Author Event Sessions

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Sunday, June 28 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Marie Lu Chats With 8 Young Adult Debuts Author Event, Program Moscone Convention Center
2001 (W)
Description :

Our panel will introduce librarians to eight debut authors who are committed to bringing diverse stories to readers everywhere. In addition to talking about our books and how we came to write them, we will be providing you with comparable titles for each of our books to make them easier to share with your readers, as well as discussing the role libraries played in each of our writing journeys. NYT Bestselling author Marie Lu will moderate. Participating authors are: Stacey Lee, I.W. Gregorio, Sabaa Tahir, Kelly Loy Gilbert, Dhonielle Clayton, Holly Bodger, Anna-Marie McLemore, and Renee Ahdieh.

Monday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: A. E. Wright (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Audacious Little Princesses
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: A.J. DeWall (Interlude Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3539
Description :

Forever Man
A bond forged in Catholic school, an unspoken attraction that outlasts years of separation and other relationships.

Ren and Cole never acted on that thing that always bubbled beneath the surface of their friendship, not until a chance encounter in a Santa Fe bar and a song that would tip the scales forced them to confront their feelings. Will the influence of a music superstar, a New York socialite and a mystical property manager finally bring them together, or will a history of missed opportunities and an impending wedding keep them apart? A Foreword Reviews' 2014 IndieFab finalist.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Adalucia Quan (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Micaela
Written in beautiful poetic Spanish, this YA fiction novel tells a love story of three generations of women. It is a great educational tool where different customs, food, literature and songs from Latin America are introduced. It shares a lasting message of compassion and hope.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Adam Christopher (Tor/Forge Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1013
Description :

Made to Kill
Made to Kill is the thrilling new speculative noir from novelist and comic writer Adam Christopher. It's Raymond Chandler's detective fiction meets Lawrence Block's Keller novels... with robots. In their starred review on The Burning Dark Library Journal said Christopher "builds tension expertly." (Galley signing.)

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Adriana Trigiani (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3101
Description :

All the Stars in the Heavens
Set during the golden age of Hollywood, ALL THE STARS IN THE HEAVENS captures the luster, drama, power, and secrets that could only thrive in the studio system—viewed through the lives of an unforgettable cast of players creating magic on the screen and behind the scenes.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meet the Authors: Alan C. Fox (SelectBooks / Ingram Publishing Services) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1242
Description :

People Tools for Love & Relationships
Love is the answer and you are the key to unlocking its potential. From the popular "New York Times" best-selling author of the "People Tools" series comes "People Tools for Love and Relationships." With 49 easy to use tools, Alan Fox's latest installment will teach you how to create and maintain great relationships with immediate results.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alan Lawrence Sitomer (Disney-Hyperion) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1028
Description :

Noble Warrior
A ferocious story of a poor Detroit boy who engages in the bloody sport of Mixed Martial Arts and ultimately attains freedom from his slave master father by acquiring a maturity well beyond his years and by learning about love. Second book in the series.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Alan Rabinowitz & Catia Chien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1127
Description :

A Boy and a Jaguar
As a child, Alan Rabinowitz stuttered uncontrollably--except when he spoke to animals, then he was fluent. Follow the world-renowned wild cat conservationist Dr. Rabinowitz's remarkable life as he finds a voice to speak for those who can't speak for themselves.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meet the Authors: Alan Schroeder (Holiday House) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1203
Description :

Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A–Z
This nontraditional tribute to the president who brought the homespun humor of his humble beginnings to the White House uses the alphabet to organize a wealth of information about Abe Lincoln’s life and accomplishments. Complete with many of Lincoln’s memorable adages, this colorful book offers an unusual and insightful perspective on our sixteenth president.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alex Gino (Scholastic) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3224
Description :

George
Grades 3-7

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alexis Bass (HarperCollins Children's Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3100
Description :

What's Broken Between Us
Tragedy struck Amanda’s town a year and a half ago, when a car accident on graduation night resulted in one death, one debilitating injury, and one incarceration. Alexis Bass’s heartbreakingly beautiful second novel is a tale of love, loss, and learning to forgive.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Ali Benjamin (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1219
Description :

The Thing about Jellyfish
After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy was a rare jellyfish sting. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy's achingly heartfelt journey explores life, death, the astonishing wonder of the universe...and the potential for love and hope right next door.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alicia Alarcon (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Revancha en Los Angeles
Fiction based on a true story/ The book is in Spanish. This book talks about the tormented relationship between two brothers. One that belongs to a guerrilla movement in one country in Latinoamerica and his brother who was part of the army.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alicia Alarcon (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Revancha en Los Angeles
Fiction based on a true story/ The book is in Spanish. This book talks about the tormented relationship between two brothers. One that belongs to a guerrilla movement in one country in Latinoamerica and his brother who was part of the army.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Alicia Araujo-Elatassi (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Querido Papá: Dear Dad
Filled with personal insights and helpful advice in bilingual, easy-to-read chapters, this non-fiction book serves as a guide for Latino fathers searching to build and maintain healthy, loving relationships with their daughters as they progress through childhood into adulthood.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alicia Young (Parasol Press LLC) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3445
Description :

The Savvy Girl's Guide to Grace: Small touches with big impact - at home, work & in love
Perhaps it was the woman who texted through a funeral. Or the girl on the subway, who loudly recounted a drunken hook-up. Or the colleague who chatted between restroom stalls. Have you wondered: “Whatever happened to grace?”

The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Grace is a gentle, inner-beauty makeover. Tap your Inner Audrey Hepburn! This is not a book about fish forks, napkins or how to introduce a duchess and a count. It’s about tapping our natural elegance in life: 1. Live a savvy, graceful life. 2. Transform your relationships.3.See that grace is a powerful tool.

www.savvylife.net

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alicia Young (Parasol Press LLC) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3445
Description :

The Savvy Bride's Guide, Part I: Simple Ways to a Stylish & Graceful Wedding
Be a Savvy Bride!
Who gets a marriage proposal in the middle of a job interview? Alicia Young did. Really. Hear from her, and other brides, glean advice from wedding experts, and be inspired by customs from different cultures.

The Savvy Bride's Guide, Part I will help you: 1. Trim the guest list and control your budget 2. Speak fluent “bride,” from boutonnières to bomboniere. 3. Sort the key elements, solve the little details, and surprise your parents with heartfelt touches they will cherish. 4. Handle family dynamics with the polish of a seasoned diplomat.

www.savvylife.net

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alicia Young (Parasol Press LLC) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3445
Description :

Two Eggs, Two Kids: An egg donor's account of friendship, infertility & secrets
Alicia Young doesn't have kids. (She forgot.) Yet she has two biological children.
Alicia donated her eggs to two couples — both good friends. The way these families began and unfolded are starkly different. One baby’s origins were openly celebrated; the other’s, cloaked in secrecy.
Discover a touching and gently humorous look into the world of infertility. Meet: Alicia, who explains why she did it — and how; Angela, one of the egg recipients and Rachael, Angela’s daughter.
Get a guided tour to being an egg donor: what to expect (physically & emotionally); questions for donors/recipients; tips for friends.
www.savvylife.net

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alison McGhee (Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1103/1104
Description :

Firefly Hollow
Firefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in the world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this lush, unforgettable tale in the tradition of Charlotte’s Web and The Rats of NIMH, from the author of the New York Times bestselling Someday.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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