Happy New Year

Let the reading begin!!! Here is to another year filled with amazing new reads and reacquainting with some old favorites. I cannot wait to dig into my reading pile that is literally taller than I am. I have many challenges set for me this year and I hope to accomplish all that I have obliged myself to complete. Rock on 2009


5 comments on "Happy New Year"

karinlibrarian wrote: January 1, 2009 at 4:43 PM

Hello, this is Karin from Karin's Book Nook. I just wanted to say thank you for linking to my blog in your sidebar. Also, I love your layout. I love your Reading Pile and your Waiting for Picasa slideshows. Also, I saw that Intertwined by Gena Showalter is on your YA Challenge list. I haven't heard about that one. I have enjoyed Gena's other books like Blacklisted, Red Handed, and Oh My Goth. I'll have to look at Intertwined and see what it is about. THanks for the info.
Karin


DarlingDiva wrote: January 1, 2009 at 9:29 PM

Hiya Karin,
I just love your blog. You have some of the best YA reviews around and so I always go to your site get information on what is up and coming.

As for Interwined by Gena Showalter. I know that she was working on a new YA book and when she had updated her web page she had Intertwined listed. The premise for that book sounded amazing. It may come out later this year or even in 2010...but wow!!!


Bookgeek wrote: January 1, 2009 at 11:41 PM

Love, love, love your new blog. Am hoping to gradually pretty mine up! Here's to a fabulous 2009.


karinlibrarian wrote: January 2, 2009 at 8:56 AM

Thanks for the comment on my blog. As for the Mortal Instruments series. WOW!!! Your god-daughter has great taste. I love those books. I can't wait for the prequels that will come out in 2010.


J. Kaye Oldner wrote: January 5, 2009 at 6:48 PM

With the book challenges beginning, I am late getting over here. Sorry about that!

Happy New Year! It's going to be a great year!!


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I have compiled all the SF, bay area YA and NA events in this section. If you know of any events that I have failed to post, please let me know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is best to verify all events prior to attendance.

2015

JUNE

MARY PEARSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, June 12 @ 7pm

MICHELLE TEA
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Friday, June 12 @ 6:30pm

Trio of YA Fantasy authors:
K.D. Blakely, R.A. Gates and Cheryl Mahoney
Saturday, June 13 from 1-3pm

STEPHANIE KUEHN
Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Saturday, June 13 @ 7:30pm

GGP: TAMARA IRELAND STONE
Lafayette Library in Lafayette
Sunday, June 14 from 4-6pm

ADAM SILVERA and JANDY NELSON
Green Apple Books (Clement street location) in SF
Thursday, June 25 @ 7pm

NYMBC: WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS
RAZIEL REID, I.W. GREGORIO, SONA CHARAIPOTRA AND DHONIELLE CLAYTON

Books Inc. in the Castro
Thursday, June 25 @ 7pm

NYMBC CLASS OF 2K15:
COURTNEY ALAMEDA, I.W. GREGORIO,VALYNNE MAETANI, ALEXIS BASS, SONIA CHARAIPOTRA & DHONIELLE CLAYTON, HOLLY BODGER, STACEY LEE, VIRGINIA BOECKER, RENEE AHDIEH AND FONDA LEE

Books Inc. in Burlingame
Saturday, June 27 @ 3pm

Five Fantasic YA authors:
MEGAN WHALEN TURNER, ELIZABETH FAMA, STEPHANIE KUEHN, REBECCA HAHN and TAMARA IRELAND STONE

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, June 29 @ 7pm

NYMBC YA THRILLS & CHILLS:
KATIE COYLE, NOVA REN SUMA and LAUREN SAFT

Books Inc. in Palo alto
Monday, June 29 @ 7pm

JULY

NYMBC: TOMMY WALLACH
Books Inc. in San Francisco
Wednesday, July 1 @ 7pm

NYMBC: BOOK LAUNCH PARTY
MARY E. PEARSON

Books Inc. in Burlingame @ 7pm
Tuesday, July 1 @ 7pm

NYMBC:ALL THE FEELS
ROBIN BENWAY, TAMARA IRELAND STONE and GRETCHEN MCNEIL

Books Inc. in San Francisco
Tuesday, July 14 @ 7pm

AUGUST

SAN FRAN GOLDEN GATE AUTHOR EVENT
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway San Francisco
Saturday, August 8 11:30-4pm

Purchase Tickets HERE

...and lots more events are coming. I am so excited but cannot share them yet :) Stay Tuned!!

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