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Epic Reads At New York Comic Con 2016

It’s that time again!!! We’ll be at New York Comic Con this weekend! Come visit us, meet your favorite authors, attend some cool panels, and pick up awesome free swag. Be there or be square.

Check out the full schedule of HarperCollins events with more details below!

All events will be held at: the Jacob Javits Center AND the Hudson Mercantile building down the street! (Look for Carve the Mark pedicabs that will take you back and forth between the two locations for free!)

Giveaways

Win advance copies of hot YA titles

Fierce Heroines
Thursday, October 6th, 11:00 am
Saturday, October 8th, 11:00am

Fairytale Retellings
Friday, October 7th, 11:00am
Saturday, October 8th, 5:00pm

Mystery Giveaway
Sunday, October 9th, 4:00pm

Tween Titles
Sunday, October 9th, 11:00am
Sunday, October 9th, 2:00pm

Poster Palooza
Friday, October 7th, 4:00pm

 

What’s The Password?

Head to booth #2119 and say….

“I live in a constant state of impending doom” to score a free FRAZZLED poster!

“I pledge my oath to the Scarlet Guard!” to earn your official RED QUEEN badge of the red rebellion!

 

Panels and Signings

Stories of Imagination: Your Must-Read Book Review from Harper Voyager and Epic Reads
When: Friday, October 7th, 2:45pm- 3:45pm
Where: Javits Center, 1B03
Description: “Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.” (Sir Terry Pratchett) You will find no dearth of imagination here: Harper Voyager and Epic Reads, are basically a dragon’s hoard of science fiction and fantasy – there are more wonders here than you can imagine in one lifetime! Today, editors and marketers will share a few precious gems from the coming seasons with you…and all attendees will walk away with a book in hand!

Epic Reads: Fantasy Frenzy Meet-up
When: Friday, October 7th, 5:15pm- 6:15pm
Where: Javits Center, 1C03
Description: So many YA books…so little time. Epic Reads invites readers of all ages to join a round-table where fantasy authors Rae Carson (Like a River Glorious), Heidi Heilig (The Girl from Everywhere), and Maria Dahvana Headley (Magonia) will dish about their books and other fantasy favorites. Bring your books and get them signed; it’s an Epic Reads Book Club! Free advance reader copies and fun Epic Reads swag will be up for grabs!

Fantasy Fandoms Unite!
When: Saturday, October 8th, 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Where: Hudson Mercantile, 500 W 36th St
Description: YA Fantasy authors put the “fan” in fandom with stories of kick-ass heroines who thrive despite the mayhem and magic in the pages of their books. Join bestselling YA authors Garth Nix (Old Kingdom Series), Rae Carson (Like a River Glorious), Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes), and Kendare Blake (Three Dark Crowns) as they discuss the expansive fantastical worlds they’ve created.

Fantasy Fandoms Unite Signing
When: Saturday, October 8th, 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Where:Hudson Mercantile, 6th Floor Autographing Area
Description: Rae Carson, Sabaa Tahir, and Kendare Blake will sign copies of their books!

Garth Nix Booth Signing
When:Saturday, October 8th, 2:00pm
Where: Harper Booth #2119
Description: Purchase required to join line; free copy of TO HOLD THE BRIDGE with purchase of GOLDENHAND.

Smells Like Teen Spirit
When: Saturday, October 8th, 3:30pm- 4:30pm
Where: Hudson Mercantile, 500 W 36th St
Description: YA authors use lots of imagination when it comes to storytelling, but life as a teenager is great fodder for their books. Join bestselling authors Lauren Oliver (Replica), Maggie Steifvater (The Raven Cycle), Daniel Jose Older (Shadowshaper) and Ally Carter (Embassy Row series), as they discuss the horrors of high-school (it gets better, we promise!) and the inspirations behind their action-driven novels.

Smells Like Teen Spirit Signing
When: Saturday, October 8th, 4:45pm-5:45pm
Where: Hudson Mercantile, 6th Floor Autographing Area
Description: Authors will sign copies of their books!

Epic Reads:Just Thrillin’ Meet-up
When: Sunday, October 9th, 12:15- 1:15
Where: Javits Center, 1C03
Description: These YA books will keep you at the edge of your seats. Epic Reads invites readers of all ages to join a round-table where authors Mindy McGinnis (The Female of the Species), Brittany Cavallaro (A Study in Charlotte), and Kimberly McCreight (The Outliers) will dish about their suspenseful books and other fan-favorites. Bring your books and get them signed; it’s an Epic Reads Book Club! Free advance reader copies and fun Epic Reads swag will be up for grabs!

 


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