YA Author Panel: Julie Murphy, Becky Albertalli, & Katie Cotugno

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Please join Best of Books in welcoming Young Adult authors Julie Murphy, Becky Albertalli, & Katie Cotugno for a special YA Panel talk and book signing! This event will take place on Tuesday, May 8th from 6-7:30pm. The panel will be moderated by Best of Books' own Whitney Lynn, who is an avid YA reader.


Julie Murphy is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin', Puddin', Ramona Blue, and Side Effects May Vary. She lives in North Texas with her husband who loves her, her dog who adores her, and her cats who tolerate her. When she's not writing, she can be found reading, traveling, or hunting down the perfect slice of pizza. Before writing full time, she held numerous jobs, such as wedding dress consultant, failed barista, and, ultimately, librarian.

Becky Albe...rtalli is the author of the acclaimed novels Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, The Upside of Unrequited, and Leah on the Offbeat. A former clinical psychologist who specialized in working with children and teens, Becky lives with her family in Atlanta.

Katie Cotugno is the New York Times bestselling author of Top Ten, Fireworks, 99 Days, and How to Love. She studied writing, literature, and publishing at Emerson College and received her MFA in fiction at Lesley University. Katie is a Pushcart Prize nominee whose work has appeared in Iowa Review, Mississippi Review, and Argestes, among others. She lives in Boston with her husband, Tom.
Event date: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
1313 E. Danforth
Edmond, OK 73034
9 Days and 9 Nights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062674098
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - May 1st, 2018

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ISBN: 9780062643803
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - April 24th, 2018

Puddin' Cover Image
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - May 8th, 2018