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November 2014
 
Saturday, November 29th, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Inspired by Small Business Saturday, Sherman Alexie last year launched his Indies First Campaign, asking authors and illustrators to volunteer as guest booksellers for one day at their favorite independent bookstores. This year, some of our favorite authors and artists will be stopping by to lend a hand, so don't miss the chance to meet them, and get great book recommendations straight from the source!

Sunday, November 30th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us as ANN M. MARTIN, RACHEL VAIL, LISA GREENWALD and SCOTT STARKEY share their latest Middle Grade tales about bravery, resourcefulness and self discovery.

ANN M. MARTIN for Rain Reign
RACHEL VAIL for Unfriended
LISA GREENWALD for Pink and Green is the New Black
SCOTT STARKEY for Revenge of the Bully

 
December 2014
 
Saturday, December 6th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Bring your young readers by Books of Wonder to hear CHARISE MERICLE HARPER regale readers with Just Grace's latest adventure; YONA ZELDIS MCDONOUGH provide insight on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the Little House books; ABBY HANLON share her debut chapter book, Dory Fantasmagory, about a young girl seeking adventure in her own backyard; VEERA HIRANANDANI explore farm life in the second installation of the Pheobe Green series; and JILL SANTOPOLO update the audience on the next Sparkle Spa adventure!

CHARISE MERICLE HARPER Just Grace Gets Crafty
YONA ZELDIS MCDONOUGH for Little Author in the Big Woods
ABBY HANLON for Dory Fantasmagory
VEERA HIRANANDANI for Farm Fresh Fun (Phoebe G. Green #2)
JILL SANTOPOLO for True Colors (Sparkle Spa #4)

Saturday, December 6th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join us as SARAH MLYNOWSKI returns to Books of Wonder to share the sixth installment of the Whatever After Series, Cold As Ice! Fans of the animated film Frozen will love this Snow Queen-inspired tale of bravery and magic, so don't miss out!

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

Join REBECCA JAYCOX at she presents her teen fantasy novel, THE OTHER INHERITANCE, about seventeen-year-old Reggie who must confront the biker who's been infiltrating her dreams, and accept he might be telling the truth about a magical world called the Other, and how she's in danger. Rebecca will sign books afterwards.

REBECCA JAYCOX The Other Inheritance

Monday, December 8th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Monday, December 8th, is Children of Bellevue Day at Books of Wonder! Join us as we once again partner with Children of Bellevue to help support their wonderful Reach Out and Read program.

Reach out and Read makes books and parent counseling a routine part of pediatric care for some on New York's most vulnerable children starting at a baby's six month check-up! This program encourages reading aloud as a regular, joyful home activity. And as most of you already know from seeing it in your own kids, reading aloud to children has been shown to improve language development, parent-child interactions and success in school.

Monday, December 8th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Monday, December 8th, is Children of Bellevue Day at Books of Wonder! Join us as we once again partner with Children of Bellevue to help support their wonderful Reach Out and Read program.

Reach out and Read makes books and parent counseling a routine part of pediatric care for some on New York's most vulnerable children starting at a baby's six month check-up! This program encourages reading aloud as a regular, joyful home activity. And as most of you already know from seeing it in your own kids, reading aloud to children has been shown to improve language development, parent-child interactions and success in school.

Sunday, December 14th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Picture book lovers get out of the cold and join us for a rousing and fun-filled afternoon of award-winning picture book creators and their wonderful new works! Join us beginning at 1pm, as Caldecott Medalist BRIAN FLOCA brings us Uncles and Antlers, a playful holiday count-along book. NY Times bestselling illustrator SOPHIE BLACKALL shares And Two Boys Booed, the story of a young boy overcoming his fears to sing in the talent show; and author and illustrator ROSEMARY WELLS brings us Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' Wedding, the newest addition to her hit picture book series. Beginning at 1pm, the authors and artists will share their new books, answer questions from fans, and sign copies of all their wonderful titles!

 
January 2015
 
Tuesday, January 6th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Jennifer Donnelly returns to Books of Wonder to share the second book in the Waterfire Saga, ROGUE WAVE!

In DEEP BLUE readers were introduced to Serafina and an undersea world rife with danger, mermaids and magic. In ROGUE WAVE, the saga continues as Serafina and her friends hunt for the talismans that have the power to stop a rising ancient evil, while facing betrayal and certain death.