Author Event Sessions

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Sunday, June 28 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tim Hallinan (Soho Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3030
Description :

The Hot Countries
A threat to Bangkok-based writer Poke Rafferty's best friend forces him to turn to a burnt out--but still dangerous--group of expat spooks.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Authors: Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3101
Description :

Welcome to Night Vale
From the creators of the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves...no matter where we live.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Friday, June 26 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Tom Angleberger & John Hendrix (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

McToad Mows Tiny Island
McToad likes Thursdays. Why? Because on every other day of the week, McToad mows Big Island, but on Thursdays, McToad mows Tiny Island. From master storyteller Tom Angleberger and celebrated illustrator John Hendrix comes this playful narrative that treasures the journey over the destination, with lots of planes, trains, and automobiles to boot.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Jay Nadeau (Bitingduck Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3216
Description :

Truly Tricky Graduate Physics Problems
Author and editor of "Truly Tricky Graduate Physics Problems" discusses the book and the challenges of formatting mathematics-intensive e-books, and illustrates how MathML can be used to make interactive mathematics that may be copied and pasted from the book into mathematical software.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm
First Author, First Book Author Event Moscone Convention Center
232-234 (S)
Description :

Debut authors will speak about their books and writing experiences during this popular annual author panel. Authors will sign copies of their books following the program - your chance to get a signed first edition or ARC from tomorrow's literary star! Authors include Scott Sherman, Val Brelinski, Kim van Alkemade, and Andrew Roe. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert. Learn more about these authors on the United for Libraries website at http://www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/annual/authorevents/firstau....

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

Saturday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kelley Armstrong (Tundra Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3032
Description :

The Masked Truth
Riley is haunted by the brutal murder of the couple she was babysitting for. Max is living with a life-altering diagnosis he doesn't dare reveal.
The last thing either of them wants is to spend a weekend at a therapy camp alongside five other teens with "issues.” But that's exactly where they are when three masked men burst in to take the group hostage. The exits are sealed shut. Their phones are gone. Their captors are on a killing spree. Riley and Max know that if they can't get out, they'll be next -- but even escape doesn't equal freedom.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: Andrea Beaty & Dan Santat (Abrams Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1022
Description :

Fluffy Bunnies 2: The Schnoz of Doom
Seriously funny New York Times bestselling author Andrea Beaty raises the stakes in this sequel to her zany, pulpy sci-fi farce. And, not to use Famous Last Words, but with illustrations by the great Dan Santat (The Guild of Geniuses, Sidekicks), what could possibly go wrong?

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Steve "The Dirtmeister®" Tomecek (National Geographic Kids) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3025
Description :

Dirtmeister's Nitty Gritty Planet Earth
From a peek at fossilized poop to a rare glimpse inside an erupting volcano, Steve “The Dirtmeister®” Tomecek and his pal Digger take kids on a geologic journey around and inside planet Earth. Hilarious illustrations are mixed together with hard science and all served up in a conversational tone that is just right for junior geologists.
Come meet the Dirtmeister himself! 100 complimentary books are available.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
AAP/LibraryReads Mystery Authors' Panel Author Event, Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
122 (N)
Description :

Join the AAP and LibraryReads for a Mystery Authors' Panel and hear from five exciting new authors, sponsored by the AAP Library Marketing Committee. Authors include:

• John Katzenbach, author of The Dead Student (Mysterious Press)
• Cara Black, author of Murder on the Champ de Mars (Soho Crime)
• Kate White, author of The Wrong Man (Harper Paperbacks)
• Keith McCafferty, author of Crazy Mountain Kiss (Viking)
• Allison Brennan, author of Compulsion (Minotaur Books/Macmillan)

Email Becca at bworthington@publishers.org to request an invitation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Amy Lane (Romance Writers of America) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3142
Description :

Immortal
Fantasy Gay-Romance featuring a wicked prince and two very nice and beleaguered blacksmiths.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Julie Bayless (Perseus Books Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1320
Description :

Roar!
It is nighttime in the savanna, which means that for one rambunctious lion cub, it is time to play!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Bethanie Deeney Murguia (Little Bee Books) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1101
Description :

Cockatoo, Too
Two cockatoos meet two more cockatoos in tutus and two tutued toucans. And then two more! Can they all can-can? They can! The cockatoos and toucans join together for a dance and ask the reader: "Can you can-can too?” This book combines fantastically funny wordplay 
with lush, vibrant illustrations that will make readers want 
to can-can along!

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Gabrielle Prendergast (Orca Book Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3038
Description :

The Frail Days
Stella and her newly formed band must decide whether to change their edgy rock sound to get into a conservative summer music festival.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Meet the Authors: Sharon Lovejoy (Workman Publishing Co.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1120
Description :

Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars
Created by Sharon Lovejoy—a grandmother of four and the author of two classic books of garden activities for grown-ups and kids, Sunflower Houses and Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots—Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars is an ecologically inspired guide that combines more than 130 green activities with timeless grandparenting advice. Illustrated with Lovejoy's distinctive, delicate watercolors, it's an inventive resource for grandmother and grandchild to connect with each other through nature.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Tom Catton (Central Recovery Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1303
Description :

May I Sit with You?: A Simple Approach to Meditation
From Tom Catton, best-selling author of The Mindful Addict, comes an eloquent and motivating introductory guide to meditation. For anyone interested in greater physical and mental health, increased mental clarity, and reduced stress, follow Tom Catton as he takes you step-by-step through mindfulness techniques that yield endless benefits by improving mind-body-spirit consciousness. He shares his insights, developed over four decades, in an inviting and accessible narrative. Now you, like generations of people around the world, can find a more balanced life with greater peace, harmony, and enjoyment through these meditative practices.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Sunday, June 28 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Sebastian Meschenmoser (NorthSouth / Ingram Publishing Services) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1235
Description :

Mr. Squirrel and the Moon
When Mr. Squirrel awakens to find that the moon has landed on his tree, he frantically tries to get rid of it before someone suspects him of stealing it and puts him in jail. But when he rolls the moon off of his tree, it gets stuck on Mrs. Hedgehog's bristles and when the billy-goat arrives and butts it with his horns . . . Will the moon ever be the same again? Sebastian Meschenmoser's hilarious illustrations and rollicking tale will be a bedtime favorite. Winter 2015 Top Ten IndieNext Pick.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Meet the Authors: Judy Freeman (ALA Publishing) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
ALA Store
Description :

The Handbook for Storytellers
Ideal for both beginners and more experienced storytellers, this exhaustive primer includes everything adults need to start sharing the wonder of stories with children, from babies to tweens. The lively text imparts easy-to-follow guidelines and practical advice on how, when, where, and why to tell stories.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Madeleine Budnick (Trinity University Press) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1338
Description :

Arte Kids Board Books
The editor/designer of the acclaimed Arte Kids' board books of Spanish/English text enhanced by art from the San Antonio Museum of Art will be signing all 5 titles.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Saturday, June 27 - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Meet the Authors: Susan L. Edelman, MD (IBPA) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3208
Description :

Be Your Own Brand of Sexy: A New Sexual Revolution for Women
As the 2015 Grand Prize winner of the Beverly Hills Book Award, Psychiatrist Susan L. Edelman unlocks the mystery of why women don't get what they want from men and changes the dating game. She shows women how to reclaim their power by learning what works best for them instead of what they're programmed to believe is "normal" by our culture. Today's dating culture is a minefield.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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