TeenBookCon 2023

Mark your calendars for TeenBookCon 2023, the amazing festival that connects teen readers with authors! We're going to try to hold this event in person in a way that makes every attendee feel safe and welcome. Register free here.

Keynote Speakers:

Darcie Little Badger & Daniel Nayeri

Authors:

  • Aimee Carter
  • Kiera Cass
  • Sayantani DasGupta
  • Susan Dennard
  • Jumata Emil
  • Sara Farizan
  • Lamar Giles
  • Tessa Gratton & Justina Ireland
  • Emiko Jean
  • Tobias Madden
  • Lizzy Mason
  • Yamile Saied Mendez
  • Brittney Morris
  • Mark Parsons
  • Jarrod Shusterman & Sofia Lapuente
  • Trang Thanh Tran
  • Wendelin Van Draanen

Full details can be found on the TeenBookCon website here, and authors' books can be pre-ordered below.

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Event date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2023 - 9:30am
Event address: 
Aldine Davis High School
Houston, TX
Royal Blood By Aimée Carter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593485897
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Published: Delacorte Press - March 7th, 2023

Royalty, murder and scandal combine in this thrilling new series about an American girl who becomes the British Monarchy’s greatest nightmare.

As the King of England’s illegitimate daughter, 17-year-old Evan Bright knows a thing or two about keeping secrets. 
 


A Thousand Heartbeats By Kiera Cass Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062665782
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Published: HarperTeen - November 29th, 2022

#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Selection series Kiera Cass is back with her most epic novel yet—a sweeping enemies-to-lovers standalone romance.

“Love has a sound. It sounds like a thousand heartbeats happening at the same time.”


Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute By Sayantani DasGupta Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338797725
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 7th, 2023

New York Times bestselling Sayantani DasGupta brings her trademark wit and insight to this bright and funny Sense and Sensibility retelling!

Eila Das is used to following her head, rather than her heart. When she meets Rahul at Rosewood, a summer camp where campers are being scouted for the hit Bridgerton-like TV show, she experiences…feelings.


The Luminaries By Susan Dennard Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250194046
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Published: Tor Teen - November 1st, 2022

From Susan Dennard, the New York Times bestselling author of the Witchlands series, comes a haunting and high-octane contemporary fantasy about the magic it takes to face your fears in a nightmare-filled forest and the mettle required to face the secrets hiding in the dark corners of your own family.

An Instant New York Times Bestseller


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The Black Queen By Jumata Emill Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593568545
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 31st, 2023

Nova Albright was going to be the first Black homecoming queen at Lovett High—but now she's dead. Murdered on coronation night. Fans of One of Us Is Lying and The Other Black Girl will love this unputdownable thriller.


Dead Flip By Sara Farizan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781643750804
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

In this “terrifyingly fun” (NYT) horror comedy, two friends must solve the mystery of their long-missing former friend’s supernatural reappearance—perfect for fans of Stranger Things.

Growing up, Cori, Maz, and Sam were inseparable best friends, sharing their love for pop culture, Halloween, and arcade games.


The Getaway By Lamar Giles Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338752014
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 20th, 2022

“Timely, thrilling, and gripping from start to finish. An absolute page-turner.” --Karen M. McManus, #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying

Jay is living his best life at Karloff Country, one of the world’s most famous resorts. He’s got his family, his crew, and an incredible after-school job at the property’s main theme park.


Chaos & Flame By Tessa Gratton, Justina Ireland Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593353325
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Published: Razorbill - March 28th, 2023

From New York Times bestselling author Justina Ireland and Tessa Gratton comes the first book in a ferocious YA fantasy duology featuring ancient magic, warring factions, and a romance between the two people in the world with the most cause to hate one another.


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Tokyo Dreaming: A Novel (Tokyo Ever After #2) By Emiko Jean Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766632
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 31st, 2022

Return to Tokyo for a royal wedding in Emiko Jean's New York Times bestseller Tokyo Dreaming, the sequel to beloved rom-com Tokyo Ever After!


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Take a Bow, Noah Mitchell By Tobias Madden Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645677062
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Published: Page Street YA - January 3rd, 2023

There Are No Cheat Codes for Showmance


Remind Me to Hate You Later By Lizzy Mason Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547609185
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 28th, 2023

A story about the pressures of social media, the lengths influencers will go to for fame, and the grief of losing a loved one to suicide, perfect for fans of Jandy Nelson and Gayle Forman.


Our Shadows Have Claws: 15 Latin American Monster Stories By Yamile Saied Méndez, Amparo Ortiz, Ricardo López Ortiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781643751832
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

From zombies to cannibals to star-crossed, shapeshifting lovers, this cross-genre anthology written by superstar YA authors from across the Latin American diaspora offers bold new thrills for every monster fan.

In these fifteen original short stories, bloodthirsty vampires are hunted by a quick-witted slayer; children are taken from their beds by “el Viejo de la Bolsa” wh


The Jump By Brittney Morris Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665903981
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2023

From the acclaimed author of SLAY and The Cost of Knowing comes an action-driven, high-octane “thrill ride” (Kirkus Reviews) about a group of working-class teens in Seattle who join a dangerous scavenger hunt with a prize that can save their families and community.

Influence is power. Power creates change.


The 9:09 Project By Mark H. Parsons Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593309759
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 15th, 2022

A thoughtful exploration about finding oneself, learning to hope after loss, and recognizing the role that family, friends, and even strangers can play in the healing process if you are open and willing to share your experience with others.


Retro By Sofía Lapuente, Jarrod Shusterman Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665902755
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 24th, 2023

What starts off as a lighthearted competition to live without modern technology for a year turns into a fight for survival in this unputdownable young adult thriller by New York Times bestselling author Jarrod Shusterman and debut author Sofía Lapuente.

It was never meant to happen this way.

Things were never supposed to get this out of hand.

After a cyber


She Is a Haunting By Trang Thanh Tran Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547610815
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 28th, 2023

William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist
Instant New York Times and Indie Bestseller

This house eats and is eaten . . .


The Peach Rebellion By Wendelin Van Draanen Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9780593378564
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

From the author of The Running Dream comes a heart-swelling historical tale of friendship, family, and the power of sisterhood to help heal the wounds of the past and step boldly into the future.


A Snake Falls to Earth: Newbery Honor Award Winner By Darcie Little Badger Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140923
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Published: Levine Querido - November 23rd, 2021

Newbery Honor Winner
National Indie Bestseller
National Book Award Longlist
Minneapolis Star Tribune Best of the Year
Publishers Weekly Best of the Year
Kirkus Best the Year
Apple Best of the Year
Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best
New York Public Library's Best of the Year
Autostraddle's Best Qu


The Many Assassinations of Samir, the Seller of Dreams: Newbery Honor Award Winner By Daniel Nayeri, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Nayeri, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781646143030
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Published: Levine Querido - March 7th, 2023

NEWBERY HONOR AWARD WINNER

BEST OF THE YEAR:
NPR - Booklist - School Library Journal - Chicago Public Library - Evanston Public Library - Kirkus - Wall Street Journal


The Silk Road comes to life in this picaresque epic adventure with twists and turns and a wonderful surprise ending from Printz Medalist Daniel Nayeri

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