August 2014
Saturday, August 2nd, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Parents won't want to miss RACHELLE DOORLEY as she shares projects and activities from her new book, TINKERLAB. Packed with 55 creative experiments for curious kids and perfect for young children up to age six.

Sunday, August 3rd, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

RICHARD T. MORRIS This is a Moose
DAN YACCARINO Count on the Subway + Doug Unplugs on the Farm
BRYAN COLLIER My Country 'Tis of Thee
ADAM AUERBACH Edda: A Little Valkyrie's First Day of School

Tuesday, August 5th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party of MARY G. THOMPSON's latest book, Evil Fairies Love Hair.

MARY G. THOMPSON Evil Fairies Love Hair

Thursday, August 7th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join funny-women JOHANNA STEIN and EMMY LAYBOURNE as they interview each other about their latest books - one's a collection of humorous essays about parenting and the other's a post-apocalyptic YA novel! They have more in common than you might think!

EMMY LAYBOURNE Monument 14: Savage Drift
JOHANN STEIN How Not To Calm A Child On A Plane

Saturday, August 9th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join ANDREA CREMER and ALEX LONDON as they discuss their latest books, THE INVENTOR'S SECRET and GUARDIAN (PROXY #2), with their editor, JILL SANTOPOLO.

ANDREA CREMER The Inventor's Secret

Wednesday, August 13th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

LAURIE FARIA STOLARZ Welcome to the Dark House

Thursday, August 14th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party for THE ONLY THING WORSE THAN WITCHES by debut author Lauren Magaziner! There will be treats and fun for any little witchlings in attendance!

LAUREN MAGAZINER The Only Thing Worse Than Witches

Tuesday, August 19th, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Middle grade readers get ready for action, adventure, and the chance to meet some talented authors with new books sure to knock your socks off!

Don't miss this chance to meet and hear from...

VARIAN JOHNSON for The Great Greene Heist
L.A. CAMBPELL for Cartboy Goes to Camp
TARA ALTEBRANDO for The Battle of Darcy Lane
T.R. BURNS for Watch Your Step (Merits of Mischief #3)

Saturday, August 23rd, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

NEIL NUMBERMAN Flip & Fin: We Rule the School!

September 2014
Tuesday, September 2nd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Teen readers will not want to miss NY Times bestselling author SARAH J. MAAS and special guests ALEXANDRA BRACKEN and SUSAN DENNARD as we celebrate the release of Heir of Fire, the third book in the bestselling Throne of Glass series that has captured readers all over the world. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, Heir of Fire will enthrall teen readers from start to finish.

SARAH J. MAAS Heir of Fire
SUSAN DENNARD Strange and Ever After

Friday, September 5th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party of Little Elliot, Big City by debut author/illustrator MIKE CURATO!

MIKE CURATO Little Elliot, Big City

Saturday, September 6th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us as we welcome back award winning photographer and author William Wegman to celebrate the launch for his latest new book Flo & Wendell Explore . Young readers and listeners will not want to miss this party, and the chance to meet some of William Wegman's star pooches!

Sunday, September 7th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Picture book lovers get ready for an afternoon of wonderful new books and the chance to meet and hear from their wonderful creators. Join us as we welcome...

MIKE CURATO for Little Elliot, Big City
RAUL COLON for Draw!
JOYCE WAN for Sleepyheads
GREG PIZZOLI for Number One Sam

Tuesday, September 9th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch event of THE IRON TRIAL by CASSANDRA CLARE and HOLLY BLACK, the first book in their exciting new Magisterium series for young readers!

HOLLY BLACK for The Iron Trial
CASSANDRA CLARE for The Iron Trial

Saturday, September 13th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for this exciting panel with debut authors as they discuss their first novel for teens, their publishing experience, and more!

ADI ALSAID for Let's Get Lost
ISABEL GILLIES for Starry Night

Saturday, September 13th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Don't miss the one and only Laurent de Brunhoff, as he comes back to Books of Wonder to meet with and sign books for Babar fans of all ages!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Teen readers get ready for a rush as we celebrate the launch of Adrenaline Crush with author Laurie Boyle Crompton.

Saturday, September 27th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Don't miss this award-winning cast of wonderful authors and artists as they join us to share their latest creations with your young readers and listeners!

Come meet and hear from:
PAUL O. ZELINSKY & KELLY BINGHAM for Circle, Square, Moose
PETER BROWN for My Teacher is a Monster
BRIAN FLOCA for Five Trucks & Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

October 2014
Thursday, October 2nd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party of Winterspell, the debut young adult novel of CLAIRE LEGRAND, author two books for younger readers, The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls and The Year of Shadows. Winterspell is a darker spin on The Nutcracker and we're very excited to host Claire!


Sunday, October 5th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

WENDELL MINOR for Edward Hopper Paints His World
ROBERT BURLEIGH for Edward Hopper Paints His World
GILBERT FORD for Mr. Ferris and His Wheel
NANCY CARPENTER for Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine
EMILY McCULLY Dare the Wind

Tuesday, October 7th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

You will not want to miss NY Times bestselling author MARIE LU as we celebrate the release of the first book in her new fantasy series The Young Elites. Join us as MARIE LU presents her new book, answers questions from the audience, meets fans, and signs all her bestselling books!

Friday, October 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Get ready for the start of an epic new series as Books of Wonder hosts author HEATHER DEMETRIOS and we all celebrate the release of Exquisite Captive, the first book is her modern fantasy-adventure trilogy The Dark Caravan Cycle.

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

Join us for the launch party of Mortal Gods, the second book in KENDARE BLAKE's Goddess Wars series.

KENDARE BLAKE for Mortal Gods

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

Don't miss #1 NY Times bestselling illustrator OLIVER JEFFERS as we celebrate the release of his latest creation Once Upon an Alphabet!

From an Astronaut who's afraid of heights, to a Bridge that ends up burned between friends, to a Cup stuck in a cupboard and longing for freedom, Once Upon an Alphabet is a creative tour de force from A through Z. Slyly funny in a way kids can't resist, and gorgeously illustrated in a way that will delight readers of all ages, this series of interconnected stories and characters will forever raise the bar for alphabet books! OLIVER JEFFERS has created a stunning collection of words and artwork that is a story book, alphabet book, and gorgeously designed art book all in one. All ages!

Saturday, October 18th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

COREY ROSEN SCHWARTZ for Ninja Red Riding Hood

Sunday, October 19th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for a tea party launch event for the fourth book in the Doll People series by ANN M. MARTIN and Laura Godwin, illustrated by Brett Helquist.

ANN M. MARTIN for The Doll People Set Sail
LAURA GODWIN for The Doll People Set Sail
BRETT HELQUIST for The Doll People Set Sail

Thursday, October 23rd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party of REBECCA SERLE's Famous in Love, the story of a teen who gets plucked from obscurity to star in the movie adaptation of a blockbuster book series.

REBECCA SERLE Famous in Love

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

The Darkest Minds Never Fade In The Afterlight...

Join us for the launch event of IN THE AFTERLIGHT by ALEXANDRA BRACKEN, the finale in her Darkest Minds trilogy!