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March 9th at 4PM ET Virtual

Tales of Magic and Mischief!

Hunts for mythical beasts, battles with evil witches, and the fight to save their worlds are just a few of the epic happenings you'll discover in these terrific tales! Tune in for The Night Compass (Wilderlore #4) by AMANDA FOODY and Cece Rios and the Queen of Brujas by KAELA RIVERA!

Saturday, March 9th at 4PM ET via Crowdcast!

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March Picture Book Fun


March 2nd at 1PM ET Virtual

These New Picture Books Are Bound to Be Bunches of Fun!

From a fabulous celebration of all the holidays of the year, to a monster that is very certainly not eating the kids on the playground, to a silly misunderstanding about a delicious treat, these tales are sure to have you giggling! Tune in to discover Holidays All Year with Pomp, Snow, and Cirqueumstance by NEIL GOLDBERG, I Do Not Eat Children by MARCUS CUTLER, and Kadooboo!: A Silly South Indian Folktale by SHRUTHI RAO!

Saturday, March 2nd at 1PM ET via Crowdcast!

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March Picture Book Joy!


March 9th at 1PM ET 17th Street Location

Precious Picture Books to Put a Smile on Your Face!

These sweet titles are sure to delight you and your young readers with their tales of creativity and imagination! Join us in store to discover Sophie's Monster Goes to Shul by SANDY ASHER and What If You Wish? by ANNE APPERT!

Saturday, March 9th at 1PM ET at Our 17th St Store

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25th Anniversary Celebration: "No, David!" & "Sector 7"


March 3rd at 1PM ET 17th Street Location

Come Celebrate This Great Occasion at Books of Wonder!

These two picture book titles are icons in the world of children's literature, and so it's only right that we hold an event celebrating their 25th anniversaries! Join us in-store to spend some time with Caldecott honoree DAVID SHANNON and three-time Caldecott winner DAVID WIESNER!

Sunday, March 3rd at 1PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Picture Books to Share!


March 24th at 1PM ET Virtual

Picture Books You Won't Want to Keep to Yourself! 

These bright new picture books are full of creativity, love, and care, and are perfect for sharing with the special readers in your life! Tune in to discover Time to Make Art by JEFF MACK, Mama's Library Summers by MELVINA NOEL and Dear Muslim Child by RAHMA RODAAH!

Sunday, March 24th at 1PM ET via Crowdcast!

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Great Graphic Novels for Early Readers!


March 10th at 4PM ET Virtual

Get Ready for Some Terrific Graphic Novels!

From bumbling badgers to cats that dream of space, these furry friends are sure to put a smile on you and your young readers' faces! Tune in to discover  InvestiGators: Agents of S.U.I.T: From Badger to Worse by JOHN PATRICK GREEN and Waffles and Pancake: Best Friends Fur-Ever by DREW BROCKINGTON!

Sunday, March 10th at 4PM ET via Crowdcast!

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March Picture Books to Treasure


March 24th at 4PM ET 17th Street Location

Precious Picture Books Book Stores Meant to be Shared!

These sweet stories are full of warmth and heart, and are perfect for storytimes and beyond! Join us in-store for The Blue Pickup by NATASHA TRIPLETT, Only: The Bird Who Liked Being Alone by AIRLIE ANDERSON, The Fish of Small Wishes by ELANA K. ARNOLD, and Rhythm by JACKIE AZÚA KRAMER!

Sunday, March 24th at 4PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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New Middle Grade Graphic Novels for March!


March 17th at 4PM ET 17th Street Location

These Graphic Novels Are Sure to Knock Your Socks Off!

With plenty of magic, friendship, and scheming, these new middle grade reads are the perfect new additions to your shelves! Join us in-store to discover All is Nat Lost (Nat Enough #5) by MARIA SCRIVAN, Together Forever (Making Friends #4) by KRISTEN GUDSNUK, Kira and the (Maybe) Space Princess by MEGAN BRENNAN, Unicorn Boy by DAVID ROMAN!

Sunday, March 17th at 4PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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NYC Launch | Bubbly Beautiful Kitty-Corn by Shannon Hale & LeUyen Pham


March 23rd at 1PM ET 17th Street Location

These Friends Mer-Maid For Each Other!

From New York Times bestselling Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn creators SHANNON HALE and LEUYEN PHAM comes Bubbly Beautiful Kitty-Corn! Join us for the NYC launch of the delightful fourth title in the Kitty-Corn picture book series, another heartwarming and hilarious Kitty and Unicorn adventure about big dreams, self-esteem, the enduring magic of true friendship... and mermaids!

Saturday, March 23rd at 1PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Celebrate Black History Month!


February 25th at 1PM ET Virtual

Read all About Black History Month Icons!

These trailblazers have made the world a better place, so be sure to tune in to learn all about their terrific achievements and contributions through these wonderful picture books! Join us virtually to discover Jimmy's Rhythm & Blues: The Extraordinary Life of James Baldwin by MICHELLE MEADOWS, Rooting for Plants: The Unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black Botanist and Collector by JANICE N. HARRINGTON, and Ida B. Wells Marches for the Vote by DINAH JOHNSON!

Sunday, February 25th at 1PM ET via Crowdcast!

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Great Middle Grade Reads


February 25th at 4PM ET Virtual

New Middle Grade Titles to Knock Your Socks Off! 

These characters are full of heart and spirit, and are determined to overcome their challenges! You won't want to miss their inspiring stories, so be sure to tune in to hear all about them! Join us virtually to discover Shark Teeth by SHERRI WINSTON and Finding Normal by STEPHANIE FARIS!

Sunday, February 25th at 4PM ET via Crowdcast!

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Launch | Where the Dark Stands Still by A.B. Poranek


February 28th at 6PM ET 17th Street Location

Magic and Mischief Run Amok in This Dazzling YA Fantasy!

Join us for the fantastical launch of Where the Dark Stands Still by A.B. PORANEK, the thrilling new YA dark fantasy that you won't want to put down! When a dangerously magical girl makes a deal with a demon, she gets a lot more than she bargained for. A.B. PORANEK will be in conversation with PASCALE LACELLE, author of Curious Tides.

Wednesday, February 28th at 6PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Double Launch Event


March 7th at 6PM ET 17th Street Location

Heartwarming Tales to Enjoy!

These new picture books are full of sweet stories and beautiful illustrations, and are perfect for readers that love music and dogs (because who doesn't?)! Join us in-store to discover Piano Wants to Play by COLLEEN KONG SAVAGE and This Wolf Was Different by KATIE SLIVENSKY and illustrated by HANNAH SALYER!

Thursday, March 7th at 6PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Great Middle Grade Reads


March 14th at 6PM ET 17th Street Location

Heartwarming New Books to Share!

Join us in-store to discover these terrific new titles that are full of heart, courage, and self-discovery (and dogs and chocolate chip cookies!)! Stop in to check out Walkin' the Dog by CHRIS LYNCH, Maybe It's a Sign by E. L. SHEN, Lost Kites and and Other Treasures by CATHY CARR, and The World Divided by Piper by CAELA CARTER!

Thursday, March 14th at 6PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Launch | Infinity Kings by Adam Silvera


March, 12th at 6PM ET 17th Street Location

Two Brothers. One Epic Battle.

Join us for the YA launch of Infinity Kings by ADAM SILVERA, the final chapter in the explosive Infinity Cycle series! After years of trying to help each other, two brothers find themselves in a heartbreaking war against one another, and must face off in order to get what they truly want. Adam will be in conversation with ALEX ASTER, author of Nightbane.

Tuesday, March, 12th at 6PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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NYC Launch | The Kids in Mrs. Z's Class by KATE MESSNER & RAJANI LaROCCA


June 1st at 4PM ET 17th Street Location

Class Is In Session!

Join us for the exciting launch of this fun new middle grade series, The Kids in Mrs. Z's Class, featuring the first two books in the series! This series is lead by KATE MESSNER, and the second installation comes from RAJANI LaROCCA! This great event features both of these talented authors, along with other future authors in the series such as: KARINA YAN GLASER, ELIOT SCHREFER, OLUGBEMISOLA RHUDAY PERKOVICH, and TRACEY BAPTISTE! Join us in store to discover Emma McKenna, Full Out by KATE MESSNER and Rohan Murthy Has a Plan by RAJANI LaROCCA!

Saturday, June 1st at 4PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Launch | On All Other Nights


March 27th at 6PM ET 17th Street Location

A Passover Celebration Like No Other!

Join us for the live launch event of On All Other Nights: A Passover Celebration in 14 Stories! Featuring editors/contributors JOSHUA S. LEVY, CHRIS BARON, and NAOMI MILLINER, and contributors VEERA HIRANANDANI, MARI LOWE, and LAURA SHOVAN, this terrific collection of short stories is great for any young reader looking to learn more about this cherished holiday!

Wednesday, March 27th at 6PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Midnight Launch | The Prisoner's Throne by Holly Black


March 4th at 10:30PM ET 17th Street Location

Join Books of Wonder and HOLLY BLACK for the Thrilling Midnight Launch of The Prisoner's Throne!

Return to the world of Elfhame for the final time with The Prisoner's Throne, the stunning, blood-soaked conclusion to the Stolen Heir duology from HOLLY BLACK! This dazzling midnight launch event will feature trivia and a Sparkling Ever Apple Cider Toast at midnight while we countdown to the book's release!

 When: Monday, March 4th, 2024
Doors Open at 8:30PM ET 
Event Begins at 10:30 PM ET
Book Releases at Midnight!

Where: Our Manhattan Store:
42 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011

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Launch | Darker By Four by June CL Tan


April 2nd at 6PM ET 17th Street Location

Power Can Change Lives, Especially When It's Magical...

Join us for the fantastical YA launch of Darker by Fourthe first title of an epic, sweeping contemporary fantasy duology by Jade Fire Gold author JUNE CL TAN! Enter a world where every deal has a catch, no secret stays buried, and no one is exactly who they say they are. June will be in conversation with KAT CHO, author of Once Upon a K-Prom.

Tuesday, April 2nd at 6PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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Launch | Max in the House of Spies by Adam Gidwitz


February 27th at 6PM ET 17th Street Location

This Book Has Espionage, Suspense, and a Whole Lot of Heart!

Join us for the thrilling middle grade launch of Max in the House of Spies by ADAM GIDWITZ! What do you do when you're sent away from home and desperate to return? Why, become a British Spy, of course! Adam will be in conversation with STEVE SHEINKIN, author of Impossible Escape: A True Story of Survival and Heroism in Nazi Europe.

Tuesday, February 27th at 6PM ET at Our 17th St Store!

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