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Everything Happening With Riveted by Simon Teen @ BookCon 2018

May 22, 2018
The Riveted Team
YA Fiction Is Our Addiction

It’s that time of year again, friends–BookCon is almost here! Here’s a comprehensive schedule of all our Riveted by Simon Teen activity this year (you can find a graphic version to download here). Don’t forget to follow us @SimonTeen and the hashtag #getriveted on Twitter for up-to-the minute news and content from our authors at BookCon. See you soon!

Everything Happening With Riveted by Simon Teen @ BookCon 2018

Saturday, June 2

Show floor opens 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. Shadowhunter Army recruitment event
Booth #1738/1739, Shadowhunter Army alcove
Attendees will receive a deluxe tote bag, enamel pin, and a Queen of Air and Darkness chapter sampler when they sign up for the Shadowhunter Army newsletter (while supplies last). The first 60 attendees will receive a Magnus Bane plush.

10:45 – 11:30 a.m. PANEL – Dangerous Characters and Dangerous Themes: Facing the True Danger in Novels
Room 1E14
Charlaine Harris, Neal Shusterman, and Holly Black

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Riveted by Simon Teen Carnival
Meeting room behind Booth #1738/1739
Play carnival games to win ARCs, swag, and raffle tickets!

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Selfies & Iced Coffee Meet & Greet with Mary H.K. Choi (Emergency Contact) and Sandhya Menon (From Twinkle, With Love)
Booth #1738/1739, Riveted by Simon Teen alcove
Come meet Mary H.K. Choi and Sandhya Menon and get an iced coffee to perk you up!

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SIGNING – Sandhya Menon (From Twinkle, With Love)
Booth #1738/1739, Riveted by Simon Teen alcove
From Twinkle, With Love and When Dimple Met Rishi will be available for purchase in booth. 

12:00 p.m. Shadowhunter Army Tattoos
Booth #1738/1739, Shadowhunter Army alcove
Get a rune tattoo to show off your membership in the Shadowhunter Army (first come, first serve)! (Note: There will be no giveaway items available at tattoo events. Attend a Shadowhunter Army recruitment event to receive deluxe swag.)

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. SIGNING – Charlaine Harris (Easy Death)
Autographing Area, Table 10
Ticketed signing. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. SIGNING – Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman (Dry)
Autographing Area, Table 9
Ticketed signing, purchase of Scythe or Thunderhead required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. PANEL – Love Them More: Taye Diggs and Shane Evans with Jason Reynolds (Long Way Down) moderating
Room 1E10

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PANEL – Cassandra Clare: The Dark Artifices discussion

Main Stage
Moderated by Kelly Link. 

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. SIGNING – Kiersten White (Slayer)
Booth #1738/1739, Riveted by Simon Teen alcove
Kiersten White will be signing samplers of Slayer (Spring 2019).

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ice Cream Meet & Greet with Morgan Matson (Save the Date), Jenny Han (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before), and Siobhan Vivian (Stay Sweet)
Booth #1738/1739, Riveted by Simon Teen alcove
Come meet Morgan Matson, Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian and get a sweet treat!

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. PANEL – Magic and Power
Main Stage
Cassandra Clare, Veronica Roth, Brandon Sanderson, Tomi Adeyemi and Marissa Meyer.

3:00 p.m. Riveted by Simon Teen carnival raffle drawing
Booth #1738/1739, Riveted by Simon Teen alcove

3:00 p.m. Shadowhunter Army recruitment event
Booth #1738/1739, Shadowhunter Army alcove
Attendees will receive a deluxe tote bag, enamel pin, and a Queen of Air and Darkness chapter sampler when they sign up for the Shadowhunter Army newsletter (while supplies last). The first 60 attendees will receive a Magnus Bane plush.

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. PANEL – Social Justice Warriors: Redefining Youthful Rebellion
Room 1E10
Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, Angie Thomas, and DeRay Mckesson.

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. PANEL – Heartthrobs Unite! Romance Writing Comes to Life
Room 1E10
Morgan Matson, Siobhan Vivian, Colleen Hoover, Mary H.K. Choi, and Kami Garcia.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. SIGNING – Cassandra Clare (The Dark Artifices series)
Autographing Area, Table 4
Ticketed signing, purchase of Lady Midnight or Lord of Shadows, or a pre-order of Queen of Air and Darkness required. Queen of Air and Darkness chapter samplers available for giveaway at signing. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets.

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. SIGNING – Jason Reynolds (Long Way Down)
Autographing Area, Table 8
Ticketed signing, purchase of Long Way Down, Sunny, For Every One, or All American Boys required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. SIGNING – Morgan Matson (Save the Date)
Autographing Area, Table 3
Ticketed signing, purchase of Save the Date required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. SIGNING – Siobhan Vivian (Stay Sweet)
Autographing Area, Table 2
Ticketed signing, purchase of Stay Sweet required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. SIGNING – Mary H.K. Choi (Emergency Contact)
Autographing Area, Table 9
Ticketed signing, purchase of Emergency Contact required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

 

Show floor closes 6:00 p.m. 

 

Sunday, June 3
Show floor opens 10:00 a.m. 

10:00 a.m. Shadowhunter Army recruitment event
Booth #1738/1739, Shadowhunter Army alcove
Attendees will receive a deluxe tote bag, enamel pin, and a Queen of Air and Darkness chapter sampler when they sign up for the Shadowhunter Army newsletter (while supplies last). The first 60 attendees will receive a Magnus Bane plush.

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. PANEL – We Need Diverse Books
Room 1E10
Rebecca Roanhorse, Dhonielle Clayton, Tomi Adeyemi, Tracey Baptiste, Zoraida Cordova, and Anna- Marie McLemore

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. PANEL – Middle Grade Blowout!
Room 1E14
Rachel Renee Russell, John August, Zach King, Daniel Jose Older, and Soman Chainani (moderator).

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SIGNING – Rebecca Roanhorse (Trail of Lightning)
Autographing Area, Table 11
Ticketed signing, finished copy giveaway of Trail of Lightning. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Riveted by Simon Teen Carnival
Meeting room behind Booth #1738/1739
Play carnival games to win ARCs, swag, and raffle tickets!

11:00 a.m. Fill Me In sampler drop
Booth #1738/1739

12:00 p.m. Shadowhunter Army Tattoos
Booth #1738/1739, Shadowhunter Army alcove
Get a rune tattoo to show off your membership in the Shadowhunter Army (first come, first serve)! (Note: No giveaway items available at tattoo events. Attend a Shadowhunter Army recruitment event to receive deluxe swag.)

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. SIGNING – Rachel Renee Russell (Dork Diaries series)
Autographing Area, Table 1
Ticketed signing. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. SIGNING – Jenny Han (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)
Autographing Area, Table 3
Ticketed signing, purchase of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, P.S. I Still Love You, or Always and Forever, Lara Jean required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

3:00 p.m. Shadowhunter Army recruitment event
Booth #1738/1739, Shadowhunter Army alcove
Attendees will receive a deluxe tote bag, enamel pin, and a Queen of Air and Darkness chapter sampler when they sign up for the Shadowhunter Army newsletter (while supplies last). The first 60 attendees will receive a Magnus Bane plush.

3:00 p.m. Riveted by Simon Teen carnival raffle drawing
Booth #1738/1739, Riveted by Simon Teen alcove

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. PANEL – Yet-to-Be: Bravery
Room 1E12/1E13/1E14
Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely, Kody Keplinger, and Stephanie Garber.

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. PANEL – Books-to-Film
Room 1E12/1E13/1E14
Jenny Han, Nicola Yoon, Alexandra Bracken, and David Levithan.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SIGNING – Jason Reynolds (Long Way Down)
Autographing Area, Table 2
Ticketed signing, purchase of Long Way Down, Sunny, For Every One, or All American Boys required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SIGNING – Brendan Kiely (Tradition)
Autographing Area, Table 1
Ticketed signing, purchase of Tradition or All American Boys required. Visit the Book Con website to get tickets. 

Show floor closes at 5:00 p.m. 

So that’s what we’re up to @ BookCon this year! Will we see you there?