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  • BN Editors 8:05 pm on 2020/06/29 Permalink
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    Virtual Events for All Ages with Barnes & Noble – July 2020 


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    We’ve got another great lineup of virtual events for you this July: in-depth discussions with authors around our most anticipated books of the summer, award-winning memoirs, new series to devour—and of course, our virtual B&N Book Club and B&N YA Book Club. Here’s a look at what’s coming to a screen near you this July.

    Wednesday, July 1st at 7PM ET (rescheduled from June)
    Live on B&N Facebook: B&N Book Club – All Adults Here author Emma Straub in conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert.

    From the author of Modern Lovers and The VacationersAll Adults Here is a multigenerational novel about one family and how we never stop growing up. We’re thrilled to host Emma and Elizabeth (bestselling author of City of Girls and Eat, Pray, Love) to discuss our great May B&N Book Club pick. Be sure to grab our B&N Book Club Edition which features a Q&A with Emma and a reading group guide perfect to jump-start a great discussion around this smart new novel. Follow along with #BNBookClub.

    Thursday, July 2nd at 5PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook – Kevin Kwan talks about his fabulous new novel Sex and Vanity.

    If you found yourself obsessed with Crazy Rich Asians, the bestselling novel about the unbelievable jet-setting lives of Asia’s super-elite, you don’t want to miss Kevin Kwan’s latest. A modern-day retelling of E.M. Forster’s A Room with a View, this comedy of manners has all the decadent imagery and wit we’ve come to love and expect from Kwan.  So, grab a signed copy of Sex and Vanity here (they won’t last long…) and tune in as Kwan discusses his return to the delightfully soapy world of high privilege and haute couture. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Monday, July 6th at 7PM ET
    Live on B&N Twitter – @duchessgoldblat talks up her new memoir Becoming Duchess Goldblatt.

    Part memoir and part joyful romp through the fields of imagination, Becoming Duchess Goldblatt is the story behind the beloved pseudonymous Twitter account. While the Duchess may be fictional, her love is very real. Her vulnerability and uplifting messages of hope have brought together thousands of fans from around the world and we’re thrilled to have Her Grace join us to discuss her inspiration and many gifts to humanity.

    Tuesday, July 7th at 7PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook: B&N Book Club – The Vanishing Half author Brit Bennett in conversation with Kiley Reid.

    The Vanishing Half is an indelible story of identity, family and home that cuts across the country and decades to tell the story of identical twin sisters and their daughters. There’s plenty for readers to discuss in this story that asks big questions about who we are and where we’re headed—which is why it’s the perfect choice for our July B&N Book Club. We can’t wait to dive into this remarkable novel with Brit Bennett, the acclaimed author of The Mothers and Kiley Reid, the bestselling author of Such a Fun Age. Our B&N Exclusive Edition includes an essay by the author and a Reading Group Guide to get you ready for this not to be missed event. Follow along with #BNBookClub.

    Thursday, July 9th at 4PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook: B&N YA Book Club – The Black Flamingo author Dean Atta in conversation with Abdi Nazemian.

    Michael, the main character of this story, is a mixed-race gay teen growing up in London and navigating what it means to be Greek-Cypriot and Jamaican. When he discovers the Drag Society, he finally finds where he belongs—and the Black Flamingo is born. Acclaimed UK poet and performer Dean Atta joins us with Abdi Nazemian, author of the Stonewall Honor Book Like a Love Story to discuss this fierce coming-of-age novel in verse about identity and the power of drag. Follow along with #BNYABookClub.

    Thursday, July 16th at 7PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook – The Yellow House author Sarah M. Broom in conversation with Kiese Laymon.

    Winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction, The Yellow House is an extraordinary memoir of place, class and race that blends the author’s family history with the mythology of New Orleans to tell a deeply moving American story. Join us as we host Sarah M. Broom and Kiese Laymon (author of Heavy: An American Memoir) to discuss this haunting and indelible debut. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Thursday, July 29th at 4PM ET
    Live on B&N YouTube – Sal and Gabi Break the Universe author Carlos Hernandez in conversation with Rick Riordan.

    Middle school is hard enough without the power to bend the space-time continuum. Sal and Gabi broke the universe, and now it’s up to them fix it. This hilarious non-stop adventure with all the right twists and turns, is the first in a terrific new series from Rick Riordan Presents. And we have the legendary Rick Riordan with us to introduce the amazing Carlos Hernandez and this adventurous new series that’s already a 2020 Pura Belpré Author Award Winner and receiving some much-deserved buzz. Follow along with #BNEvents.

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  • BN Editors 4:00 am on 2020/05/29 Permalink
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    Virtual Events for ALL ages with Barnes & Noble – June 2020 


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    We’ve got another great lineup of virtual events for you this June: in-depth discussions with authors around exciting new fiction and beloved series finales, sweet summer storytimes—and of course, our virtual B&N Book Club. Here’s a look at what’s coming to a screen near you this June.

    Tuesday, June 2nd at 7PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook: B&N Book Club – All Adults Here author Emma Straub in conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert.

    From the author of Modern Lovers and The Vacationers, All Adults Here is a multigenerational novel about one family and how we never stop growing up. We’re thrilled to host Emma and Elizabeth (bestselling author of City of Girls and Eat, Pray, Love) to discuss our latest B&N Book Club pick. Be sure to grab our B&N Book Club Edition which features a Q&A with Emma and a reading group guide perfect to jump start a great discussion around this smart new novel. Follow along with #BNBookClub.

    Thursday, June 4th at 7PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook – Madeline Miller talks about her bestselling epic, Circe.

    An enigmatic sorceress discovers powers she never knew she possessed and unlocks a destiny she never thought she would have in Circe; an intoxicating epic that will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about The Odyssey. Madeline Miller, bestselling author of The Song of Achilles joins us to discuss this goddess’s story reimagined as the true hero we never knew we needed. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Tuesday, June 9th at 4PM ET
    Live on B&N YouTube – Thomas Lennon talks up his hilarious middle grade novel, Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddle, the first in his new Ronan Boyle series.

    Set in a world of law-breaking leprechauns, Ronan Boyle is a young recruit to the secret Garda, an Irish police force that deals with the misdeeds and mischief of magical creatures. Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of Certain Death, the next hilarious installment in the Ronan Boyle series is out now, and this side-splitting romp is one you won’t want to miss! From 6/9–7/6 (or while supplies last), you can get a copy of Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddle free with the purchase of any two selected kids’ books. Check out the list of eligible titles here and join actor and writer Thomas Lennon in what’s sure to be a lively discussion around werewolves, leprechauns, unicorns and magic. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Wednesday, June 10th at 4PM ET
    Live on B&N YouTube – Eoin Colfer, bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series, in conversation with Matt Webb.

    The Artemis Fowl books are legendary! Kids and adults have long adored this fantastical series about a twelve-year-old genius/criminal mastermind battling a powerful race of underground fairies while looking to solve the mysterious disappearance of his father. So, while you’re waiting to stream the much-anticipated Artemis Fowl movie on Disney+ starting 6/12, join us first as we host the beloved author himself, Eoin Colfer, with Matt Webb — head of the largest Artemis Fowl fan site, Artemis Fowl Confidential — as they dive into everything you’ve ever wondered about this wild adventure series. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Thursday, June 11th at 4PM ET
    Live on B&N YouTube – Soman Chainani talks about One True King, the final book in the bestselling The School for Good and Evil series.

    Journey into a dazzling new world, where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. Prepare for the End of Ends and discover who will become the One True King in this not-to-be-missed conclusion. Check out our Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition that contains a deluxe poster with exclusive artwork and the ultimate The School for Good and Evil fan test and join author Soman Chainani as he wraps up this epic adventure. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Tuesday, June 16th at 7PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook – Comedian Mike Birbiglia and poet Jennifer Hope Stein discuss The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad.

    The hilarious and surprisingly heartfelt Broadway show is now essential reading for all parents (new and old) — or really anyone who has ever resisted change. With laugh-out-loud observations and whimsical poetry perfectly placed throughout, Birbiglia and Stein offer a devastatingly honest, yet beautiful look at parenthood. Get your signed copy of The New One here and don’t miss this fantastic event. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Tuesday, June 23rd at 4PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook – Bubble Kisses author and actress, Vanessa Williams in conversation with JoAnna Garcia Swisher.

    Singer and actor Vanessa Williams presents a sparkling tale of a young girl whose magical goldfish has the power to transform her into a mermaid. With sweet illustrations and a catchy rhyme, this underwater adventure is the perfect summer storytime and includes a CD and digital download so you can sing along! Follow along with #BNStorytime.

    Thursday, June 25th at 7PM ET
    Live on B&N Facebook – Elin Hilderbrand talks about her fabulous new novel 28 Summers.

    Hilderbrand puts her own unique twist on the classic film, Same Time, Next Year in a love story that plays out over the course of 28 Labor Day weekends. This quintessential summer read is sure to have fans of the bestselling author of Summer of ’69 swooning.  Tune in to see Elin Hilderbrand discuss her new novel, one of the most highly anticipated books of the summer. Follow along with #BNEvents.

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  • BN Editors 4:00 am on 2020/05/01 Permalink
    Tags: bnstorefront-kids, Children's Book Week, , national children's short story contest, Virtual Events, virtual storytime   

    Children’s Book Week: Celebrate the Love of Reading 


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    What better way to inspire children then by fostering a lifetime love of reading? Barnes & Noble is thrilled to be celebrating Children’s Book Week – an annual literary event that’s not only a celebration of books, but also of connection – a way to unite children (and their grown-ups) with books, authors, and illustrators to showcase the wonder and joy of reading.

    We’ve re-imagined our events and activities so all our young readers across the country can join in at home with great books and engaging virtual events. We invite you to follow along in the fun with the official hashtag for Children’s Book Week #BookWeek2020atHome so you can join in the conversation wherever you are! But that’s not all we have planned for Children’s Book Week 2020.

    The Barnes & Noble National Children’s Short Story Contest

    For all our young storytellers and promising wordsmiths, we’re calling on you to submit your original written or graphic short story for a chance to become a published author! The Barnes & Noble National Children’s Short Story Contest is the perfect way to celebrate the power of stories and share your creative spirit.

    Virtual Events

    We’ve got a great lineup of virtual events for Children’s Book Week. From magical storytimes to fun chemistry workshops for budding scientists, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s a look at what’s coming to a screen near you this week.

    Monday, May 4th at 3PM
    YouTube Live Event (
    Barnes & Noble – YouTube) – Dusti Bowling reads a chapter from Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, his spunky novel about navigating the challenges of middle school, life with a disability, and friendship—all while solving a mystery in a western theme park.

    Tuesday, May 5th at 3PM
    YouTube Live Event (Barnes & Noble – YouTube) –
    Write a Fairy Tale with Anna James, author of The Bookwanderers and its upcoming sequel, The Lost Fairy Tales. Join in and submit your ideas throughout this amazing live event and collectively help Anna James build a fairytale.

    Wednesday, May 6th at 3PM
    YouTube Live Event (Barnes & Noble – YouTube) –
    Author and science professor, Kate Biberdorf conducts a live science experiment from her new book, Kate the Chemist: The Big Book of Experiments, which shows kids just how fun—and easy—it is to be a scientist. And don’t forget to check out the Dragons vs. Unicorns, the first book in the Kate the Chemist fiction series and join fifth grader Kate as she uses STEM knowledge to do some pretty incredible things!

    Virtual Storytimes

    We have a great series of virtual storytimes to bring stories and play to the littlest readers throughout the week – all available on our Barnes & Noble YouTube channel.

    Tuesday, May 5th Join us as we read How to Put an Octopus to Bed, a romping, rhyming, hilarious tale sure to entertain wiggly bedtime readers everywhere, written by Sherri Duskey Rinker and illustrated by Viviane Schwarz.

    Wenesday, May 6th Join us as we read Don’t Push the Button, a hilarious interactive book that’s the perfect read-aloudwritten and illustrated by Bill Cotter.

    Thursday, May 7th Join us as we read Grumpy Monkey, a hilarious approach to a very important lesson (feel your feelings but be mindful of others), written by Suzanne Lang and illustrated by Max Lang. P.S. Grumpy Monkey Up All Night is the third in the series and will be available this fall.

    Friday, May 8th Join us as we read the all-time classic picture book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, written and illustrated by Eric Carle.

    Saturday, May 9th Join us as we read You Be Mommy, a clever, rhyming picture book, written by Karla Clark and illustrated by Zoe Persico

    And if that’s not enough, we have a perfect way to keep the reading fun going ALL the time! Start a new series and discover gateways to some epic adventures.

    Spy School (Spy School Series #1)
    Stuart Gibbs

    Can an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? This series of hilarious misadventures is a perfect mix of spycraft and middle school hijinks, and with the 8th book coming out this fall – Spy School Revolution, you’ll have lots of thrills to look forward to.

    The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil Series #1)
    Soman Chainani

    Journey into a dazzling new world, where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. The final book in this epic series – One True King will be available on 6/2 and not only do we have a great exclusive edition, if you pre-order a copy and upload your receipt to OneTrueKingPreorder.com you’ll get a notebook featuring a secret, original handwritten story by the author of the series, Soman Chainani.

    Phoebe and Her Unicorn (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series #1)
    Dana Simpson

    It all started when a girl named Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond and accidentally hit a unicorn in the face. This enchanting graphic novel series is perfect for comic fans and unicorn enthusiasts. And the magic keeps coming with book #12 – Virtual Unicorn Experience of this immensely popular and magical word out this fall.

     

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  • BN Editors 4:00 am on 2020/04/30 Permalink
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    Virtual Events for ALL ages with Barnes & Noble – May 2020 


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    We all miss our book groups and the chance to connect with our favorite authors through in-store events and lively Q&A’s – it’s one of the best outlets we book lovers have to share our passion for great stories. But social distancing doesn’t mean we can’t still have engaging connections, so for the time being we’ve moved all our events online (and spread across a variety of platforms) for your viewing entertainment! We’ve got a stellar lineup of virtual events for May; in-depth discussions with authors around exciting new fiction and nonfiction, fun chemistry workshops for budding scientists, and of course our virtual BN Book Club and YA Book Club meetups. Here’s a look at what’s coming to a screen near you this May.

    Friday, May 1st at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (
    Barnes & Noble) – Valentine author, Elizabeth Wetmore in conversation with Christina Baker Kline

    Valentine is a haunting exploration of what makes a community—and what can tear it apart. Told through the alternating points of view of indelible characters who burrow deep in the reader’s heart and reminds us that it is the stories we tell ourselves that keep us alive. We’re thrilled to host Elizabeth and Christina (bestselling author of Orphan Train and A Piece of the World) to discuss this fierce debut – our April Discover pick and a Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club selection. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Monday, May 4th at 7PM
    Instagram Live Event (@barnesandnoble): B&N Book Club – Conjure Women author, Afia Atakora in converation with Amy Bloom

    Conjure Women follows three women whose lives span the Civil War—and the shared secrets that bring them both danger and the chance for a better life. Be sure to grab our B&N Book Club Edition of the book which includes an original essay by Afia Atakora, and a reading group guide – perfect for a great discussion around an unbelievable debut. Follow along with #BNBookClub.

    Tuesday, May 5th at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (Barnes & Noble) – Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch discuss their new page-turning true story, The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America’s 16th President – and Why It Failed.

    The bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on President Lincoln. Join Brad and Josh to discuss secret societies, conspiracy theories, and a fascinating true story left out of the history books. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Wednesday, May 6th at 3PM
    YouTube Live Event (Barnes & Noble – YouTube) – Kate the Chemist: The Big Book of Experiments author and science professor, Kate Biberdorf will conduct a live science experiment from her new book.

    Have you ever wondered how to make a volcano explode? Or why dropping dry ice in soap bubbles forms neon brains? With 25 kid-friendly science experiments, and stunning full-color photographs, Kate the Chemist’s big book of experiments, shows kids just how fun—and easy—it is to be a scientist. And to get you started, Kate will be taking us step-by-step through one of her favorite science experiments you too can do at home. Follow along with #BNEvents

    Thursday, May 14th at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (Barnes & Noble) – Christopher Moore talks about his new book Shakespeare for Squirrels.

    A rollicking tale of love, magic, madness, and murder, Shakespeare for Squirrels is a Midsummer Night’s noir—a wicked and brilliantly funny good time conjured by the singular imagination of Christopher Moore. This new adventure also sees the triumphant return of Pocket, the hero of Fool and The Serpent of Venice along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff. Be sure to order your signed copy here and get ready for what’s sure to be a wildly entertaining event, and follow along with #BNEvents.

    Friday, May 15th at 7PM
    YouTube Live Event (Barnes & Noble – YouTube) #BNYABookClub – Monica Hesse with co-presenter and popular BookTuber, Emma Giordano discuss They Went Left

    Your heart will break and be mended again as you walk alongside Zofia in They Went Left, a concentration camp survivor searching for her missing brother. Our booksellers were captivated by this deeply moving story set against a backdrop of harrowing history and we can’t wait for all of you to join in on the discussion! Be sure to pick up our Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition which includes an author Q&A and an annotated chapter.

    Monday, May 18th at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (Barnes & Noble) – Jennifer Weiner talks about her fabulous new novel Big Summer.

    A sparkling story about the complexities of female relationships, the pitfalls of living out loud and online, and the resilience of the human heart, Big Summer is a witty, moving story about family, friendship, and figuring out what matters most. We’ve couldn’t be happier to have the bestselling author of Mrs. Everything, Jennifer Weiner with us to discuss Big Summer – one of the most highly anticipated books of 2020. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Friday, May 29th at 7PM
    Instagram Live Event (@barnesandnoble) – David Levithan and Kate Egan discuss The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – the highly anticipated new Hunger Games novel and our bonus YA Book Club pick for May.

    This is one book and event you do not want to miss! The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes revisits the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games. The Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition includes a reader’s group guide and a Q&A with the author, Suzanne Collins, and her editor David Levithan. Be sure to check out David’s exciting message to fans and submit your questions for discussion through our event posts on Instagram OR live during the event in the Instagram comments, and as always, follow along with #BNYABookClub.

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  • BN Editors 4:00 am on 2020/04/30 Permalink
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    Virtual Events for ALL ages with Barnes & Noble – May 2020 


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    We all miss our book groups and the chance to connect with our favorite authors through in-store events and lively Q&A’s – it’s one of the best outlets we book lovers have to share our passion for great stories. But social distancing doesn’t mean we can’t still have engaging connections, so for the time being we’ve moved all our events online (and spread across a variety of platforms) for your viewing entertainment! We’ve got a stellar lineup of virtual events for May; in-depth discussions with authors around exciting new fiction and nonfiction, fun chemistry workshops for budding scientists, and of course our virtual BN Book Club and YA Book Club meetups. Here’s a look at what’s coming to a screen near you this May.

    Friday, May 1st at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (
    Barnes & Noble) – Valentine author, Elizabeth Wetmore in conversation with Christina Baker Kline

    Valentine is a haunting exploration of what makes a community—and what can tear it apart. Told through the alternating points of view of indelible characters who burrow deep in the reader’s heart and reminds us that it is the stories we tell ourselves that keep us alive. We’re thrilled to host Elizabeth and Christina (bestselling author of Orphan Train and A Piece of the World) to discuss this fierce debut – our April Discover pick and a Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club selection. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Monday, May 4th at 7PM
    Instagram Live Event (@barnesandnoble): B&N Book Club – Conjure Women author, Afia Atakora in converation with Amy Bloom

    Conjure Women follows three women whose lives span the Civil War—and the shared secrets that bring them both danger and the chance for a better life. Be sure to grab our B&N Book Club Edition of the book which includes an original essay by Afia Atakora, and a reading group guide – perfect for a great discussion around an unbelievable debut. Follow along with #BNBookClub.

    Tuesday, May 5th at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (Barnes & Noble) – Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch discuss their new page-turning true story, The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America’s 16th President – and Why It Failed.

    The bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on President Lincoln. Join Brad and Josh to discuss secret societies, conspiracy theories, and a fascinating true story left out of the history books. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Wednesday, May 6th at 3PM
    YouTube Live Event (Barnes & Noble – YouTube) – Kate the Chemist: The Big Book of Experiments author and science professor, Kate Biberdorf will conduct a live science experiment from her new book.

    Have you ever wondered how to make a volcano explode? Or why dropping dry ice in soap bubbles forms neon brains? With 25 kid-friendly science experiments, and stunning full-color photographs, Kate the Chemist’s big book of experiments, shows kids just how fun—and easy—it is to be a scientist. And to get you started, Kate will be taking us step-by-step through one of her favorite science experiments you too can do at home. Follow along with #BNEvents

    Thursday, May 14th at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (Barnes & Noble) – Christopher Moore talks about his new book Shakespeare for Squirrels.

    A rollicking tale of love, magic, madness, and murder, Shakespeare for Squirrels is a Midsummer Night’s noir—a wicked and brilliantly funny good time conjured by the singular imagination of Christopher Moore. This new adventure also sees the triumphant return of Pocket, the hero of Fool and The Serpent of Venice along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff. Be sure to order your signed copy here and get ready for what’s sure to be a wildly entertaining event, and follow along with #BNEvents.

    Friday, May 15th at 7PM
    YouTube Live Event (Barnes & Noble – YouTube) #BNYABookClub – Monica Hesse with co-presenter and popular BookTuber, Emma Giordano discuss They Went Left

    Your heart will break and be mended again as you walk alongside Zofia in They Went Left, a concentration camp survivor searching for her missing brother. Our booksellers were captivated by this deeply moving story set against a backdrop of harrowing history and we can’t wait for all of you to join in on the discussion! Be sure to pick up our Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition which includes an author Q&A and an annotated chapter.

    Monday, May 18th at 7PM
    Facebook Live Event (Barnes & Noble) – Jennifer Weiner talks about her fabulous new novel Big Summer.

    A sparkling story about the complexities of female relationships, the pitfalls of living out loud and online, and the resilience of the human heart, Big Summer is a witty, moving story about family, friendship, and figuring out what matters most. We’ve couldn’t be happier to have the bestselling author of Mrs. Everything, Jennifer Weiner with us to discuss Big Summer – one of the most highly anticipated books of 2020. Follow along with #BNEvents.

    Friday, May 29th at 7PM
    Instagram Live Event (@barnesandnoble) – David Levithan and Kate Egan discuss The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – the highly anticipated new Hunger Games novel and our bonus YA Book Club pick for May.

    This is one book and event you do not want to miss! The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes revisits the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games. The Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Edition includes a reader’s group guide and a Q&A with the author, Suzanne Collins, and her editor David Levithan. Be sure to check out David’s exciting message to fans and submit your questions for discussion through our event posts on Instagram OR live during the event in the Instagram comments, and as always, follow along with #BNYABookClub.

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