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July 2017

Julie Shepard

July 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

A troubled teen searching for her birth mom uncovers disturbing family secrets along the way.

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Jodi Lynn Anderson, Sarah Mlynowski & Aimee Friedman

July 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Two powerhouse YA authors have teamed up for a "hot summer nights" tour in the south.

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September 2017

Romina Russell

September 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States
Free

  New York Times bestselling author Romina Russell's epic sci-fi fantasy series ZODIAC reaches its breathtaking conclusion with THIRTEEN RISING, the highly anticipated fourth and final novel. The master has been unmasked. Rho's world has been turned upside down. With her loved ones in peril and all the stars set against her, can the young Guardian from House Cancer muster the strength to keep fighting? Or has she finally found her match in a master whose ambition to rule knows no…

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October 2017

Jon McGoran

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Sixteen-year-old Jimi knows people change, but nothing could prepare her for what s about to happen to her best friend, Del. Del is obsessed with becoming a chimera (k -mir-a): a person who pays back-alley geneticists, known as "genies," to illegally splice animal genes into their own. The resulting physical changes have scared lawmakers into drafting legislation declaring chimeras officially nonpersons so when Del goes missing, Jimi is desperate to find him before he alters himself forever. As she tries…

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November 2017

Michelle Hodkin

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

In the first book of the Shaw Confessions, the companion series to the New York Times bestselling Mara Dyer novels, old skeletons are laid bare and new promises prove deadly. This is what happens after happily ever after. Everyone thinks seventeen-year-old Noah Shaw has the world on a string. They’re wrong. Mara Dyer is the only one he trusts with his secrets and his future. He shouldn’t. And both are scared that uncovering the truth about themselves will force them apart. They’re…

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January 2018

Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

January 13 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free

Bold, thrilling, and treacherous, UNEARTHED (On Sale January 9, 2018 | Hyperion), by New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, is an action-packed, high-octane adventure with a swoon-worthy romance. As lies and flaws are exposed, readers will be captivated by the tough, whip-smart, and courageous characters as they fight for their own—and humanity’s—very survival. The first in a duology, the production company Cross Creek Pictures has optioned the film rights, with director Doug Liman attached.  When Earth…

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Neal Shusterman

January 14 @ 4:00 pm
Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave
Bal Harbour, FL 33154 United States

Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology. The Thunderhead cannot interfere in the affairs of the Scythedom. All it can do is observe—it does not like what it sees. A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid. Since then, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes…

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Marie Lu

January 17 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free

The new, eagerly anticipated BATMAN YA novel is an action-packed thrill ride that could only be penned by #1 New York Times bestselling author MARIE LU. Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy. The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list. The city's elites are being taken out one by one as their mansions' security systems turn against…

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February 2018

Emily R. King

February 10 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

In Emily R. King’s thrilling fantasy debut, an orphan girl blossoms into a warrior, summoning courage and confidence in her fearless quest to upend tradition, overthrow an empire, and reclaim her life as her own. As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood in the ancient Tarachand Empire, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and prayer. Plagued by fevers, she’s an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone a courtesan or wife. Her…

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March 2018

Tahereh Mafi

March 7 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free

We're so excited to present Tahereh Mafi in conversation with Ransom Riggs! The girl with the power to kill with a single touch now has the world in the palm of her hand. Juliette and Warner's story continues in the electrifying fourth installment of Tahereh Mafi's New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series. Juliette Ferrars thought she'd won. She took over Sector 45, was named the new Supreme Commander of North America, and now has Warner by her side. But when tragedy…

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Elizabeth Acevedo & Tomi Adeyemi

March 14 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free 200 spots left

We're so excited to host two powerhouse YA debut authors, who also happen to be BFFs, in conversation about their books! Please join us for this epic event. About Children of Blood & Bone Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without…

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April 2018

Melissa de la Cruz

April 23 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free

The thrilling romance of young Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler continues in the sizzling sequel to the New York Times bestselling Alex & Eliza: A Love Story 1780. Albany, New York. As the war for American Independence carries on, newlyweds Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler are settling into their new adventure: marriage. But Alex is still General George Washington's right-hand man, sent to the front lines at Yorktown, and his attention these days is nothing if not divided--much like the colonies' interests as…

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May 2018

D.E. Night

May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free

In Croswald, the only thing more powerful than dark magic is one secret. For sixteen years, Ivy Lovely has been hidden behind an enchanted boundary that separates the mundane from the magical. When Ivy crosses the border, her powers awaken. Curiosity leads her crashing through a series of adventures at the Halls of Ivy, a school where students learn to master their magical blood and the power of Croswald’s mysterious gems. When Ivy’s magic––and her life––is threatened by the Dark…

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June 2018

Arin Greenwood

June 12 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Fusing the heart of Julie of the Wolves with the imagination of Little Brother and Ship Breaker, this speculative YA is a must-read for any dog lover. Seventeen-year-old Nano Miller was born and raised on Dog Island: home to Mechanical Tail, the company behind lifelike replacements for “man’s best friend.” The island is also home to the last living dogs, all but extinct. When a global genetic experiment went awry and canines stopped wagging their tails, mass hysteria ensued and the species was systematically euthanized.…

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Marisha Pessl

June 13 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Blending supernatural horror with the cold consequences of high school, Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl is a thriller that will grip readers from the start. RSVP HERE Once upon a time, back at Darrow-Harker School, Beatrice Hartley and her five best friends were the cool kids, the beautiful ones. Then the shocking death of Jim — their creative genius and Beatrice’s boyfriend — changed everything. One year after graduation, Beatrice is returning to Wincroft — the seaside estate where they spent so…

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Sabaa Tahir

June 30 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Beyond the Martial Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. Helene Aquilla, the Blood Shrike, is desperate to protect her sister's life and the lives of everyone in the Empire. But she knows that danger lurks on all sides: Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable and violent, while Keris Veturia, the ruthless Commandant, capitalizes on the Emperor's volatility to grow her own power--regardless of the carnage she leaves in her path. Far to…

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September 2018

Nicole Russell

September 29 @ 11:00 am
Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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This book was written for all the curious young adults who are looking for an instruction manual on how to deal with the craziness of the teen years. It's a set of guidelines for understanding how to cope with feelings and experiences that aren't always easy to share. It's the vehicle on a journey to defeat adversity with or without the help of others. Everything a Band-Aid Can't Fix provides life tips, positive quotes and immediate actions to help teens find…

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October 2018

Markus Zusak

October 17 @ 7:00 pm
Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132 United States

Online tickets for this event have now ended but if you would like to attend, feel free to head over! There will be tickets at the door.  Presented in partnership with Miami Book Fair, join us for an evening celebrating an unforgettable and sweeping family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF. The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar…

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December 2018

Cassandra Clare

December 7 @ 7:00 pm
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd.
Coral Gables, 33134 United States
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Dark secrets and forbidden love threaten the very survival of the Shadowhunters in Cassandra Clare’s Queen of Air and Darkness, the final novel in the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling The Dark Artifices trilogy. Queen of Air and Darkness is a Shadowhunters novel. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE WHAT IF DAMNATION IS THE PRICE OF TRUE LOVE? Innocent blood has been spilled on the steps of the Council Hall, the sacred stronghold of the Shadowhunters. In the wake of the tragic death of Livia Blackthorn, the Clave…

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