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TxLA 2017 — Friday Events

YA librarians, we’ve got lots of great events for you today! Check the schedule below and remember you can always come to Macmillan Adult booth #2606 to grab galleys and ask Talia & Anne for personal readers’ advisory recommendations (yeah, we’re talkin’ to you, public librarians)!

Author Autographing Area signing with Stephanie Garber
9:00-9:30am
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | Author Autographing Area (Aisle #7)

Stephanie Garber will sign complimentary copies of her bestselling YA novel, CARAVAL.

In-booth signing with Bonnie Pipkin & Mary O’Connell
9:30-10:30am
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | Booth #2606

Bonnie Pipkin and Mary O’Connell will sign complimentary advance reading copies of their YA books, AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS and DEAR READER.

Lariat Luncheon with Nnedi Okorafor
12:00 noon-1:50pm
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, 600 E Market St. | Texas Ballroom A
Tickets required*

Celebrate the eighth year of Lariat’s reading selections for adults by hearing from authors featured on last year’s list, including Nnedi Okorafor (BINTI), during a luncheon. A book signing will take place immediately following the event for luncheon attendees.

*Tickets were $44 via pre-registration purchase. Please check with TxLA organizers about availability and price.

Adult Authors Writing for YA Panel
1:30-2:30pm
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | Room #303 ABC, Ballroom Level

This panel will feature adult authors whose writings will have cross-over appeal for young adult readers. Unfortunately, Zach Anner couldn’t make it, but we’ll still be giving copies of his book, IF AT BIRTH YOU DON’T SUCCEED: My Adventures with Disaster and Destiny, away to all attendees at the complimentary book signing following the event.

Texas Tea: Meet and Greet with YA Authors
1:30-3:30pm
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, 600 E Market St. | Texas Ballroom DEF
Tickets required*

Join us for the sixth annual Texas Tea, the premier event for YA literature enthusiasts, featuring several authors including Stephanie Garber (CARAVAL), Bonnie Pipkin (AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS), and Mary O’Connell (DEAR READER). Librarians stay put as authors move from table to table sharing stories over tea and cookies.

*Tickets were $30 via pre-registration purchase. Please check with TxLA organizers about availability and price.

Can’t be there in person? Follow the action on Twitter at @TxLA and #txla17.

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