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Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2016 (Booth #2115)

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We can’t wait to see you at ALA Annual! Stop by the Macmillan Adult (Griffin Teen & Flatiron Books YA) booth #2115 and RSVP to all of our events!
Please note the many Orlando Support Activities happening during ALA Annual.

Our friends from Drawn & Quarterly are attending ALA Annual for the first time! Make them feel welcome by attending their two graphic novel panels and go to booth #2263 to pick up a graphic novel during their giveaways (we’re especially excited for Sarah Glidden’s ROLLING BLACKOUTS: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq).

Friday, June 24

In-booth signing with Con Lehane & Brenda Novak
5:30-7:00pm
Orange County Convention Center | Booth #2115

Con Lehane and Brenda Novak will sign complimentary copies of their mysteries, MURDER AT THE 42ND STREET LIBRARY and HER DARKEST NIGHTMARE.

Saturday, June 25

LibraryReads / AAP Bookalicious Breakfast
8:30-10:00am
Rosen Centre Hotel, Grand D
RSVP required; please note this event is at capacity

Join LibraryReads and the AAP Trade Libraries Committee for the ALA Annual Bookalicious Breakfast. Hear from Wendy Walker (ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN) and five other fabulous authors! A book signing will follow the program.

If you RSVP’d, you will receive an e-confirmation from the AAP for this event.

The Horror! the Horror! Authors Who Write to Scare Panel with Christopher Golden
8:30-10:00am
Orange County Convention Center | Room W304 G-H
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Sponsored by United for Libraries and moderated by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert, this horror panel includes Christopher Golden (DEAD RINGERS) and five other authors. A book signing will follow the program.

United for Libraries President’s Program with John Hart
10:30-11:30am
Orange County Convention Center | Room S330 E-F
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Bestselling author John Hart (REDEMPTION ROAD) will be interviewed on stage by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert at this special program hosted by United for Libraries. A book signing will follow the program.

In-booth signing with Suzanne Feldman
11:00am-12:00 noon
Orange County Convention Center | Booth #2115

Suzanne Feldman will sign complimentary copies of her debut novel, ABSALOM’S DAUGHTERS.

In-booth signing with Stephanie Garber
2:00-3:00pm
Orange County Convention Center | Booth #2115

Stephanie Garber will sign complimentary copies of her debut YA fantasy, CARAVAL.

“Two for the Show” — The Best in Adult Books from Anne Spieth, Macmillan and Chris Vaccari, Sterling
2:30-3:15pm
Orange County Convention Center | Book Buzz Theater (on the show floor at the end of the 1200 aisle near booths 1275 & 1375)
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Come hear Anne “Sweet Teeth” Spieth and “Quizmaster” Chris Vaccari as they present their favorite forthcoming adult titles from Macmillan and Sterling at this entertaining book buzz.

Speed Dating with Stephanie Garber
3:00-4:00pm
Rosen Centre Hotel | Grand D
RSVP required, space is limited

Join Stephanie Garber (CARAVAL) and many other authors in a lightning round speed-dating event, brought to you by the AAP Children’s Library Marketing Committee.

Details and RSVP here. You will receive an e-confirmation if your request is accommodated. Table numbers will be issued at the event.

Sunday, June 26

Isn’t It Romantic? Panel with Mary Kay Andrews
8:30-10:00am
Orange County Convention Center | Room W101A
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Sponsored by United for Libraries and moderated by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert, this romance panel includes Mary Kay Andrews (THE WEEKENDERS) and three other authors. A book signing will follow the program.

YA Author Coffee Klatch
9:00-10:00am
Orange County Convention Center | Room W110
Ticketed event, space is limited

Enjoy coffee and meet with YALSA’s award winning authors, including Stephanie Garber (CARAVAL) and Meredith Russo (IF I WAS YOUR GIRL)! This informal coffee klatch provides an opportunity to meet authors who have appeared on one of YALSA’s six annual selected lists or have received one of YALSA’s five literary awards. Librarians will stay seated while authors rotate to different tables to talk about their books.

Tickets are $25. Details and purchasing information available here.

Reads Like Fiction, Nonfiction You Can’t Put Down Panel with Ari Berman
10:30-11:30am
Orange County Convention Center | Room S330 A-B
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Sponsored by United for Libraries and moderated by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert, this nonfiction panel includes Ari Berman (GIVE US THE BALLOT) and three other authors. A book signing will follow the program.

First Author, First Book Panel with Jung Yun
1:00-2:30pm
Hyatt Regency Orlando, Plaza BR D
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Sponsored by United for Libraries and moderated by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert, this debut author panel includes Jung Yun (SHELTER) and five other authors. Light refreshments will be served and a book signing will follow the program.

The Best Graphic Novels You Haven’t Heard of (Yet)
2:30-3:20pm
Orange County Convention Center | Graphic Novel and Gaming Stage (on the show floor, mid-aisle 400, near booths 424 & 426)
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Join Drawn & Quarterly publisher Peggy Burns and others at this panel to learn about their approach to graphic novels and hear a preview of forthcoming titles in 2017.

Reflecting Realities: Transgender Fiction for Today’s Tweens and Teens Panel with Meredith Russo
3:00-4:00pm
Orange County Convention Center | Room W102A
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Transgender youth are identifying themselves earlier and earlier, and yet they are some of the least represented within youth literature. Join Meredith Russo (IF I WAS YOUR GIRL) and three other authors to learn about their newest works and ways to help transgender youth in your library.

We Publish Diverse Children’s Books: Publishers Share Their 2016 Titles
3:00-4:00pm
Orange County Convention Center | Room W300
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Join YA & Children’s publishers, including our very own Talia Sherer, as they highlight new and forthcoming diverse titles published in 2016.

2016 President’s Program featuring Diane Guerrero
3:30-5:30pm
Orange County Convention Center | Chapin Theater, Room W320
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Join ALA President Sari Feldman for the ALA Awards followed by the president’s selected guest speaker, Diane Guerrero (IN THE COUNTRY WE LOVE). “America’s libraries have advanced the American Dream by providing services and resources that welcome and support all immigrants,” says ALA Feldman. “Diane Guerrero’s personal story is a powerful reminder of the library’s essential role in creating individual opportunity and community progress.” Well known as an actress on the hit shows Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Guerrero also volunteers with the nonprofit Immigrant Legal Resource Center and in 2015 was named a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. A book sale and signing will follow the program.

Monday, June 27

The State of Graphic Novels Today
9:30-10:20am
Orange County Convention Center | Graphic Novel and Gaming Stage (on the show floor, mid-aisle 400, near booths 424 & 426)
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Drawn & Quarterly has been publishing luminaries of the graphic novel medium for over 25 years. Comics and graphic novels make great entry points for low literacy users as well as readers of all stripes, and the fast-paced world of graphic novels is booming. Join D+Q publisher Peggy Burns and executive editor Tom Devlin for a rousing discussion on the state of graphic novels today.

LibraryReads / AAP Best in Mystery Authors Panel with Kelley Armstrong
10:30-11:30am
Orange County Convention Center | Room S329
RSVP required, space is limited

Co-hosted by LibraryReads and the AAP Trade Libraries Committee, this panel will feature five mystery authors including Kelley Armstrong (CITY OF THE LOST). A book signing will follow the program.

Details and RSVP here. You will receive an e-confirmation if your request is accommodated.

Booklist‘s “Read ‘n Rave”
10:30-11:30am
Orange County Convention Center | Room W206B
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Come hear several collection development specialists rave about their favorite titles gathered from the exhibit floor at this lively panel moderated by Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist‘s Reference and Collection Management editor.

Download Library Journal‘s ALA Annual Galley Guide and plan your galley grab before heading to the Sunshine State.

Can’t be there in person? Follow the action on Twitter at @alaannual and #alaac16. See you in Orlando (Orlandoooo)!

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