YALLFest 2019 Events and Giveaways with Team Underlined!

Calling all Book Nerds! If you're heading to YALLFest 2019, we want to see you! Visit our booth at the Courtyard Tent behind Blue Bicycle Books at 418 King Street and see below for our full list of giveaways, author signings, panels, and more!

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YALL CRAWL 11/8

If you're getting a head start at YALLFest, stop by our table at the Blue Bicycle Books tent to shop our Book Nerd merch!

Author Signings: 

Camryn Garrett, 2:00 PM, Blue Bicycle Books Tent

Nic Stone, 2:00 PM, Blue Bicycle Books Tent

Karen M. McManus, 3:00 PM, Blue Bicycle Books Tent

Rory Power, 3:00 PM, Blue Bicycle Books Tent

 

ALL DAY 11/9

Shop!

Browse our shelves to shop for your newest book obsession and BOOK NERD apparel including our new winter hat!

Share!

Follow along with us on Instagram Stories @GetUnderlined and use our new GIPHY stickers! 

Pre-Order Palooza!

Show your proof of pre-order for any of the below titles and score an Underlined pillow case!

One of Us Is Next by Karen M. McManus

Girl Crushed by Katie Heaney

Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power

Text Us!

There's a thrilling new game at YALLFest this year! If you'll be at the festival, text "YALL" to 31996 to play TRUTH OR DARE with us for a chance to win prizes and info about One of Us Is Next by Karen M. McManus!

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TIMED EVENTS & GIVEAWAYS 11/9

10:00 AM: Totes Royal

Start your day with coffee, cider, and treats, and a reusable American Royals coffee sleeve. The first 100 will also score our popular tote bag!

11:30 AM

Meet debut author Namina Forna and receive a signed exclusive YALLFest ARC of her debut novel The Gilded Ones, the start of a bold and immersive West African-inspired, feminist fantasy series.

 

1:30 PM

Meet actress and influencer Lilia Buckingham and receive a signed exclusive YALLFest ARC of Influence, a twisty mystery that takes place in the fiercely competitive world of Internet stars, which she co-wrote with Sara Shepard, author of the Pretty Little Liars series.

 

3:00 PM: Could You Survive a YA Thriller?

Roll the dice to seal your fate and win an ARC or sampler!

*All giveaways are while supplies last*

AUTHOR SIGNINGS AND PANELS 11/9

10:00 AM

SCOTT REINTGEN SIGNING
Blue Bicycle Books- Courtyard (right next to Underlined!)
418 King Street

11:00 AM

FANTASTICALLY FRESH: INVENTIVE WORLDS
Panel with Amélie Wen Zhao
Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street

Want to get lost in a world that feels completely new and unexpected? These authors can make that happen. Moderated by Julie C. Dao with Roshani Chokshi, Kami Garcia, Megan Shepherd, Adrienne Young, and Amélie Wen Zhao.

CAMRYN GARRETT SIGNING
Blue Bicycle Books- Courtyard (right next to Underlined!)
418 King Street

KAREN M. MCMANUS SIGNING
Blue Bicycle Books- Courtyard (right next to Underlined!)
418 King Street

12:00 PM

HITS YOU IN THE FEELS
Panel with Nic Stone
360 Meeting Street

Whether they’re making us laugh, cry, or fall in love—or all three at once—these authors give us some insights into their Emotional Wizardry. Moderated by Sophie Jordan with Mason Deaver, Jenny Han, Adam Silvera, and Nic Stone.

FIGHTING YOUR (LITERAL) DEMONS
Panel moderated by Scott Reintgen
American Theater, 446 King Street

They say the real monsters we fight are within. Well, in this case, they’re wrong. How do you stay alive when your enemies are big, scary, and murdery? Come find out. Moderated by Scott Reintgen with Cinda Williams Chima, Coco Ma, Ashley Poston, and Kaitlin Ward.

DAVID LEVITHAN SIGNING
Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street

AMÉLIE WEN ZHAO SIGNING
Blue Bicycle Books- Courtyard (right next to Underlined!)
418 King Street

1:00 PM

TALES FROM THE FUTURE
Panel with Scott Reintgen
Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street

Divided societies, wild west adventure, and journeys through the stars—these books have all the dreams (and nightmares) of the future you could possibly want. Moderated by Ashley Poston with Zoraida Córdova, Charlotte Nicole Davis, Scott Reintgen, and Corrie Wang.

TOUGH GIRLS, TOUGH SITUATIONS
Panel with Camryn Garrett and Rory Power
American Theater, 446 King Street

Whether their battles are close to home or in unfamiliar lands, these girls rise to the occasion — and redefine strength. Moderated by Jodie Lynn Zdrok with Dhonielle Clayton, Nadine Jolie Courtney, Camryn Garrett, Brittney Morris, and Rory Power.

I’LL TAKE QUIDDITCH FOR $500: A FAN GAME SHOW
Charleston Museum Courtyard, 360 Meeting Street
Sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio

Compete head-to-head with fellow fans and bestselling authors Nic Stone, Renee Ahdieh, David Levithan and Alex London in themed categories featuring clips from popular audiobooks.

2:00 PM

CONTEMP REALNESS
Panel with Nic Stone and Karen M. McManus
Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street

Amateur sleuths! World-famous pop stars! Ambitious rappers! Don’t let the real-world settings of these stories fool you—these contemporary tales are as imaginative as they come. Moderated by Nic Stone with Mary H.K. Choi, Jenny Han, Karen M. McManus, and Angie Thomas.

ASSASSINS
Panel with Amélie Wen Zhao.
Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street

They’re sent to kill, but their stories are far more complicated than life and death. Moderated by Rosiee Thor with Jordan Ifueko, Danielle Paige, Neal Shusterman, and Amélie Wen Zhao.

WONDROUS AND STRANGE
Panel with David Levithan and Rory Power
American Theater, 446 King Street

Stories that will neither be contained nor categorized. They will, however, entrance. Moderated by Sharon Cameron with Sara Faring, David Levithan, Kim Liggett, and Rory Power.

3:00 PM

SLICE OF LIFE
Panel with Camryn Garrett
Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street

Come and escape into someone else’s life for a little while with these stellar contemporary authors. Moderated by Mark Oshiro with Nadine Jolie Courtney, Camryn Garrett, and Julian Winters.

LGBTQIA+ Q&A
Panel moderated by David Levithan
American Theater, 446 King Street

Authors who write across the LGBTQIA+ are ready to answer anything you want to ask in this annual celebration of community, trust, and open conversation. Moderated by David Levithan with Kacen Callender, Mason Deaver, Derek Milman, Ashley Poston, Rosiee Thor, and others.

RORY POWER SIGNING
Blue Bicycle Books- Courtyard (right next to Underlined!)
418 King Street

NIC STONE SIGNING
Blue Bicycle Books- Courtyard (right next to Underlined!)
418 King Street

5:00 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
Featuring Karen M. McManus
Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street

Get your tickets here.

Master of the YA thriller Karen McManus joins with the lush imagination of Stephanie Garber in a conversation that will keep you on the edge of your seat, at the outer limit of your dreams, and ready to devour their unputdownable novels. Craft, creativity, and killer plots will close out this year’s YALLFest.

6:00 PM
YA SMACKDOWN
Hosted by Nic Stone
Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street

YALLFest’s most beloved tradition, the Smackdown, will bring your favorite authors on stage with hosts Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) and Nic Stone (Dear Martin) for games, laughs, tears and dancing.

Get your tickets here.

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