Pasadena Loves YA 2017

Our fourth annual teen book festival, Pasadena Loves YA, featured 17 authors, 4 panels, and a book blitz. We owe

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Mermaids, Magic, and String Theory: How Authors Create Fantasy Worlds

Transcript by Hadley Willman, grade 11 Photos by Katie Ferguson The second panel of the Pasadena Loves YA event was

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Pasadena Loves YA 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Pasadena Loves YA. This was our third teen festival here at Pasadena

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Pasadena Loves YA: Fantasy & Sci-Fi

recap by Hadley, teen blogger The YA Sci-Fi and Fantasy panel featured Jessica Brody, author of the Unremembered series, Romina Russell, author of

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Writing with authors Nicole Maggi, Michelle Levy, and Charlotte Huang

recap by Madison Comick, Grade 8   I participated in a Young Adult Writing Workshop at the Pasadena Central Library. The

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Pasadena Loves YA: Second Chances

by Hadley, teen blogger “Second Chances” featured Brandy Colbert, author of Pointe, Morgan Matson, author of Since You’ve Been Gone, Sarah Tomp,

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Pasadena Loves YA: THANK YOU

Uniting fans and authors… On Saturday, May 23, twenty Young Adult authors and nearly 450 guests gathered at the second annual

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What’s Your Superpower? — writing workshop and conversation with Author Amy Tintera

Our focus for June was SUPERPOWERS!  We had a short writing exercise followed by a conversation with special guests author

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Shadow and Bone — discussion recap

May’s book discussion pick was Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo     What we did Shadow and Bone author

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Teen Book Festival — photos, recap, & thank yous

On April 26, nearly 150 guests gathered at Central Library to meet, get books signed, and hear 20 YA and

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