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TxLA 2016 Book Buzz Titles

It’s the last day of TxLA! Come grab the last of our books in the Macmillan Adult booth #1544 but first, hear Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth share her favorite forthcoming Macmillan titles at Book Buzz: The New Books Are Coming from 8:00-9:50am in room 370 A-F.

Have a conflict or not at TxLA? We’ve got you covered! Here are all of the titles Anne presented:

HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer
TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty
ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN by Wendy Walker
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS by B.A. Paris
A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny
CITY OF THE LOST by Kelley Armstrong
WIDOWMAKER by Paul Doiron
AMONG THE WICKED by Linda Castillo
MURDER AT THE 42ND STREET LIBRARY by Con Lehane
COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope
ALL THE UGLY AND WONDERFUL THINGS by Bryn Greenwood
THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan
A WIFE OF NOBLE CHARACTER by Yvonne Georgina Puig
IN THE COUNTRY WE LOVE by Diane Guerrero
THIS IS NOT MY BEAUTIFUL LIFE by Victoria Fedden
I WILL SEND RAIN by Rae Meadows
ABSALOM’S DAUGHTERS by Suzanne Feldman
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach
IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo
AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger

Download the book buzz handout, complete with information about getting whitelisted for Macmillan e-galleys and participating in LibraryReads!

TxLA 2016 — Thursday Events

YA librarians, today’s your lucky day: David Levithan will sign complimentary copies of his YA novel, YOU KNOW ME WELL in the Macmillan Adult booth #1544 starting at 11am!

Then stick around the booth and grab more books–we’ve still got plenty of copies of Roshani Chokshi’s THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN & Rainbow Rowell’s CARRY ON. Plus, you can ask Talia & Anne for personal readers’ advisory recommendations (yeah, we’re talkin’ to you, public librarians)!

Follow the action on Twitter at @TxLA and #txla16.

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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Macmillan Library @ TxLA 2016 (Booth #1544)

YEEHAW! We can’t wait to spend springtime with you in Houston at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference next month! Peruse the program early, then join us in the exhibit hall at booth #1544 for some great galley giveaways and also at the events below (all are free unless otherwise noted):

Wednesday, April 20

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

Powerful women telling stories: now that’s a true feast of narrative and performance talent. Two-time Grammy winner Rita Coolidge and acclaimed writers Laura Lippman and Carolyn Haines (ROCK-A-BYE BONES) discuss their recent works, life, and creative inspiration. Enjoy a fun and thought-provoking luncheon with a book signing to follow.

*Tickets are $40 and must be purchased by Friday, April 8, through pre-registration.

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.

*Tickets are $30 and must be purchased by Friday, April 8, through pre-registration.

Thursday, April 21

In-booth signing with David Levithan
11:00am-12:00 noon
George R. Brown Convention Center | Booth #1544

David Levithan will sign complimentary copies of his YA novel, YOU KNOW ME WELL. Quantities are limited. Librarians only, please.

Friday, April 22

Talia + Anne - cats pajamas editBook Buzz: The New Books Are Coming
8:00-9:50am
George R. Brown Convention Center | Room 370 A-F

Come hear Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlight her favorite forthcoming Macmillan titles at this popular annual book buzz featuring representatives from several publishing houses.

Can’t be there in person? Follow the action on Twitter at @TxLA and #txla16.
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