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May 2017

Peternelle Van Arsdale at the Framingham Barnes & Noble

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Framingham Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Author Peternelle Van Arsdale will be signing and reading from her new book The Beast Is an Animal. This enchanting story follows a girl with a secret talent who must save her village from the encroaching darkness. A haunting and deeply satisfying tale.

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Ashley Herring Blake, Katie Cotugno, and Emery Lord at Trident Booksellers and Café

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trident Booksellers and Café, 338 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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The final reading in Trident's spring YA Passport series brings authors Ashley Herring Blake (How to Make a Wish), Katie Cotugno (Fireworks), and Emery Lord (The Names they Gave Us) in conversation with each other. About How to Make a Wish All seventeen year-old Grace Glasser wants is her own life. A normal life in which she sleeps in the same bed for longer than three months and doesn’t have to scrounge for spare change to make sure the electric bill…

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Mark Parisi at the Saugus Barnes & Noble

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - May 20 @ 3:00 pm
Saugus Barnes & Noble, 444A Broadway
Saugus, MA 01906 United States
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Mark Parisi, the award-winning cartoonist of the long-running comic Off the Mark , will be signing copies of his debut middle-grade novel Marty Pants: Do Not Open. He will also be demonstrating how to draw his characters!

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“Stranger Than Fiction: Fascinating True Stories for Young Readers” Panel with Laura A. Woollett, Joan Duris, and Heather Lang at the Framingham Barnes & Noble

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Framingham Barnes & Noble, 1 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Some of the greatest stories ever told aren't stories at all — they're true tales of events that are weirder, stranger, and more interesting than your average fiction book! Please join the Framingham Barnes & Noble for a panel discussion with local nonfiction authors Laura A. Woollett, Joan Duris, and Heather Lang. They will discuss their work and talk about why it is so important to introduce children and teens to fascinating true stories.

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Emery Lord and A. C. Gaughen at The Blue Bunny

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Blue Bunny Books and Toys, 577 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Young adult authors Emery Lord and A. C. Gaughen will be at The Blue Bunny for a special discussion about their books and what's it like writing for the YA market. Booksigning and refreshments as well. All welcome.

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Josh Funk at The Blue Bunny

May 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Blue Bunny Books and Toys, 577 High St.
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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Josh Funk will be back at The Blue Bunny for the official book launch party for his new book The Case of the Stinky Stench — the sequel to his super-popular book Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast. Come on down for a stinky good time. All are welcome! "Teachers and students alike will delight in this food fight. Who will be the winner? Readers will be hungry to find out.” —Kirkus Reviews

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Katie Bayerl and Marianna Baer at the Peabody Barnes & Noble

May 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Peabody Barnes & Noble, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St.
Peabody, MA 01960 United States
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Two wonderful authors in one afternoon! In A Psalm for Lost Girls, an abduction forever alters the fates of three remarkable girls — one who's been missing; one who is grieving; and one who is dead and rumored to be a saint. In The Inconceivable Life of Quinn, a virgin pregnancy challenges us to rethink conception, family, and faith, with elements of the supernatural.

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Josh Funk at the Burlington Barnes & Noble

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Burlington Barnes & Noble, 98 Middlesex Parkway
Burlington, MA 01803 United States
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Join author Josh Funk at the Burlington Barnes & Noble for a reading of his new Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast picture book, The Case of the Stinky Stench.

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Victoria Kann at An Unlikely Story

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
An Unlikely Story, 111 South St.
Plainville, MA 02762 United States
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An Unlikely Story is tickled pink to welcome Victoria Kann, the author-artist of the Pinkalicious series of picture books, to introduce her new picture book featuring an all-new picture book star: Pinkalicious’s brother Peter, whose adventures are sure to be Peterrific. Tickets for this event are free of charge! Each ticket is good for one seat at the event; children and adults both need to reserve seats. About Peterrific Peter loves to build with his blocks. He decides to build…

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Katherine Nichols at the Prudential Center Barnes & Noble

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prudential Center Barnes & Noble, 800 Boylston St., Suite 179
Boston, MA 02199 United States
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Join author Katherine Nichols for a signing of Deep Water, an exciting nonfiction read for teens and adults. Following the true story of seventeen-year-old Eddie Otero, Deep Water chronicles the story of group of teens trafficking drugs between Mexico and California in this start to the brand-new Simon True series.

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