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YALLFest 2014

Who’s coming: 60 of the country’s top YA authors, including 25 New York Times bestsellers.

What: Panels, presentations and signings on three stages on Upper King Street, as well as the infamous YA Smackdown!

When: Fri., Nov. 7 and Sat., Nov. 8, 2014

Where: Blue Bicycle Books, the American Theatre, Charleston Music Hall, Upper King Street, Charleston, SC

Cost: FREE!

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We’ve extended the deadline for the #TigerBeatSongRequest contest!
We loved the videos we’ve seen so much that we want to see more!

You now have until September 6th to submit a video & get a chance to be ON STAGE AT YALLFEST!

So record yourself/your friends/your cat rocking out to your favorite song and post it to Instagram with #TigerBeatSongRequest & @yallfest to win!

More info: http://yallfest.org/post/93784906813

We’ve extended the deadline for the #TigerBeatSongRequest contest!

We loved the videos we’ve seen so much that we want to see more!

You now have until September 6th to submit a video & get a chance to be ON STAGE AT YALLFEST!

So record yourself/your friends/your cat rocking out to your favorite song and post it to Instagram with #TigerBeatSongRequest & @yallfest to win!

More info: http://yallfest.org/post/93784906813

Instagram a video of you signing, lip-syncing, interpretive dancing, etc (be creative) to a song you want Tiger Beat to play at YALLFest this year! Tag it with #TigerBeatSongRequest & @yallfest and, if your song gets chosen, you’ll get to rock out on stage with your favorite authors at#YALLFest!More info here: http://yallfest.org/post/93784906813

Instagram a video of you signing, lip-syncing, interpretive dancing, etc (be creative) to a song you want Tiger Beat to play at YALLFest this year! 

Tag it with #TigerBeatSongRequest & @yallfest and, if your song gets chosen, you’ll get to rock out on stage with your favorite authors at#YALLFest!

More info here: http://yallfest.org/post/93784906813

Get on stage at YALLFest by posting an Instagram?
Here’s how: http://yallfest.org/post/93784906813!

Get on stage at YALLFest by posting an Instagram?

Here’s how: http://yallfest.org/post/93784906813!

Tiger Beat will be rocking YALLFest again this year & this time they’re taking requests!

Want them to play your song & get on stage when they do? Here’s how:

1. Choose a song you want Tiger Beat to cover- your favorite song, a song that inspires you or a song that reminds you of your favorite book, scene, etc.

2. Record a short video of your performing/lip-syncing/generally rocking out to your song.

3. Post the video to Instagram and include @yallfest & #TigerbeatSongRequest with an explanation of why you chose the song.

That’s it. The band will choose their favorite video and perform it live at YALLFest. We’ll also play your video before the show & if you’re there, you can come on stage and help them out!

Contest ends September 6th!

Here’s Tiger Beat’s (mostly fictitious) bio:

After meeting while still in elementary school in New York, four future YA authors formed Tiger Beat. Their latest album, Gonzo Was Robbed, weaves Libba Bray’s politically charged lyrics with Dan Ehrenhaft’s arena-ready power chords, Natalie Standiford’s face-melting bass riffs, and Barnabas Miller’s searing drumming. Together they churn out genre-defining anthems chock-full of fist-pumping hooks, tinged with after-notes of dysfunction and identity confusion. 

Here they are- our 2014 YALLFest Authors! 
Reblog with the authors you’re most excited to see!
 
Kwame Alexander- The Crossover
Jennifer Armentrout - Don’t Look Back  
Leigh Bardugo – The Grisha Trilogy
Pseudonymous Bosch – The Secret Series
Alexandra Bracken – The Darkest Minds series
Ann Brashares - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Libba Bray – Gemma Doyle Trilogy
Coe Booth - Bronxwood, Kinda Like Brothers
Kiera Cass - The Selection Trilogy
Ally Condie – Matched Trilogy
James Dashner - The Maze Runner series, The Morality Doctrine series
John Parke Davis - Map to Everywhere
Melissa De La Cruz – Blue Bloods Series, The Ring and the Crown, Stolen, Vampires of Manhattan
Matt De La Pena - Mexican Whiteboy, The Living
Sarah Dessen - Along for the Ride, The Moon and More
Jim di Bartolo - In the Shadows
Susan Ee - Penryn & the End of Days series
Daniel Ehrenhaft - The Last Dog on Earth
Sarah Fine - Guards of the Shadowlands series
Becca Fitzpatrick - Hush, Hush series, Black Ice
Gayle Forman – If I Stay, Just One Day
Kami Garcia – The Beautiful Creatures Series, The Legion series
Adam Gidwitz – A Tale Dark and Grim series
Ryan Graudin - The Walled City
Adele Griffin - The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone
Nikki Grimes - Bronx Masquerade, Words with Wings
Aaron Hartzler – Rapture Practice
Michelle Hodkin - Mara Dyer series
Varian Johnson - The Great Greene Heist
Mike Johnston – Heart of Dread series: Frozen, Stolen
Christina Lauren - Sublime
David Levithan – Two Boys Kissing
E Lockhart - The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks, We Were Liars
Alexander London - Proxy
Marie Lu - Legend Series, The Young Elites
Sarah J Maas - Throne of Glass series
DJ MacHale - Sylo
Barnabas Miller - 7 Souls
Lauren Myracle - Twelve, Yolo, The Internet Girls series
Lauren Oliver – Delirium Series, Panic, Rooms
Danielle Paige – Dorothy Must Die series
Stephanie Perkins – Anna and the French Kiss, Isla and the Happily Ever After
Brendan Reichs -The Virals Series
Kathy Reichs - The Virals Series, The Temperance Brennan series
Morgan Rhodes - Falling Kingdoms, Rebel Spring
Veronica Roth – Divergent Series
Rainbow Rowell - Eleanor & Park, Fangirl
Carrie Ryan – The Forest of Hands and Teeth series, The Road to Everywhere
Kieran Scott - Private & Privilege, Only Everything, Complete Nothing
Jen E Smith - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Geography of You and Me
Natalie Standiford - How to Say Goodbye in Robot, Switched at Birthday, 
Margaret Stohl – The Beautiful Creatures Series, Icons series
Laini Taylor - Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy
JE Thompson – The Girl From Felony Bay
Maya Van Wagenen - Popular: Vintage Wisdom for the Modern Geek
Scott Westerfeld - Uglies, Leviathan series
Rita Williams-Garcia - One Crazy Summer
Sara Zarr - Story of a Girl, Roomies, The Lucy Variations
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Editorial Track
Daniel Ehrenhaft – The Last Dog on Earth
Emily Meehan
Jocelyn Davies - A Beautiful Dark
Sarah Burnes
 

Here they are- our 2014 YALLFest Authors!

Reblog with the authors you’re most excited to see!

 

Kwame Alexander- The Crossover

Jennifer Armentrout - Don’t Look Back  

Leigh Bardugo – The Grisha Trilogy

Pseudonymous Bosch – The Secret Series

Alexandra Bracken – The Darkest Minds series

Ann Brashares - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Libba Bray – Gemma Doyle Trilogy

Coe Booth - Bronxwood, Kinda Like Brothers

Kiera Cass - The Selection Trilogy

Ally Condie – Matched Trilogy

James Dashner - The Maze Runner series, The Morality Doctrine series

John Parke Davis - Map to Everywhere

Melissa De La Cruz – Blue Bloods Series, The Ring and the Crown, Stolen, Vampires of Manhattan

Matt De La Pena - Mexican Whiteboy, The Living

Sarah Dessen - Along for the Ride, The Moon and More

Jim di Bartolo - In the Shadows

Susan Ee - Penryn & the End of Days series

Daniel Ehrenhaft - The Last Dog on Earth

Sarah Fine - Guards of the Shadowlands series

Becca Fitzpatrick - Hush, Hush series, Black Ice

Gayle Forman – If I Stay, Just One Day

Kami Garcia – The Beautiful Creatures Series, The Legion series

Adam Gidwitz – A Tale Dark and Grim series

Ryan Graudin - The Walled City

Adele Griffin - The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

Nikki Grimes - Bronx Masquerade, Words with Wings

Aaron Hartzler – Rapture Practice

Michelle Hodkin - Mara Dyer series

Varian Johnson - The Great Greene Heist

Mike Johnston – Heart of Dread series: Frozen, Stolen

Christina Lauren - Sublime

David Levithan – Two Boys Kissing

E Lockhart - The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks, We Were Liars

Alexander London - Proxy

Marie Lu - Legend Series, The Young Elites

Sarah J Maas - Throne of Glass series

DJ MacHale - Sylo

Barnabas Miller - 7 Souls

Lauren Myracle - Twelve, Yolo, The Internet Girls series

Lauren Oliver – Delirium Series, Panic, Rooms

Danielle Paige – Dorothy Must Die series

Stephanie Perkins – Anna and the French Kiss, Isla and the Happily Ever After

Brendan Reichs -The Virals Series

Kathy Reichs - The Virals Series, The Temperance Brennan series

Morgan Rhodes - Falling Kingdoms, Rebel Spring

Veronica Roth – Divergent Series

Rainbow Rowell - Eleanor & Park, Fangirl

Carrie Ryan – The Forest of Hands and Teeth series, The Road to Everywhere

Kieran Scott - Private & Privilege, Only Everything, Complete Nothing

Jen E Smith - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Geography of You and Me

Natalie Standiford - How to Say Goodbye in Robot, Switched at Birthday,

Margaret Stohl – The Beautiful Creatures Series, Icons series

Laini Taylor - Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy

JE Thompson – The Girl From Felony Bay

Maya Van Wagenen - Popular: Vintage Wisdom for the Modern Geek

Scott Westerfeld - Uglies, Leviathan series

Rita Williams-Garcia - One Crazy Summer

Sara Zarr - Story of a Girl, Roomies, The Lucy Variations

——-

Editorial Track

Daniel Ehrenhaft – The Last Dog on Earth

Emily Meehan

Jocelyn Davies - A Beautiful Dark

Sarah Burnes

 

#YALLFest is going to be TWO DAYS this year! Double the fun. Double the pie. http://
bit.ly/yallfestlineup 

is going to be TWO DAYS this year! Double the fun. Double the pie.

The 2014 YALLFest Author Lineup is here, exclusively at Just Jared!
Check it out  HERE to see which of your favorite authors are coming!

The 2014 YALLFest Author Lineup is here, exclusively at Just Jared!

Check it out  HERE to see which of your favorite authors are coming!

The clones of David Levithan made an appearance during the Tigerbeat concert at YALLFest!

Watch the performance here!

YALLFest Author Funny Faces:

Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston- a YA power couple!

Can’t have a concert without throwing around a giant beach ball, right?
via the Tigerbeat concert at YALLFest

Can’t have a concert without throwing around a giant beach ball, right?

via the Tigerbeat concert at YALLFest