Past Events

April 23, 2017 | 11 am – LA Times Festival of Books; Los Angeles, CA


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I’ll also be signing after both panels but also doing a signing and galley giveaway at the Once Upon a Time Booth at 2 pm on Sunday! Booth number 732.

Also very honored to be presenting the LA Times Book Prize for young adult fiction on Friday April 21 at the award ceremony!


April 28-29, 2017 – YALLWEST; Los Angeles, CA

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On Friday I’ll be at this!

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On Saturday I’ll be on a panel, moderating a panel, and doing a signing, see below!

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June 7, 2017LAUNCH PARTY!!! Pasadena, CA 6:30 PM

695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Join me as I launch I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE at one of my favorite bookstores, Vroman’s! I’ll be in conversation with Sarah Enni of First Draft and there will be snacks, refreshments, and perhaps a giveaway or two. See you there!

More info here.

June 8, 2017 – Book’d in LA Burbank, CA 8:00 PM

I’ll be doing a reading and discussing books with a few other great local YA authors! See below!

10900 Burbank Blvd. 
North Hollywood, CA 91601


June 11, 2017 – Once Upon a Time, Montrose, CA 3 P.M.

2207 Honolulu Ave.

Montrose, CA 91020

I’ll be doing a bookstore event with Sherri Smith and Cindy Pon for LA Sizzles! More info here.

June 22, 2017 – Anderson’s Book Shop, La Grange, IL 7:00 P.M.

26 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, 60525


I’ll be doing a YA Panel with other amazing authors Adi Alsaid, Julie Eshbaugh, E. Lockhart, and Neal Shusterman!

June 25, 2017 – ALA Chicago, IL 3:30 – 4:00 P.M.

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I’ll be signing at the Macmillan booth on Sunday, booth #2711!

July 12, 2017 – Pages Bookstore Manhattan Beach, CA 7 P.M.

904 Manhattan Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

I’ll be speaking with the talented Elana K. Arnold! More info here.

July 19 & 29, 2017 – LA Public Library’s Summer Author Program

July 19, 2017 – Exposition Park Public Library Los Angeles, CA 4 pm


3900 S. Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90062

July 29, 2017 – Central Library Downtown Los Angeles, CA 2 pm

630 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90071


I’ll be holding workshops as part of LAPL’s Summer Author Series. More info here!

July 26, 2017 – Write On! Workshop at Santa Monica Public Library, 3- 5 pm

601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

I’ll be holding a workshop called Writing With Voice…or How to Make Your Story Way More Interesting.

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July 27, 2017 – Books Inc. San Francisco, CA 7:00 P.M.

601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

YA Road Trip! I’ll be headed to SF with LA authors Kayla Cagan, Lilliam Rivera, and Zan Romanoff where we’ll be doing a panel at Book Inc.’s Opera Plaza. More info here.


August 16, 2017 – Pop! Goes My Heart, South Irving Library, Texas, 7:00 P.M.

601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

Sandhya Menon, author of When Dimple Met Rishi, and I will be in conversation in Irving, Texas! More info here.


September 16, 2017 – Pasadena Love YA; Pasadena, CA 11 am – 4 pm

Pasadena Public Library
285 East Walnut Street Pasadena, CA 91101


Panels and signing information to come! Click here for more details.

September 23, 2017 – Barnes & Noble B-Fest; Palmdale, CA 1 – 4 pm

Barnes & Noble Palmdale
39228 10th Street West
Palmdale, CA 93551


Join me and Robin Benway, Isabel Quintero, Sarah Skilton, and Amy Spalding at B&N Palmdale as part of their nationwide Teen Book Festival. We’ll be there to chat and sign books all afternoon!

More details here.

October 8, 2017 – Panel with C.B. Lee and Sarah Kuhn at Barnes & Noble at The Grove; Los Angeles, CA 5 pm

I’ll be in conversation with awesome authors C.B. Lee and Sarah Kuhn, celebrating the launch of C.B.’s book, Not Your Villain!