We’ve got another great lineup of virtual events for you this August: in-depth discussions with authors around our most anticipated books of the summer, odes to the creative spirit, new hilarious and action-packed young reader series to devour—and of course, our virtual B&N Book Club and B&N YA Book Club. Here’s a look at what’s coming to a screen near you this August.
Tuesday, August 4th at 7PM ET
Live on B&N Facebook & YouTube: B&N Book Club – Florence Adler Swims Forever author Rachel Beanland in conversation with Ann Hood.
A multigenerational story of love and heartbreak, secrets and betrayal, Florence Adler Swims Forever is a breathtaking portrayal of how the human spirit can endure—and even thrive—in the wake of tragedy. We’re thrilled to host debut author Rachel Beanland and Ann Hood (author of The Book That Matters Most and The Knitting Circle) to discuss our July B&N Book Club pick. Be sure to grab our B&N Book Club Edition which features a Q&A with Rachel, a recommended reading list and a reading group guide perfect to jump-start a great discussion around this wonderful new novel. Follow along with #BNBookClub.
*Don’t miss our next B&N Book Club pick: The Pull of Stars by Emma Donoghue. Save the date now: Tuesday, 9/8 at 7PM ET
Thursday, August 6th at 4PM ET
Live on B&N Facebook & YouTube: B&N YA Book Club – I Killed Zoe Spanos author Kit Frick in conversation with Karen M. McManus.
There’s nothing better than settling in with a twisty thriller during the summer, which is why we choose I Killed Zoe Spanos as our July YA Book Club pick. Who really killed Zoe Spanos? This fever-dream thrill ride will leave you guessing again and again until the very end. We can’t wait to host Kit and Karen M. McManus (author of One of Us Is Lying and One of Us Is Next) to discuss all the details of this electrifying YA mystery chiller. Follow along with #BNYABookClub.
*Don’t miss our next B&N YA Book Club pick: Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon. Save the date now: Thursday, 9/10 at 7PM ET
Tuesday, August 11th at 7PM ET
Live on B&N Instagram – Bobby Hundreds discusses his book This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community—a Life in Streetwear.
The creative force behind the iconic streetwear brand The Hundreds tells the story of his early punk-DIY-tinged youth through his many successes. Part memoir and part history on streetwear culture, this book is an ode to community and creativity. Join us as we host Bobby to discuss his inspiring story. Follow along at #BNEvents.
Thursday, August 13th at 4PM ET
Live on B&N Facebook & YouTube – Jeff Kinney talks about the latest addition to his newest fantastical young reader series Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure.
Return to the world of Diary of a Wimpy Kid with a new, awesome, friendly, truly fantastic fantasy quest from bestselling author Jeff Kinney. Don’t miss Rowley Jefferson’s first book, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal and join us as we host beloved children’s author Jeff Kinney in what is sure to be a lively event of epic proportions. Follow along at #BNEvents.
Friday, August 14th at 7PM ET
Live on B&N Facebook & YouTube – Stephenie Meyer is here to discuss Midnight Sun.
Return to the world of Twilight! After waiting for more than a decade, Midnight Sun draws on ancient myth — bringing us the epic love story through Edward’s eyes. Stephenie Meyer joins us to discuss her bestselling series and this new take on the romance that started it all. Follow along at #BNEvents.
Monday, August 17th at 4PM ET
Live on B&N Facebook & YouTube – Stuart Gibbs, our Summer Reading Ambassador talks about his bestselling Spy School series.
If you’re looking for a fun, laugh-out-loud, mystery adventure story, look no further than Stuart Gibbs. It’s no surprise to us why kids flock to all his bestselling series—he’s got something perfect for every reader. Join us as we host our Summer Reading ambassador to discusses his bestselling series Spy School—the perfect mix of spycraft and middle school hijinks. Follow along at #BNEvents.
Thursday, August 20th at 4PM ET
Live on B&N Facebook & YouTube – Agent Moose author Mo O’Hara with illustrator Jess Bradley.
Agent Moose and his trusty sidekick Owlfred are either the best or worst secret agents in the Big Forest and they’re on the case in this hilarious new full-color graphic novel from the author of My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish. Join us as we host Mo O’Hara and Jess Bradley to discuss their fantastic new series. Follow along at #BNEvents.