Last night NY Times bestselling author David Levithan joined a packed house of his adoring fans to celebrate the release of his latest novel Two Boys Kissing. The based-on-true-events story of Harry and Craig, two 17-year-olds who are about to take part in a 32-hour marathon of kissing to set a new Guinness World Record—all of which is narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDS.
Captivated readers got a taste of this latest novel by one of teen fictions true stars. Thanks to all of David’s fans and David Levithan for a truly great evening, and the chance to keep our shelves full with signed copies of yet another of his great books. You can now get signed copies of all of David’s Books online at BooksofWonder.com or in our store!
Most kids go to summer camp, and nothing truly out of the ordinary happens. But on Dahlia Sherman’s first day at her camp she see girls walking through walls and many more strange occurrences. On Tuesday evening, June 4th, beginning at 6pm, chapter book readers are invited to join debut author ARI GOELMAN, as he celebrates the release of The Path of Names his new funny summer-camp fantasy. Don’t miss the party as ARI GOELMAN shares a week at summer camp and a story full of courage, smarts, and slight-of-hand you will not want to miss. Beginning at 6pm, ARI GOELMAN will present his new book, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of his great new title. Ages 8-12. Tuesday, June 4th, 6-8pm.
Let’s have a ball! On Thursday, April 25th, Books of Wonder is ready to party and we know you and your picture book lovers will have a great time as NY Times bestselling author RANDALL de SEVE and illustratorPAUL SCHMID invite us to join them in celebrating the publication of…
Learning to share is important — especially sharing with your siblings. But sometimes, sharing can be hard. And when you’re asked to share your favorite new toy… well, that’s really difficult! On April 25th, Books of Wonder is thrilled to host the Launch Party for a wonderful new picture book Peanut & Fifi Have a Ball. In their new book, NY Times bestselling author RANDALL de SEVE and illustrator PAUL SCHMID have come together to deliver a poignant, yet lighthearted story about the importance of sharing. Join us as we are introduced to Fifi, her younger sister Peanut, and the new ball they must learn to share. Beginning at 5pm, this talented author and artist team will present their brand new book, answer questions from the audience, and sign copies of all their wonderful books. Ages 3-6. Thursday, April 25th, 5-7pm.
On March 2nd, Timothy Young is coming to Books of Wonder to celebrate the launch of his hilariously ingenious new title I Hate Picture Books. Don’t let the title fool you, everyone that loves picture books will adore this one!
You can order your signed copies of I hate Picture Books now @ BooksofWonder.com!
Ages 8-12. Sunday, December 9th, 3:30-5pm. Books of Wonder is thrilled to host the publication party for The Daring Escape of the Misfit Menagerie, a page turning new book for middle-grade readers. Join us beginning at 3:30pm as local debut authorJACQUELINE RESNICK lifts the curtain on a most unusual bunch, known as the Misfit Menagerie. These four odd-ball animals live together on a farm in what is a rather perfect existence. But all that changes when a cruel circus owner comes to town and snatches them away to perform in his cut rate show. From the wide open farm to cramped and filthy cages, the Misfit Menagerie must enlist the aid of a new friend to escape the terrible circus. This exciting new tale is a perfect gift for all your middle-grade readers. Join us next Sunday, December 9th, as JAQUELINE RESNICK shares her new book, takes questions from the audience, and signs copies of her debut book.
You can pre-order your signed copies of this great new book now by just clicking the book below!
Books of Wonder is thrilled to welcome debut author CLAIRE LEGRAND as we host the launch event for a thrilling new middle grade horror mystery, The Cavendish Home For Boys And Girls. As CLAIRE LEGRAND unveils her new novel, we will be introduced to two best friends that could not have less in common — no-nonsense Victoria and her messy and lazy best friend Lawrence. But when Lawrence goes missing, Victoria is determined to figure out what has happened to him and where he could be. The more Victoria searches for her best friend, the more dark secrets about The Canvedish Home she uncovers. Middle grade readers will love the twists and turns and hairs-raising suspense CLAIRE LEGRAND has crammed into her debut novel. Beginning at 6pm, Claire will share her debut novel, answer question from the crowd, and sign copies of her wonderful new book. Ages 9-12. Tuesday, August 28th, 6-8pm.
Books of Wonder is thrilled to host KRISTI COOK as we invite everyone to the launch of Mirage, the sequel to her debut teen novel Haven. Mirage picks up the story of seventeen-year-old Violet and Adian, the boy she loves, as they head back to Winterhaven — the mysterious school they both attend. Now Violet is having horrifying visions, while Adian is determined to stop a rogue vampire. With danger and the unexpected around every corner, Violet and Adian must do their best to stay together despite everything that is trying to pull them apart. Don’t miss the launch party for this exciting new teen novel. Beginning at 6pm, KRISTI COOK will present her new novel, take questions from fans, and sign copies of her books. Also on hand will be the author’s friendAMALIE HOWARD, author of Bloodspell, and artist, COREY F. GODWELL, who will be signing a special, limited edition “Winterhaven Series” poster, that will be free with any purchase of Mirage, while supplies last. Light refreshments will be served. Ages 12 and up. Tuesday , June 12th, 6-8pm.
Books of Wonder is overjoyed to host the launch party for international best-selling author AMY PLUM. Heady with romance and rife with danger, Until I Die the second book of the Die For Me trilogy follows Vincent and Kate as they search-separately-for a solution to their plight, pursuing their quest from the glamorous streets of Paris to the city’s squalid underbelly. The battle between good and evil wages on, as the bardia-the good revenants-try to overthrow their murderous enemies, the numa, forever. The party begins at 6pm and Amy has invited two of her good friends to be special guests for this great event. Joining us will be 2 debut authors of teen thrillers KRISTI COOK who penned Haven, and JOCELYN DAVIS author of A BEAUTIFUL DARK. There will be refreshments served as AMY PLUM introduces Until I Die, answers questions from the audience, and then all three authors in attendance will sign copies of their books for fans. Ages 12 and up. Tuesday, May 8th, 6-8pm.
On Tuesday, May 1st, Books of Wonder is thrilled to welcome debut author ZORAIDA CORDOVA as we invite fans of teen fiction to a launch party for a thrilling new book The Vicious Deep. Set on Coney Island we meet Tristan a 16 year old lifeguard whose life get completely turned up side down as he is swept out to sea for 3 days by a sudden storm, and is spit back on shore with no memory of what has happened. Now Tristan dreams of mermaids and an entire world beneath the sea he could never have imagined event existed, and is also shocked to learn his connection to this enchanted and wild world. Beginning at 6pm ZORAIDA CORDOVA will present her new book, answer questions from fans, and sign copies of her debut teen thriller. Ages 12 and
up. Tuesday, May 1st, 6-8pm.
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