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May 2016
 
Sunday, May 1st, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Come to Books of Wonder on the 1st of May to meet author and illustrators GREG PIZZOLI and MATT MYERS as they come to Books of Wonder to introduce their newest books.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to host four great teen authors, SUSANE COLASANTI, JENNIFER E SMITH, JUDY SHEEHAN and ANNA BRESLAW for their newest novels for teen readers! You won't want to miss these four talented authors as they discuss the things they are obsessed with, their secret talents, their literary crushes and more!

Wednesday, May 4th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is proud to present author ELIOT SCHREFER for the launch of his new book, Rescued, the third book in his series about great apes. Your teen readers will not want to miss out on this poignant and engrossing novel that follows in the footsteps of his previous National Book Award nominated novels! ELIOT SCHREFER will be joined by fellow author PATRICIA MCCORMICK to celebrate the release of his latest book for teens.

Friday, May 6th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to invite your teen readers to meet and hear from authors JULIE BERRY, MICHAEL BUCKLEY and ELLE COSIMANO! Your YA lovers won't want to miss out on an evening of filled with history, paranormal behavior, intrigue, and much more as these talented authors talk about their latest books.

Saturday, May 7th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Come help MICHELLE ANDREANI and MINDI SCOTT celebrate the launch of their debut novel The Way Back to You, a novel about two teens who take a spontaneous road trip across the Southwest to meet three strangers who received the life-saving organs of their late best friend—charting a journey of loss, hope, and love along the way.Your teen reader won't want to miss this witty, heart-tugging new teen book!

Tuesday, May 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome LEAH KONEN for the launch of her latest YA novel, The Last Time We Were Us! You and your teen readers won't want to miss this passionate summer love story about a girl, her childhood best friend recently released from juvie, and the small-town lies that have kept them apart.

Tuesday, May 10th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to once again serve as official booksellers at the 92Y. Don't miss this star-studded event as #1 NY Times Bestseller MEG CABOT chats with fellow author RACHEL VAIL about her newest book for tweens, Royal Wedding Disaster, the second book in the From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess series. This fun, playful Middle Grade series is a spin-off MEG CABOT's Princess Diaries series and features familiar favorites as well as Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison, a new princess of Genovia!

Thursday, May 12th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Celebrate the launch of MIA GARCIA's debut YA novel, Even if the Sky Falls, a novel about one midsummer night, two strangers, and three rules: No real names. No baggage. No phones. Richly evocative to the heart-racing end, this whirlwind twenty-four-hour romance will delight you and your teen readers!

Saturday, May 14th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

An afternoon of picture book fun awaits your young readers and listeners. Join us beginning at 1pm as RUTH CHAN, AME DYCKMAN, and ADAM LEHRHAUPT share their latest (and hilarious!) picture books. You won't want to miss a page!

Sunday, May 15th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Help Books of Wonder and authors SARAH WEEKS and GITA VARDARAJAN celebrate the launch of their newest novel for middle grade readers, Save Me a Seat, a delightful celebration of friendship in the face of adversity and difference.

Tuesday, May 17th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome JOHN PATRICK GREEN for the launch of his latest graphic novel, Hippopotamister about a Hippo who leaves the zoo to find adventure! But is he really ready for his first job? You and your young readers won't want to miss a single page of Hippo's hilarious hijinks!

Friday, May 20th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome debut author STACY DAVIDOWITZ for the launch of her Camp Rolling Hills series! You and your young readers won't want to miss a page of these hilarious and heartfelt novels about the particular magic of summer camp—a place where reinvention is possible and friends are like family.

Saturday, May 21st, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we celebrate the launch of Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery, a picture book from author/illustrator DAVID GORDON about believing in yourself and telling bullies who’s boss! You won't want to miss this funny and whimsical new picture book.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome NY Times bestselling author MAGGIE STIEFVATER in conversation with her editor, NY Times bestselling author DAVID LEVITHAN for the release of the fourth and final book in The Raven Cycle, The Raven King!

Tuesday, May 24th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to welcome back author REBECCA BEHRENS for the release of her second Middle Grade novel, Summer of Lost and Found! You and your young readers won't want to miss this sweeping middle grade novel about a city girl forced to spend her summer in North Carolina, where she becomes involved in a centuries-old mystery, turning her once boring vacation into an adventure she never could have imagined.

Wednesday, May 25th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Gear up for an evening of Fantastic Teen Reads as FOUR talented authors present their latest tales for teen readers. ROSHANI CHOKSHI, SARAH MCCARRY, MARIE RUTKOSKI, and RENEE AHDIEH will be here starting at 6pm -- you won't want to miss a page!

Thursday, May 26th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome SHARI GOLDHAGEN for the launch of her latest YA novel, 100 Days of Cake! You and your teen readers won't want to miss this quirky and poignant debut novel about a girl, her depression, an aggressive amount of baked goods, and the struggle to simply stay afloat in an unpredictable, bittersweet life.

Saturday, May 28th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for the launch of FRANK DORMER's rollicking whodunit picture book, Sword in the Stove! You and your young readers and listeners won't want to miss FRANK DORMER's bumbling characters worthy of The Three Stooges, sly humor straight out of Monty Python, and irresistible screwball spirit.

Sunday, May 29th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Get ready for some GREAT MIDDLE GRADE READS as FIVE fantastic authors present their latest tales of adventure with your young readers. GORDON KORMAN, DAN GUTMAN, JULIE SALAMON, ED MASESSA, and GAVIN BROWN will be here starting at 1pm and you won't want to miss a page!

 
June 2016
 
Tuesday, June 14th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate the NYC launch of My Lady Jane by BRODI ASHTON, CYNTHIA HAND, and JODI MEADOWS! Your teen readers won't want to miss out on this fantastical, romantical, hilarious(ical) adventure, inspired by the true story of Lady Jane Grey.

Wednesday, June 15th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Stop by Books of Wonder to help us celebrate the NYC Launch Event for You Know Me Well, the newest tale of friendship, understanding and love from award-winning author NINA LaCOUR and NY Times best-selling author DAVID LEVITHAN.

 
July 2016
 
Thursday, July 7th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is thrilled to present New York Times bestselling author VICTORIA SCHWAB for the launch of her new YA novel, This Savage Song! Don't miss an evening of monsters, morality, and haunting teen reads -- you don't want to miss a page!