Book Signings

I love attending book signings. It’s a wonderful way of showing support for authors and the publishing industry, and a great opportunity to learn, get inspired, network, and earn good karma points.  (Here’s an article I wrote on why I attend book signings)

Here’s a list of Book Signings I’ve been to so far.


August 18, 2010 – Todd McCaffrey (Dragongirl)

September 17, 2010 – Cornelia Funke (Inkheart Trilogy)

September 26 2010 – West Hollywood Book Fair:

Frank Beddor (The Looking Glass Trilogy), Michael Reisman (Simon Bloom), Francesca Lia Block (Dangerous Angels), Tracy Trivas (The Wish Stealers), PJ Haarsma (Softwire Series), Amber Benson (Death’s Daughter), Carolyn Cohagan (The Lost Children)

October 27 2010 – Milo Ventimiglia (Berserker Comic Book Series)

November 11, 2010Portia De Rossi (Unbearable Lightness)

November 12, 2010 Lauren Kate (Fallen Series)


June 9, 2011 – Deborah Cloyed (The Summer We Came to Life)

June 28, 2011 – Screenwriting 411:

Kathie Fong Yoneda(The Script Selling Game),  Pamela Jaye Smith (The Power of the Dark Side, Inner Drives),  Jennifer Grisanti (Story Line: Finding Gold in Your Life),  Dr. Linda Seger (Writing Subtext)

July 6, 2011 – Author’s Faire at Cerritos

DJ Machale (Pendragon Series), Brianne Drouhard (Billie the Unicorn), Jim Jennewein (Rune Warriors)

August 6, 2011 – SCBWI Summer Conference Autograph Party Day 1

Norton Juster (The Phantom Tollbooth), Gary Paulsen (Hatchett), Deborah Halverson (Writing YA Fiction for Dummies)

August 7, 20111 – SCBWI Summer Conference Autograph Party Day 2

Libba Bray (Gemma Doyle Trilogy), Laurie Hals Anderson (Speak), Jon Sciezka (Stinky Cheese Man), Richard Peck (A Year Down Yonder and many others)

September 18, 2011 – Susan Patron’s Book Launch (Lucky, Lucky For Good)

October 2, 2011 – Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson Series)

October 4, 2011 – Ellen Degeneres (Seriously…I’m Kidding)

October 16, 2011 – Jane Lynch (Happy Accidents)

October 23, 2011 – Stages on Pages Tour:

Allen Zadoff (My Life, The Theater, and Other Tragedies), Stasia Kehoe (Audition), Elise Allen (Populazzi), Gretchen McNeil (Possess)

December 2, 2011 – Marie Lu’s Book Launch (Legend)


January 26, 2012 – Orson Scott Card (Ender’s Game)

February 4, 2012 Sara Wilson Etienne’s Book Launch (Harbinger)

February 17, 2012– Jen Reese (Above World) & Sara Wilson Etienne (Harbinger)

February 24, 2012 – Breathless Reads Tour:

Andrea Cremer (Nightshade Series), Marie Lu (Legend), Beth Revis (Across the Universe, A Million Suns), Jessica Spotswood (Born Wicked)

March 13, 2012 – Lissa Price Book Launch (Starters)

March 18, 2012 – Shivers Shakes and Swoons: YA Panel at Wondercon

Andrea Cremer (Nightshade Series), Ransom Riggs (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children), Veronica Rossi (Under the Never Sky), Lissa Price (Starters), Gretchen McNeil (Possess, Ten), Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures), & Ann Aguirre (Razorland Trilogy)

April 22, 2012 – USC LA Times Festival of Books

Lissa Price (Starters), Marie Lu (Legend), Cecil Castellucci (Year of the Beasts, First Day on Earth, etc), Julie Andrews (A Very Fairy Princess)

May 12, 2012 – Jennifer Bosworth’s Book Launch (Struck)

May 23, 2012 Cecil Castellucci (Year of the Beasts)

June 4, 2012 Leigh Bardugo’s Book Launch (Shadow & Bone)

June 6, 2012 – Michael Scott (Secrets of the Immortal Nicolas Flamel Series)

June 25, 2012 – Ernest Cline (Ready Player One)

August 5, 2012SCBWI Summer Conference

Sara Shepard (Pretty Little Liars), Matthew Kirby (Clockwork Three), Linda Sue Park (A Single Shard), Pamela Wells (The Heartbreakers), Jay Asher (Thirteen Reasons Why), Chris Rylander (The Fourth Stall), Dan Santat (Sidekicks), Tracy Barrett (Sherlock Files Series), Tony DiTerlizzi (Wondla Series, Spiderwick Chronicles Illustrator)

 September 22, 2012Gretchen McNeil (Ten)

November 15, 2012  – Laini Taylor (Daughter of Smoke & Bone series)




January 29, 2013Marie Lu (Prodigy)

March 21, 2013Cassandra Clare ( The Mortal Instruments Series, The Infernal Devices Series)

May 17, 2012YA Summer Lovin’ Book Tour:

Kimberly Derting (The Body Finder series, The Pledge Trilogy); Jessi Kirby (Moonglass); Sarah Ockler (The Book of Broken Hearts); Morgan Matson (Second Chance Summer); Shannon Messenger (Keeper of the Lost Cities and Let the Sky Fall); Suzanne Young (A Want so Wicked, A Need so Beautiful, Just Like Fate and The Program)

June 3, 2013 Leigh Bardugo (Siege & Storm)

June 20, 2013Kristen Kittscher (The Wig in the Window)

June 26, 2013 – The Power of Fandom Panel with Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, Michael Dante diMartino and Seth Hoffman

August 15, 2013 – Legend of Korra Signing with Michael Dante diMartino, Bryan Konietzko, Joaqim Dos Santos and Ryo Ki Hun

December 7, 2013Marie Lu (Legend Series)




January 7, 2014 Lissa Price (Starters series) Ender’s Book Launch



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One Response to “Book Signings”

  1. Rae Jacobson says:

    Do you know if Rick Riordan is doing any book signings in CA. for his new book The the Mark of Athena? He is my favorite author and I would love to get my book signed.

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