BookExpo has announced the titles that will be featured on the three 2019 Editors’ Buzz Panels, which highlight forthcoming books expected to appeal to readers in the fall and winter.
The three panels include: the Adult Editors’ Buzz Panel on Wednesday, May 29, at 1:45 p.m ET (Room 1E12); the Young Adult Editors’ Buzz Panel on Thursday, May 30, at 10:00 a.m. (Room 1E12); the Middle Grade Editors’ Buzz Panel on Friday, May 31, at 11:00 a.m. (Room 1E12). The editors of the books chosen for each editors’ buzz panel will serve as panelists and present their titles.
BEX attendees can also meet the authors of the buzz titles at the three authors buzz panels. Meet the Adult Authors Buzz panel will take place May 30 at 11:00 a.m. (Room 1E10); Meet the Young Adult Authors Buzz panel will take place May 31 at 9:30 a.m. (Downtown Stage); and Meet the Middle Grade Authors Buzz panel will take place on May 31 at 1:35 p.m. (Downtown Stage).
The editors’ buzz panels are as follows:
Adult Book Editors Buzz Titles
- How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones (Simon & Schuster, October 2019)
- My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell (William Morrow, January 2020)
- The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott (Knopf, September 2019)
- Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid (Putnam/PRH, January 2020)
- Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener (MCD/FSG, January 2020)
- The Warehouse: A Novel by Rob Hart (Crown, August 2019)
Young Adult Editors Buzz Titles
- Frankly in Love by David Yoon (Penguin Young Readers, September 2019)
- The Grace Year by Kim Liggett (Wednesday Books, September 2019)
- The Last True Poets of the Sea by Julia Drake (Hyperion, October 2019)
- The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert (Little Brown Books for Young Readers, August 2019)
- Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart (Delacorte Press, October 2019)
Middle Grade Editors Buzz Titles
- Free Lunch by Rex Ogle (Norton Young Readers, September 2019)
- Jinxed by Amy McCulloch (Sourcebooks Young Readers, January 2020)
- My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich by Ibi Zoboi (Penguin Young Readers, August 2019)
- Pavi Sharma’s Guide to Going Home by Bridget Farr (Little Brown Books for Young Readers, September 2019)
- Weird Little Robots by Carolyn Crimi (Candlewick Press, October 2019)