May
28
Wed
2014
Book Expo America (BEA) @ New York City
May 28 – Jun 2 all-day
Jun
27
Fri
2014
American Library Association (ALA) @ Las Vegas
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day
Oct
16
Thu
2014
VA Teen 14 Festival @ Richmond Public Library
Oct 16 @ 10:00 PM – Oct 18 @ 12:30 AM

A group of award-winning and best-selling Virginia authors of books released in 2014 will host an evening of celebration for teen readers and all fans of teen fiction. Enjoy food, fun, book sales, signings, and giveaways.

I’ll be there with an exclusive chance for readers to pick up Compulsion before it’s on sale anywhere else.

Oct
26
Sun
2014
WRITE WITH US! LIVE FANFIC AND BLOCKBUSTER FICTION @ Arlington Public Library Central w/ One More Page Books
Oct 26 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Love reading? Ever wonder, “How did the author come up with THAT!?”
Come talk about your favorite best-selling YA novels and build a story with the authors of four hot young adult trilogies in an interactive audience-participation event. Work as a group to create a story in the same way that the authors of blockbuster novels create theirs. Using examples from familiar audience favorites like DivergentThe Hunger Games, and Harry Potter, the authors will guide readers and aspiring writers through a fun, often hilarious, and educational event.
Martina Boone (Compulsion – Simon Pulse)
Kimberley Griffiths Little (Forbidden – Harpercollins)
Wendy Higgins (USA & New York Times bestselling Sweet Evil series — Harper Teen)
Jessica Spotswood (The Cahill Witch Chronicles series — Putnam)

Oct
28
Tue
2014
ASK THE AUTHORS ANYTHING! @ Bethesda Library w/ Politics & Prose
Oct 28 @ 11:00 PM – Oct 29 @ 1:00 AM

Here’s your chance! Want to talk about the books? About what’s next for your favorite characters? About writing? About breaking into publishing? Well, come on down! The four authors on this panel have a wide spectrum of different writing experiences and paths that have all led to big buzz books. We’ll dish, have some fun, and definitely spill some secrets!
Martina Boone (Compulsion – Simon Pulse)
Kimberley Griffiths Little (Forbidden – Harpercollins)
Wendy Higgins (USA & New York Times bestselling Sweet Evil series — Harper Teen)
Jessica Spotswood (The Cahill Witch Chronicles series — Putnam)

Oct
29
Wed
2014
BOOK DATING GAME: A LITTLE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE @ Barnes & Noble
Oct 29 @ 10:00 PM – Oct 30 @ 12:00 AM

Join us for a dating-style quirky, entertaining, and unexpected introduction to the authors and the books! Our intrepid booklorette will try to find her perfect bookmatch as she puts the authors through their paces with questions patterned after the popular and campy 1960′s Dating Game.
Martina Boone (Compulsion – Simon Pulse)
Kimberley Griffiths Little (Forbidden – Harpercollins)
Kristen-Paige Madonia (Fingerprints of You – Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
Joy N. Hensley (Rites of Passage – Harper Teen)
Jodi Meadows (The Incarnate trilogy & The Orphan Queen – Katharine Tegan Books)
Diana Peterfreund (Nine novels for adults and teens, including For Darkness Shows the Stars and Across a Star Swept Sea – Balzer & Bray)

Oct
30
Thu
2014
WRITE WITH US! LIVE FANFIC AND BLOCKBUSTER FICTION @ Fountain Bookstore
Oct 30 @ 10:30 PM – Oct 31 @ 12:30 AM

Love reading? Considered becoming a writer?
Come talk about your favorite best-selling YA novels and build a story with the authors of five hot young adult novels in an interactive audience-participation event. Work as a group to create a story in the same way that the authors of blockbuster novels create theirs. Using examples from familiar audience favorites like DivergentThe Hunger Games, and Harry Potter, the authors will guide readers and aspiring writers through a fun, often hilarious, and educational event.
Martina Boone (Compulsion – Simon Pulse)
Kimberley Griffiths Little (Forbidden – Harpercollins)
Kristen-Paige Madonia (Fingerprints of You – Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
Gigi Amateau (Seven books for MG & YA, including Come August, Come Freedom – Candlewick Press)
Diana Peterfreund (Nine novels for adults and teens, including For Darkness Shows the Stars and Across a Star Swept Sea – Balzer & Bray)

Nov
2
Sun
2014
WRITE WITH US! @ Flyleaf Books
Nov 2 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Love reading? Considered becoming a writer?
Come talk about your favorite best-selling YA novels and build a story with seven authors of  big buzz young adult trilogies in an interactive audience-participation event.  Work as a group to create a story in the same way that the authors of blockbuster novels create theirs. Using examples from familiar audience favorites like DivergentThe Hunger Games, and Harry Potter, the authors will guide readers and aspiring writers through a fun, often hilarious, and educational event.
Martina Boone (Compulsion – Simon Pulse)
Kimberley Griffiths Little (Forbidden – Harpercollins)
S.E. Greene (Killer Instinct – Simon Pulse)
Claudia Gray (New York Times bestselling author of the EvernightSteadfast and Firebird series — HarperTeen)
Meagan Spooner (The Skylark trilogy — Carolrhoda; and the Starbound trilogy — Disney/Hyperion)
Beth Revis (New York Times bestselling Across the Universe trilogy — Razorbill)
Megan Shepherd (The Madman’s Daughter series — Balzer & Bray)

Nov
4
Tue
2014
FLASH FICTION EVENT @ Park Road Books
Nov 4 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Have you closed the pages on a favorite novel or watched a blockbuster movie like ‘Divergent’ or ‘The Hunger Games’ and wondered, “How did the author come up with THAT!?” Well, these seven authors of hot young adult trilogies have the secrets, and they’ll offer up a show and tell as they help guide the audience through an interactive session that builds a story a sentence at a time to develop character, setting, mood, theme, and a plot with unexpected — and often shocking or hysterical — twists.
Martina Boone (Compulsion – Simon Pulse)
Kimberley Griffiths Little (Forbidden – Harpercollins)
S.E. Greene (Killer Instinct – Simon Pulse)
Claudia Gray (New York Times bestselling author of the EvernightSteadfast and Firebird series — HarperTeen)
Beth Revis (New York Times bestselling Across the Universe trilogy — Razorbill)
Meagan Spooner (The Skylark trilogy — Carolrhoda; and the Starbound trilogy — Disney/Hyperion)
Megan Shepherd (The Madman’s Daughter Series — Balzer & Bray)

Nov
6
Thu
2014
BOOK DATING GAME: A LITTLE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE @ Books-a-million, Village-at-Sandhill
Nov 6 @ 10:00 PM – Nov 7 @ 12:00 AM

Join us for a quirky, entertaining, and unexpected introduction to seven authors and their big buzz books — dating style! Our intrepid booklorette will try to find her perfect bookmatch as she puts the authors through their paces with questions patterned after the popular and campy 1960′s Dating Game.
Martina Boone (Compulsion – Simon Pulse)
Kimberley Griffiths Little (Forbidden – Harpercollins)
S.E. Greene (Killer Instinct – Simon Pulse)
Claudia Gray (New York Times bestselling author of the EvernightSteadfast and Firebird series)
Tracy Clark (Scintillate – Entangled Teen)
Delilah S. Dawson (Servants of the Storm – Simon Pulse)
Nina Berry (The Otherkin series — Kensington)

Mar
19
Thu
2015
NYC ‘Big Read’ @ New York City - Location TBD
Mar 19 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Thursday, March 19:

The NYC Big Read, 10am-noon

YA Author Readings in libraries across the city. I’ll post the library as soon as I get it! : ) 

 

Mar
20
Fri
2015
NYC Teen Author Festival: The Thrill Is All Mine Panel @ 42nd Street NYPL, Berger Forum
Mar 20 @ 8:40 PM – 9:30 PM

It’s amazing what you can find out about a character – and about human nature – when you put her or him in an extreme situation.  Each of these authors will introduce their new books and what their protagonists are up against – and then we’ll discuss challenges of keeping the thrills coming without taking your eye off the characters.

Martina Boone, Laurie Crompton, JJ Howard, Lee Kelly, Nicole Maggi, Mary McCoy, Diana Renn, VC Stanley, CL Garber

moderator:   David Levithan

 

Mar
22
Sun
2015
NYCTAF – No-Foolin’ Mega-Signing at Books of Wonder @ Books of Wonder Bookstore
Mar 22 @ 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Book signing

May
13
Wed
2015
Romantic Times @ Hyatt Regency Dallas
May 13 @ 4:00 PM – May 17 @ 1:00 AM
May
23
Sat
2015
Prince William County Local Author Fair @ Bull Run Regional LIbrary
May 23 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Come out to the library and meet me and other authors from the Northern Virginia area. : )