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Bookworms Book Club: Click’d

Folio Books (San Francisco, CA): Join our Bookworms Book Club the third Friday of every month for author readings, pizza, and other fun activities! Come February 16th at 6:00 PM when New York Times bestselling author Tamara Ireland Stone leads a fun coding activity and discusses her new and empowering middle-grade novel, Click'd.

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YA NovCon (2018)

The third annual Young Adult Novelist Convention (YANovCon) is on Saturday, January 27th from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Carlmont High School, right next to the Belmont Library. YANovCon is your exclusive connection to some of today's top authors of books for middle and high school youth (and everyone else who can appreciate these amazing talents). This free half-day celebration will include panel discussions, author hangouts, and book signings with YA novelists.

YA NovCon 2018: Kick-Off Panel With NYMBC

Not Your Mother's Book Club happily presents another great panel as a kick-off event for YANovCon 2018! Joining us for this fun event will be Gretchen McNeil, author of I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl; Abigail Johnson, author of The First To Know; Kristin Clark, author of Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity; Robin Roe, author of A List of Cages; and Tamara Ireland Stone, author of Every Last Word.

Northern California Book Award Ceremony

With my friend Stephanie Kuehn at the Northern California Book Award ceremony! Our books were both nominated for the 2016 book award for children’s literature. Wish us luck! (at San Francisco Public Library)

YANovCon (2015)

Join us for the first annual Young Adult Novelists Convention (#YANovCon) on Saturday October 10 at Burlingame High School. Participating authors include Courtney Alameda, Alexis Bass, Linda Covello, Maurene Goo, Ann Jacobus, Stephanie Kuehn, Nina LaCour, Gretchen McNeil, Frank Portman, and me. I'm honored to be a keynote speaker at this event. All our books will be available for sale and we'll be signing at the end of the day.

Not Your Mother’s Book Club | All The Feels

Not Your Mother's Book Club™ presents All The Feels with critically acclaimed YA writers Gretchen McNeil, author of Get Dirty; Robin Benway, author of Emmy & Oliver; and Tamara Ireland Stone, author of Every Last Word.

ALA Annual Conference (2015)

I’m so honored to be part of ALA this year. And my friends at Disney-Hyperion have a very special surprise in store for you word lovers. Join me on Saturday, June 27, 3:00-4:00p for SPEED DATING, and on Monday, June 29 for a very special book signing at 9:30 a.m., Disney-Hyperion Booth (#1028 South Hall).

Every Last Word | Launch Tour

EVERY LAST WORD LAUNCH TOUR: June 7: Bay Area Book Festival | June 14: West Coast Launch Party at the Lafayette Public Library | June 17: East Coast Launch Party at Books of Wonder, New York City | June 27-29: ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco | July 14: Books, Inc Opera Plaza with Gretchen McNeil and Robin Benway | July 17: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, San Diego with Gretchen McNeil, Robin Benway and Jessi Kirby

SCBWI North & East Bay Regional Conference

FALL CONFERENCE: NORTH & EAST BAY REGION October 20, 2012 Preservation Park, Oakland Two years ago at this same conference, I met the people who would become my agent and my editor. This time, I'll be participating in the Debut Author Panel. Crazy, right?

Time Between Us | Launch Party!

Hope you can join me as I celebrate the release of my debut novel, Time Between Us! We'll also be celebrating the release of Ingrid Paulson's VALKYRIE RISING! Ingrid and I are excited to share this evening with you. We'll have snacks, games, giveaways, and lots of fun.

Teenquake Lit Olympics

An arena of highly trained YA authors competing for your entertainment…and ultimate bragging rights. Six “authletes.” Four lightning rounds. NaNoWriMo prompts. You decide who walks away with the gold. Get up close and personal with the authletes (Corrine Jackson, CJ Omololu, Tamara Ireland Stone, Malinda Lo, Ingrid Paulson, Daisy Whitney, Nancy Sanchez, Sophie Riggsby) after the awards ceremony. Twitter: #TQOlympics

Hey, it’s September!

Okay, first of all, how did it get to be September? October 9 has seemed so far away for so long, and now... somehow... magically, it's just around the corner. And I get to say: "I have a book coming out next month!". Ahhh, that was nice. May I say it again? "I have a

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