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SDCC 2017: Scenes Around the Con, Part 2

My first full day at San Diego Comic-con this year was action packed, as to be expected. We woke up early in the hopes of lining up for the Westworld experience only to find out that the line had been already cut off. Too crazy!

I also went to the DC Icons: Blockbuster YA Authors Meet Iconic DC Superheroes panel with Marie Lu, Leigh Bardugo and Matt de la Peña. The three writers had a great hour talking about their upcoming DC books, with Bardugo’s Wonder Woman: Warbringer novel coming out first on August 29.

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YALLWest 2015, Young Adult Writers & Fans Gather in Santa Monica

YALLWEST 2015

YALLFest started in 2011 in the East Coast, a festival that gathered authors and hosted panels, events and signings for Young Adult fans to enjoy. This year, YALLWest (the West Coast version) was born in Santa Monica, California. This casual festival was packed with awesome guests including our friend, Marie Lu (Legend, Young Elites), Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone), Ransom Riggs (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children), Veronica Roth (Divergent) and many, many more!

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Ruin and Rising, Book Release Party

Ruin and Rising @ The Last Bookstore Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha trilogy ends with Ruin and Rising and I got to go to the book launch party at The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles to celebrate with the author and her fans. This is also my first time at The Last Bookstore and it is a glorious store. Non-commercial bookstores with personality is super rare these days and I love that this place exist. It was a lot of fun to be there with the YA crowd and fellow Grisha fans.

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Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, Michael DiMartino and Seth Hoffman at the Grove’s Barnes and Noble

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Admittedly, I arrived at this event pretty late so I won’t be able to give you guys a detailed account of the entire panel. I jammed it from work to get to the Grove and the traffic was horrendous! Still, it was cool to see Marie with Leigh Bardugo (author of Shadow and Bone), Michael DiMartino (Avatar: The Last Airbender) and Seth Hoffman (The Walking Dead) all one one panel.  Here are some of my shots from the panel where I stood in the back of the crowd and the autograph session afterwards.

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