YA: Falling for LoveSaturday, May 6 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Residence Inn Berkeley - Ballroom 1
Wrap up your book festival day with this celebration of young love, offering the perfect swirl of coming-of-age sweetness and teenage awkwardness with a guaranteed happily-ever-after for all. Author and educator Tiffany Golden, a teaching artist from Oakland’s Chapter 510 youth writing center, will be our host for a session of heartfelt first loves, crushes, and school dances, where everyone finds their perfect match. Artistic, sensitive Santi falls for musical prodigy Suwa in Lio Min’s Beating Heart Baby. In romance powerhouse Alisha Rai’s YA debut While You Were Dreaming, cosplayer and would-be superhero Sonia rescues her crush from drowning—but might wind up falling for someone else. Go-with-the-flow Delilah rolls the dice on Dungeons and Dragons nerd Reggie in Elise Bryant’s Reggie and Delilah’s Year of Falling. And hardworking Lydia discovers a soft spot for aspiring filmmaker Fran in Amy Spalding’s No Boy Summer. Get ready to swoon! Ages 12+.
Book signing information: Sausalito Books by the Bay, at the venue
With the support of SACHI