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Join Us for these Superb Pride Titles!
There's a tale of long lost twins separated at birth and — now that they're reunited — taking on high school! There's a brave girl following her passion of wrestling amidst the tension at home, and the conflict in her heart. There's a pair of brothers with an unshakable bond, and you won't want to miss any of these books! Join us to meet A Tale of Two Princes by ERIC GERON, Alondra by GINA FEMIA, and Pedro & Daniel by FEDERICO EREBIA!
Tuesday, June 20th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Celebrate Father's Day!
Enjoy Some Delightful Time With Your Dad!
These books are perfect for celebrating the fathers in your life, whether it's your dad, your dad's dad, or even your friend's dad! There's just so much to celebrate! Come check out My Dad is a DJ by KEITH HENRY BROWN, Boy Dad by JAY DAVIS, Papa's Home by DAVID SOMAN, and One, Two, Grandpa Loves You by DAN YACCARINO!
Sunday, June 11 at 1PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Great YA Reads
Perfect Summer YA Reads!
While summer is perfect for fun in the sun, that doesn't mean you can't keep your nose in a book! This YA virtual bonanza celebrates three new novels that will keep you turning the pages no matter if you're at home, at the park, or at the beach!
From a fake-dating ruse turned real, to budding Broadway star's woes, to a hard-working teen who must choose between her family and her future, this virtual event will keep you hooked.
Saturday, June 10th at 4:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
June Picture Book Bonanza
Discover New, Essential Picture Books!
Be sure to tune in with your young readers for this picture book bonanza, showcasing some wonderful new picture books you'll want to add to your collection! From otters who lose their cool, to a cavalry of eccentric aunts, to friendly woodland critters, there's a picture book for ever eager reader.
Saturday, June 10th at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast.
YA Pride and Romance!
These Titles Are Queer and Oh-So Dear!
These queer romances will certainly sweep you off your feet, just in time for Pride! From magical affairs to summer time romances, or hidden kisses and feelings kept secret, there is something for everyone to blush about! You won't want to miss The Alchemy of Moonlight by DAVID FERRARO, I Like Me Better by ROBBY WEBER, The Secret Summer Promise by KEAH BROWN, and 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) by TESS SHARPE!
Thursday, June 8th at 6PM EST via Crowdcast!
Strap In for These Thrilling Tales!
These tales are as chilling as they are thrilling, and you won't want to miss This is the Way the World Ends by JEN WILDE, and the launch of At the Speed of Lies by CINDY L. OTIS!
Trust no one. Question everything.
Tuesday, June 6th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Books Perfect for Pride!
These fabulous titles are superb for celebrating Pride Month! From a musically rebellious sister, to a couple against the world, to a cutthroat LGBTQ+ club election, you won't want to miss these books! Join us to check out Hopepunk by PRESTON NORTON, Ander and Santi Were Here by JONNY GARZA VILLA, and Gay Club! by SIMON JAMES GREEN!
Saturday, June 3rd at 4PM EST via Crowdcast!
June Fantastic Middle Grade Reads
Fall into a Fantasy!
Filled with magical words you and your young reader won't be able to get enough of, this virtual event featuring new middle grade fantasies you won't want to miss!
Be sure to tune in to uncover the tales of goddesses out for revenge, AI robots with divine powers, faceless children from Carribean folktales, magical ink that can rewrite reality, and doors that are portals to other worlds!
Sunday, June 4th at 3:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
June Picture Book Biographies
Famous Figures to Inspire!
Sometimes the greatest heroes hail not from storybooks and fantastical epics, but real life! In this virtual picture book event, we spotlight and celebrate famous (and not-so-famous!) figures from history, sure to wow and inspire you and your young readers.
Sunday, June 4th at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
Picture Books for Father's Day!
Celebrate the Dads in Your Life!
With so many sweet titles like the ones in this event, the dads you know and love will certainly know they're loved! Tune in to check out Awake, Asleep by KYLE LUKOFF, Finding Papa by ANGELA PHAM KRANS, Wild About Dads by DIANA MURRAY, and Papa's Magical Water-Jug Clock by JESUS TREJO!
Saturday, June 3rd at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!
Epic Reads - YA Pride
Titles to Love Out Loud!
These spectacular queer titles have it all, from fiery romances to powerful reclamations of the narrative, this event is one worth checking out! Jacob Demlow from A Very Queer Book Club will moderate, and there will also be sweet treats and cool swag! You won't want to miss Nothing Burns as Bright as You by ASHLEY WOODFOLK, Only This Beautiful Moment by ABDI NAZEMIAN, Riley Weaver Needs a Date to the Gaybutante Ball by JASON JUNE, The Luis Ortega Survival Club by SONORA REYES, and Queer Ducks (And Other Animals) by ELIOT SCHREFER!Thursday, June 12th at 6PM at Our 17th St Store!
Book Launch! Their Vicious Games by Joelle Wellington
Join Books of Wonder to Celebrate this Thrilling YA Debut — Their Vicious Games by JOELLE WELLINGTON!
What begins as a simple academic competition quickly turns into a game of life-and-death in this searing by YA debut author and Brooklynite, JOELLE WELLINGTON! Be sure to join Books of Wonder as we dive deep into the twisted world of Edgewater Academy!
Tuesday, July 25th at 6:00PM EST at our 17th St Store!
NYC Double YA Launch Event
The Summer Romances You've Been Waiting For!
Books of Wonder is thrilled to share these enthralling new YA romances with you! Be sure to join us for this double launch event showcasing new titles you're sure to fall head over heels in love with: Kismat Connection by ANANYA DEVARAJAN and Love Letters for Joy by MELISSA SEE!
Thursday, June 15th at 6:00PM EST at our 17th St. Location!
Great Graphic Novels for Middle Grades
Get Excited About These Graphic Novels!
From a boy that imagines himself as a superhero, to an imaginative retelling of Beowulf, to a girl that just wishes for her own space, these tales are terrific for all! You won't want to miss ThunderBoom by JACK BRIGLIO, Bea Wolf by ZACH WEINERSMITH, Squished by MEGAN WAGNER LLOYD, and Serafina and the Black Coat: The Graphic Novel by ROBERT BEATTY!
Sunday, May 28th at 3PM via Crowdcast!
Pictured Worlds by Leonard S. Marcus
Celebrate this incredible ode to children's books, Pictured Worlds by Leonard S. Marcus!
Lavishly illustrated, Pictured Worlds by Leonard S. Marcus is a large-format reference book highlighting the work of 101 top children’s illustrators. This event will feature Leonard S. Marcus in conversation with five creators highlighted in the book: 3-time Caldecott medalist David Wiesner, Caldecott Honoree and 6-time Pura Belpré recipient Yuyi Morales, legendary "king of pop-ups" Robert Sabuda, and 4-time Caldecott Honoree Bryan Collier, and 3-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis!
Thursday, June 1st at 6PM via Crowdcast!
Launch Event for Just One Little Light by Kat Yeh
Join Books of Wonder in exploring the beautiful and hopeful world of the new picture book
from KAT YEH, Just One Little Light!
An inspiring, gorgeous picture book about how one simple act can be the beginning of real change, and bring hope and connection — from popular author
KAT YEH and award-winning illustrator Isabelle Arsenault. This luminous picture book is a powerful reminder to readers of any age that no matter how dark it may seem, even the smallest glimmer of hope can make a difference.
Wednesday, June 7th at 6PM at Our 17th St Store!
Queer YA Double Launch Event
Join Us for the Launches of These Terrific Titles!
Books of Wonder is excited to host the Launch of The Alchemy of Moonlight by DAVID FERRARO and the NYC Launch of Lose You to Find Me by ERIK J. BROWN! This event will be moderated by TOBIAS MADDEN, author of Take a Bow, Noah Mitchell!
Tuesday, May 30th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!
Picture Books to Share
Picture Books to Discover and Delight!
Family, friendship, and fearlessness take center stage in this picture book virtual panel featuring new titles you'll want to share with all the curious young readers in your life!
Featuring the wonders of snail mail, swimming, and... penguins? — be sure to tune in to discover these wonderful new titles: When You Can Swim by JACK WONG, Pirate & Penguin by MIKE ALLEGRA, and Close To You From Far Away by ERICA ROOT.
Sunday, May 28th at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
YA Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense!
New YA Thrills & Chills!
A disastrous car crash, a private investigation gone awry, a high school romance riddled with secrets, a teen escapade gone fatally wrong — this virtual YA event features novels that promise to keep you turning the pages deep into the night!
Wednesday, May 31st at 6:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
Fantastic Middle Grade Reads
Dive Into Fantastical Worlds — Old & New!
Embark on a rescue journey to the underworld with two beloved characters from the Percy Jackson saga, the demi-god sons of Hades and Apollo, and then meet a group of (sort-of) powerful Witchlings as they race against a mysterious force turning people into stone in these fascinating tales! You won't want to miss The Sun and the Star by MARK OSHIRO and Witchlings: The Golden Frog Games by CLARIBEL A. ORTEGA.
Friday, June 2nd at 6PM EST Our 17th St Store!
Launch Event | Going Bicoastal by Dahlia Adler
Get Swept Away by This Electrifying Love Story!
Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch of Going Bicoastal by DAHLIA ADLER, a queer Sliding Doors rom-com, a girl must choose between summer in NYC with her dad (and the girl she's always wanted) or LA with her estranged mom (and the guy she never saw coming). Dahlia will be in conversation with L.C. ROSEN, author of Lion's Legacy.
Tuesday, June 13th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Store!