Breaking Out: Veronica Roth and Debut Authors from The Class of 2k13 Discuss Their Upcoming Books

Friday, June 28, 2013 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

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Waldorf Room
Speaker: Caela Carter
Speaker: Cristin Terrill
Speaker: Debra Driza
Speaker: Demitria Lunetta
Speaker: Geoffrey Girard
Speaker: Jennifer McGowan
Speaker: K.A. Barson
Speaker: Kate Karyus Quinn
Speaker: Liesl Shurtliff
Speaker: Lydia Kang
Speaker: Mindy McGinnis
Speaker: Nicole McInnes
Speaker: Polly Holyoke, Panel Coordinator, The Class of 2k13
Speaker: Stephanie Kuehn
Speaker: Tamera Wissinger
Speaker: Tara Sullivan
Speaker: Veronica Roth

Come hear NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Veronica Roth and debut authors from The Class of 2k13 talk about their exciting new books. This is your chance to meet the potential stars of tomorrow, today. This session will include a brief question and answer period AND a teen fiction trivia contest (librarians vs. authors) for fabulous prizes! Panelists include: K.A. Barson, 45 POUNDS, MORE OR LESS (YA Contemporary); Caela Carter, ME, HIM THEM AND IT (YA Contemporary); Debra Driza MILA 2.0 (YA Sci/fi); Geoffrey Girard PROJECT CAIN (YA Techno-thriller); Polly Holyoke THE NEPTUNE PROJECT (MG Sci/fi); Lydia Kang CONTROL (YA Sci/fi); Stephanie Kuehn CHARM & STRANGE (YA Literary Thriller); Demitria Lunetta IN THE AFTER (YA Post-Apocalyptic); Mindy McGinnis NOT A DROP TO DRINK (YA Post-Apocalyptic); Jennifer McGowan MAID OF SECRETS (YA Historical); Nicole McInnes BRIANNA ON THE BRINK (YA Contemporary); Kate Karyus Quinn ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE (YA Literary Horror); Liesl Shurtliff RUMP, THE TRUE STORY OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN (MG Fantasy); Tara Sullivan GOLDEN BOY (MG Contemporary); Cristin Terrill ALL OUR YESTERDAYS (YA Sci/fi); Tamera Wissinger GONE FISHING (MG Novel In Verse). Our members have already garnered several good and excellent reviews from PUBLISHERS WEEKLY and four starred KIRKUS reviews. The Junior Library Guild also picked two Class of 2k13 books for its spring catalogue.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 1:18pm CDT
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