A Great Week for YA

BiblioSmiles

Young adult fans and authors are taking over New York City this week for the annual New York City Teen Author Festival. The NYCTAF website lists six participating venues this year: Barnes & Noble, Books of Wonder, Dixon Place, McNally Jackson, New York Public Library, and WORD bookstore. From panels, to readings, to a mega-signing at Books of Wonder on Sunday the 22nd, this week has been good to YA readers.

I attended three literary-themed events this week, and although only one of them was associated with the festival, I’m happy to say that I think I celebrated young adult literature in a very fun way. It’s all about connecting and rejoicing over the written word (which is what I wanted BiblioSmiles to be all about in the first place!) – and that’s a beautiful thing.

On Monday, thanks to Lionsgate entertainment, I had the opportunity to attend an advanced…

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