Author Event Sessions

Time Title Type Location

Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Thomas McNamee (Prospecta Press / Perseus Distribution) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1321
Description :

The Killing of Wolf Number Ten
If you are ever fortunate enough to hear the howling of Yellowstone wolves, once you have read this book, you will always think of Wolves Nine and Ten. If you ever see a Yellowstone wolf, chances are it will be carrying their DNA.

The restoration of the wolf to Yellowstone came perilously close to going wrong, but it didn’t. It is now recognized as one of conservation’s greatest achievements, and Wolves Nine and Ten will always be known as its emblematic heroes.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 12:00pm
Stonewall Book Awards Program Author Event Moscone Convention Center
3005 (W)
Description :

Join the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) and award winning authors in celebration of the very best in GLBTQ literature at the 2015 Stonewall Book Awards Program. Sponsored by the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT), the Stonewall Book Awards is the first and longest enduring book award series for LGBT literature. The award recognizes English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience in children’s and young adult literature, literature, and non-fiction. Since the award’s inception in 1971, more than 50 titles have been honored. This program is free and open to all Annual Conference attendees.

Interests :
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

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
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Armando Rendón (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Adventures of Noldo and His Magical Scooter on The March with The St. Patrick's Battalion
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Gabrielle Prendergast (Orca Book Publishers) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3038
Description :

Audacious
Raphaelle's involvement with a Muslim boy is only slightly less controversial than her contribution to a student art show. Free verse novel.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Lee E. Cart (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Born in the Wayeb: Book One of The Mayan Chronicles
In this novel, Na'om is born during the unlucky days of the Mayan Wayeb. She struggles to understand the fearful dreams and visions that have plagued her since birth. When they turn into living nightmares, she must overcome her fears to protect the ones she loves from a powerful adversary.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Lorena Garza Gonzalez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Inheritance Discovering the Richness of the Latino Culture and Family
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Marti Skarupa (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Look How Lovely! | ¡Mira qué Lindo!
Subtly addressing diversity and gender roles, this non-fiction picture book will amaze you with the marvels of nature. Help children learn Spanish and English while remembering each day is a gift and every child is the most important person in the world.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Martin Balarezo Garcia (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

El sendero de las guerrillas
This is a fiction book in Spanish. A novel where literary creation merges with heartbreaking reality, the antagonism of human feelings, descriptions of impressive events and stunning sceneries, and the augury of a bright future.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Victor Villaseñor (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy
A Soul-Transforming Experience! In his newest book, Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy, Victor Villaseñor, author of bestseller Rain of Gold and Pulitzer Prize nominee, bursts us into a Spiritual World where Women! Women! are once more our leaders and we have our first woman pope.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Virginia Kamhi (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Calling Him Dad
The story of a ten-year-old Latina who finally meets her Anglo father and learns to love him as they sail together through the San Juan Islands.

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
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: David Payne (Grove Atlantic, Inc.) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1327
Description :

Barefoot to Avalon
From New York Times notable author David Payne comes a memoir of brotherhood, sibling rivalry and sibling love, of mental illness and the torments a family can hold silent and carry across generations. Payne will be on hand to sign advance galleys.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Herbert Anderson (Divine Arts / PGW) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1328
Description :

The Divine Art of Dying
THE DIVINE ART OF DYING explores the unique moment when seriously ill people choose to turn toward death. Combining personal stories with solid research on palliative and hospice care, it provides a well-integrated look at the spiritual dimensions of living fully when death is near. Filled with insights from the world’s great wisdom traditions along with references from literature, movies, and current culture, it helps identify the life decisions the dying one and his or her loved ones must make, and what their caregivers can expect.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Paige McKenzie (Perseus Books Group) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 1320
Description :

The Haunting of Sunshine Girl
The first book in a new paranormal young adult series based on the wildly popular YouTube series about an "adorkable" teenager living in a haunted house.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

Monday, June 29 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Annie Pérez (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Clay Hills and Mud Pies
Award Winning Author from the International Latino Book Awards.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Julie Guardado (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Birth of a New J: A Cathartic Memoir
This raw non-fiction work delves into a woman's toxic relationships, costly mistakes and infertility. Filled with cringing honesty, humor, and interwoven medical twists that serve as lessons on surviving the changing landscape of life. A hand-led journey through heartache, self-discovery and acceptance.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kevin Gerard (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

Diego's Dragon
This award winning fantasy fiction novel is written for 10 to 13 year old readers. English and Spanish versions are available. Diego’s story is captivating readers all over the country. Kids like Diego a lot, but they really love Magnifico, his extraordinary but surly dragon.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Traude Gomez Rhine (International Latino Book Awards) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3138
Description :

The Wild Chihuahuas of Mexico
This daring middle-grade adventure shows the plucky spirit and tenacity of the mighty Chihuahua and reveals how these little dogs helped Pancho Villa and the Mexican people triumph during the Mexican Revolution, all the while learning important lessons about leadership and friendship.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event

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