Hey hey, YA librarians! We’ve got a bunch of new teen and YA-OK adult books for you this month. Check ’em out then share your favorites during today’s Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya). WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Ages 12 to 18 Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young […]
Today Talia highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist‘s YA Announcements: Fall 2016 webinar. For those who weren’t able to listen in, here are the boss lady’s top picks, including many diverse books (#wndb): Fantasy/Science Fiction/Paranormal/Fairy Tales MOON CHOSEN: Tales of a New World by P.C. Cast CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber (A BEA 2016 YA […]
Our list of favorite forthcoming 2016 teen titles collected all in one place, just for you and your teen patrons is finally here. In addition to the always-exciting selection from Griffin Teen (including new books from David Levithan and Stephanie Perkins), keep an eye out for YA debuts IF I WAS YOUR GIRL and AMERICAN GIRLS from Flatiron […]
It’s another beautiful day in Austin at TxLA 2015! Come visit Macmillan Library in booth #1359 and see our authors at these fabulous events happening today (all are free unless otherwise noted): Opening Author Session 12:00 noon-1:50pm Hilton Hotel, 500 East 4th Street | Austin Grand Ballroom K, 6th floor Tickets required New York Times […]
YEEHAW! We can’t wait to spend springtime with you in Austin at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference in just a few short weeks! Peruse the program early, then join us in the exhibit hall at booth #1359 for some great galley giveaways and also at the events below (all are free unless otherwise noted): […]
YEEHAW! We'll be in San Antonio in just a few short weeks for the Texas Library Association Annual Conference and we can't wait to see you! Peruse the program early, then join us in the exhibit hall at booth #1438 for some great galley giveaways and also at the events below (all are free unless otherwise noted):
Oh the Horror! Author panel
Zombies, werewolves, demons—oh my! How will the world end? In a zombie apocalypse or volcanic eruption caused by angelic rebellion? Find out at this horror panel featuring several authors including Jonathan Maberry (CODE ZERO), moderated by our friend Ali Fisher!
Meet C.C. Hunter @ “Texas Teens 4 Libraries (TT4L)”
Hear New York Times bestselling author C.C. Hunter (Shadow Falls series and REBORN: Shadow Falls After Dark) deliver the keynote address at the TT4L conference. Free books will be provided to attendees and a signing will follow the speech.
*Tickets are $30. Purchasing information available here.
Texas Tea with YA Authors
Thursday, April 10th
Grand Hyatt Hotel, 600 E. Market Street
Join us for the third annual Texas Tea, the premier event for YA literature enthusiasts, featuring several authors including C.C. Hunter (REBORN: Shadow Falls After Dark). Librarians stay put as authors move from table to table sharing stories over tea and pastries.
*Tickets are $30 and must be purchased at the time of registration for annual conference. More information available here.
Crunch! An Evening with Zombie Authors dinner
Thursday, April 10th
Hilton Palacio del Rio, 200 South Alamo St | Historic Pavilion
Tickets required; however, conference registration is not required to register for this event*
Eat like it's your last meal! Join thrill-seeking colleagues for a night of terrifying tasty dishes and tales at this annual favorite event. Zombie-themed works will leave you hungry for more as authors, including Jonathan Maberry (CODE ZERO) share their brains (metaphorically, of course). Free books will be provided to attendees, and Zombies are welcome.
*Dinner tickets must be purchased by Friday, March 21 through pre-registration. RSVP via Facebook.
Publishers' Book Buzz
Friday, April 11th
8:00am to 9:50am
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | Room 202 AB, concourse level
Come hear Anne “the sweet teeth” Spieth highlight her favorite forthcoming Macmillan titles at the very popular annual Publishers Book Buzz!
If it's your first time in San Antonio, TxLA has put together a neat site with information about shopping, dining, attractions, and transportation.