Authors I’ve Seen

By Event

2013

YA2U (Tuesday, April 9)
Algood Middle School, Cookeville TN

  • Beth Revis
  • Marissa Meyer
  • Marie Lu
  • Megan Shepherd
  • Victoria Schwab

#YeahYA (Tuesday, July 16)
The Booksellers at Laurelwood, Memphis TN
With Shannon @ Twilight Sleep

  • Julie Kagawa
  • Aimee Carter
  • Karen Ann Hopkins

YA Beach Blast (Saturday, Aug 3)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Julie Kagawa
  • Mindee Arnett
  • Aprilynn Pike
  • Liz Coley
  • Kristina McBride
  • Saundra Mitchell

Doon Signing (Saturday, Aug 24)
Books & Co at the Greene, Beavercreek OH

  • Carey Corp
  • Lorie Langdon

Signing in Columbus (Thursday, Aug 29)
Cover to Cover Bookstore, Columbus OH
With Amanda @ Confessions of a Bookie Monster

  • Rae Carson
  • C.J. Redwine

Sarah J. Maas Signing (Thursday, Sep 12)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Sarah J. Maas

Brandon Sanderson Signing (Thursday, Oct 3)
Books & Co at the Greene, Beavercreek OH

  • Brandon Sanderson

YALLfest 2013 (Saturday, Nov 9)
King Street, Charleston SC

  • Rae Carson
  • Veronica Rossi
  • Brendan Reichs
  • Tahereh Mafi
  • Lauren Oliver
  • Myra McEntire
  • Marie Lu
  • Victoria Schwab

8 events
24 authors

2014

Mighty Mississippi Book Blast (Wednesday, Jul 16)
Anderson’s Bookshop, Naperville IL
With Reanna @ Phantasmic Reads

  • Paula Stokes
  • Lindsay Cummings
  • Bethany Crandell
  • Anita Grace Howard
  • Whitney Miller
  • A. Lyndon Rolland
  • Philip Siegel
  • Lynne Matson

YA Beach Bash (Saturday, Aug 16)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Kristen Simmons
  • Mindy McGinnis
  • Mindee Arnett
  • Melissa Landers
  • Saundra Mitchell
  • Julie Kagawa

YALLfest 2014 (Saturday, Nov 8)
King Street, Charleston SC
With Octavia @ Read.Sleep.Repeat.

  • Jennifer Armentrout
  • Marie Lu
  • Laini Taylor
  • Becca Fitzpatrick
  • Sarah Fine

3 events
19 authors

2015

Karen Marie Moning Signing (Saturday, Jan 24)
Newport on the Levee, Newport KY

  • Karen Marie Moning

Kristen Simmons Signing (Tuesday, Feb 10)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Kristen Simmons
  • Mindee Arnett (just happened to show up)

Dragon Making Workshop (Tuesday, Jun 30)
Oldham County Public Library, LaGrange KY

  • Julie Kagawa

Signing in Cincinnati (Tuesday, Aug 11)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Erica O’Rourke
  • Mindee Arnett
  • Kristen Simmons (just happened to show up)

YALLfest 2015 (Saturday, Nov 14)
Historic Downtown Charleston, SC

  • Marissa Meyer
  • Julie Kagawa
  • Sabaa Tahir
  • Mindy McGinnis
  • Alexandra Bracken
  • Mari Mancusi
  • Marie Lu

5 events
11 authors

2016

Melissa Landers Signing (Saturday, Feb 6)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Melissa Landers
  • Kristen Simmons (just happened to show up)
  • Carey Corp (just happened to show up)

Marissa Meyer Signing (Sunday, Feb 7)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Marissa Meyer

Signing in Lexington (Tuesday, Mar 8)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington KY

  • Julie Kagawa
  • Victoria Schwab
  • Gwenda Bond

Signing in Lexington (Thursday, Mar 10)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington KY

  • Anne Bishop
  • Patricia Briggs

Penguin Teen on Tour (Wednesday, Mar 23)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Rachel Hawkins
  • Sabaa Tahir
  • Alwyn Hamilton
  • Alison Goodman
  • April Genevieve Tucholke
  • Melissa Landers (event moderator)

Cinda Williams Chima Signing (Wednesday, Apr 6)
Books & Co at the Greene, Beavercreek OH

  • Cinda Williams Chima

Maggie Stiefvater Signing (Monday, May 9)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Maggie Stiefvater

Signing in Crestview Hills (Tuesday, May 10)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Crestview Hills KY

  • Jay Kristoff
  • Amie Kaufman
  • Kristen Simmons
  • Gwenda Bond

YA Beach Bash (Tuesday, Aug 16)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Julie Kagawa
  • Kristen Simmons
  • Mindee Arnett
  • Kristina McBride
  • Natalie Richards
  • Saundra Mitchell

OTP Tour (Friday, Sep 9)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Tahereh Mafi
  • Ransom Riggs

Metaltown Launch (Tuesday, Sep 20)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Crestview Hills KY

  • Kristen Simmons
  • Mindee Arnett (just happened to show up)
  • Melissa Landers (just happened to show up)
  • Carey Corp (just happened to show up)

YA Author Panel (Thursday, Oct 6)
Cover to Cover Bookstore, Columbus OH

  • Mindy McGinnis
  • Lauren Oliver
  • Kendare Blake

YALLfest 2016 (Saturday, Nov 12)
Historic Downtown Charleston, SC

  • Rachel Cohn
  • Veronica Rossi
  • Sharon Cameron
  • Sabaa Tahir
  • S.J. Kincaid
  • Jay Kristoff
  • Amie Kaufman
  • Suzanne Young
  • Alex London
  • Margaret Stohl
  • Brendan Reichs

13 events
35 authors

2017

Veronica Roth Signing (Thursday, Jan 19)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Veronica Roth

Melissa Landers Signing (Saturday, Feb 11)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Melissa Landers
  • Kristen Simmons (just happened to show up)

Leigh Bardugo signing (Tuesday, Sep 26th)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Leigh Barduo
  • Kristen Simmons (of course she was there haha <3)

Maggie Stiefvater signing (Saturday, Oct 21st)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH
With Katie @readerrewind and Anna @annareadsbooks

  • Maggie Stiefvater

YALLfest 2017 (Saturday, Nov 11th)
Historic Downtown Charleston, SC

  • Laini Taylor
  • Becky Albertalli
  • Margaret Stohl
  • Angie Thomas
  • Rhoda Belleza
  • Joelle Charbonneau
  • Brendan Reichs
  • Jim Di Bartolo
  • Jennifer Nielsen
  • Ryan Graudin
  • Sarah Beth Durst
  • Stephanie Garber
  • Scott Reintgen
  • Roshani Chokshi
  • Erin Bowman
  • Marie Rutkoski

5 events
20 authors

2018

Pacifica Launch (Tuesday, Mar 6)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Kristen Simmons
  • Mindee Arnett (just happened to show up)

Obsidio tour (Friday, Mar 16)

  • Jay Kristoff
  • Amie Kaufman

Reaper at the Gates tour (Wednesday, Jun 20)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati OH

  • Sabaa Tahir

YALLfest 2018 (Saturday, Nov 10)
Historic Downtown Charleston, SC

  • Megan Miranda
  • Nic Stone
  • Scott Westerfeld
  • Natasha Ngan
  • Neal Shusterman
  • Courtney Summers
  • Rebecca Schaeffer
  • Alex London
  • Renee Ahdieh
  • Jessica Brody
  • Adrienne Young
  • Beth Revis
  • Brendan Reichs
  • Destiny Soria
  • Kiersten White
  • Kass Morgan

4 events
21 authors

2019

Aurora Rising launch (Tuesday, May 7)
Schuler Books, Grand Rapids MI

  • Jay Kristoff

YALLfest 2019 (Saturday, Nov 9)
Historic Downtown Charleston, SC

  • Scott Reintgen
  • Mary K. Choi
  • Makiia Lucier
  • Adrienne Young
  • Corrie Wang
  • Brittney Morris
  • Sophie Jordan
  • Coco Ma

2 events
9 authors

Upcoming events

None yet, stay tuned!

By Author

  1. Ahdieh, Renee – YALLfest 2018
  2. Albertalli, Becky – YALLfest 2017
  3. Armentrout, Jennifer – YALLfest 2014
  4. Arnett, Mindee (seven times) – YA Beach Blast, YA Beach Bash, Simmons signing, signing in Cinci, YA Beach Bash 2016, Metaltown launch, Pacifica launch
  5. Bardugo, Leigh – Leigh Bardugo signing
  6. Belleza, Rhoda – YALLfest 2017
  7. Bishop, Anne – signing in Lexingon
  8. Blake, Kendare – YA author panel
  9. Bond, Gwenda (twice) – signing in Lexington, signing in Crestview Hills
  10. Bowman, Erin – YALLfest 2017
  11. Bracken, Alexandra – YALLfest 2015
  12. Briggs, Patricia – signing in Lexington
  13. Brody, Jessica – YALLfest 2018
  14. Cameron, Sharon – YALLfest 2016
  15. Carson, Rae (twice) – signing in Columbus, YALLfest 2013
  16. Carter, Aimee – #YeahYA
  17. Charbonneau, Joelle – YALLfest 2017
  18. Chima, Cinda Williams – Cinda Williams Chima signing
  19. Choi, Mary K. – YALLfest 2019
  20. Chokshi, Roshani – YALLfest 2017
  21. Cohn, Rachel – YALLfest 2016
  22. Coley, Liz – YA Beach Blast
  23. Corp, Carey (three times) – Doon Signing, Melissa Landers signingMetaltown launch
  24. Crandell, Bethany – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast
  25. Cummings, Lindsay – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast
  26. Di Bartolo, Jim – YALLfest 2017
  27. Durst, Sarah Beth – YALLfest 2017
  28. Fine, Sarah – YALLfest 2014
  29. Fitzpatrick, Becca – YALLfest 2014
  30. Garber, Stephanie – YALLfest 2017
  31. Goodman, Alison – Penguin Teen on Tour
  32. Graudin, Ryan – YALLfest 2017
  33. Hamilton, Alwyn – Penguin Teen on Tour
  34. Hawkins, Rachel – Penguin Teen on Tour
  35. Hopkins, Karen Ann – #YeahYA
  36. Howard, Anita Grace – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast
  37. Jordan, Sophie – YALLfest 2019
  38. Kagawa, Julie (seven times) – #YeahYAYA Beach Blast, YA Beach BashDragon Making Workshop, YALLfest 2015, signing in Lexington, YA Beach Bash 2016
  39. Kaufman, Amie (twice) – signing in Crestview Hills, YALLfest 2016, Obsidio Tour
  40. Kincaid, S.J. – YALLfest 2016
  41. Kristoff, Jay (four times) – signing in Crestview Hills, YALLfest 2016, Obsidio TourAurora Rising launch
  42. Landers, Melissa (five times) – YA Beach Bash, Melissa Landers signingPenguin Teen on TourMetaltown launch, Melissa Landers signing
  43. Langdon, Lorie – Doon Signing
  44. London, Alex (twice) – YALLfest 2016YALLfest 2018
  45. Lu, Marie (four times) – YA2U, , YALLfest 2013YALLfest 2014, YALLfest 2015
  46. Lucier, Makiia – YALLfest 2019
  47. Ma, Coco (twice) – BookCon 2019, YALLfest 2019
  48. Maas, Sarah J. – signing in Cinci
  49. Mafi, Tahereh – YALLfest 2013OTP Tour
  50. Mancusi, Mari – YALLfest 2015
  51. Matson, Lynne – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast 
  52. McBride, Kristina – YA Beach BlastYA Beach Bash 2016
  53. McEntire, Myra – YALLfest 2013
  54. McGinnis, Mindy (three times) – YA Beach Bash, YALLfest 2015, YA author panel
  55. Meyer, Marissa (twice) – YA2U, YALLfest 2015, Marissa Meyer signing
  56. Miller, Whitney – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast
  57. Miranda, Megan – YALLfest 2018
  58. Mitchell, Saundra (three times) – YA Beach BlastYA Beach Bash, YA Beach Bash 2016
  59. Moning, Karen Marie – signing in Newport
  60. Morgan, Kass – YALLfest 2018
  61. Morris, Brittney – YALLfest 2019
  62. Ngan, Natasha – YALLfest 2018
  63. Nielsen, Jennifer – YALLfest 2017
  64. Oliver, Lauren (twice) – YALLfest 2013, YA author panel
  65. O’Rourke, Erica – signing in Cinci
  66. Pike, Aprilynn – YA Beach Blast
  67. Redwine, C.J. – signing in Columbus
  68. Reichs, Brendan (four times) – YALLfest 2013, YALLfest 2016YALLfest 2017, YALLfest 2018
  69. Reintgen, Scott (twice) – YALLfest 2017, YALLfest 2019
  70. Revis, Beth (twice) – YA2UYALLfest 2018
  71. Riggs, Ransom – OTP Tour
  72. Richards, Natalie – YA Beach Bash 2016
  73. Rolland, A. Lyndon – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast
  74. Roth, Veronica – Veronica Roth signing
  75. Rossi, Veronica (twice) – YALLfest 2013, YALLfest 2016
  76. Rutkoski, Marie – YALLfest 2017
  77. Sanderson, Brandon – signing in Beavercreek
  78. Schaeffer, Rebecca – YALLfest 2018
  79. Schwab, Victoria (three times) – YA2UYALLfest 2013, signing in Lexington
  80. Shepherd, Megan – YA2U
  81. Shusterman, Neal – YALLfest 2018
  82. Siegel, Philip – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast
  83. Simmons, Kristen – honestly too many times to count, she’s at nearly every event I go to in the area because she’s local! <3
  84. Soria, Destiny – YALLfest 2018
  85. Stiefvater, Maggie (twice) – Maggie Stiefvater signing, Maggie Stiefvater signing #2
  86. Stohl, Margaret – YALLfest 2016,  YALLfest 2017
  87. Stone, Nic – YALLfest 2018
  88. Stokes, Paula – Mighty Mississippi Book Blast
  89. Summers, Courtney – YALLfest 2018
  90. Tahir, Sabaa (four times) – YALLfest 2015Penguin Teen on Tour, YALLfest 2016, Reaper tour
  91. Taylor, Laini – YALLfest 2014, YALLfest 2017
  92. Thomas, Angie – YALLfest 2017
  93. Tucholke, April Genevieve – Penguin Teen on Tour
  94. Wang, Corrie – YALLfest 2019
  95. Westerfeld, Scott – YALLfest 2018
  96. White, Kiersten – YALLfest 2018
  97. Young, Adrienne (twice) – YALLfest 2018, YALLfest 2019
  98. Young, Suzanne – YALLfest 2016

Total events I’ve been to: 40

Signed NH tote bag

Updated November 2019

Signatures pictured (from a general top to bottom, left to right order):

  • Roshani Chokshi (green)
  • Mindee Arnett (blue)
  • Sophie Jordan (purple)
  • Alex Bracken (red)
  • Marissa Meyer (black)
  • Veronica Roth (pink, top)
  • Natasha Ngan (purple)
  • Julie Kagawa (black)
  • Maggie Stiefvater (red)
  • Kristen Simmons (pink)
  • Victoria Schwab (red)
  • Laini Taylor (pink w/ black eye)
  • Courtney Summers (orange, hard to see @ top)
  • Kiersten White (green, top)
  • Rachel Hawkins (pink)
  • Sabaa Tahir (black w/ face)
  • Coco Ma (purple, on logo)
  • Renee Ahdieh (purple)
  • Jennifer Armentrout (red)
  • Melissa Landers (purple)
  • Stephanie Garber (pink)
  • Mindy McGinnis (silver)
  • Veronica Rossi (black)
  • Kendare Blake (blue)
  • Adrienne Young (black, top)
  • Karen Marie Moning (black)
  • Anne Bishop (purple)
  • Leigh Bardugo (purple)
  • Sarah Fine (red)
  • Tahereh Mafi (blue w/ heart)
  • Lauren Oliver (black)
  • Amie Kaufman (black)
  • Jay Kristoff (black)
  • Marie Lu (purple w/ heart)
  • Becca Fitzpatrick (pink)
  • Beth Revis (purple)
  • Ransom Riggs (blue)