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February 2015
 
Saturday, February 28th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join GEORGE O'CONNOR, MICHAEL NORTHROP, and PETER LERANGIS as they return to Books of Wonder to share their latest works of mythic fiction! Join us as New York Times bestselling author GEORGE O'CONNOR presents Ares, the seventh book in the Olympians graphic novels series; MICHAEL NORTHROP shares his latest novel, Book of the Dead (TombQuest #1), based on Egyptian Mythology; and PETER LERANGIS thrills with the fourth book in his thrilling Seven Wonders adventure series, The Curse of the King. You won't want to miss these marvelously mysterious mythological reads!

 
March 2015
 
Tuesday, March 3rd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder and LAURA OVERDECK on Tuesday, March 3rd to for the Pajama Launch Party of Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out! Kids and grown-ups alike are encouraged to wear their favorite pair of PJs and come out to learn a little bedtime math!

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

Join Books of Wonder in welcoming PAM MUNOZ RYAN, KAT YEH, and TRICIA SPRINGSTUBB. These great middle grade authors will be on hand to greet young readers, share their latest literary adventures, provide writing tips, and sign books. You won't want to miss out on this exciting Saturday afternoon!

Sunday, March 8th, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Step right into the March Picture Book Bonanza! Your young picture book lovers will not want to miss this great afternoon, featuring wonderful new books to help us ring in spring, and the opportunity to meet and hear from their talented authors and artist! Joining us will be..

DANIEL KIRK for The Thing About Spring
KIRSTINE LOMBARDI for Lovey Bunny
PAULETTE BOGAN for Virgil & Owen
MEGHAN McCARTHY for Earmuffs for Everyone!

Tuesday, March 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Stop by Books of Wonder for the Launch Party for The Orphan Queen by JODI MEADOWS! JODI MEADOWS will be joined by friends, CJ REDWINE, author of the Defiance Trilogy, CYNTHIA HAND, author of The Last Time We Say Goodbye, BRODI ASHTON, author of the Everneath Trilogy, and JOY HENSLEY, author of Rites of Passage. You won't want to miss these five fantastic YA authors as they celebrate the beginning of JODI MEADOW's latest series!

Saturday, March 14th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder, GORDON KORMAN, M.E. CASTLE, and LISA FIEDLER for some middle grade thrills! Your young readers won't want to miss out on the adventure as three of Books of Wonder's favorite authors share their latest exciting tales!

Sunday, March 15th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder in welcoming two of our all time favorites, DAV PILKEY and DAN SANTAT, as they present the 6th book in the Ricky Ricotta series, Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn! Your young readers won't want to miss this afternoon full of adventures, laughs, Stupid Stinkbugs, and Jurassic Jackrabbits!

Monday, March 16th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for an award-winning evening, as we welcome the 2015 ALA award winners and honorees. Author and illustrator DAN SANTAT shares the 2015 Caldecott Medal winning The Adventures of Beekle; author KWAME ALEXANDER presents The Crossover the 2015 Newbery Medal winner; and husband and wife team ANNA KANG & CHRISTOPHER WEYANT bring us their Theodor Seuss Geisel Award title You Are (Not) Small!

Tuesday, March 17th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

DAVID LEVITHAN and JOHN GREEN fans won't want to miss the launch event for Hold Me Closer, the companion novel to Will Grayson, Will Grayson. DAVID LEVITHAN, ELIZABETH EULBERG, and JENNIFER NIVEN will be on hand to discuss and sign their latest novels so full of music and emotion, teen readers will be singing for more!

Sunday, March 22nd, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder in welcoming 68 amazingly talented YA authors for the NYC Teen Author Festival No-Foolin’ Mega-Signing Event! Mark your calendars and brings your teens out to our largest annual signing. You won't want to miss out on the opportunity to meet your favorite authors and discover new and exciting books!

Tuesday, March 31st, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Join the 92Y YA Lit series and Books of Wonder in welcoming DANIELLE PAIGE, SOMAN CHAINANI, SARA BENINCASA, and CHRISTOPHER HEALY as they gather to share their thoughts on New Twists on Old Fairytales! Don't miss the chance to hear from these four fantastic authors as they delve into their personal experiences with retellings, twists and tales!

 
April 2015
 
Sunday, April 5th, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

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!

Sunday, April 5th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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.

Tuesday, April 7th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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!

Tuesday, April 14th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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?

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

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.

Sunday, April 19th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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!

Tuesday, April 21st, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Stop by Books of Wonder for an exciting dual launch with two of our favorite authors! YA lovers will be swept away by SUSANE COLASANTI's latest romantic tale and MARIA DAHVANA HEADLEY's thrilling fantasy adventure. Don't miss out as these two amazing authors celebrate the release of their latest and greatest tales!

Saturday, April 25th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder, author TIM FEDERLE, author and illustrator STEPHEN SAVAGE, and author and illustrator CHARISE MERICLE HARPER as they share their latest picture books! Your young readers and listeners will love the delightful tales these three colorful picture books tell. This event is bound to be a bonanza you won't want to miss!

Tuesday, April 28th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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
MARCIA WELLS for Eddie Red, Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile
STEVE HOCKENSMITH for Nick and Tesla's Super-Cyborg Gadget Glove

Wednesday, April 29th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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!

 
May 2015
 
Saturday, May 16th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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.

Monday, May 18th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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.

 
June 2015
 
Thursday, June 4th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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?"

Tuesday, June 16th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to host the launch event for More Happy Than Not by debut author and 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!