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February 25th at 1PM EST Virtual

Join Us to Experience Some Truly Inspirational Stories!

Revel in the challenges faced and triumphs won by soccer superstar Abby Wambach, experience the strength of Maryam Faruqi, one of the champions of women's education in India and Pakistan, and follow the journey of Isamu Noguchi, renowned sculptor and artist, as he grows into himself and comes out of his shell!

Saturday, February 25th at 1PM via Crowdcast!

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Non-Fiction Picture Book Bonanza


February 19th at 1PM EST Virtual

Explore High and Low with These Amazing Non-Fiction Picture Books!

Meet Opportunity, the Mars Rover that introduced us to the red planet and then kept us updated from up there, and hang out with the truly peculiar primates that make up our ecosystems! You won't want to miss these awesome non-fiction picture books!

Sunday, February 19th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast

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NYC Launch Event | Planning Perfect by Haley Neil


February 18th at 5PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of Planning Perfect by Haley Neil! 

Don't miss the release of HALEY NEIL's Planning Perfect, a YA romcom that just goes to show, sometimes the best things in life can't be planned! HALEY NEIL will be in conversation with BRIAN D. KENNEDY, author of A Little Bit Country

When her mom gets engaged, Felicity sees the wedding as the perfect opportunity to show off her event planning skills. Especially when her friend Nancy offers her family’s apple orchard as a venue. But when it starts to seem like there might be something besides friendship between them, Felicity isn’t sure how she feels. Suddenly the summer is a lot more complicated. Can Felicity wrangle her irresponsible mom, figure out her feelings for Nancy, and plan the perfect wedding? Or will all of her plans come crashing down around her?

Saturday, February 18th at 5PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Fantastic Middle Grade Reads!


February 18th at 3PM EST Virtual

 Enchanting Titles for Your Middle Grade Readers! 

Join Asha as she finds her power in order to save her people from evil, follow six sisters as they try to protect each other from their dark fates, fight alongside a boy as he battles against some seriously silly magic, and watch as a hidden princess takes her fate into her own hands! You won't want to miss this fantastic middle grade panel!

Saturday, February 18th at 3PM EST via Crowdcast

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Picture Book Bonanza!


February 18th at 1PM EST Virtual

Beautiful Picture Books To Share With Your Young Readers!

Join Books of Wonder as we travel along with Mai and her mom as they make the perilous journey to find Papa, discover the ripple effects of doing a good deed, and revel in a poignant story about Black and brown heritage and community! 

Saturday, February 18th at 1PM via Crowdcast!

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Launch Event | Lies We Sing to the Sea by Sarah Underwood


March 7th at 6PM 17th Street Location

Join Books of Wonder for the Legendary YA Launch of Lies We Sing to the Sea by SARAH UNDERWOOD!

This dazzling Sapphic fantasy inspired by Greek mythology, Lies We Sing to the Seawill captivate fans of Circe and The Song of Achilles. Sarah will be in conversation with AMELIE WEN ZHAO, with the conversation moderated by Bookstagrammer @caitsbooks.

Each spring, Ithaca condemns twelve maidens to the noose. But when that fate comes for Leto, death is not what she thought it would be. Instead, she wakes on a mysterious island and meets a girl with green eyes and the power to command the sea. A girl named Melantho, who says one more death can stop a thousand.

The prince of Ithaca must die—or the tides of fate will drown them all.

Tuesday, March 7th at 6PM at Our 17th St Location

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Picture Books to Share!


February 12th at 1PM EST Virtual

Share These Darling Picture Books with Your Young Readers!

Meet Evergreen the squirrel, who is afraid of many things, and help her face her fears as she delivers soup to her sick Granny Oak, find out where the tooth fairy takes all those lost teeth, spend some time learning how to help a friend in need, and stop by Yesenia's apartment to find out why plátanos go with everything—especially love!

Sunday, February 12th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Great Graphic Novels for Early Readers


February 11th at 1PM EST Virtual

Check Out These Awesome Graphic Novels Perfect for Your Early Readers!

Giggle with Baloney and friends as he performs some questionable magic (and other silly adventures!), join Beaky Barnes, a no-nonsense chicken who's determined to save her desirable egg, fight crime with the Dinomighties, help Mimi overcome her case of the Blahs, and follow best friends Blue, Barry, and Pancakes as they go on TIME-BENDING adventures!

Saturday, February 11th at 1PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Book Launch | Where Darkness Blooms by Andrea Hannah


February 23rd at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us For the Launch of Where Darkness Blooms!

Don't miss the release of ANDREA HANNAH's thrilling supernatural novel, Where Darkness Blooms! Andrea will be in conversation with REBECCA MIX and AMÉLIE WEN ZHAO. 

The town of Bishop is known for exactly two things: recurring windstorms and an endless field of sunflowers that stretches farther than the eye can see. And women — missing women. When three more women disappear one stormy night, their daughters are left in the dust, without answers. Until the wind kicks up a terrible secret at their mothers’ much-delayed memorial. With secrets come the lies each of the girls is forced to confront. Something happened to their mothers, and the townsfolk know what it was. What the girls don’t know is that Bishop was founded on blood—and now it craves theirs.

Sunday, February 23rd at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | In Limbo by Deb JJ Lee


March 6th at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of In Limbo

Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch of DEB JJ LEE's YA debut, In Limbo! A graphic memoir about a Korean American girl's coming-of-age story — and a coming-home story — set between a New Jersey suburb and Seoul, South Korea.

Deborah (Jung-Jin) Lee knows she's different. Ever since her family emigrated from South Korea to the United States, she's felt her Otherness. And as the pressures of high school ramp up, even home isn't a safe place, as fights with her mom escalate. Deb is caught in a limbo, with nowhere to go. But Deb is resilient. And during a trip to South Korea, she realizes something that changes her perspective on her family, her heritage, and herself.

Monday, March 6th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Location

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Fantastic YA Reads!


February 9th at 6PM EST Virtual

Join Books of Wonder for This Virtual YA Panel, Sure to Give You Both Chills and Thrills!

A dark fantasy debut about facing both the dark institutions that bind you and the people that hurt you, twin sister witches tasked with protecting their hometown in the final title in a witchy trilogy, magical twin sisters on the run, and a luxurious resort you won't want to (and can't) leave make this virtual panel an event you won't want to miss!

Thursday, February 9th at 6PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Book Launch | I Am the Walrus by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman


April 11th at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of I Am the Walrus by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman!

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of over thirty books NEAL SHUSTERMAN unites with longtime collaborator, screenwriter and author of several books for children and young adults ERIC ELFMAN in this hilarious new sci-fi series.

When fourteen-year-old Noah falls from the trees on his classmate Sahara, he doesn’t understand how, or why, he would have been up there. It’s just one more in a string of strange things happening to Noah lately. Like when he vanishes into the background at a moment he doesn’t want to be noticed. And when he unexpectedly blasts Sahara with a bird shriek while flapping his arms uncontrollably in the middle of a school dance. What does it all mean? And why do there suddenly seem to be so many mysterious people trying to kill him? Noah’s friend Ogden has an idea…but like all of Ogden’s ideas, it’s out there. Way out there…

Tuesday, April 11th at 6PM EST at Our 17th Location!

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NYC Launch Event | Finally Seen by Kelly Yang


March 2nd at 5PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of Finally Seen by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang!

When ten-year-old Lina Gao steps off the plane in Los Angeles, it’s her first time in America and the first time seeing her parents and her little sister in five years! She’s been waiting for this moment every day while she lived with her grandmother in Beijing. Finally, her parents are ready for her to join their fabulous life in America! Except, it’s not exactly like in the postcards. School’s a lot harder than she thought, and when her teacher starts facing challenges for her latest book selection, a book that deeply resonates with Lina, it will take all of Lina’s courage and resilience to get over her fear in order to choose a future where she’s finally seen.

Thursday, March 2nd at 5PM EST at Our 17th St Location! 

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Picture Book Bonanza!


March 26th at 1pm EST 17th Street Location

Meet Your New Favorite Critters! 

Join Books of Wonder in exploring these sweet titles about learning to face your fears and how teamwork really can make the dream work!

In this panel you'll get to know these wonderful titles: We Don't Lose Our Class Goldfish by RYAN T. HIGGINS where Penelope Rex has to face her greatest (and fishiest) fear, and Hey Otter! Hey Beaver! by BRIAN PINKNEY, a funny and action-packed book about competition, cooperation, and friendship between, you guessed it, an otter and a beaver!

 Sunday, March 26th at 1PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | The Sinister Booksellers of Bath by Garth Nix


March 26th at 5PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Thrilling Launch of The Sinister Booksellers of Bath by Garth Nix!

Books of Wonder is so excited to host the NYC launch of The Sinister Booksellers of Bath! The mystical sequel to The Left-Handed Booksellers of London from GARTH NIX.

When Merlin vanishes, Susan, an art student who is still struggling to deal with her own recently discovered magical heritage, will battle animated statues of heraldic beasts and use magical maps to rescue him on a hunt that leads to a serial killer who must be stopped. To unravel the secrets of a murderous Ancient Sovereign, the booksellers must investigate centuries of disappearances and deaths. If they do not stop her, she will soon kill again. And this time, her target is no ordinary mortal.

Sunday, March 26th at 5PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | Revelle by Lyssa Mia Smith


February 17th at 6:00PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us on the Dazzling Adventure that is Revelle by Lyssa Mia Smith!

Don't miss the release of the sparkling debut novel Revelle by LYSSA MIA SMITH! Lyssa will be in conversation with LAUREN BLACKWOOD, ROCHELLE HASSAN, and MEG LONG.
Luxe is the star of her family’s fantastical show and she knows the splendor of Charmant is just an illusion. When the son of Charmant’s wealthiest family makes her an offer—everything her struggling family needs to stay in business, in exchange for posing as his girl and helping him become mayor—she can’t refuse. Then 
Luxe accidentally meets Jamison, an orphan with as few memories as gemstones, and the sparks that fly are more than her magical enchantments. But keeping secrets from powerful people is a dangerous game . . . one that could destroy them both. 

Friday, February 17th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | On Air with Zoe Washington by JANAE MARKS


February 16th at 6:00PM EST 17th Street Location

Join us for the Launch of On Air with Zoe Washington by JANAE MARKS!

Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch of On Air with Zoe Washington by JANAE MARKS! Janae will be in conversation with COREY ANN HAYDU, author of One Jar of Magic

Zoe helped clear her dad’s name for a crime he didn’t commit, finally releasing him from prison to an outpouring of community support. When he reveals his lifelong dream of opening his own restaurant, Zoe becomes determined to help him achieve it. However, starting a new place is much more difficult than it looks, and despite being innocent — her dad is having a harder time re-entering society than anyone expected. Zoe starts a podcast to bring light to the struggles exonerees experience and fundraise for their restaurant. She knows the power of using her voice. But with waning public interest in their story, will anyone still be listening? 

Thursday, February 16th at 6:00PM EST at Our 17th St Location

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Book Launch | Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks by Dan Gutman


February 14th at 5:00PM EST Virtual

Celebrate the first book in the brand-new “My Weird-tastic School” series, Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks, with author Dan Gutman and illustrator Jim Paillot!

Class is in session! Books of Wonder is so excited to host the launch for DAN GUTMAN's Miss Banks Pulls Lots of Pranks! Featuring both the author, Dan Gutman, and the illustrator, Jim Paillot, you'll want to join us for this launch to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Weird School seriesThe sensational My Weird School series has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide! In this first book of the new sixth arc, A.J. and his friends meet their mischievous fourth grade teacher, Miss Banks!

Tuesday, February 14th at 5:00PM EST via Crowdcast!

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Book Launch | The Pearl Hunter by Miya T. Beck


February 12th at 3PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Books of Wonder for the Launch of The Pearl Hunter!

Don't miss the thrilling release of The Pearl HunterMIYA T. BECK's debut fantasy novel! Miya will be joined in conversation by BETH AIN.

In this stunning, Japanese-inspired debut fantasy, Kai and Kishi are close as two twin sisters can be, but when Kishi is kidnapped by a powerful spirit, nothing will stop Kai from searching deep in the ocean to bring her home.  As she journeys across treacherous landscapes, Kai must navigate encounters with scheming bandits, a power-hungry warlord, and a legion of conniving fox spirits, all while keeping to her mission to save her sister. 

Sunday, February 12th at 3PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | City Spies: City of the Dead by James Ponti


February 11th at 3PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us For the Launch of City Spies: City of the Dead!

Join Books of Wonder for the launch of City Spies: City of the Dead by JAMES PONTI! James will be in conversation with CHRIS GRABENSTEIN and KARINA YAN GLASER.

City Spies: City of the Dead is the fourth installment in the New York Times bestselling  City Spies series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti. The young group of spies go codebreaking in Cairo in another international adventure! This riveting tale of puzzles and clues is perfect for fans of riddles and mystery!

Saturday, February 11th at 3:00PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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Book Launch | Wildblood by Lauren Blackwood


February 7th at 6PM EST 17th Street Location

Join us on this wild ride with the launch of Wildblood!

Don't miss the release of LAUREN BLACKWOOD's thrilling new YA novel, Wildblood! Lauren will be in conversation with KAT CHO, the New York Times bestselling author of Once Upon a K-Prom and Wicked Fox.

A fierce, lush fantasy by New York Times bestselling author LAUREN BLACKWOOD, Wildblood tells the story of a girl who must find the strength to defeat the demons of the jungle as well as her own to find where she truly belongs.

Tuesday, February 7th at 6:00PM EST 

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Book Launch | Once Upon a Book by Grace Lin and Kate Messner


February 8th at 6:00PM EST 17th Street Location

Join Us for the Launch of 
Once Upon a Book!

Join Books of Wonder to celebrate the launch of a magical new picture book: Once Upon a Book by GRACE LIN and KATE MESSNER.

Once Upon a Book is a vibrant, lyrical picture book from a powerhouse award-winning duo: Caldecott and Newbery Honoree GRACE LIN and bestselling author KATE MESSNER.

Wednesday, February 8th at 6:00PM EST
In-Store at Our 17th Street Location!

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