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Upcoming Events in the SF Bay Area

Check back to see what author/bookish events taking place in the Bay Area, California.

October 2012

October 2, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm

Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate
Location: Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA

October 9, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm

Dual Launches Ingrid Paulson and Tamara Ireland Stone
Location: Books Inc., 2275 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

October 11, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm

Lauren Oliver
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

October 12, 2012, Friday, 7:00pm

Maggie Stiefvater, David Levithan and Ellen Hopkins in conjunction with Litquake
Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

October 15, 2012, Monday, 7:00pm

Libba Bray, Rachel Cohn and Malinda Lo
Location: Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA

October 29, 2012, Monday, 7:00pm

Siobhan Vivian, Jenny Han and Becca Fitzpatrick
Location: Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame, California

October 30, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm

YA Spooktacular- Corrine Jackson, Heidi Kling, Pam Van Hylckama Vlieg, Lee Mackenzie, Ingrid Paulson & Tamara Ireland Stone
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

Past 2012 Events

January 2012

January 12, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm

Not Your Mother’s Book Club presents The Dark Days Tour!  Featuring Taherah Mafi author of Shatter Me,  Ellen Shreiber author of Magic of the Moonlight and Veronica Rossiauthor of Under The Never Sky.

Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

January 23, 2012, Monday, 7:00pm

Teen Event: Lauren Myracle

Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

January 25, 2012, Wednesday, 3:00pm

Lauren Myracle

Location: 1378 Lincoln Ave. San Jose, CA

January 26, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm

Not You Mother’s Book Club™ presents MEGAN MIRANDA author of Fracture and MARISSA MEYER author of Cinder.

Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

January 27, 2012, Friday, 7:00pm

John Green (ticketed event and is now sold out)

Location: Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St., Redwood City

February 2012

February 2, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm

Teen Event: Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) and Maira Kalman, Why We Broke Up

Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

March 2012

March 12, 2012, Monday, 7:00pm
Youth Event: Alexander Gordon Smith
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

March 14, 2012, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Music and Murder and Changlings, Oh My! Join LISSA PRICE author of Starters, NINA LACOUR author of The Disenchantments, and CAITLIN KITTREDGE author of The Nightmare Garden for the first NYMBC in Berkeley!
Location: Books Inc. 1760 4th St., Berkeley, California

March 15, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm
Novel Book Society: Adults Reading Teen Lit
Location: Hicklebee’s 1378 Lincoln Ave. San Jose, CA

March 21, 2012, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Youth Event: Ally Carter
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

March 22, 2012, Thursday, 3:00pm
Ally Carter
Location: Hicklebee’s 1378 Lincoln Ave. San Jose, CA

April 2012

April 4, 2012, Wednesday, 7:00pm
A Very Bloody NYMBC Event, Featuring: Barry Lyga, author of I Hunt Killers and Robin LaFevers author of Grave Mercy
Location: Books Inc. 1375 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame, California

April 10, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm
RUTA SEPEYTS-BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY
Location: A Great Good Place For Books, 6120 La Salle Avenue, Oakland

April 17, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm
Featuring Gayle Forman (IF I STAY and WHERE SHE WENT), Nina LaCour (HOLD STILL and THE DISENCHANTMENTS), and Stephanie Perkins (ANNA & THE FRENCH KISS and LOLA & THE BOY NEXT DOOR)!
Location: A Great Good Place for Books, 6120 La Salle Avenue, Oakland

April 18, 2012, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Featuring Gayle Forman (IF I STAY and WHERE SHE WENT), Nina LaCour (HOLD STILL and THE DISENCHANTMENTS), Jess Rothenberg, The Catastrophic History of You and Me and Stephanie Perkins (ANNA & THE FRENCH KISS and LOLA & THE BOY NEXT DOOR)!
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

April 19, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm
Featuring Gayle Forman (IF I STAY and WHERE SHE WENT), Nina LaCour (HOLD STILL and THE DISENCHANTMENTS), and Stephanie Perkins (ANNA & THE FRENCH KISS and LOLA & THE BOY NEXT DOOR)!
Location: Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA 94952

April 25, 2012, Wednesday, 7:00pm
NYMBC presents the Printz Award Winners! Meet MAGGIE STIEFVATER, author of The Scorpio Races, DANIEL HANDLER, author of  Why We Broke Up and JOHN COREY WHALEY, author of  Where Things Come Back.
Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

May 2012

May 1, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm (Hosted by Keplers Books)

Rick Riordan – The Kane Chronicles: The Serpent’s Shadow 

Location: Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St., Redwood City

May 11, 2012, Friday, 7:00pm

Jandy Nelson, Jay Asher, Cat Patrick and Kevin Emerson with Daisy Whitney moderating.

Location: Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA

May 19, 2012, Saturday, 5:00pm
Katherine Longshore’s launch party for Gilt
Location: The Avid Reader, 617 Second Street, Davis, CA

May 24, 2012, Thursday, 7:00 pm
Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand and Bree Despain 
Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

June 2012

June 7, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm
Fierce Reads featuring: Emmy Laybourne (Monument 14), Anna Banks (Poseidon), Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone) & Jennifer Bosworth (Struck)
Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

June 8, 2012, Friday, 3:00pm
Fierce Reads featuring: Emmy Laybourne (Monument 14), Anna Banks (Poseidon), Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone) & Jennifer Bosworth (Struck)
Location: Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA 94952

June 8, 2012, Friday, 7:00pm
Fierce Reads featuring: Emmy Laybourne (Monument 14), Anna Banks (Poseidon), Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone) & Jennifer Bosworth (Struck)
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

August 2012

August 18, 2012, Saturday, 7:00pm

Teen Event: Suzanne Lazear author of Innocent Darkness
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

August 21, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm

YA Pizza Party with Amanda Hocking
Location: Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA 94952

August 24, 2012, Friday, 7:00pm

Teen Event: Girl’s Nightmare Out: Marta Acosta, Kendare Blake, and Lisa Desrochers
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

August 28, 2012, Tuesday, 7:00pm.

NYMBC Launch Party! Come meet debut author CORINNE JACKSON and check out her young adult novel If I Lie.
Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

September 2012

September 12, 2012, Wednesday, 7:00pm

Katie Crouch, author of The Magnolia League
Location: A Great Good Place For Books, 6120 La Salle Avenue, Oakland

September 19, 2012, Wednesday, 7:00pm

YA Pizza Party with Katie Crouch (The White Glove War, Magnolia League trilogy)
Location: Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA 94952

September 20, 2012, Thursday, 3:00pm

Jessica Shirvington author of Entice
Location: Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky St, Petaluma, CA 94952

September 20, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm

Teen Event: Jessica Shirvington author of Entice
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA

September 21, 2012, Friday, 7:00pm

Not Your Mother’s Book Club presents GRETCHEN MCNEIL, author of 10, MICHELLE GAGNON, author of Don’t Turn Around, and JESSICA SHIRVINGTON, author of Entice.
Location: Books Inc. in Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

September 27, 2012, Thursday, 7:00pm

Teen Event: Sarah J. Maas author of Throne of Glass
Location: Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA


 
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