Fierce Reads Spring Fling YA Party

Join us for an evening with four exceptional YA authors, plus pizza, photo opportunities, and prizes! 




Courtney Alameda is a veteran bookseller and librarian. She holds a degree in English Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Brigham Young University. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Anna Banks is the NYT Bestselling YA author of The Syrena Legacy series, which includes OF POSEIDON, OF TRITON, and OF NEPTUNE.  The youngest of seven children, she was spoiled beyond comprehension growing up. Before she started writing, Anna worked as a banker and a waitress. She loves old movies, fried chicken, and Simon Cowell, but loathes exercise, licorice, and haters. 

Emmy Laybourne is a novelist, teacher, and former character actress. Emmy's Monument 14 trilogy has earned critical praise ("Frighteningly real… riveting" - New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice) and has been nominated by readers to the YALSA Teens Top Ten in 2013 and 2014.Before her life as an author, Emmy performed original comedy on Comedy Central, MTV, and VH1; and acted in the movies Superstar, The In-Laws, and Nancy Drew, among others. Emmy lives outside New York City with her husband, two kids, and a flock of 8 nifty chickens. 

Jennifer Mathieu teaches English to middle and high schoolers. She is the author of The Truth About Alice  and Devoted. She lives in the Houston, Texas, area with her husband and son.