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Epic Reads Day 2019 is Happening! Here’s Everything You Need to Know


Epic Reads Day 2019 is Happening! Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Epic Reads Day 2019 is Happening! Here's Everything You Need to Know

Grab the nearest shelf and brace yourselves, book nerds, because it’s official—Epic Reads Day is officially coming back this summer for a second year! Bigger and better than ever.

Last year, we hosted our first-ever Epic Reads Day and welcomed 100 amazing readers, fans, and members of the community to our New York offices for a day filled with games, author panels, and peeks behind-the-scenes. If you couldn’t make it, you can find out more about it here. You can also get ready to *book shimmy* because, of course, we’re doing it again!!

So, if you’ve ever:

  • Had questions about what exactly we do at Epic Reads all day
  • Wanted to meet some of your favorite authors
  • Felt the need to nerd out with other members of the YA community
  • Or all of the above…

Scroll down to learn more about Epic Reads Day 2019! Make sure you grab your book BFF and snag your tickets now, because we don’t want you to miss it!!



Epic Reads Day: 2019




JULY 18TH & 19TH, 2019

Epic Reads Day will actually be taking place across two days this year—but don’t worry, we’ll have the same amazing lineup at both, so you only need to come to one. This is not a two-day event. We just wanted to make sure more book nerds could make it this year!


HarperCollins Publishers
195 Broadway
New York, NY 10007



$60 – General Admission

What’s included: A full day of epic programming, lunch, a special Epic Reads canvas banner and enamel pin, and a brand new Epic Reads tote bag filled with books and swag (valued at $100+), and the chance to win even more!




Jane Lee, Tyler Breitfeller, Ebony LaDelle, Shannon Cox, Michael D’Angelo, and more!


Epic Reads Day 2019 is Happening! Here's Everything You Need to Know

Elizabeth Acevedo, author of The Poet X and With the Fire on High, writes books about badass girls who make their dreams come true. Her dream is to always have a fridge full of stinky cheese and passionfruit juice. You can find her online at

Victoria Aveyard is an author and screenwriter, which means she can read as many books and watch as many movies as she wants without consequence. She lives in sunny Santa Monica with her dog, Indy, the true star of the show. Visit her at

Tiffany D. Jackson, author of AllegedlyMonday’s Not Coming, and Let Me Hear a Rhyme, has a new shirt that says “If you’ve ever been personally victimized by Tiffany D. Jackson’s books, raise your hand…” and that’s pretty much her brand. Visit her online at

Epic Reads Day 2019 is Happening! Here's Everything You Need to Know

Tahereh Mafi is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Very Large Expanse of Sea, the Shatter Me series, Furthermore, and Whichwood. She can usually be found overcaffeinated and stuck in a book. You can find her online at

According to her astrological sign, Shelby Mahurin, author of Serpent & Dove, should be energetic, youthful, and impulsive. But Shelby Mahurin is none of those things. Indeed, her soul is so old that it’s taken up residence haunting your attic. Visit her at

If Justin A. Reynolds stumbled upon a time machine—because he definitely couldn’t invent one!—he’d convince a young Drake that he’d be better off as a duo and the two of them would two-step around the world sing-rapping happily ever after. Visit him online at




Check in and registration begins sharply at 9:45am (please note that early arrivals will not be permitted into the building before 9:40am). You will receive your badge, schedule, and welcome bag upon arrival.



Who is this event for?

Only the most YA-obsessed fans who could talk conspiracy book theories all day! (Note: this is not a media event.)

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This is a 14+ event. If you are under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Take the 4, 5, A, C, J, or Z subway to Fulton Street station. Parking is available at 18 Vesey Street.

What can I bring into the event?

You may bring ONE outside book to be signed. Authors will also be signing the books you receive at Epic Reads Day.

What’s the refund policy?

Attendees can receive refunds up to 30 days before the event start date.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Have more questions? Email us at



Epic Reads Day 2019 is Happening! Here's Everything You Need to Know

Doughnut Plant | Strand Bookstore | Litjoy | Joe’s Coffee
Brooklyn Seltzer Boys | Ooly | BandolierHuck & Co | Baked by Melissa
Just Salad | Mrs Bloom | Bosco | Balloons To Go


👋 Hope to see you there! We can’t wait to welcome you all into our offices!

In the meantime, follow us @epicreads and #EpicReadsDay for updates, schedule announcements, and more as we count down to the book nerd event of the year!

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