This year’s TeenBookCon was held on March 30 at Clear Springs High School in League City, Tex. More than 1,700 YA book lovers attended the festival, which featured panels, signings, and more. All photos by Two Cats Communications.

Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak and Shout, takes to the stage to deliver the keynote address in conversation with Angie Thomas.

Thomas performs a rap from her sophomore novel, On the Come Up.

Authors (from l.) Gita Trelease (Enchantée), Monica Hesse (The War Outside), and Mackenzi Lee (The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy) during the “Secrets and Lies” panel.

A fan poses a question after the “Secrets and Lies” panel.

Lamar Giles, author of Spin.

Caleb Roehrig (Death Prefers Blondes) shows off his avocado socks during the “Tense Enough for You?” panel.

Veronica Roth signs a copy of her new book, The Fates Divide.

The Weight of the Stars author K. Ancrum.

Matt Mendez, author of Barely Missing Everything, chats with festivalgoers.

Debut author Mimi Yu signs The Girl King.

Kiersten White, author of Slayer.

Debut author Lizzy Mason (The Art of Losing) meets with young readers.