11 April, 2012

Upcoming Events in April

Hi, everyone. We're a bit behind this month, but there are a ton of great upcoming events (some this week!). We'll be out and about at many of these events. Please say hi if you see us. We'd love to meet you!

Spring Into The Future Tour
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 6pm
Vroman's Bookstore
695 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
event page

with Cynthia Hand (Hallowed)
Veronica Rossi (Under The Never Sky)
Tehereh Mafi (Shatter Me)
Anna Carey (Eve)
Marie Lu (Legend)

Extra Yarn Signing 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 11:30am

Unwind Yarn 
818. N. Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505

As a part of the first LA Yarn Crawl come see the author and illustrator of the magical new picture book, Extra Yarn. Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen will be on hand to sign copies of the book and there will be drawing activities as well as treats and knitting lessons.

This Is Teen Live Tour
Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 7pm

Mrs. Nelson's Toy and Book Shop
1030 Bonita Avenue
La Verne, CA 91750
event page

The "This Is Teen LIVE!" tour is stopping by Mrs. Nelson's and what a line-up! David Levithan (Will Grayson, Will Grayson) will be moderating, Maggie Stiefvater (The Scorpio Races), Libba Bray (Beauty Queens), Pete Hautman (How to Steal a Car), Siobhan Vivian (The List) will all be here! Don't miss out on this fun, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

LA Festival of Books
Sat & Sun, April 21 - 22, 2012
USC campus
free admission - event page

Lots going on this year with plenty of YA panels and events. Check the schedule to see what's going on.

YA or Bust Tour
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 6:30pm

Children's Book World
10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Come see Gayle Forman, Stephanie, Perkins, Nina LaCour and hosted by Marie Lu.


  1. I really want to go to the Festival of Books, I'm still not sure if I'll be able to get there.
    Thanks for sharing all these great events!

  2. Omg! I had not heard of the YA or Bust Tour... will definitely try and be there!!