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5 book events you NEED to get to next month

Seriously, don’t miss out


It makes us cry a bit (a lot) that we’ll probs never meet Queen JK Rowling, get to have a cup of tea and a slice of cake with her, but one day we might just get to go along to a book signing and spend a whole 30 seconds in her presence. And if that’s ever an option? We are so in.

Bookish events are cool that way. We get to hear our idols talk about their books, writing and what influences them AND have them write our names in our books. It’s a glorious thing. But you can’t go to these events if you don’t know about ’em!

These 5 events are a serious must for February. Get those tickets quick – who knows how quickly they’ll sell out?!

An Afternoon with Maggie Harcourt

Maggie will be chatting with the YA book club at Waterstones Liverpool about her gorgeous new book ‘Unconventional’ – fans of Stephanie Perkins and Rainbow Rowell are gonna need this one. SO GOOD.

Find out more and RSVP here!

‘Dragon with the Chocolate Heart’ Launch Party

Stephanie Burgis will be launching her gorgeous new novel at Waterstones Abergavenny.Don’t miss it – there WILL be chocolate. And that’s a promise.

Find out more and RSVP here!

Harry Potter Book Night

There are events happening up and down the country celebrating the Wizarding World and The Boy Who Lived on the annual Harry Potter Book Night.

Find your nearest event & grab a ticket!

Female Heroines and Leading Ladies

Join 4 of the female leading ladies in YA fiction: Sara Barnard, Catherine Doyle, Melinda Salisbury, and Katherine Webber discuss the female heroines in their novels and the challenges they face.

Get your ticket quick!

Meet Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan

Join the winners of the 2016 CILIP Carnegie Medal and the 2016 Costa Children’s Book Award for a very special evening. Sarah and Brian will be in conversation with acclaimed writer Nikki Sheehan, author of ‘Who Framed Klaris Kliff’ and ‘Swanboy’.

Find out more & nab yourself a ticket!

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What’s the best bookish event you’ve ever been to? Let us know in the comments below so we can squeal with jealousy. 

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Written by Sophie Waters

Sophie is the Head of Commercial at Maximum Pop! Having studied English Lit and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, she came to MP! to satisfy her passion for books. Sophie is a diehard Hufflepuff and feminist. She's also a huge cat lover, and can often be found rocking her socks off at a gig.

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