KEPLER'S Book Event: GIRLS NIGHTMARE OUT


Living in the bay area has given me some amazing book signing opportunities and another one is coming my way. GIRL'S NIGHTMARE OUT is Tor Teen's upcoming book tour with some of it's top notch YA authors.  Just check out the information below that is posted on the TOR book site.

Tor Books is sending paranormal young adult authors Kendare Blake, Lisa Desrochers, and Marta Acosta to your town! Catch them out on tour, on Twitter, and read new and excerpts from their new books!

Lisa Desrochers burst onto the YA scene in September 2010 with her debut novel Personal Demons, which was an ALA/YALSA Popular Paperback for Young Adults nominee and a Library Journal "Fall First" selection. Desrochers second installment Original Sin received rave reviews and now Tor Books is proud to announce the release of the conclusion to the thrilling Personal Demons series, Last Rite.



Kendare Blake enthralled New York Times bestselling authors, reviewers, fans, and bloggers alike with her debut novel, Anna Dressed in Blood. Blake adeptly weaves the familiar and the unexpected into a genre-bending, refreshing new take on paranormal romance. Now, she’s back with her eagerly anticipated sequel, Girl of Nightmares.



Marta Acosta’s gothic novel Dark Companion, written as an homage to Jane Eyre, is a lush romantic tale about an orphaned teenager who is chosen to attend an exclusive private school where things are not exactly as they seem. It was originally published on Scribd.com where it garnered over 25,000 reads and became the top YA novel on the site.




These wonderful authors will be coming out on tour to the SF bay area at KEPLER'S on Friday, August 24th at 7:00 p.m. It is going to be an awesome event and I am sure to attend. I hope to see you there.

**although KEPLER'S is currently closed for re-construction it will honor this event and will be opened at 6:30pm**

1 comment on "KEPLER'S Book Event: GIRLS NIGHTMARE OUT"

Little Miss Becky wrote: August 23, 2012 at 2:09 PM

Aw, so bummed to be missing out on this one! But we're off to Monterey for the weekend to a Mumford & Sons concert! Sad that this tour won't be hitting Books, Inc. :(


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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.

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SEPTEMBER

RICK YANCEY
Rakestraw Books in Danville
Wednesday, September 17 @ 7pm

WENDELIN VAN DRAANEN and MARK HUNTLY PARSONS
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, September 17 @ 7pm

RICK YANCEY
Book Passage in Corte Mdera
Thursday, September 18 @ 6:30pm

GRETCHEN MCNEIL , KATHERINE LINKA and ANNA CAREY
Books Inc. San Francisco
Thursday, September 18 @ 7pm

JANDY NELSON book launch

Books Inc. SF
Friday, September 19 @ 7pm

KIM CULBERTSON and CATHERINE LINKA
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, September 19 @ 7pm

MEGAN SHULL *The Swap*

Rakestraw Books in Danville
Tuesday, September 23 @ 10am

JANDY NELSON and NINA LACOUR
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Tuesday, September 23 @ 7pm

OCTOBER

LAUREN OLIVER
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Wednesday, October 1 @ 7pm

LAUREN OLIVER
Book Passage in San Francisco
Thursday, October 2 @ 12:30pm

LAUREN OLIVER and JANDY NELSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 2 @ 7pm

JANDY NELSON, NINA LaCOUR and STEPHANIE KUEHN
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, October 3 @ 7pm

SARA FARIZAN
Books Inc. on Market St.
Friday, October 10 @ 7pm

JAMES FREY with John Hanke, VP of Google's Niantic Lab
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Saturday, October 11 @ 6pm


BECCA FITZPATRICK, CHRISTINA LAUREN & KIERSTEN WHITE
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Sunday, October 12 @ 3pm


FIERCE READS TOUR with GENNIFER ALBIN, NIKKI KELLY, JESSICA BRODY and MARISSA MEYER
Linden Tree Books in Los Altos
Monday, October 13 @ 6:30pm

PAOLO BACIGALUPI and A.S. KING
Bookshop Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz
Wednesday, October 15 time 7pm

RICK RIORDAN (ticketed event)
Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Wednesday, October 15 @ 7pm

CORY DOCTOROW and JEN WANG

Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Thursday, October 16 @ 7:30pm

MARIE LU
Face in a Book in El Dorado
Thursday, October 16 @ 7pm

A.S. KING and PAOLO BACIGALUPI
Sports Basement on Bryant in SF
Thursday, October 16 @ 6pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
This is a TICKETED event purchase tickets HERE
Books Inc. Opera Plaza in SF
Wednesday, October 22 @7pm

GARTH NIX and MICHAEL GRANT
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 23 @ 7pm

JANDY NELSON
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Friday, October 24 @ 6:30pm

SARA RAASCH, KASIE WEST AND CORRINE JACKSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, October 27 @ 7pm

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