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Pasadena Loves YA Recap + Giveaway

A couple weekends ago I attended the Pasadena Loves YA festival! This was my second time attending this festival—the first time was back in 2015. This year the four panels were Roads to Healing, The Art of the [Graphic] Novel, Was Lost but Now Found: Overcoming Adversity…

September 26, 2018
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The Darkest Minds Special Screening Recap

Last week I had the privileged of attending the special screening of The Darkest Minds with the cast! This was honestly one of the coolest book-related things I have ever done. Before this, I had never been to a premiere/advanced screening before. When I saw the…

August 1, 2018
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Save the Date Tour Recap

I adored Morgan Matson’s latest novel, Save the Date (read my 5-star review), so I was beyond excited that the tour was making a stop close to where I’m at (yay for not having to drive 1+ hours for a book event)! I went to the…

June 27, 2018
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War Storm Launch Party Recap

This past Tuesday I celebrated the launch of War Storm, conclusion to the Red Queen series, with author Victoria Aveyard herself at Diesel, A Bookstore along with special guest Marie Lu. This was my first time visiting this bookstore, so I wanted to get there early (especially…

May 18, 2018
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The Cruel Prince + Sightwitch Tour Recap

Last month I had the pleasure of celebrating the release of Sightwitch with Susan Dennard and Holly Black at Mysterious Galaxy! I knew this event would be packed so I made sure to arrive early so that I could buy books and get a good seat.…

March 10, 2018
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#PenguinTeenOnTour Summer 2017 Recap

While everyone else was at San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend, I attended the #PenguinTeenOnTour up in LA! The Penguin Teen authors featured at this event were Aditi Khorana, Morgan Rhodes, Romina Russell, and Danielle Vega. My mom and I left around mid-morning and…

July 26, 2017
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A Conjuring of Light Tour Stop Recap

I had the opportunity to attend my second event at Kepler’s two months ago, which was V.E. Schwab’s tour stop for A Conjuring of Light with special guest Tara Sim! My cousin picked me up after work on Friday and we headed to Menlo Park,…

April 24, 2017
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WayWitch Tour Recap

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend Susan Dennard and Alexandra Bracken’s last WayWitch Tour stop at Kepler’s. I was first able to meet them last year at Hicklebee’s, which you can read about here! I have heard so much about Kepler’s (as many author…

January 27, 2017
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LA Sizzles YA Event Recap

I drove up to Pasadena last week for the wonderful event with Renée Ahdieh, Alwyn Hamilton, Romina Russell, and Marie Lu at Once Upon a Time Bookstore. This was my first time visiting this bookstore, and it was so cute! The event began with…

July 29, 2016
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And I Darken Launch Party Recap

I headed down to San Diego last week for Kiersten White’s launch for her latest novel, And I Darken, and Mysterious Galaxy. Mysterious Galaxy is such an awesome store, and I definitely recommend stopping there if you ever find yourself in San Diego. I have…

July 8, 2016
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B-Fest Teen Book Festival Recap

This past weekend was Barnes & Noble’s first ever B-Fest! B&N had a fun line-up of events all weekend long with hundreds of YA authors in attendance. B-Fest kicked off with Trivia Blast from Penguin Teen and Random House’s First In Line on Friday night.…

June 15, 2016