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May 2016
 
Saturday, May 28th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for the launch of FRANK DORMER's rollicking whodunit, The Sword in the Stove and DAVID GORDON's adorable Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery! You and your young readers and listeners won't want to miss FRANK DORMER and DAVID GORDON's latest books!

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, GAVIN BROWN, and GEORGE O'CONNOR will be here starting at 1pm and you won't want to miss a page!

 
June 2016
 
Saturday, June 4th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Get ready for some GREAT CHAPTER READS as THREE fantastic authors present their latest tales of mystery, magic and imagination with your young readers. EMILY JENKINS, SARAH MLYNOWSKI and COURTNEY SHEINMEL will be here starting at 1pm and you won't want to miss a page!

Sunday, June 5th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

A picture perfect afternoon of fun, awaits the whole family at the first of two June Picture Book Bonanzas. Don't miss these colorful new storybooks and the chance to hear all about them right from their talented creators.

Thursday, June 9th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us as we welcome CARRIE FIRESTONE, AIMEE FRIEDMAN, and CHRISTINE HEPPERMANN for our Summer Teen Reads panel! Your teen readers won't want to miss out on hearing more about these fun summer books!

Friday, June 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome author KENNETH LOGAN for the release of his debut YA novel True Letters From a Fictional Life, a thoughtful, authentic coming-out story about a high school boy who can only deal with his own truth through secret, unsent letters. You and your teen readers won't want to miss a page!

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

Join Books of Wonder in welcoming the author and illustrator of a fantastic new middle-grade series. Come join us as we welcome celebrated author JOHN BEMELMANS MARCIANO and Cadecott Medalist SOPHIE BLACKALL for the first two titles in their The Witches of Benevento series!

Sunday, June 12th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Get ready for an afternoon of great picture book reads at the second of our big June Picture Book Bonanzas! Don't miss these colorful new storybooks and the chance to hear all about them right from their talented creators.

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. Nina and David will be joined by STEPHANIE PERKINS, LISA WILLIAMSON, JANE MASON, and BILLY MERRELL.

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

Meet author DOYIN RICHARDS as he comes to Books of Wonder to introduce his new book, I Wonder, just in time for Father's Day!

Friday, June 17th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Celebrate the launch of two great Middle Grade reads with authors PAUL GRIFFIN and LAURA MARX FITZGERALD. You and your young readers won't want to miss a page of these talented authors' new novels.

Monday, June 20th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we welcome LAURENT LINN, ALISON CHERRY, ADAM SILVERA, ROBIN TALLEY, KENNETH LOGAN, and KODY KEPLINGER for our annual Openly YA event! Your teen readers won't want to miss out as these six talented authors share their latest works of LGBT fiction.

Tuesday, June 21st, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder in welcoming authors KATHRYN HOLMES, JENNIFER CASTLE, and CAELA CARTER as they present their latest realistic reads for teens! YA fans won't want to miss a page!

Wednesday, June 22nd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is pleased to present SELENE CASTROVILLA for the launch of her newest book, the second book in the Rough Romance Trilogy, Signs of Life. Joining her for this launch will be LAURENT LINN, TRACEY BAPTISTE, GAE POLISNER, and BRENDAN KEILY.

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

Join Books of Wonder as we celebrate the launch of DONNA FREITAS' new dystopian teen novel, Unplugged. Donna will be joined by ELIOT SCHREFER and MARIE RUTKOSKI.

Sunday, June 26th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Get ready for an afternoon of Fantastic Teen Reads as three talented authors present their latest fantastic tales for teen readers. JULIE ESHBAUGH, HEIDI HEILIG, and ELEANOR HERMAN will be here starting at 4pm to share their latest novels -- you won't want to miss a page!

Tuesday, June 28th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

YA Thriller fans won't want to miss the launch of AMANDA PANITCH's sophomore novel, Never Missing, Never Found!

Wednesday, June 29th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Celebrate the launch of REBECCA MOCK's new graphic novel for middle grade readers, and the first book in a new series, Compass South, a charming tale of two twins who become separated on their journey to San Francisco and must find each other, all while avoiding a band of pirates who believe they hold the key to unlocking a great treasure.

Thursday, June 30th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Books of Wonder as we celebrate the launch of award willing illustrator EVAN TURK's debut work as author-illustrator, The Storyteller! You and your young readers and listeners won't want to miss this original folktale that celebrates the power of stories and storytelling.

 
July 2016
 
Tuesday, July 5th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Books of Wonder is proud to present sci-fi author MARK ALPERT for the launch of his latest novel The Siege! YA readers won't want to miss out on the sequel to The Six, a diverse tale about a boy with muscular dystrophy who takes charge of his life when threatened with death by artificial intelligence.

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!

Tuesday, July 12th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Fans of YA fantasy won't want to miss the dual launch of The Shadow Hour by MELISSA GREY and The King Slayer by VIRGINIA BOECKER! Packed with heart-pounding action, magic, and swoon-worthy romance, both The Shadow Hour and The King Slayer will enthrall teen readers from start to finish.

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

Come join Books of Wonder in celebrating the launch of SOMAN CHANANI's newest edition to his School for Good and Evil series, The Ever Never Handbook. This hilarious new book details everything a new student needs in order to survive their own fairy tale.

Tuesday, July 19th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us at Books of Wonder to celebrate the launch party for the newest book in a delectable series, Stars So Sweet (An All Four Stars Book) with the author, TARA DAIRMAN!