

Sunday, December 4th, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Join Books of Wonder in celebrating the newest book in the Doll People series with the authors! ANN M MARTIN, LAURA GODWIN and illustrator BRETT HELQUIST will be on hand to introduce the most recent book in this beloved series, The Doll People's Christmas!

Wednesday, December 7th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us Wednesday, December 7th for an afternoon of rich history on the women that built our nation. Acclaimed ABC and NPR journalist COKIE ROBERTS celebrates the release of her new book, Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation.

Thursday, December 8th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Get ready for a delightful and poignant tale of a lonely hedgehog who dreams of filling a ship with friends and setting out for adventure! Join Books of Wonder, CHUCK GROENINK and KAT YEH in celebrating the launch of her newest picture book, The Friend Ship.

Saturday, December 10th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Creativity and fun will rule the day as these talented creators of interactive and pop-up books join us to share their latest creations with fans young and old. Don't miss this all-star panel as MATTHEW REINHART, YEVGENIYA YERETSKAYA, SOK SONG, LOTTA NIEMINEN, CHUCK FISCHER and COURTNEY WATSON McCARTHY intrigue and amaze readers of all ages!

Sunday, December 11th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

A picture perfect afternoon of fun, awaits the whole family at the December Picture Book Bonanza. Don't miss these colorful new storybooks and the chance to hear all about them right from their talented creators. Join us as we welcome KAT YEH, LORI NICHOLS, ROSEMARY WELLS, STEPHANIE GRAEGIN and BRIAN RUSSO to introduce their new books!

Friday, December 16th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Get ready for an afternoon of Fantastic Teen Reads as three talented authors present their latest fantastic tales for teen readers. NEAL SHUSTERMAN, KASS MORGAN and JUSTINE LARBALESTIER will be here starting at 6pm to share their latest novels -- you won't want to miss a page!

January 2017
Wednesday, January 4th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome ALEXANDRA BRACKEN for the launch of her latest YA novel, Wayfarer. Wayfarer is the adventurous sequel to Passenger that you and your teen reader will not want to miss!

Saturday, January 7th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to be hosting DANA LANGER for the launch of her latest YA novel, Siren Sisters! Teen readers will definitely enjoy this hauntingly beautiful debut set in a quaint seaside town where secrets, a curse, and love collide.

Sunday, January 8th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Get ready for an evening of learning, history and fun as Books of Wonder hosts the launch for RUBY SHAMIR's new book, What's the Big Deal About First Ladies?

Monday, January 16th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome ADAM SILVERA for the launch of his novel, History is All You Left Me. History is All You Left Me is a magnificent journey of love, loss and rebuilding oneself. OCD-afflicted Griffin has just lost his first love, Theo, in a drowning accident. In an attempt to hold onto every piece of the past, he forges a friendship with Theo's last boyfriend, Jackson.