Author Event Sessions

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Monday, February 2 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Gala Author Tea Sponsored by ReferenceUSA [$] Author Event Hilton Chicago
Williford Room
Description :

Don’t miss this traditional event. Bestselling authors will discuss their writing lives and forthcoming books. Enjoy tea, finger sandwiches, and a variety of sweet treats. A booksigning will follow.

Cost :
$55 (United for Libraries members); $60 all others; $65 on site

Saturday, January 31 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Noche de Cuentos (REFORMA) Author Event, Social event Hyatt Regency Chicago
Grand D North
Description :

Join us for REFORMA's signature program, Noche de Cuentos: A Magical Evening of Tales. It'll be a fun-filled night with good stories and great company! Enjoy performances celebrating the richness of diversity in heritage and culture by renowned Latino authors and storytellers.

This event will support the REFORMA Children in Crisis project through a fundraiser everyone can participate in!
For more information, please visit: http://nochedecuentos.org/ and http://refugeechildren.wix.com/refugee-children

Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
Unofficial Event
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Saturday, January 31 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Halle Butler (Curbside Splendor Publishing) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4129
Description :

Jillian
Jillian and Megan search for identity while answering phones and filing colonoscopy x-rays.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Monday, February 2 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Morris & Nonfiction Award Program & Presentation [$] Author Event McCormick Place West
W181
Description :

Come celebrate the 2015 honorees and winners for the Morris Award and the Excellence in Nonfiction Award! Enjoy coffee, tea and danish and listen to the winners and finalists speak about their honored titles. After the speeches, mingle with the authors and pick up free copies of their books. The Morris finalists and Nonfiction finalists were announced the first week of December.

Cost :
19

Friday, January 30 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Marissa Moss (Creston Books / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
Description :

Amelia's Middle-School Graduation Yearbook
Amelia's tries to figure out how to face the changes ahead in high school without her best friend.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 30 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Managing With Data: ACRLMetrics Author Event, Committee meeting McCormick Place West
W176c
Description :

A discussion and demonstration of ACRLMetrics for current and prospective subscribers in relation to the new "workbook" Managing With Data Presentation will highlight how ACRLMetrics can be used for advocacy, budget defense and demonstrating value.

Saturday, January 31 - 10:00am

10:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Mike Mullin (Tanglewood Press / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
Description :

Ashfall Trilogy
The popular YA trilogy about life in a post-apocalyptic America: ASHFALL, ASHEN WINTER, and SUNRISE.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Sara Farizan (Algonquin Young Readers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4326
Description :

Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel
"An empowering romance featuring a lovable, awkward protagonist..." Starred Booklist

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Monday, February 2 - 11:00am

11:00am - 1:00pm
Meet the Authors: Ryan Kenealy (Curbside Splendor Publishing) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4129
Description :

Animals in Peril
A debut collection of stories that explore our relationships with animals, other people, & ourselves

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 31 - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:30pm
Meet the Authors: Stephanie Pedersen (Sterling) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4517
Description :

KALE
A one-stop resource including more than 75 recipes to satisfy and boost your well-being.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 30 - 5:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meet the Authors: Kathryn Otoshi (KO Kids Books / PGW) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4226
Description :

Two
The ebb and flow of young friendship, plus a subtle intro to the concepts of odd and even numbers.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, February 1 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:15pm
Meet the Authors: Mary Norris (W. W. Norton & Company) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4416
Description :

Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
From a 30-year veteran of The New Yorker comes a most irreverent & helpful book on language.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 31 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Elizabeth Blackwell (Penguin Publishing Group) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4823
Description :

While Beauty Slept
A gothic retelling of Sleeping Beauty, filled with palace intrigue and black magic

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, February 1 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Meet the Authors: Kimberly McCreight (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4526
Description :

Where They Found Her
A harrowing novel about a community struggling with the consequences of a devastating discovery.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, February 1 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet the Authors: Margaret Hawkins (Penguin Publishing Group) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4823
Description :

Lydia's Party
A dazzling gem about seven women friends who help one another at life's best and worst times

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 31 - 11:00am

11:00am - 11:30am
Meet the Authors: Tom Angleberger (Abrams Books) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4426
Description :

The Qwikpick Papers
Tom Angleberger’s gem of a first novel—the precursor to the blockbuster Origami Yoda series.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Friday, January 30 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meet the Authors: Kevin Luthardt (Peachtree Publishers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4924
Description :

When Edgar Met Cecil
Moving to a new home is hard - even when you're a robot.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Sunday, February 1 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Meet the Authors: CW Gortner (HarperCollins Publishers) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4526
Description :

Mademoiselle Chanel
A novel full of passion, tragedy, and beauty imagining the life of iconic designer Coco Chanel.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 31 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet the Authors: Monica Ropal (Perseus Books Group) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4126
Description :

When You Leave
In this gripping YA debut, Cass must deal with loss when her secret boyfriend is killed.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

Saturday, January 31 - 10:00am

10:00am - 10:30am
Meet the Authors: Wylde Scott (Wylde Press) Author Event McCormick Place West
Exhibit Hall - Booth 4919
Description :

The Possible Police
Join Wylde Scott as he takes you into his boundless imagination and inspires children to dream.

Sponsors :
Unofficial Event

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