Terrific events for teens in October & November

We have some huge events on for teens in the next few months - check out the great YA authors we have in our program this October and November.


Garth Nix in conversation with Amie Kaufman

We are beside ourselves to have fantasy master Garth Nix coming in to talk about his new book, Angel Mage. Set in an alternative seventeenth century, Angel Mage is an action-packed story of angels, heroes, gunpowder and high magic.

Nix will be joined in conversation by Amie Kaufman.

When: 6:30pm, Thursday 31 October
Where: Readings Hawthorn — 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn
Bookings: Free, but please book here.


Maria Lewis in conversation with Adele Walsh

We’re pumped that bestselling author of Who’s Afraid? Maria Lewis will be joining us to tell all about her latest novel, The Wailing Woman. Sadie Burke has been forced to be a good girl her entire life. Yet when a figure from her childhood unexpectedly arrives on the scene, Sadie finds it harder than ever to toe the line. Lewis reinvents ghosts, werewolves and witches with a contemporary, feminist twist.

When: 6:30pm, Thursday 14 November
Where: Readings Kids — 315 Lygon St, Carlton
Bookings: Free, but please book here.


Scott Westerfeld on Shatter City

Mark your diary now! Scott Westerfeld will be joining us to talk about Shatter City, the second book in the New York Times bestselling Impostors series.

When: 4:00pm, Saturday 16 November
Where: Readings Hawthorn — 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn
Bookings: Free, but please book here.


Will Kostakis in conversation with Amie Kaufman

Monuments is the first in an exciting new fantasy duology from YA star, Will Kostakis. All 16-year-old Connor is trying to do is avoid his ex-best friend when he stumbles upon a trapdoor to a secret chamber under his school. Then Sally Rodgers breaks into the same secret chamber looking for an ancient being, and things take an unexpected turn…

Kostakis will be joined in conversation by Amie Kaufman.

When: 6:30pm, Monday 18 November
Where: Readings Kids — 315 Lygon St, Carlton
Bookings: This event is free but please book here.


Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff on The Aurora Cycle

We are beside ourselves to have two of the best YA and sci-fi writers in Australia talking about their new book series, The Aurora Cycle. Aurora Rising opens in the year 2380 when the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions…

Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff will be joined in conversation by author P.M. Freestone.

When: 6:00pm, Thursday 21 November
Where: Readings Hawthorn — 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn
Bookings: This event is free but please book here.

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