Conference Info

TxLA 2014 - Friday events

TGIF! It's the last day of TxLA and we had a blast! But before we hit the dusty trail, make sure to come say goodbye to us in booth #1438 and find out what our favorite Summer books are at the

Publishers' Book Buzz

8:00am to 9:50am
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | Room 202 AB, concourse level

Come hear Anne “the sweet teeth” Spieth highlight her favorite forthcoming Macmillan titles at the very popular annual Publishers Book Buzz! She'll be starting at 8:00am sharp! (Don't worry, there will be coffee!)

Also, if you entered to win the LANDLINE galley, don't forget to be at booth #1438 at 10:00am to find out if you're our lucky winner!

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TxLA 2014 - Thursday events

It's another beautiful day at TxLA! We've got a ton of stuff happening today: new galley giveaways in booth #1438 and the chance to meet authors C.C.Hunter and Jonathan Maberry at the ticketed events listed below. Have fun and we'll see you soon!

Meet C.C. Hunter @ “Texas Teens 4 Libraries (TT4L)”

RebornThursday, April 10th
9:00-9:30am
Grand Hyatt Hotel, 600 E. Market Street
Tickets required*

Hear New York Times bestselling author C.C. Hunter (Shadow Falls series and REBORN: Shadow Falls After Dark) deliver the keynote address at the TT4L conference. Free books will be provided to attendees and a signing will follow the speech.

*Tickets are $30. Purchasing information available here.

DRC button - REBORN E-galley available on Edelweiss


Texas Tea with YA Authors

Thursday, April 10th
12:00 noon-1:50pm
Grand Hyatt Hotel, 600 E. Market Street
Tickets required*

Join us for the third annual Texas Tea, the premier event for YA literature enthusiasts, featuring several authors including C.C. Hunter (REBORN: Shadow Falls After Dark). Librarians stay put as authors move from table to table sharing stories over tea and pastries.

*Tickets are $30 and must be purchased at the time of registration for annual conference. More information available here.


Crunch! An Evening with Zombie Authors dinner

Thursday, April 10th
6:30-8:30pm
Hilton Palacio del Rio, 200 South Alamo St | Historic Pavilion
Tickets required; however, conference registration is not required to register for this event*

Eat like it's your last meal! Join thrill-seeking colleagues for a night of terrifying tasty dishes and tales at this annual favorite event. Zombie-themed works will leave you hungry for more as authors, including Jonathan Maberry (CODE ZERO) share their brains (metaphorically, of course). Free books will be provided to attendees, and Zombies are welcome.

*Dinner tickets must have been purchased by Friday, March 21 through pre-registration.

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TxLA 2014 - Wednesday events

Good morning San Antonio! Today at TxLA come visit us in booth #1438 to talk books and if horror's your thing, don't miss Jonathan Maberry's event:

Oh the Horror! Author panel

Code Zero jacketWednesday, April 9th
2:00-4:00pm
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | 217 CD, concourse level

Zombies, werewolves, demons—oh my! How will the world end? In a zombie apocalypse or volcanic eruption caused by angelic rebellion? Find out at this horror panel featuring several authors including Jonathan Maberry (CODE ZERO), moderated by our friend Ali Fisher!

DRC button - Code Zero
E-galley available on Edelweiss


Here's the full conference program for reference. See y'all soon!

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Ready to Rock at TxLA 2014!

Our booth is full of galleys and posters all for YOU! Come visit us in booth #1438 and stay tuned for daily conference updates. See you soon!

TxLA14 booth

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See you in San Antonio!

TxLA logo

Our bags are packed and we’re looking forward to ridiculously nice weather and good times at TxLA! Safe travels and see you all in booth #1438 soon!

XOXO – Talia & Anne

Macmillan Library @ TxLA 2014 (booth 1438)

YEEHAW! We'll be in San Antonio in just a few short weeks for the Texas Library Association Annual Conference and we can't wait to see you! Peruse the program early, then join us in the exhibit hall at booth #1438 for some great galley giveaways and also at the events below (all are free unless otherwise noted):

Oh the Horror! Author panel

Code Zero jacketWednesday, April 9th
2:00-4:00pm
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | 217 CD, concourse level

Zombies, werewolves, demons—oh my! How will the world end? In a zombie apocalypse or volcanic eruption caused by angelic rebellion? Find out at this horror panel featuring several authors including Jonathan Maberry (CODE ZERO), moderated by our friend Ali Fisher!

DRC button - Code Zero
E-galley available on Edelweiss


Meet C.C. Hunter @ “Texas Teens 4 Libraries (TT4L)”

RebornThursday, April 10th
9:00-9:30am
Grand Hyatt Hotel, 600 E. Market Street
Tickets required*

Hear New York Times bestselling author C.C. Hunter (Shadow Falls series and REBORN: Shadow Falls After Dark) deliver the keynote address at the TT4L conference. Free books will be provided to attendees and a signing will follow the speech.

*Tickets are $30. Purchasing information available here.

DRC button - REBORN E-galley available on Edelweiss


Texas Tea with YA Authors

Thursday, April 10th
12:00 noon-1:50pm
Grand Hyatt Hotel, 600 E. Market Street
Tickets required*

Join us for the third annual Texas Tea, the premier event for YA literature enthusiasts, featuring several authors including C.C. Hunter (REBORN: Shadow Falls After Dark). Librarians stay put as authors move from table to table sharing stories over tea and pastries.

*Tickets are $30 and must be purchased at the time of registration for annual conference. More information available here.


Crunch! An Evening with Zombie Authors dinner

Thursday, April 10th
6:30-8:30pm
Hilton Palacio del Rio, 200 South Alamo St | Historic Pavilion
Tickets required; however, conference registration is not required to register for this event*

Eat like it's your last meal! Join thrill-seeking colleagues for a night of terrifying tasty dishes and tales at this annual favorite event. Zombie-themed works will leave you hungry for more as authors, including Jonathan Maberry (CODE ZERO) share their brains (metaphorically, of course). Free books will be provided to attendees, and Zombies are welcome.

*Dinner tickets must be purchased by Friday, March 21 through pre-registration. RSVP via Facebook.


Publishers' Book Buzz

Friday, April 11th
8:00am to 9:50am
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | Room 202 AB, concourse level

Come hear Anne “the sweet teeth” Spieth highlight her favorite forthcoming Macmillan titles at the very popular annual Publishers Book Buzz!

If it's your first time in San Antonio, TxLA has put together a neat site with information about shopping, dining, attractions, and transportation.

See y'all soon!
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Join us for Library Journal's Day of Dialog 2014!

Day of Dialog headerLibrary Journal’s annual Day of Dialog event is coming up on Wednesday, May 28 and you won't want to miss it. This year will feature the ever-popular Editors’ Picks panel and hot author panels covering cookbooks, women’s fiction and top novelists for the fall/winter season. New to the line-up is a town-house style meeting run by librarians to discuss key issues in materials collection and promotion. You'll also get the chance to meet authors and publishers, network, and get a goodie bag!

Who: YOU
What: Library Journal’s Day of Dialog
When: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 9:00am–6:00pm
Where: McGraw-Hill 50th floor, 1221 Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue and 49th Street), New
York, NY 10020
Why: All the cool kids are going

Click here for more information and to RSVP

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PLA 2014 - Friday events

It's our last day at PLA! Catch us in booth #1852 and get your badge "catified"--that is, when we're not busy wrangling authors at the following sold out events. Hope to see you there!

Fangirl jacketAAP/SLJ Children's Book and Author Breakfast
7:00am to 8:15am

Indianapolis Convention Center
Sagamore Ballroom #6-7

This event is sold out!

Co-hosted by the Association of American Publishers Trade Libraries Committee and School Library Journal, this breakfast features several authors including Rainbow Rowell (FANGIRL). A book signing will follow the program.

Orphan Choir jacket
Mystery Authors Revealed panel
10:45am-12:00 noon

Indianapolis Convention Center
Wabash Ballroom #3

Co-hosted by LibraryReads and the Association of American Publishers Trade Libraries Committee, this mystery panel will feature several authors including Sophie Hannah (THE ORPHAN CHOIR). A book signing will follow the program.

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PLA 2014 - Thursday events

It's a beautiful day at PLA! See Nickolas Butler at the Debut Author panel, come visit us in booth #1852 to get your badge "catified," and meet Marci Jefferson in the afternoon for free books and chocolate. (YES! You read that right: FREE chocolate!)

Shotgun Lovesongs jacket
Best in Debut Authors panel
10:45am-12:00 noon

Indianapolis Convention Center
Room #103-104


Co-hosted by LibraryReads and the Association of American Publishers Trade Libraries Committee, this panel will feature several authors including Nickolas Butler (SHOTGUN LOVESONGS). A book signing will follow the program.


Girl on the Golden Coin jacket
In-booth signing by Marci Jefferson

1:30-3:30pm

Indianapolis Convention Center
Booth #1852

Meet Marci Jefferson and get a signed copy of her “intoxicating first novel” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), GIRL ON THE GOLDEN COIN. Did we mention Marci is bringing free gold chocolate coins?!


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PLA 2014 - Wednesday events

get cat-ifiedtreatsPLA is here! We hope you haven't had too much trouble making it to Indianapolis with this wacky weather and we look forward to seeing you in our booth (#1852).

Make sure to get your badge "cat-ified" and enjoy tasty treats that Anne made. Why? Cause we love ya.

Doors open at 4:00pm. For those of you attending the Library Journal author party, we'll see you there.

See ya soon!
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