Thursday, August 23, 2012

Bring YA to PA festival this Saturday! (And giveaway)

This Saturday, August 25, I'll be taking part in one of my favorite events, Bring YA to PA, in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Where: PA Leadership Charter School, University Scholars Advanced Idea Center, 1585 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA. Map and directions.

Here's the very impressive author signing lineup:

Signing from 12-1

Susan Shaw
Victoria Schwab
K.M. Walton
Margie Gelbwasser
Charlotte Bennardo
Jackie Kessler
Amalie Howard
Ellen Jensen Abbott

Signing from 1-2

Jennifer Hubbard
Jennifer Murgia
J.R. Wagner
Shannon Delany
Beth Kephart
Brigid Kemmerer
Jaclyn Dolamore
A.S. King
Jessica Spotswood

Signing from 2-3

Jeri Smith-Ready
Maria V. Snyder
Cyn Balog
Josh Berk
Cesya MaRae Cuono
Gwendolyn Heasley
Dianne Salerni

Signing from 3-4

Jennifer Armentrout
Christine Norris
Alissa Grosso
Wendy Higgins
Amy Holder
Elisa Ludwig
Tiffany Schmidt

Books will be sold by Children's Book World in Haverford, PA.

PAYA is also holding a Book Drive to collect books for Pennsylvania libraries, many of which have faced severe budget cutbacks. You can bring your used YA books on the day of the festival.


Since obviously most of you don't live near southeastern Pennsylvania, I'd like to give you the opportunity to get a signed book by one of the above authors. Just fill out the form below by 9pm Eastern Friday, August 24. I'll draw the winner's name and purchase the signed, personalized book for you on Saturday.

Open to international entries. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.

Contest is now closed. Winner of the drawing was Jackie, who won a copy of Jessica Spotswood's Born Wicked. Thanks to everyone who entered!

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Thanks for making this international! My first choice was Shade :D

Posted by: Blogger Lynn K. at 8/23/2012 11:13 AM

You are the bee's knees! I wish I could travel to all of these events, but alas, I have a full-time job and a kiddo that requires more than full-time supervision. :P And I only didn't select any of the Shade books because I already have them signed, or you know that would've been my first choice. :)

Posted by: Blogger starryeyedjen at 8/23/2012 11:21 AM

Have fun!
This sounds amazing! And thanks for the chance to international readers!!! Xo!

Posted by: Blogger Lis at 8/23/2012 11:29 AM

Considering I get to go(!!), I'll skip this giveaway. But good luck to everyone!

Posted by: Blogger Poochylover at 8/23/2012 5:57 PM

Sounds like a fab time!! Thanks so much for the giveaway. =)

Posted by: Blogger Ashley @ Book Labyrinth at 8/23/2012 10:46 PM

Hi Ms. Jeri!

Thanks so much for this giveaway :) I wish I could go but I'm miles away and I don't have a US visa :( I have the complete Shade series and Enthralled, but I don't have any personalized copy yet. If I win, a signed copy of any of your books would surely be awesome!

Thank you and God bless you more.

April @Books4Juliet

Posted by: Blogger Unknown at 8/23/2012 11:51 PM

Your awesomeness never ceases to amaze me!

Posted by: Blogger Gaby Pendragon at 8/24/2012 1:36 PM

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Posted by: Blogger Denise Serigne at 8/24/2012 4:32 PM

How sweet & awesome is this! The nearest thing to maybe being there. Thanks Jeri! You should come to Florida. And the more the merrier. c:

Posted by: Blogger Joanna at 8/24/2012 5:20 PM

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