#FierceReads authors discussing their books! Some great questions are being asked, and the authors have fantastic answers. @macteenbooks #yalit #ya

#FierceReads authors discussing their books! Some great questions are being asked, and the authors have fantastic answers. @macteenbooks #yalit #ya

maureenjohnsonbooks:

fishingboatproceeds:

So exciting!

OUR SECRET IS OUT.

(Though I have a FEW OTHERS…)

#FierceReads is coming! Be here on one hour to hear from some of the fiercest author around! @macteenbooks

#FierceReads is coming! Be here on one hour to hear from some of the fiercest author around! @macteenbooks

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Saturday Afternoon Middle Grade Adventures!

This Saturday, September 20th, SIX fantastic authors and artists take the stage at Books of Wonder to bring your middle grade readers an afternoon full of action, adventure, and wonderful new books. There is no better way to spend next Saturday with your young readers than by joining us for …

Middle grade readers, get ready for an afternoon full of great new books and the chance to hear all about them right from the authors who penned them! Beginning at 1pm, NY Times bestselling author JASON FRY sets sail with the first book in a new series, The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for Hydra, a swashbuckling sci-fi adventure in which 3 competitive siblings must learn to work together to defeat evil space pirates; author MATT LONDON welcomes readers to The 8th Continent, a hilarious around-the-world adventure in which bold young siblings fight to control the newly-formed eighth continent (which happens to be made of garbage); author KATE MILFORD pulls back the shades on Greenglass House, a mysterious tale of the usually quiet inn which suddenly comes to life with intriguing guests and their strange stories; author S. S. TAYLOR and illustrator KATHERINE ROY set out for adventure with The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair, in which a mysterious map leads two young explorers to unlock the secrets of a deadly hidden island; and NY Times bestselling author JUDE WATSON unveils Loot, the story of long-lost siblings who have just met, and must now work together to save their futures. Packed with adventure, action, page-turning plots, and heart-pounding twists, these 5 books deliver the enthralling read your middle graders crave. Beginning at 1pm, this talented panel will introduce their  new books, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their wonderful titles. Ages 8-12. Saturday, September 20th, 1-3pm. 
         
                            
lbcrompton:

Getting the swaggy swag all set for launch party next week! #booksofwonder #NYC #adrenalinecrush #woohoo (at Books Of Wonder)

9/23 can’t come soon enough!
(And if you can’t make it out but still need a signed copy, you can pre-order on our website!)

lbcrompton:

Getting the swaggy swag all set for launch party next week! #booksofwonder #NYC #adrenalinecrush #woohoo (at Books Of Wonder)

9/23 can’t come soon enough!

(And if you can’t make it out but still need a signed copy, you can pre-order on our website!)

See Ann Aguirre, Caragh M. O’Brien, and Marie Rutkoski at Books of Wonder in New York, NY, tonight! #MortalDanger #VaultOfDreamers #TheWinnersCurse #FierceReads #books #bookstagram #yalit

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See Ann Aguirre, Caragh M. O’Brien, and Marie Rutkoski at Books of Wonder in New York, NY, tonight! #MortalDanger #VaultOfDreamers #TheWinnersCurse #FierceReads #books #bookstagram #yalit

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Fans of NY Times bestselling author SCOTT WESTERFELD's mind-bending novels will not want to miss this wonderful FREE event on Tuesday, September 23rd, beginning at 6pm.

SCOTT WESTERFELD, joined by NY Times bestselling authors LIBBA BRAY, MAUREEN JOHNSON, DAVID LEVITHAN, and ROBIN WASSERMAN, will engage each other and the audience in a conversation about SCOTT WESTFELD’s new novel Afterworlds and the relationship between authors, their writing community, their fans, and their books.

For full event information you can visit the NYPL event page and if you can’t make it, you can still order signed books from all five authors on the Books of Wonder website.

Teen readers, get ready for Fierce Reads! Beginning at 6pm, NY Times bestselling author ANN AGUIRRE rolls the dice with Mortal Danger, the first book in her new The Immortal Game series, in which a bullied high school girl makes a deal with the “devil” moments before she is set to take her own life; author CARAGH M. O’BRIENopens up The Vault of Dreamers, a psychological thriller set in the country’s most prestigious art school, where the cameras are always on and nothing is what it seems; and author MARIE RUTKOSKI casts The Winner’s Curse, a story of rebellion, duels, ballroom dances, wicked rumors, dirty secrets, and games where everything is at stake — like whether you will keep your head or lose your heart. Fans of page-turning YA novels will not want to miss this all-star cast as moderator and author of Monument 14: Savage Drift EMMY LAYBOURNE leads an in-depth discussion about their books. They will then answer questions from the audience and sign copies of all their wonderful titles! 

Ages 12 and up. Friday, September 19th, 6-8pm.

hollyblack:

RH Australia’s amazing trailer for The Iron Trial. 

Hollow Chair by Straight Line Designs

(Source: bookpatrol, via pantheonbooks)

@scottlava reading and drawing #HugMachine!

@scottlava reading and drawing #HugMachine!

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Come out tonight to meet @scottlava, buy #HugMachine and check out our beautiful new window!

Come out tonight to meet @scottlava, buy #HugMachine and check out our beautiful new window!

politicsprose:

How Long Does It Take to Read Popular Books?

Going by the average reading rate of most adults (300 words per minute), Personal Creations mocked up this infographic to put some of literature’s most popular works into perspective.

Via Electric Lit.

(via powells)

.@take_me_awayyy asked us what BLOOD OF MY BLOOD by Barry Lyga looked like under its cover… so we undressed it for her. What do you guys think? #bookstagram #bookcover #yalit #books #bloodofmyblood #barrylyga

.@take_me_awayyy asked us what BLOOD OF MY BLOOD by Barry Lyga looked like under its cover… so we undressed it for her. What do you guys think? #bookstagram #bookcover #yalit #books #bloodofmyblood #barrylyga