Friday, June 28, 2013

Busy Busy Busy

Today may seriously be the busiest day of my life! Check out all that's going on, and if you're in Chicago stop by one of these many event and say hi! don't miss my book launch at 7:30 at the Book Cellar (info below). Hope to see you all :)


June 28th (Friday) - Breaking Out: Veronica Roth and Debut Authors from The Class of 2k13 Discuss Their Upcoming Books


When: 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Hilton Chicago Waldorf Room
 
Description:  Come hear NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Veronica Roth and debut authors from The Class of 2k13 talk about their exciting new books. This is your chance to meet the potential stars of tomorrow, today. This session will include a brief question and answer period AND a teen fiction trivia contest (librarians vs. authors) for fabulous prizes!

Panelists include: Caela Carter, ME, HIM THEM AND IT (YA Contemporary); Debra Driza MILA 2.0 (YA Sci/fi); Polly Holyoke THE NEPTUNE PROJECT (MG Sci/fi); Justina Ireland VENGEANCE BOUND (YA Urban Fantasy); Demitria Lunetta IN THE AFTER (YA Post-Apocalyptic); Jennifer McGowan MAID OF SECRETS (YA Historical); Nicole McInnes BRIANNA ON THE BRINK (YA Contemporary); Kate Karyus Quinn ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE (YA Literary Horror); Liesl Shurtliff RUMP, THE TRUE STORY OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN (MG Fantasy); Tamera Wissinger GONE FISHING (MG Novel In Verse).
 
June 28th (Friday) - The Class of 2K13 Group Signing
 
When - 4pm - 7pm
Where - The Book Cellar - 4736-38 N. Lincoln ave., Chicago, Illinois 60625
 
Join us for our first group signing!

About 2K13: Each year, a group of twenty Young Adult and Middle
Grade debut authors from traditional publishers come
together to spread the word about new books that we hope
...
will get kids excited about reading. From timeless fantasy to
up-to-the moment contemporary to futuristic sci-fi, harrowing
thrillers to thrilling romance, Young Adult and Middle Grade
literature has never been more diverse.
http://classof2k13.com/

Schedule:


4pm - Middle Grade Authors (Reading and Book Signing)

Liesl Shurtliff - RUMP: THE TRUE STORY OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN - MG Fantasy
Tamera Wissinger - GONE FISHING - MG Contemporary Adventure
Polly Holyoke - THE NEPTUNE PROJECT - MG Sci-fi
Tara Sullivan – GOLDEN BOY – MG Contemporary


5pm - Young Adult Authors (Reading and Book Signing)

Debra Driza - MILA 2.0 - YA Sci-fi
Caela Carter – ME, HIM, THEM, & IT – YA Contemporary
Kate Karyus Quinn - ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE - YA Literary Horror
Jennifer McGowan - MAID OF SECRETS - YA Historical Fiction
Nicole McInnes - BRIANNA ON THE BRINK - YA Contemporary
Demitria Lunetta - IN THE AFTER - YA Post-apocalyptic


6pm - Young Adult Authors - preview for upcoming releases (Reading with Swag Signing)


Lydia Kang - CONTROL - YA Sci-fi
Mindy McGinnis - NOT A DROP TO DRINK - YA Post-apocalyptic
Geoffrey Girard - PROJECT CAIN - YA Sci-fi
K. A. Barson - 45 POUNDS (MORE OR LESS) - YA Contemporary
Cristin Terrill - ALL OUR YESTERDAYS - YA Sci-fi

Hope to see you all there!
 
 
 
June 28th (Friday) -  IN THE AFTER Launch Party
When - 7:30 pm
Where - The Book Cellar - 4736-38 N. Lincoln ave., Chicago, Illinois 60625

 
Come join me for the IN THE AFTER book launch party! There will be door prizes, snacks (yes, there will be cupcakes), character appearances, photo ops., tons of swag, prize giveaways (including t-shirts) and an awesome grand prize!

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