Grab your jammies and join your favorite YA authors for some spooky, silly fun and games! Enjoy time-honored slumber party favorites like Truth or Dare, Boy Meets Girl, Skittles and Books and Secrets, and create your very own spooky mad lib story. Snacks, swag, and prizes abound — and the best freaky, funny, and/or fantastic slippers win!
Location: LL2/Exhibit/Reader Level, Hanover F-G
Grand Hosts: Kami Garcia, Lea Nolan
Hosts: Marlo Berliner, Patty Blount, Lucy D. Briand, Elizabeth Briggs, Lisa Brown Roberts, Erica Cameron, Erica M. Chapman, Rachel Davidson Leigh, Brenda Drake, Pintip Dunn, Anne Eliot, Julia Ember, Rebekah R. Ganiere, Kimberley Griffiths Little (AKA: Kimberley Montpetit), Jeanne Hardt, Amalie Howard, Evelyn Lederman, CB Lee, Jenna Lincoln, Marie Marquardt, CM McCoy (AKA: Colleen Oefelein), Jodi Meadows, Jenny Moyer, L.H. Nicole, Shaila Patel, Kristina Pérez (AKA: K.K. Pérez), Crystal Perkins, Kathryn Purdie, Roxanna Rose (AKA: Rose Summers), Jessica, Ruddick (AKA: Jessica Linden), Ginger Scott, Kristin Smith, Erin Summerill, Gracie Wilson, Darcy Woods, Sara York
The grand finale, starring your favorite authors.
Location: Barnum Hall
Location: Centennial Quad
Location: North Gym
Moderator: Susan Dennard
Panelists: Kami Garcia, Traci Chee, Leigh Bardugo, Kiersten White, Lindsay Cummings, & Sasha Alsberg
Location: Barnum Hall
Moderator: Jennifer E. Smith
Panelists: Kami Garcia, Nicola Yoon, Lilliam Rivera, Sandhya Menon, & Adi Alsaid
Join us for a madcap YA library takeover — YALLWEST style! We’ll be kicking off the festival weekend with a night of signings, tomfoolery, swag giveaways, food — and life size video games.
Participating Authors: Kami Garcia, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Veronica Roth, Roshani Chokshi, Caleb Roehrig, James Dashner, Nicola Yoon, Kate Hart, Victoria Aveyard, Alexandra Bracken, Danielle Paige, Rachel Renee Russell, Ryan North, Maurene Goo, S. Jae-Jones, and more!
Theme: Fangirls & Fanboys
Signing for all attendees from 12-5pm.
Signing for 200 Titan pass holders only from 2-5pm.
Explore the twists and turns of these unearthly tales.
Moderator: Kate Sowa
Panelists: Kami Garcia, Ryan Graudin, Adele Griffin, & Kiersten White