August 2015
Thursday, August 13th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder in welcoming authors ADI ALSAID and ADAM SILVERA as they celebrate summer and their latest YA novels! Your teen reader won't want to miss ADI ALSAID's latest, Never, Always Sometimes, a novel about best friends who learn there's nothing wrong with a good high school cliche, and ADAM SILVERA's debut novel, More Happy Than Not, which explores what one teen what chose to forget if he could and the consequences of this choice.

Sunday, August 16th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Three great new picture books await your young readers and listeners. Join us on Sunday, August 16th, as these talented authors and artists present their new works, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their colorful titles. Ages 3-6. Sunday, August 16th, 1-3pm.

Tuesday, August 25th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join NY Times bestselling author Libba Bray as she takes the stage at 92Y to celebrate the launch of her new book Lair of Dreams, the thrilling sequel to The Diviners. Libba Bray will be joined by author Chuck Wendig for what is sure to be an unforgettable evening of YA excitement!

Wednesday, August 26th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join New York Times bestselling author DAVID LEVITHAN for the launch of Another Day, the eagerly anticipated companion to Every Day. While Every Day tells the story of A as A moves through different bodies and eventually ends up falling in love with Rhiannon, Another Day tells Rhiannon's story. Don't miss out on your chance to relive the emotional highs and lows of Every Day from Rhiannon's point of view!

Saturday, August 29th, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to host C. ALEXANDER LONDON in conversation with ELIOT SCHREFER for the launch of The Wild Ones!

"In an animal world in which the Wild Ones fight against the People’s Pets for their survival, one young raccoon has the ability to end the war forever—but only if he can unite the wild animals for one final battle. This exciting action adventure fantasy pairs an expansive animal world with the street smarts and bravery it takes to survive in the big city."

Your young readers won't want to miss out on C. ALEXANDER LONDON's latest adventurous tale!

September 2015
Tuesday, September 1st, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

An evening of epic YA excitement awaits readers on September 1st, as NY Times bestselling author SARAH J. MAAS takes the stage at 92Y to celebrate the release of Queen of Shadows, the highly anticipated 4th novel in her hit Throne of Glass series!

Tuesday, September 8th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Stop by Books of Wonder to help COURTNEY SHEINMEL celebrate the launch of her latest YA novel, Edgewater! You won't want to miss out on an evening full of thrilling mystery.

Tuesday, September 15th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

On September 15th, Books of Wonder is thrilled to bring book lovers of all ages an evening with Caldecott Medalist BRIAN SELZNICK for the launch of his new book The Marvels!

October 2015
Sunday, October 4th, 12:00 PM – 2:18 PM

Don't miss bestselling authors EMILY JENKINS & SARAH MLYNOWSKI as the take the Books of Wonder stage to present Upside Down Magic, the first book in a new middle grade series that touches on themes of school friendship, different learning styles, and family dynamics, all in a world where everyone has magical abilities -- written with fellow author LAUREN MYRACLE.

Sunday, October 4th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to invite picture book lovers of all ages to join author and illustrator MIKE CURATO as we celebrate the release of his second book Little Elliot Big Family! MIKE CURATO's first book Little elliot Big City was a BIG hit and we know this masterful artist and storyteller has yet another showstopping new book to share with us all!

Monday, October 5th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Cindy Goldrich as we celebrate the release of her new book which focuses on developing and strengthening effective interpersonal skills in both parents and children as a way to improve conflict resolution.

Parenting children with ADHD, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, can be challenging and complex. But just as a child who struggles with reading can learn to decode words, children with ADHD can learn patience, communication, and solution-seeking skills to become more confident, independent, and capable. This book, rich with optimism, tips, tools, and action plans, offers science-based insights and systems for parents to help cultivate these skills.

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

Star Wars Reads Day is back! The fourth annual celebration of reading and a galaxy far, far away will storm bookstores worldwide on October 10. And we are thrilled to invite one and all to meet and hear from NY Times bestselling author ALEXANDRA BRACKEN author of The Princess, The Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy, a captivating retelling of Star Wars: A New Hope like you've never experienced before; NY Times bestselling author Adam Gidwitz delivers So You Want to be a Jedi?,his thrilling retelling of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; and NY Times bestselling author Tom Angleberger delivers Beware the Power of the Dark Side!, an engrossing retelling of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

Tuesday, October 13th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Don't miss YA star author SARA RAASCH as she come to Books of Wonder to launch the second book in her hit series Ice Like Fire. SARA RAASCH will take the stage with friends and fellow authors AMY EWING (The White Rose), KRISTEN SIMMONS (The Glass Arrow), and HEATHER DEMETRIOS (Exquisite Capitve). This talented panel will engage each other and fans in a lively conversation about their new books and thrilling fiction!

Friday, October 16th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Fierce Reads is one of the most popular tours in the world of YA lit and on October 16th, this exciting tour makes a stop at 92Y with four can't miss authors. Don't miss Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows), Leila Sales (Tonight the Streets Are Ours), Emma Mills (First & Then) and Josephine Agnelini (Firewalker) all in one night, only at 92Y.

Thursday, October 22nd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Master storyteller David Baldacci, whose new YA title is The Keeper, joins the bestselling partnership Cassandra Clare and Holly Black to discuss the new volume in their Magisterium collaboration, The Copper Gauntlet.

Sunday, October 25th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Join ADAM RUBIN and DANIEL SALMIERI as they celebrate the launch of their latest picture book, Robo-Sauce! Fans of the best-selling Dragons Love Tacos will devour this hilarious picture book about robots that magically transforms into a super shiny metal ROBO-BOOK!

"FACT: Robots are awesome. They have lasers for eyes, rockets for feet, and supercomputers for brains! Plus, robots never have to eat steamed beans or take baths, or go to bed. If only there were some sort of magical “Robo-Sauce” that turned squishy little humans into giant awesome robots… Well, now there is.

Giggle at the irreverent humor, gasp at the ingenious fold-out surprise ending, and gather the whole family to enjoy a unique story about the power of imagination. It’s picture book technology the likes of which humanity has never seen!"