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August 2014
 
Saturday, August 23rd, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

DAN YACCARINO for No Nap! Yes Nap!
MARGIE PALATINI for No Nap! Yes Nap!
NEIL NUMBERMAN for Flip & Fin: We Rule the School!
EDWARD HEMINGWAY for Bad Apple's Perfect Day

Sunday, August 24th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Picture book lovers get ready to celebrate a the release of I am My Own Dog with Caldecott Honor artist DAVID EZRA STEIN.

Tuesday, August 26th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Don't miss the launch party for Amulet #6: Escape From Lucien by artist and author KAZU KIBUISHI, who is also the illustrator for the 15th anniversary covers of the Harry Potter series!

 
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
ALEXANDRA BRACKEN Never Fade
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
ERICA S. PERL for Goatilocks and the Three Bears
LAUREN CASTILLO for Nana in the City

Tuesday, September 9th, 5:00 PM – 7:00 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

Wednesday, September 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party of New York Times bestselling author and ballerina MISTY COPELAND's debut picture book, Firebird, illustrated by Caldecott Honoree CHRISTOPHER MEYERS.

MISTY COPELAND for Firebird

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!

Sunday, September 14th, 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
AMANDA MACIEL for Tease
KATHERINE HOWE for Conversion

Friday, September 19th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the New York stop of the Fierce Reads tour!

CARAGH M. O’BRIEN The Vault of Dreamers
MARIE RUTKOSKI The Winner’s Curse
ANN AGUIRRE Mortal Danger
EMMY LAYBOURNE (moderator) Sweet – sneak peak from 2015 release

Saturday, September 20th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Stop on by for an afternoon celebrating these adventurous reads!

SARAH STEWART TAYLOR for The Expeditioners & the Secret of King Triton’s Lair
KATHERINE ROY for The Expeditioners & the Secret of King Triton’s Lair
MATT LONDON for The 8th Continent
JUDE WATSON for Loot
KATE MILFORD for Greenglass House

Sunday, September 21st, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of fun as these authors and artists share their exciting new works with us!

DAN HANNA for The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School
KELLY LIGHT for Louise Loves Art
DAVID GOTHARD for Little Lola
JULIE SAAB for Little Lola

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

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

Sunday, September 28th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

These great books full of big heart and heartbreaks are sure to keep your teens reading and swooning into the night. Stop by for a reading, Q&A session, and get your books signed!

KIERAN SCOTT for Complete Nothing
MIRANDA KENNEALLY for Breathe, Annie, Breathe
TIFFANY SCHMIDT for Bright Before Sunrise
UNA LAMARCHE for Like No Other

 
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!

CLAIRE LEGRAND Winterspell

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

Monday, October 6th, 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.

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, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The New York Public Library and Books of Wonder are thrilled to present #1 NY Times bestselling author RICK RIORDAN!

You can be part of a live audience at the New York Public Library’s iconic main branch, as #1 NY Times bestselling author Rick Riordan talks about The Blood of Olympus, the much anticipated fifth installment of his beloved Heroes of Olympus series.

And for all those Demigods and Olympians that can not be at the NYPL Main Branch , the event will be streamed live to thousands of fans at participating library branches all across New York City! All events will be free and open to the public.

To request FREE tickets to the live event with Rick Riordan at the NYPL Main Branch & learn more about participating library branches please click the "MORE INFO" button to the right or visit NYPL.org.

Saturday, October 11th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for exciting panel of fantastic middle grade reads!

EDITH COHN for Spirits Key
DAN YACCARINO for Zorgoochi’s Intergalactic Pizza: Delivery of Doom
DAVID LUBAR for Bully Bug
DAN KROKOS for The Black Stars
PATRIK HENRY BASS for The Zero Degree Zombie Zone

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!

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

Don't miss the chance to meet and hear from GARTH NIX as we celebrate the launch of the long-awaited fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Old Kingdom series.

Thursday, October 16th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party of Laughing at My Nightmare by author SHANE BURCAW!

SHANE BURCAW for Laughing at My Nightmare

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

Saturday, October 25th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for a special pre-Halloween event for young readers with these authors and their spooky books!

CLAIRE LEGRAND for Year of Shadows
M.P. KOZLOWSKY for The Dyerville Tales
J.A. WHITE for The Thickety
LAUREN MAGAZINER for The Only Thing Worse Than Witches
DAN POBLOCKI for The Book of Bad Things

Sunday, October 26th, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Join us for a very special Ladybug Girl Day! JACKY DAVIS will be reading from the new book, Ladybug Girl and the Dress Up Dilemma, while DAVID SOMAN draws for young readers in the audience! We invite your kids to come dressed up for this very fun event.

JACKY DAVIS for Ladybug Girl and the Dress Up Dilemma
DAVID SOMAN for Ladybug Girl and the Dress Up Dilemma

Sunday, October 26th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon with panelists who were once Books of Wonder booksellers before publishing their own books!

GEORGE O'CONNOR for Captain Awesome Gets a Hole-in-One
DEIRDRE GILL for Outside
JASON CHIN for Gravity
NEIL NUMBERMAN for Flip & Fin: We Rule the School!
NICK BRUEL for Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble
JULIE FOGLIANO for If You Want to See a Whale

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!

ALEXANDRA BRACKEN for IN THE AFTERLIGHT (Darkest Minds #3)

 
November 2014
 
Sunday, November 2nd, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

MARILYN SINGER for I’m Gonna Climb a Mountain in my Patent Leather Shoes
MONICA CARNESI for Sleepover With Beatrice and Bear
SCOTT CAMPBELL for Hug Machine