Pasadena Teen Book Fest

Saturday, April 26, 2014 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Event Page | RSVP: 626-744-4066, Option 4 or email

Pasadena Public Library

285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

Past Events

Afterparty Book Launch

Sunday, January 12, 2014 3:00 pm | Event Page Diesel, A Bookstore Brentwood Country Mart 225 26th Street, Suite #33, Santa Monica CA 90402


Van Nuys High School with Sarah Skilton

Friday, November 22, 2013 School visit

Pajama Party Time

Sunday, November 17, 2013 6:30-8:00 PM | Event Page Morris Home Furnishings 5695 Wilmington Pike, Centerville OH 45459

41st Annual Jewish Book & Art Fair

Sunday, November 10, 2013 11:15–11:45 AM and 12:00–12:30 PM | Event Page For ages 6-8 – The Cats on Ben Yehuda Street Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center Milton Levit Family Campus 5601 South Braeswood, Houston TX 77096

Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel Valley & Pomona Valley

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 11:00 AM | Private Event

19th Annual San Diego Jewish Book Fair

Sunday, November 3, 2013 11:00 AM on the Target Stage | Event Page A Full Day of FREE Fun! For kids up to age 8. Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center – Jacobs Family Campus 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla CA 92037

Vegas Valley Book Festival

Saturday, November 2, 2013 Choosing the Real Me: Panel with Marni Bates, Lisa Burstein, Varian Johnson, Nicole McInnes, Carrie Mesrobian, Louise Rozett, Daria Snadowsky, Kasie West and Stephanie Fitzgerald 2:15 PM, signing at 5:15 PM | Event Page Historic 5th Street School 401 S. 4th St, Las Vegas NV 89101

Independent Writers of Southern California Panel

“Writing for Children: Maturity and Energy Required!” Monday, October 28, 2013 7:30-9:00 PM | Free for members, $15 for non-members | Event Page Free parking, entrance on corner of Culver Boulevard Veterans Memorial Building 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230

School Visits and Book Signings with Kristen Kittscher

Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:00 PM | Event Page Barnes and Noble – Redlands CA Citrus Plaza Shopping Center 27460 Lugonia Ave, Redlands, CA 92374

Jewish Book Council, Manhattan

Children’s book author presentation June 3, 2013

Book Expo America, Manhattan

signing The Cats on Ben Yehuda Street Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 10-10:30 a.m. (details to follow)

Ontario Young Adult Book Festival

May 11, 2013

PJ Library Conference, Baltimore, MD

Author presentation with The Cats on Ben Yehuda Street April 24, 2013

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Sat, Apr 20, 2013 11 am Signing Where It Began: Once Upon a Time booth #732 3:30 pm Young Adult Friction panel and signing (YA Stage)


The End is Nigh Apocalypse Party

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm

It’s definitely a party with this many authors! We have Carrie Lawler Arcos (Out of Reach), Elana K. Arnold (Sacred), Nina Berry (Otherkin), Jennifer Bosworth (Struck), Sara Wilson Etienne (Harbinger), Suzanne Lazear (Innocent Darkness), Gretchen McNeil (Ten), Lissa Price (Starters), Jenn Reese (Above World), and Ann Stampler (Where It Began)! Come meet an amazing group of writers and get some new reading material!

Event page

Apocalypsies YA Party at Mysterious Galaxy (Redondo Beach)

Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 2:30-3:30 pm

The multi-author program will feature swag, and treats, including steampunk cupcakes. Participating authors include: Carrie Lawler Arcos (Out of Reach), Elana Arnold (Sacred), Nina Berry (Otherkin),  Jennfier Bosworth (Struck), Sara Wilson Etienne (Harbinger), Suzanne Lazear (Innocent Darkness), Gretchen McNeil (Ten), Jenn Reese (Above World), and Ann Stampler (Where it Began).  This is the perfect opportunity to pick up holiday gifts, or vacation reads.

Event page

Teen Read Week with Ann Stampler and Janet Tashjian

Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Facebook event page | LAPL Page

Cypress Park Branch – Los Angeles Public Library

1150 Cypress Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90065

tel (323) 224-0039

YA Rising Stars

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 from 2:00-5:00 pm

Look! We're in Publishers Weekly!

Barnes & Noble Americana 210 Americana Way, Glendale CA 91210

with Jesse Andrews (Me, Earl, and The Dying Girl), Kathy McCullough (Don’t Expect Magic), Lissa Price (Starters), Sherry Shahan (Purple Daze), Lisa M. Stasse (The Forsaken), Carol Tanzman (Circle of Silence), Allen Zadoff (Since You Left Me)

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American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA

Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 4:30-5:00 pm at the Simon & Schuster booth

Book Expo America (BEA) in New York, NY

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 3:00-3:30 pm

Picture This! Storytime event at San Rafael Elementary in Pasadena, CA

Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 10:30 am-1:30 pm

Barnes & Noble Book Fair at the Grove with Harkham Hillel Academy

Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm

LA Times Festival of Books (LATFOB) at USC in Los Angeles, CA

Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 12 noon-1:00 pm at Once Upon a Time, Booth #774

Barnes & Noble – The Grove in Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Sinai Akiba School Visit

March 29, 2012 (private event)

Where It Began book launch party at Diesel Books in Brentwood, CA

Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Teen Author Reading Night

at Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) Central Branch in Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 6:30 pm

The Wooden Sword reading and signing

at the Chino Family Festival of Books in Chino, CA

Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 11:00 am

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