Join us beginning at 11:30am, on the first Sunday of each month we welcome linguist Cristina Arola for a fun-filled and Bilingual Storytime. Don't miss the bilingual fun as we read and share new and classic books in both Spanish and English, and all your young readers and listeners enjoy great stories while learning some new words they will not soon forget!
Join Books of Wonder as we welcome ELIZABETH WEIN, CINDY L. RODRIQUEZ, and RENEE WATSON for a YA panel fraught with emotion, trouble teens, and stunning coming of age stories. You won't want to miss these three phenomenal authors as they share their latest works of fiction with readers from all walks of life.
Join Books of Wonder and GEOFF RODKEY for the launch of The Tapper Twins Go to War (with Each Other)! The brand new series will have your young readers roaring with laughter as twelve-year-old fraternal twins, Claudia and Reese, start an all out prank war. You won't want to miss this evening full of adventure, technology, and sibling rivalry!
Join us as we welcome author ANASTASIA HIGGINBOTHAM for the launch of her new insightful book Divorce Is the Worst.
Kids are told, "it's for the best"--and one day, it may be. But right now, divorce is the worst. With honesty and humor, Anastasia Higginbotham beautifully conveys the challenge of staying whole when your entire world, and the people in it, split apart. Exceptional in its child-centered portrayal, Divorce Is the Worst is an invaluable tool for families, therapeutic professionals, and divorce mediators struggling to address this common and complex experience.
You and your young picture book lovers are invited to join author and artist JOYCE WAN as she launches her colorful new book The Whale in My Swimming Pool. This colorful whale of a tale from the talented JOYCE WAN is sure to inspire giggles from little guppies!
Books of Wonder is proud to present an all-star panel of spine-tingling authors who can't wait to thrill your teen readers. You won't want to miss New York Times bestselling author R.L. STINE (Don't Stay Up Late: A Fear Street Novel), KIERAN SCOTT (What Waits in the Woods), New York Times bestselling author HOLLY BLACK (The Darkest Part of the Forest), YouTube sensation PAIGE McKENZIE and ALYSSA SHEINMEL (The Haunting of Sunshine Girl) as they share their new terrifying tales, and SARAH REES BRENNAN (Unmade).
Join talented author and artist STEVE LIGHT as we celebrate the release of his new picture book, Have You Seen My Monster? Young readers and listeners will have a blast spotting and counting up all the monsters hidden throughout the intricate landscapes in this wonderful new book -- a companion to last year's hit Have You Seen My Dragon?
Stop by Books of Wonder to celebrate the launch of Lance Rubin's debut novel, Denton Little's Deathdate! Denton Little lives in a world just like ours with one exception: everyone knows their deathdate. The problem? Denton's deathdate is set for two days from the start of the book, the day of his senior prom. YA fans won't want to miss out on the chance to hear more about this witty, thought-provoking novel about what happens when you know the end is coming.
Join debut author SEAN FERRELL as he launches his hilarious new picture books I Don't Like Koala. A darkly funny picture which celebrates imagination and bravery while addressing a universal childhood dilemma: what to do about that one stuffed animal who just won’t stop staring at you.
You won't want to miss EMILY JENKINS, SOPHIE BLACKALL, AME DYCKMAN, and STEVE LIGHT as they stop by Books of Wonder to share their latest, delightfully illustrated picture books!
Get ready for an adventure because here comes the fifth book in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, the acclaimed and hilarious Victorian mystery series The Unmapped Sea by MARYROSE WOOD! This is sure to be an evening you and your middle grade readers won't want to miss!
Stop by Books of Wonder for the Epic Reads Summer Tour Launch Event! YA lovers will be swept away by SUSANE COLASANTI's latest romantic tale, MARIA DAHVANA HEADLEY's thrilling fantasy adventure, and KATIE COTUGNO's emotional, thought-provoking sophomore novel. Don't miss out as MARGOT WOOD of Epic Reads interviews these three amazing authors as they celebrate the release of their latest and greatest tales!
Join Books of Wonder as we celebrate the launch of New York Times bestselling author NEAL SHUSTERMAN's latest novel, Challenger Deep, an exceptional and powerful novel about mental illness! This remarkable novel will leave YA lovers deep in thought, even after the last page.
Join author TIM FEDERLE, author and illustrator STEPHEN SAVAGE, author and illustrator KATI HITES, author SEAN FERRELL, author and illustrator CORNELIUS VAN WRIGHT, author and illustrator FRANK VIVA, and illustrator HARRY BLISS as they share their latest picture books! Your young readers and listeners will love the delightful tales these seven colorful picture books tell. This event is bound to be a bonanza you won't want to miss!
Join Books of Wonder and New York Times bestselling author KODY KEPLINGER as we celebrate the launch of Lying Out Loud! Whether you've been a fan for years and have been eagerly anticipating this new companion to Kody's first three stand-alone novels, or only just saw The Duff in theaters, you won't want to miss this event full of laughs, lies, and movie secrets!
Each spring, The Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the mystery genre. And each year Books of Wonder invites the nominees for the Juvinille, and Young Adult categories to join us for an event before the winners are announced at the annual MWA Banquet.
It's no great mystery that this is going to be an excellent evening, meeting and hearing from these talented, and nominated authors of the page turning novels young readers love! Join us as we welcome...
HEATHER VOGEL FREDERICK for Absolutely Truly
STUART GIBBS for Space Case
KATE MILFORD for Greenglass House
N.H. SENZAI for Saving Kabul Corner
MARCIA WELLS for Eddie Red, Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile
STEVE HOCKENSMITH for Nick and Tesla's Super-Cyborg Gadget Glove
LAMAR GILES for Fake ID
ELLE COSIMANO for Nearly Gone
Join debut author MELISSA GREY for the launch of The Girl at Midnight, the first book in an exciting new teen fantasy trilogy! You won't want to miss this tale of magic, adventure, dragons, mythology and age old feuds!
Teen readers will not want to miss bestselling author JULIE CROSS as she teams up with Ford model MARK PERINI to celebrate the lauch of their poignant and gritty YA novel about love and the dark side of modeling and the fashion industry.
Stop by Books of Wonder for our Debut Spotlight: YA Fantasy panel! Debut authors LEE KELLY (City of Savages), JEN BROOKS (In a World Just Right), LORI GOLDSTEIN (Becoming Jinn), and KAREN BAO (Dove Arising) will be on hand to share their first novels and their experiences getting published with readers and writers alike. You won't want to miss this action packed panel!
Join author TARA DAIRMAN for the launch of the charming sequel to All Four Stars, The Stars of Summer. In which, eleven-year-old foodie Gladys Gatsby now has her first published review under her belt and is looking forward to a quiet summer of cooking and reviewing. But her plans quickly go awry when her friend Charissa Bentley delivers Gladys’s birthday gift: a free summer at Camp Bentley. As Gladys feared, camp life is not easy: she struggles to pass her swim test and can’t keep the other campers happy while planning lunches. The worst part is she can’t seem to get away from the annoying new “celebrity” camper and sneak away for her latest assignment—finding the best hot dog in New York City. But when it turns out her hot dog assignment was a dirty trick by a jealous reviewer, Gladys’s reviewing career may be over forever.
Stop by Books of Wonder and join author and illustrator BOB SHEA and Geisel Award winning author and illustrator GREG PIZZOLI for a Cat-Tastic Saturday afternoon! Your young readers won't want to miss these two talented and delightful artists as they show off their latest cat-inspired picture books.
It's the summer of 1969, and peace, love, music, and an incredible romance are about to change the the lives of two young people over the course of a historic Three Days of Summer. On May 18th, fans of swoon worthy YA are invited to join author SARVENAZ TASH as we celebrate the release of her musical new YA novel Three Day Summer.
Join this talented panel as they come to Books of Wonder to share their latest chapter books with your young readers. Don't miss...
SARA PENNYPACKER for Completely Clementine
CHARISE MERICLE HARPER for Super Sasquatch Showdown
ELISE PRIMAVERA for Ms. Rapscott’s Girls
Books of Wonder is thrilled to host the launch event for More Happy Than Not by debut author and former Books of Wonder bookseller, ADAM SILVERA! You won't want to miss this celebration as ADAM SILVERA answers questions, gets personal, and shares from his emotional first novel!
Come help SONA CHARAIPORTRA and DHONIELLE CLAYTON celebrate the launch of their debut novel Tiny Pretty Things! This dramatic depiction of the lives of students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school will be sure to thrill fans of Black Swan and Pretty Little Liars. Your teen reader won't want to miss this tale of sacrifice, manipulation, and backstabbing that demands to know: "How far is too far?"
With the ability to create bestselling picture books enjoyed by children all over, this talented panel of artists have now also each penned a middle-grade novel your young readers are sure to love! Don't miss an afternoon of great new books and the chance to meet these talented authors and artists as we celebrate their works of middle grade fiction!
Join us as we welcome:
LANE SMITH for Return to Augie Hobble
CHRIS RASCHKA for Seriously, Norman!
DAN YACCARINO for Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza: Delivery of Doom JOHN BEMELMANS MARCIANO for The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield
Stop by and meet debut authors HOLLY BODGER (5 to 1), SONA CHARAIPORTA & DHONIELLE CLAYTON (Tiny Pretty Things), I.W. GREGORIO (None Of The Above), LAUREN GIBALDI (The Night We Said Yes), CORDELIA JENSEN (Skyscraping), SHARON HUSS ROAT (Between the Notes), and RACHEL SHANE (Alice in Wonderland High) as they share their first novels with Books of Wonder! Your teen readers won't want to miss this fantastic, talent-packed event with these 8 wonderful up-and-coming authors!