Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival on October 3rd


Press Release:

Horror and Suspense authors from New England – and all around the Northeast U.S. – will be selling and signing books throughout the event, and participating in panel discussions in the theater about New England Horror Tradition, what makes something scary, new fears, and childhood terrors. The event will conclude with a quintet of authors doing a live reading of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Authors signing and speaking that day include:

Joe Hill
Kelly Link
Brian Keene
Sarah Langan
Christopher Golden
Paul Tremblay
Caitlin Kittredge
Thomas Sniegoski
John Langan
Dana Cameron
Rio Youers
Toni L.P. Kelner
Myke Cole
Mary SanGiovanni
Leigh Perry
Bracken MacLeod
Jack M. Haringa
Jason Ciaramella
Kat Howard
John M. McIlveen
Glenn Chadbourne
Mallory O’Meara
Holly Newstein Hautala
Errick Danger Nunnally
Izzy Lee
Scott Goudsward
Gardner Goldsmith
Douglas Wynne
Kristin Dearborn
Jan Kozlowski
TT Zuma

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ACT Theater Company
1632 Osgood Street, North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 276-9568

MA – Small Business Saturday 2014 Signings


Odyssey Bookshop hosts signings on Saturday November 29th with guests including Jarrett & Gina Krosoczka, Chrysler Szarlan, Mo Willems, Heidi Stemple, Suzanne Strempek Shea, Holly Black, Kelly Link, Gavin Grant, and Bill Newman!

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Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 534-7307

NYC – City of Heavenly Fire Launch Party


Press Release:

While the rest of the world may have to wait till Tuesday, May 27th to get their hands on the City of Heavenly Fire, the 6th and final book in CASSANDRA CLARE’s mega-bestselling The Mortal Instruments series, you can purchase it the night before and hear CASSANDRA CLARE and other best-selling authors discuss the books by attending the YA Lit at 92Y exclusive launch event. Be on hand at 10pm, as CASSANDRA CLARE is joined by Newbery Honor author HOLLY BLACK, NY Times bestselling author MAUREEN JOHNSON, and award-wining author KELLY LINK to discuss and celebrate this incredible series and its climactic finale!

Books of Wonder is thrilled that we will be on-hand as the official bookseller for this event, providing readers with copies of all these great authors’ wonderful titles — including City of Heavenly Fire! the night before it goes on sale anywhere else! — and the chance to get all the books signed by their authors! As always, if you cannot make it to this exclusive book launch and 92Y, signed copies of all the books featured at this event will be available in-store at Books of Wonder and on

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92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10128

MA – YA Authors Benefit

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Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles, The Poison Eaters), Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments trilogy), and emcee Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters)

Thursday, March 11 at 6pm
Venue change!
Now in the Readers’ and Writers’ Room at the Brookline Booksmith

Tickets $5
All ticket proceeds and 20% of book sales at the event will be donated to Franciscan Hospital for Children.

A discussion with the co-creator of The Spiderwick Chronicles, the person behind The Mortal Instruments and the author of Pretty Monsters? Don’t mind if we do! The Booksmith and Small Beer Press present a YA extravaganza to benefit Franciscan Hospital for Children.

Attendees can email their questions for the authors in advance to The three authors will also take questions from the audience. Additionally, there will be giveaways and all three authors will sign books.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the front register of the Brookline Booksmith or by calling the store at 617-566-6660. 

Since 1949, Franciscan Hospital for Children has pioneered clinical, therapeutic and educational programs for children with a variety of disabilities. Through the years, as one of the nation’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospitals, they have expanded their complement of programs and services for children with special health care needs, as well as for children from the local community. Their continuum of care includes inpatient, residential, educational, surgical, outpatient and home care programs, a combination of services for children that is hard to find anywhere else.

Franciscan Hospital for Children promotes the integrity and well being of children and their caregivers through their quality of care. This allows each child the opportunity to achieve the maximum potential in an atmosphere of respect, compassion and dignity.

Through their family-centered programs, their physicians, nurses, clinicians and educators are committed to helping children reach their full potential.

Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA
–an easy block from the Coolidge Corner T-stop on the C line