Mayim Bialik, Marie Lu coming to Texas Teen Book Festival in October

Who is ready to see America’s favorite actress/author/girl nerd or the author of “The Young Elites” and “Legends” series? Mayim Bialik (which parents will remember from “Blossom” and kids know as Sheldon Cooper’s girlfriend in “The Big Bang Theory) will be at the Texas Teen Book Festival Oct. 7 talking about her book “Girling Up: How to be Strong, Smart and Spectacular.” Joining her is Marie Lu, who will present her new book “Warcross” and Jason Reynolds, who will talk about his  new novel “Long Way Down.”

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Mayim Bialik is coming to the Texas Teen Book Festival. Warner Bros. Television. 

Marie Lu will be at the Texas Teen Book Festival. Primo

You can also see and get these authors to sign your books:  Adam Silvera (“They Both Die at the End”)

Adi Alsaid (“North of Happy”)

Aditi Khorana (“Library of Fates”)

Amy Tintera (“Avenged”)

Andrew Shvarts (“Royal Bastards”)

Anna-Marie McLemore (“Wild Beauty”)

Ashley Poston (“Geekerella”)

Caleb Roehrig (“Last Seen Leaving”)

Cindy Pon (“Want”)

Cory Putman Oakes (“Witchtown”)

Corrie Wang (“The Takedown”)

David Bowles (“Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky— Barrio Writers Sponsorship”)

Diana Noble (“Evangelina Takes Flight”)

E. Lockhart (“Genuine Fraud”)

Erin Bowman (“Retribution Rails”)

Francisco X. Stork (“Disappeared”)

Jenna Evans Welch (“Love & Luck”)

Jennifer Mathieu (“Moxie”)

Jessica Taylor (“A Map for Wrecked Girls”)

Julie Buxbaum (“What to Say Next”)

Julie Murphy (“Ramona Blue”)

Kathryn Ormsbee (“Tash Hearts Tolstoy”)

Kerri Maniscalco (“Hunting Prince Dracula”)

Lisa Maxwell (“The Last Magician”)

Lizzie Velásquez (“Dare to Be Kind”)

Mackenzi Lee (“Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue”)

Mitali Perkins (“You Bring the Distant Near”)

Peter Bognanni (“Things I’m Seeing Without You”)

Renée Watson (“Piecing Me Together”)

Ryan Graudin (“Invictus”)

Sandhya Menon (“When Dimple Met Rishi”)

S.J. Kincaid (“The Empress”)

Stephanie Perkins (“There’s Someone Inside Your House”)

Tillie Walden (“Spinning”)

Zac Brewer (“Madness”)

The festival is 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at St. Edward’s University, 3001 S. Congress Ave., and is geared towards fans of young adult books, as well as encourage young readers to stay reading. Last year, 4,000 people attended this free event, which is a program of the Texas Book Festival,  which collaborates with BookPeople, local librarians, and St. Edward’s University. It’s made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Get updates and find more information on  www.texasteenbookfestival.org and at Facebook.com/TexasTeenBookFestival.

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