May 31, 2016

June News, Giveaways and Events!

Happy June, everyone!

Who's ready for summer? I know we are. Grab your beach towel, hat and sun block, we've got some great summer reads for you. Check out these awesome 2K16 titles out now: 
CONGRATS!!!

to our two NY Times Best Sellers,

Roshani Chokshi & Evelyn Skye!


Great job, ladies. We are so proud of you!
Check out this gorgeous new cover for PHANTOM LIMBS by Paula Garner! Coming September 13th, 2016.

If you're lucky, you just might be able to snag an ARC at ALA Annual this summer.

Official cover reveal and 5 ARC giveaway here:
www.yabookscentral.com/blog/it-s-live-cover-reveal-1-8
Are you going to ALA Annual conference this summer? So are we! And we're doing our Class of 2k16 Scavenger Hunt again! Stay tuned because we'll be announcing our 2k16 ARC participants Thursday, June 10th! For more information go to: http://www.classof2k16.com/p/ala-scavenger-hunt.html
Check out these authors participating in the
Barnes and Noble Teen Book Festival.
June 10, 7pm
Barnes & Noble

There will be special content for Traci Chee's forthcoming YA fantasy, THE READER, in Penguin Random House's B-fest guides, which will be distributed at all participating Barnes & Noble stores as part of B-Fest's "B-In the Know" event on Friday, June 10th at 7pm. Supplies are limited!
June 10-12  Barnes & Noble
Oceanside, CA - 
June 10, 7pm
Aliso Viejo, CA - June 11, 11am
Oceanside, CA - June 11, 4pm
Encinitas, CA - June 12, 2pm
For all of Dana's events go to danaelmendorf.com.
June 25, 12pm
Orlando, FL
PopTop Stage

Class of 2k16 will be back on the PopTop stage: Kiss & Tell: MG & YA Authors Talk Cuddling to Kissing to Oh My!  Join this group of YA and MG authors for a swoontastic chat. These authors will share the juicy details about the romance in their books and talk about the importance of relationships to young readers. After a brief Q&A, the panelists will play the Seven Seconds in Story Heaven trivia game and award bookish prizes to attendees. Panelist include: Brooks Benjamin, Elizabeth Briggs, Dana Elmendorf, Melissa Gorzelanczyk, Erin L. Schneider, Tara Sim and Erin Summerill. Moderated by Dhonielle Clayton.
June 25
Exhibit Hall

Book signing for TIMEKEEPER by Tara Sim. Details coming soon.
June 26, 10am
Exhibit Hall

Book signing for FUTURE SHOCK by Elizabeth Briggs and SOUTH OF SUNSHINE by Dana Elmendorf at the Albert Whitman Booth #2045.
June 25, 3pm
Winterpark Library
Winterpark, FL

Sit down with six Class of 2K16 debut novelist as they discuss their books and their writing process. Book signing to follow.
Panel of Authors includes: Brooks Benjamin, Elizabeth Briggs, Dana Elmendorf, Melissa Gorzelanczyk, Erin L. Schneider, and Erin Summerill
June 21-23
Orlando, FL
Author Paula Garner will be speaking at the American Booksellers Association.