The staff at Blue Bicycle Books can’t wait for you to join us at YALLFest! What’s that? Can’t make it? Or you are coming but can’t make every signing?
Well now you can pre-order SIGNED hardbacks by:
Rainbow Rowell — Landline, Fangirl, Eleanor & Park
Veronica Roth — Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four: A Divergent Collection
James Dashner — Maze Runner, Scorch Trials, Death Cure, Kill Order. The Eyes of the Mind and The Rule of Thoughts.
Gayle Forman — If I Stay, Where She Went, Just One Day, Just One Year
Kiera Cass — The Selection, The Elite, The One
Scott Westerfeld — Afterworlds, Uglies
E. Lockhart — We Were Liars
Sarah Dessen — The Moon and More, What Happened to Goodbye?, Along for the Ride
Lauren Oliver — Panic, Rooms
Marie Lu - Legend, The Young Elites
Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl — Beautiful Creatures, Dangerous Creatures
and Ryan Graudin — All that Glows, The Walled City
You can have them shipped to you after YALLFest (Sat., Nov. 8), or pick them up at the festival (inside Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St., Charleston).
*We cannot take orders for personal inscriptions
*But if you pre-order signed books for festival pick-up, you can still get them personally inscribed by the authors in line.
*Veronica Roth, at this time, is not scheduled to do a public signing, so this is your only chance to get a signed copy of her books.
*Books will ship out after the festival — thank you for your patience!
Questions — call Blue Bicycle Books at 843.722.2666.
Fun Facts about YALLFest author Natalie Standiford:
She the bassist in Tiger Beat.
Local Charleston artist Nathan Durfee painted the covers of her two middle grade novels, THE SECRET TREE and SWITCHED AT BIRTHDAY.
Her most recent book is part of the bestselling The 39 Clues series.
Her boyfriend (and YALLFest date) Eric Weiner co-created Dora the Explorer.
Fun Fact about author YALLFest author Kiera Cass: “I was born in South Carolina! I like cake! And boy bands!” Who doesn’t love cake, boy bands, AND Kiera!!!! We cant wait for #YALLFest14 just to hear all about The Selection series and that “secret” project she mentioned during her last book tour to Charleston. #TEAMMaxon #TEAMAspen
Friday, Nov. 7, 3 - 5 pm. Upper King Street.
YALLFest 2014 kicks off a day early with the Penguin March, a ‘lit-crawl’ book signing with seven top authors. Get books and a map at Blue Bicycle Books, then go meet your favorite authors at various venues on Historic Upper King Street. Tentative line-up: James Dashner, Gayle Forman, Sarah Dessen, E. Lockhart, Lauren Oliver, Kiera Cass and Scott Westerfeld.
Free. Presented by Penguin
Friday, Nov 7, 4 pm. Charleston County Public Library, Teen Lounge, 60 Calhoun St.
YALLFest Red Carpet Preview
A select group of authors will walk the carpet on their way to this special preview panel. Authors TBA.
Free. Space is limited, reservations required, call the library at 843.805.6903. Presented by BiblioBoard
Sat. Nov. 8, 10 am. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.
Opening Keynote Conversation
Sat. Nov. 8, 5 pm. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.
Closing Keynote Conversation
Sat. Nov. 8, 6 pm. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.
YA Smackdown Featuring Tiger Beat
Hosted by authors Adam Gidwitz and Gayle Forman, this all-star jam brings dozens of our featured authors on stage at once. Come root for your favorites as they compete in storytelling and improv games, and otherwise embarrass themselves, all for the chance to win the coveted Golden Pie trophy. Wrapping things up will be a mind-melting, roof-blowing performance by all-author band Tiger Beat!
Sat. Nov. 8, 10 am to 5 pm. Upper King Street.
The rest of YALLFest!
*18 panels and talks in the American Theater, 446 King St. and Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.
*Booksignings with all 60 authors in venues near Blue Bicycle Books.
*Literary Bazaar of Exhibitors in the Big Tent by Blue Bicycle Books
Free! Exact schedule of panels, signings and locations to be announced Nov. 1
Blue Bicycle Books/YALLFest Offices:
420 King St., Charleston, SC, 29403. 843.722.2666
Did you know YALLFest author ryangraudin was a competitive synchronized swimmer in high school!?? She told us all about it. “Nose clips, hair gel, sparkly swimsuits and all! I ranked second in South Carolina (which wasn’t as awesome as it sounds, since we were the only team).”