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TxLA 2016 — Wednesday Events

We hope you got your tickets early for these two great events today:

Opening Author Session
12:00 noon-1:50pm
Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel, 1600 Lamar St. | Lanier Grand Ballroom ABC, level 4
Tickets required

Unfortunately due to the #HoustonFlood, Carolyn Haines is not able to attend this luncheon event with two-time Grammy winner Rita Coolidge and acclaimed writer Laura Lippman. However, attendees will still receive a copy of Haines’s latest Sarah Booth Delaney mystery, BONE TO BE WILD.

Texas Tea: Meet and Greet with YA Authors
4:00-5:20pm
Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel, 1600 Lamar St. | Ballroom of Americas ABC, level 2
Tickets required

Join us for the fifth annual Texas Tea, the premier event for YA literature enthusiasts, featuring several authors including David Levithan (YOU KNOW ME WELL). Librarians stay put as authors move from table to table sharing stories over tea and cookies.

Make sure to come by the Macmillan Adult booth #1544 for free books & personal readers’ advisory recommendations from Talia & Anne!

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TxLA 2016 — Tuesday Events

We hope you’ve arrived safely in Houston so you can come visit us in the Macmillan adult booth #1544 when the exhibits open. We’ve got lots of great giveaways for you, including:

THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN by Roshani Chokshi
CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? by R.L. Stine
THE MEMORY OF THINGS by Gae Polisner
IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo
YA books from Rainbow Rowell (plus coloring covers!)

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See you in Houston!

We’re excited to see y’all at the Texas Library Association conference!

Come say howdy to the Macmillan crew in booth #1544attend our great events.

You can also follow the action on Twitter, hashtag #txla16.

Safe travels & see you in Houston!

Macmillan Library @ TxLA 2012 (booth #1704)

logoTxLA 2012: April 17-20 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX.
TUESDAY, April 17th

Author Signing with Ellie James
6:30PM, booth #1704

Author Ellie James will be in our booth signing copies of books from her Midnight Dragonfly series for teens.

WEDNESDAY, April 18th

Author Signing with C.C. Hunter
10:15AM, booth #1704

Author C.C. Hunter will be signing copies of books from her Shadow Falls series for teens.  

Opening Author Session Luncheon Sponsored by LiFTA (ticketed event)

12:00 - 1:50PM, Hilton Americas Houston, 1600 Lamar St., Level 2, Ballroom AB 

Join authors Lisa Scottoline, Harlan Coben and John Green for a bite! Details here. Luncheon tickets must be purchased through the preregistration process by Friday, March 30.

THURSDAY, April 19th

Crime Time: Thriller Author Panel

8:30 – 9:50AM, George R. Brown Convention Center, Level 3, Room 371 ABDE

Come and listen to popular thriller writers including Janice Hamrick (DEATH MAKES THE CUT) recount tales of derring-do. Book signing to follow program! More details on the flier.

Publishers Dish the Latest Buzz in Books for Adults with Ali!
10:00 - 11:20AM, George R. Brown Convention Center, Level 3, Room 304 AB

The ever-popular industry preview of forthcoming titles. The Macmillan Library presentation will be given by Ali.

FRIDAY, April 20th

How to Do an Author Program - Pros within the Publishing Industry with Talia!
10:00-11:50AM, George R. Brown Convention Center, Level 3, 372 A-F

Publishing reps including Erica Melnichok from Random House, Virginia Stanley from HarperCollins, and our own Talia Sherer, will offer you guidance on how to plan and conduct a smooth author visit at your library. 

wrinkle jacketAnd finally, an event plug from the Macmillan Children's Publishing Group:

This year at TLA, Macmillan is thrilled to be throwing a 50th Anniversary celebration party for A WRINKLE IN TIME featuring Madeleine L'Engle's granddaughter, Charlotte Jones Voiklis. Check out an interview and program preview with Charlotte here, and be sure to stop by the program on Tuesday, April 17th from 1:00 - 1:50PM! You'll receive a FREE A WRINKLE IN TIME tote bag filled with promotional materials!

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