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Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2018 (Booth #3420)

We can’t wait to see you in New Orleans at ALA Annual! Stop by the Macmillan Adult (Flatiron Books YA & Wednesday Books) booth #3420 and RSVP to all of our events!
Saturday, June 23

In-booth signing with Ashley Weaver
9:30-10:30am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Booth #3420

Ashley Weaver will sign complimentary advance copies of her newest mystery, AN ACT OF VILLAINY.

LibraryReads “Best in Sci Fi/Horror and Fantasy Authors” panel with Tessa Gratton
3:00-4:30pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 207
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RSVP required, space is limited

Preview the best in science fiction/horror and fantasy this season has to offer by hearing from a panel of authors, including Tessa Gratton (THE QUEENS OF INNIS LEAR). A book signing will follow the program.

Details and RSVP here by June 18. 

In-booth signing with Courtney Summers
4:00-5:00pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Booth #3420

Courtney Summers will sign complimentary advance copies of her new YA novel, SADIE.

Cocktails + Book Buzz with Macmillan Library
5:00-6:00pm
Sheraton New Orleans | Gallery room, 1st floor (NEW ROOM!)
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RSVP required, space is limited

Books + Booze! Join the Macmillan Library Marketing team as we highlight our favorite forthcoming titles from Macmillan’s adult publishers and YA pals Wednesday Books and Flatiron! Cocktails and light snacks will be served!

Details and RSVP here by June 18. 

Sunday, June 24

Literary Tastes Breakfast with Kathleen Rooney & Seanan McGuire
8:00-10:00am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 218-219
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Ticketed event, space is limited

Join Kathleen Rooney (LILLIAN BOXFISH TAKES A WALK) and Seanan McGuire (DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES) as they discuss their work and the craft of writing at this RUSA-sponsored panel. Light refreshments will be served, followed by a book signing.

Tickets are $10-15. Details and purchasing information available here.

YA Author Coffee Klatch
9:00-10:00am
Hilton Riverside | St. Charles Ballroom
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Ticketed event, space is limited

Enjoy coffee and meet with YA authors, including Courtney Summers (SADIE) and Martha Wells (ALL SYSTEMS RED)! Librarians will stay seated while authors rotate to different tables to talk about their books.

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

“Isn’t it Romantic?” panel with Anne Youngson
10:30-11:30am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 286-287
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Join Anne Youngson as she discusses her debut novel, MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM, during this United for Libraries-sponsored romance panel moderated by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert. A book signing will follow the program.

2018 Alex Awards panel with Martha Wells & Seanan McGuire
10:30am-12:00 noon
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 207
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Listen to a panel of 2018 Alex Award winning authors, including Martha Wells (ALL SYSTEMS RED) and Seanan McGuire (DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES). The Alex Award is given to the top 10 books that appeal to young adults, and is administered by YALSA and sponsored by the Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust and Booklist. A book signing will follow the program.

ALA Awards Presentation & President’s Program with Tracy K. Smith
3:00-5:30pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | New Orleans Theater B
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Join ALA President Jim Neal for the ALA Awards followed by the president’s selected guest speaker, United States Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith (WADE IN THE WATER). A book sale and signing will follow the program.

In-booth signing with Somaiya Daud
3:30-4:30pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Booth #3420

Somaiya Daud will sign complimentary advance copies of her debut YA novel, MIRAGE.

“The Laugh’s On Us!” with Tom Papa
5:30-7:30pm
Hilton Riverside | St. Charles Ballroom
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Ticketed event, space is limited

Sponsored by United for Libraries and emceed by Paula Poundstone, this panel of humorous writers includes comedian Tom Papa (YOUR DAD STOLE MY RAKE). Wine and cheese will be served, and a book signing will follow.

Tickets are $55-60. Details and purchasing information available here.

Monday, June 25

LibraryReads “Bookalicious Breakfast” with Somaiya Daud
8:30-10:00am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 275-277
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RSVP required, space is limited

Join LibraryReads for the ALA Annual Bookalicious Breakfast featuring a panel of authors including Somaiya Daud (MIRAGE). A book signing will follow the program.

Details and RSVP here by June 18. 

Booklist’s “Read ‘n Rave”
10:30-11:30am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 281-282
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Join Susan Maguire, Booklist’s Senior Editor, Collection Management and Library Outreach, and a panel of collection development librarians as they rave about their favorite titles gathered from the exhibit floor.

Check out Library Journal‘s Pre-Pub Alert Galley Guide to know what to grab before you go.

Can’t be there in person? Follow the action on Twitter at @alaannual and #alaac18. See you in the Big Easy!

 

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