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Books of Wonder (Downtown), Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6pm
Jenny Han is the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series, Shug, and the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Siobhan Vivian. She is also the author of the chapter book Clara Lee and The Apple Pie Dream. A former children’s bookseller, she earned her MFA in creative writing at the New School. Visit her at DearJennyHan.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Teen Event | Jenny Han: To All the Boys I've Loved Before | Morgan Matson: Since You've Been Gone
Changing Hands Bookstore, Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 5pm
5PM SATURDAY, MAY 10 Jenny Han: To All The Boys I've Loved Before | Morgan Matson: Since You've Been Gone New York Times bestselling teen author Jenny Han presents her new novel, To All The Boys I've Loved Before with bestselling author Morgan Matson who is visiting with Since You've Been Gone.
In Jenny Han's To All The Boys I've Loved Before, Lara Jean Song writes a letter for every boy she's ever loved--five in all. When she writes, she pours out her heart and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Then one day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control.
Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Porter, Emily gives them a try in Morgan Matson's Since You've Been Gone.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Jenny Han is the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series, Shug, and the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Siobhan Vivian. She is also the author of the chapter book Clara Lee and The Apple Pie Dream. A former children's bookseller, she earned her MFA in creative writing at the New School. Visit her at DearJennyHan.com.
Morgan Matson received her MFA in Writing for Children from the New School. She was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start author for her first book, Amy & Roger's Epic Detour, which was also recognized as an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults. Her second book, Second Chance Summer, won the California State Book Award. She lives in Los Angeles. Visit her at MorganMatson.com.
Location: Street: 6428 S McClintock Dr. City: Tempe, Province: Arizona Postal Code: 85283 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Morgan Matson, Jenny Han and Sara Zarr
The King's English Bookshop, Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7pm
Join young adult authors, Jenny Han, Morgan Matson and Sara Zarr for a discussion and reading featuring their new young adult novels, All the Boys I've Loved Before, Since You've Been Gone, and The Lucy Variations.
Jenny Han's All the Boys I've Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters. As she learns to deal with her past loves face to face, Lara Jean discovers that something good may come out of these letters after all.
Morgan Matson's novel, Since You've Been Gone is about Emily who, Pre-Sloane, didn't go to parties, she barely talked to guys, she didn't do anything crazy. Enter Sloane, social tornado and the best kind of best friend—the one who yanks you out of your shell.But right before what should have been an epic summer, Sloane just... disappears. No note. No calls. No texts. No Sloane. There’s just a random to-do list. On it, thirteen Sloane-selected-definitely-bizarre-tasks that Emily would never try... unless they could lead back to her best friend. Apple Picking at Night? Ok, easy enough.Dance until Dawn? Sure. Why not? Kiss a Stranger? Wait... what?
Getting through Sloane’s list would mean a lot of firsts. But Emily has this whole unexpected summer ahead of her, and the help of Frank Porter (totally unexpected) to check things off. Who knows what she’ll find?
Sara Zarr's novel The Lucy Variations takes readers inside one girl's struggle to reclaim her love of music and to find joy again, even when things don't go according to plan.
Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of the featured book from The King's English.
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Location: Street: 1511 South 1500 East City: Salt Lake City, Province: Utah Postal Code: 84105 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Houston Teen Book Con 2014
Blue Willow Bookshop, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 09:30am
Our 5th annual TeenBookCon is going to be the best yet! This nationally recognized event is a great opportunity for teens and other fans of YA literature to interact with a variety of authors and graphic novelists. The fantastic librarians and educators who make up the executive committee are working hard to make this a day you will never forget. Once you see this line-up of rock stars, you will start making your plans to attend. For a schedule of the event, visit teenbookcon.org Where: Alief Taylor High School, 7555 Howell Sugar Land Road, Houston, TX 77083 When: Saturday, April 26, 9:30 – 5:00 We will have 28 authors and graphic novelists attending the festival this year: Keynote Speaker: Lauri Halse Anderson - The Impossible Knife of Memory Closing Speaker: Matt de la Peña - The Living Authors Charles Benoit - Cold Calls Ann Brashares - The Here and Now Cecil Castellucci - Tin Star Svetlana Chmakova - Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 3 Melissa de la Cruz - The Ring and the Crown Bree Despain - Into the Dark Book #1: The Shadow Prince Elizabeth Eulberg - Better Off Friends Shannon Hale - Dangerous Jenny Han - To All The Boys I've Loved Before Rachel Hawkins - Rebel Belle April Henry - The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die Brendan Kiely - The Gospel of Winter Emery Lord - Open Road Summer Sarah Mlynowski - Don't Even Think About It Lauren Myracle - TTYL Trent Reedy - Divided we fall Jason Reynolds - When I was the Greates Eliot Schrefer - Threatened Victoria Schwab - The Unbound (An Archived Novel) Victoria Scott - Fire & Flood Tess Sharpe - Far From You Jillian Tamaki - This One Summer Mariko Tamaki - Skim Laini Taylor - Dreams of Gods & Monsters Len Vlahos - The Scar Boys John Corey Whayley - Noggin Mini Grant Contest The author who sells the most books through Blue Willow Bookshop to people who will NOT be able to attend the festival will have a mini grant named for them that will be awarded to a librarian, selected at random, who attends TeenBookCon. Get a signed copy from one of your favorite authors and help a librarian get a mini grant! Ordering If you can't attend the event and want a PERSONALIZED copy shipped to you, you may call the store or add the appropriate book to your cart on our website. Payment type must be "CreditCard." To place an international order, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours. In order to ensure fulfillment the deadline for web orders is 5:00 p.m. Thursday April 24.
Location: Street: Alief Taylor High School Additional: 7555 Howell Sugar Land Road City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77083 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian - FIRE WITH FIRE
Octavia Books, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 5pm
Enthusiast of the young adult novels won't want to miss Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian when they come to Octavia Books to discuss and sign their new joint novel, Fire with Fire. When sweet revenge turns sour… Book two of a trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian.
Lillia, Kat, and Mary had the perfect plan. Work together in secret to take down the people who wronged them. But things didn’t exactly go the way they’d hoped at the Homecoming Dance.
Not even close.
For now, it looks like they got away with it. All they have to do is move on and pick up the pieces, forget there ever was a pact. But it’s not easy, not when Reeve is still a total jerk and Rennie’s meaner than she ever was before.
And then there’s sweet little Mary…she knows there’s something seriously wrong with her. If she can’t control her anger, she’s sure that someone will get hurt even worse than Reeve was. Mary understands now that it’s not just that Reeve bullied her—it’s that he made her love him.
Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth, burn for a burn. A broken heart for a broken heart. The girls are up to the task. They’ll make Reeve fall in love with Lillia and then they will crush him. It’s the only way he’ll learn.
It seems once a fire is lit, the only thing you can do is let it burn...
Jenny Han is the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series, Shug, and the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Siobhan Vivian. She is also the author of the chapter book Clara Lee and The Apple Pie Dream. A former children’s bookseller, she earned her MFA in creative writing at the New School.
Siobhan Vivian is the author of the young adult novel The List, as well as Not That Kind of Girl, Same Difference, and A Little Friendly Advice, and the Burn for Burn trilogy. A former editor for Alloy Entertainment, she received her MFA in creative writing at the New School. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.
Location: Street: 513 Octavia St City: New Orleans, Province: Louisiana Postal Code: 70115-2055 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Cinda Williams Chima, Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian
Anderson's Bookshop - Naperville, Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 7pm
CINDA WILLIAMS CHIMA, Jenny Han and SIOBHAN VIVIAN
Young adult fantasy writer Cinda Chima Williams returns to Anderson’s with the final book in The Seven Realms series. The Crimson Crown, the stunning conclusion, reveals a simple, devastating truth concealed by a thousand-year-old lie. AND we’re pleased to host Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian, who come to share their new book, Burn for Burn, the first in a new trilogy for young adult fans where three teen girls seek revenge against those who’ve wronged them. Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville
Location: Street: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville Additional: 123 W Jefferson Ave City: Naperville, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60540 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian are in Towne!
Towne Book Center & Cafe, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7pm
NY Times Bestselling author Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian are teaming up for a brand new teen series this fall: Burn for Burn Jenny Han is the author of Shug, The Summer I Turned Pretty, It’s Not Summer Without You, and We’ll Always Have Summer. She is also the author of the chapter book Clara Lee and The Apple Pie Dream. A former children’s bookseller, she earned her MFA in creative writing at the New School. She works as a YA librarian at a private school on the Upper West Side. Visit her at DearJennyHan.com. Siobhan Vivian is the author of the young adult novel The List, as well as Not That Kind of Girl, Same Difference, and A Little Friendly Advice. A former editor for Alloy Entertainment, she received her MFA in creative writing at the New School. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh. Visit her at SiobhanVivian.com. RSVP 610-454-0640
Location: Street: 220 Plaza Drive Additional: Suite B-3 City: Collegeville, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19426 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian Sign in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7pm
Burn for Burn, the first in a YA trilogy by co-authors Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian, introduces readers to a tale of three very different high-school girls who overcome their differences and band together to seek revenge on those who have wronged them – with a little paranormal assistance. The former neighbors are now long-distance collaborators. Jenny’s previous titles include the Summer series, and a pair of books for middle graders. Siobhan’s previous teen novels include April’s well-received The List.
Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
THE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY PUBLICATION PARTY
Books of Wonder (Downtown), Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 6pm
JENNY HAN reads from THE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY .
Come celebrate with author and former Books of Wonder staff member JENNY HAN on Thursday, May 7th, from 6 to 8pm as Books of Wonder is pleased to host her publication party for her new book The Summer I Turned Pretty. In this tale of teenage friendships and relationships, Belly, a teenage girl, discovers that her old friends Conrad and Jeremiah, suddenly see her in a whole new way one summer, causing their friendships to evolve in unexpected ways. The celebration will begin at 6pm with light refreshments and time to greet and chat with author JENNY HAN. Then at 7pm, the author will talk about her new book and give a brief reading, followed by a question-and-answer session, and then she will sign copies of all her books. Ages 12 and up. 6 - 8pm. This event is free and open to all. Please note that you are welcome to bring one book from home to be signed for each book you purchase on the day of the event. If you have any questions, call us at (212) 989-3270. (booksofwonder2)
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