Books and Boston

It’s the first Monday of the New Year and, like us, you may have woken with the sinking feeling that you are already running behind. Those going to ALA MidWinter face the additional reality that it’s right around the corner.

Here’s a quick tip —  TODAY is the last day to sign up for two important author events (and if you’re not attending MidWinter, you can play along by downloading the DRC’s):

AAP LibraryReads Best In Debut Authors
Sat. Jan 9, 3 to 4 p.m.
Boston Convention Center, Room 102B
Request an invitation here
Authors featured:

Kaitlyn Greenidge,  We Love You, Charlie Freeman (Workman/Algonquin; March; DRC available now)

Shobha Rao, An Unrestored Woman (Macmillan/Flatiron; March)

Trudy Nan Boyce, Out of the Blues (PRH/Putnam; Feb; DRC available now)

Steve Toutonghi, Join (Soho Press; April; DRC available now)

Victoria Kelly, Mrs. Houdini (S&S/Atria; March; DRC available now)

Steven Rowley, Lily & The Octopus (Simon & Schuster, June)

AAP LibraryReads BookTalk Breakfast
Mon. Jan 11, 8:30 a.m.
Seaport Hotel, Lighthouse I
Request an invitation here
Authors featured:

Adam Haslette, Imagine Me Gone (May; Hachette/ Little, Brown & Co.)

Ann Leary, The Children (Macmillan/St. Martin’s)

Simon Van Booy, Father’s Day, (HarperCollins; April; DRC available now)

Helen Simonson, The Summer Before the War(PRH/Random House; March; DRC available now)

Lawrence Hill, The Illegal: A Novel (W. W. Norton; Jan; DRC available now)

Chris Cleave,  Everyone Brave is Forgiven (Simon & Schuster; May; DRC available now)

There’s also several book buzz and author signing opportunities — check the ads here on EarlyWord for more.

For more to add to your schedule, check Library Journal’s preview and Brian Kenney’s delightfully contrarian picks in Publishers Weekly.

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