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PENGUIN TEEN ON TOUR with Alison Goodman, Alwyn Hamilton, Rachel Hawkins, Sabaa Tahir, April Genevieve Tucholke, and Karen Bao!

Event date: 
Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 6:30pm

One night, six authors, many books!

Join Red Balloon Bookshop for a legendary panel discussion with six of Teen Lit's finest: Alison Goodman, Alwyn Hamilton, Rachel Hawkins, Sabaa Tahir, April Genevieve Tucholke, and Karen Bao. Learn more about the authors and their new books, meet other YA enthusiasts, and get your books signed.


TICKET INFO: This is a ticketed event. A ticket may be acquired by purchasing or pre-ordering one of the following books by Karen Bao, Alison Goodman, Alwyn Hamilton, Rachel Hawkins, Sabaa Tahir, or April Genevieve Tucholke from Red Balloon Bookshop. Discounts do not apply. One ticket per person; those 12 or younger may be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Tickets and books will also be available at the event, though advance purchase is recommended.

  • THE DARK DAYS CLUB by Alison Goodman
  • REBEL OF THE SANDS by Alwyn Hamilton - on sale March 8
  • MISS MAYHEM by Rachel Hawkins - on sale March 1, 2016
  • REBEL BELLE by Rachel Hawkins
  • AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir
  • WINK POPPY MIDNIGHT by April Genevieve Tucholke - on sale March 22, 2016
  • DOVE ARISING by Karen Bao
  • DOVE EXILED by Karen Bao

Books and tickets may be purchased in-store, over the phone by calling 651-224-8320, or online at redballoonbookshop.com by including a request for a ticket in the comments field during checkout.  Online ticket sales will close at 8pm on Friday, March 25. Tickets and signing numbers will be assigned once payment for books has been received. See store hours.

SIGNING GUIDELINES:  At the time of your ticket purchase you will be assigned a ticket number. This indicates your place in the signing line. Directly following the PenguinTeen Author panel presentation and Q&A, signing groups will be called up to wait in line.  Guests may have a total of 3 books signed and personalized by each author.  These books may be brought from home or purchased from Red Balloon Bookshop, either in advance or at the event. Your support of Red Balloon Bookshop is appreciated.  If time allows, ticket holders may have the chance to re-enter the signing line to have additional books signed.

LOCATION DETAILS: This event is held at Red Balloon Bookshop 891 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105.  Doors will open at 6pm, event begins at 6:30.

PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES: Photos are allowed and encouraged; however, due to time restrictions, photos with the authors may be limited to “unposed” photos only.  A Red Balloon team member will be on hand to help take your photo.

CAN'T MAKE IT? If you'd like a personalized book but are unable to make the event, please call us at 651-224-8320 to pre-pay and we'll have one or more copies signed and reserved for you or shipped anywhere in the United States.

Have a question, concern, or special need? Read our Author Event FAQs!


The Dark Days Club (A Lady Helen Novel #1) By Alison Goodman Cover Image
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780670785476
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2016

Miss Mayhem: A Rebel Belle Novel By Rachel Hawkins Cover Image
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780147517920
Published: Speak - March 1st, 2016

An Ember in the Ashes By Sabaa Tahir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595148049
Availability: Not on our shelves now. Usually ships in 4-7 business days from warehouse.
Published: Razorbill - February 9th, 2016
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