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bay area festival of booksApril 28, 2018
Bay Area Book Festival
Berkley, CA

Downtown Berkley – Click here to see a list of venues.

Panel: Life as We Know It: Realistic Young Adult Fiction
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
With Jesse Andrews, Alexandra Ballard, Annie Barrows, and Krystal Sutherland
Location: Berkeley City College Auditorium


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May 5, 2018
Santa Monica, CA

Saturday Festival
Santa Monica High School
601 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Friday, May 4

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Fierce Friday Preview Event
Santa Monica Main Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 9040

Join us for a madcap YA library takeover — YALLWEST style! We’ll be kicking off the festival weekend with a night of signings, tomfoolery, swag giveaways — and more. Get tickets here.

Saturday, May 5

1:00 PM – Barnum Hall

Panel: Sorry Not Sorry
With Laurie Devore, Marie Lu, Richelle Mead, Lauren Oliver, and Tamora Pierce
Unapologetically ambitious girls: why do we love writing them, and why can they be so hard to write?

3:00 PM – Chorus Room

Panel: American Stories
With Cookie Everman (Moderator), Gloria Chao, Shaun David Hutchinson, Lilliam Rivera, Sara Saedi, and Nic Stone
Families lost or found – identities fractured or reclaimed – arrivals and departures – change. Is there one “American story”?

4:00 PM – Innovation Quad

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Spring 2018 Fierce Reads Tour

With Mary Pearson, Taran Matharu, Maurene Goo, and Tricia Levenseller

If you have questions about a specific event, please contact the bookstore.

May 8 – 7:00 PM
Grand Rapids, MI

Schuler Books
2660 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

May 9 – 6:30 PM
St. Paul, MN

Red Balloon Bookshop
891 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

May 10 – 6:30 PM
Milwaukee, WI

Oak Creek Public Library
8040 S. Sixth St
Oak Creek, WI
Book Sales by Boswell Books

May 11 – 7:00 PM
St. Charles, MO

Spencer Road Library
427 Spencer Road
St Peters, MO 63376
Book Sales by Main Street Books

May 12 – 7:00 PM
Denver, CO

Tattered Cover Book Store
7301 S Santa Fe Dr
Littleton, CO 80120

May 13 – 3:00 PM
Seattle, WA

University Book Store
U District Store
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

May 14 – 7:00 PM
San Francisco, CA

Books, Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

The Way You Make Me Feel
May 16
7:00 p.m.
The Ripped Bodice
Los Angeles, CA

3806 Main St.
Culver City, CA
(424) 603-4776

In conversation with First Draft host and young adult author Sarah Enni! 
More details to come!

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June 21-26, 2018
ALA Annual Conference

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sunday, June 24th

8:45 – 10:00 am
YALSA Coffee Klatch

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Macmillan Authors Signing
Booth #3414 & #3415