Thursday, March 24, 2011

Check out TeenBookCon

Big news! All your favorite Young Adult authors are coming to Houston! TeenBookCon is a conference of some of the biggest and best authors writing for teens to today. And it is TOTALLY FREE!!! Authors at the con are:

Keynote speaker: Deb Caletti, author of The Six Rules of Maybe, The Secret Life of Prince Charming, Queen of Everything, The Nature of Jade, Wild Roses, Honey Baby Sweetheart, The Fortunes of Indigo Skye and the upcoming Stay
Brent Crawford, author of Carter Finally Gets It and Carter's Big Break
Andrea Cremer, author of Nightshade and the upcoming Wolfsbane
Gail Giles, author of Dark Song, What Happened to Cass McBride?, Right Behind You, Playing in Traffic, Dead Girls Don't Write Letters, Shattering Glass, and Breath of a Dragon
Rachel Hawkins, author of Hex Hall and the upcoming Demonglass
Ellen Hopkins, author of Crank, Burned, Impulse, Glass, Identical, Tricks, Fallout and the upcoming Perfect
Stacey Kade, author of The Ghost and the Goth and the upcoming Queen of the Dead (find her on
Lindsey Leavitt, author of Princess for Hire, and the upcoming books The Royal Treatment and Sean Griswold's Head
Saundra Mitchell, author of Shadowed Summer and Vespertine (find her on Twitter)
Lauren Myracle, author of Peace Love and Baby Ducks, Bliss, Ttyl, Ttfn, l8r g8r, bff, Joyride, Kissing Kate, Rhymes with Witches, Eleven, Twelve, The Fashion Disaster that Changed My Life, How to be Bad, Thirteen, Winnie's Journal, Luv Ya Bunches, Thirteen Plus One, and the upcoming Speechless and Ten
Blake Nelson, author of Paranoid Park, The New Rules of High School, Destroy All Cars, They Came from Below, Prom Anonymous, Gender Blender, Rock Star Superstar, User, Exile, Girl and the upcoming Recovery Road
R. A. Nelson, author of Throat, Days of Little Texas, Breathe My Name and Teach Me
Stephanie Perkins, author of Anna and the French Kiss and Lola and the Boy Next Door Joy Preble, author of Dreaming Anastasia and the upcoming Haunted
Elizabeth Scott, author of Bloom, Perfect You, Stealing Heaven, Living Dead Girl, Something Maybe, Love You Hate You Miss You, Miracle, The Unwritten Rule, Grace and the upcoming books Between Here and Forever and As I Wake
Kristen Tracy, author of Lost It, A Field Guide for Heartbreakers, Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus, Crimes of the Sarahs, Sharks and Boys and the upcoming The Reinvention of Bessica Lefter
Brian Yansky, author of My Road Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World, Wonders of the World, and Alien Invasion and Other Inconveniences (find him on Facebook)

Graphic Novelists:

Mark Crilley, author of the following series: Miki Falls, Akiko, Billy Clikk, and Brody's Ghost

Misako Rocks, author and illustrator of Biker Girl, Rock and Roll Love, and Detective Jermain
Raina Telgemeier, author and illustrator of Smile, X-Men: Misfits, Babysitters Club graphic novel on
Doug TenNapel, creator of Earthworm Jim, author of the kids series Strange Kids' Chronicles and is author and illustrator of Ghostopolis, Power Up, Monster Zoo, Flink, Black Cherry, GEAR, Iron West, Earthboy Jacobus, Tommysaurus Rex, and Creature Tech

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