3:00 PM15:00

RJ Julia Booksellers Skype Visit

768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, Connecticut 06443

Much like how Anouk's Beastie existence prohibits her from leaving the confines of her prison walls in Grim Lovelies, author Megan Shepherd will make a mystical and magical appearance via Skype to join us digitally live here at RJ Julia! 

Join our TAG members and prepare to be spellbound by the world of Grim Lovelies. Free event, please register to join at:

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to Nov 20

NCTE/ALAN Annual Conference

Will you be at NCTE/ALAN?

You can meet me in two places:

Sunday, Nov 18, 5:30pm
Young to ALAN Reception (invite only)

Tuesday, Nov 20, 11:25am
YA Panel “Enchantments Retold, Twisting Fables” with A.G. Howard(Abrams), Brigid Kemmerer(Bloomsbury), Megan Shepherd(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), and Chaired by Suzanne Metcalfe, Diamond High School, Anchorage, AK. Open to all ALAN attendees.

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to Nov 10


Update: I’ll also be participating in the Friday afternoon special event YALLCRAWL!

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I'll be speaking & signing at this year's YALLFEST in Charleston, SC! For the full lineup:

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to Nov 4

EpicFest Charlotte NC

EpicFest is an extraordinary, free literary festival that brings children, teens and families together with authors, illustrators and the Library.

Produced in conjunction with Verse & Vino, this event welcomes book-lovers of all ages into a community of readers. The 4th annual EpicFest will be feature award-winning children/young adult authors and illustrators. On Friday, November 2 our guests will visit select CMS schools, and Saturday, November 3 they will be featured at an all-day festival for children and families at ImaginOn. 

Following the daytime festival, the young adult authors will participate in a book talk and signing for teens and others interested in young adult literature. 

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5:00 PM17:00

Highland Books Event

I'll be at my hometown bookstore on Oct 30 for a pre-Halloween book signing with giveaways, macarons, and a candy buffet! Come get your book signed and hear the story behind Grim Lovelies. 

Can't make the event? You can preorder copies of Grim Lovelies from Highland Books and I'll sign them for you to pick up (or they can ship) later!

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12:00 AM00:00

Read Up Greenville

Read Up, Greenville is an annual celebration of Young Adult and Middle Grades books and authors. There will be book sales, author signings, panel discussions and keynote speakers. The day will feature multiple panels specific to different themes.

Megan Shepherd will attend as a speaker and sign books!

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4:00 PM16:00

BookBar Event

megan shepherd reading and signing

From the bestselling author of The Madman's Daughter trilogy comes Grim Lovelies, a darkly enchanting young adult fantasy where fighting to stay human means trusting the dark magic that started it all.

Megan Shepherd is the acclaimed author of The Madman's Daughter trilogy, The Cage trilogy and the middle grade novel, The Secret Horses of Briar Hill. She lives and writes on a 125‑year‑old farm outside Asheville, NC.

Event date: 

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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11:00 AM11:00

Blue Willow Bookstore Event

What:  Megan Shepherd will discuss and sign her novel GRIM LOVELIES.

When:  Saturday, October 6, 11:00 am

Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX  77079

Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Megan Shepherd for book personalization, please purchase GRIM LOVELIES from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.

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6:30 PM18:30

Little Shop of Stories Event w/ Beth Revis

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join bestselling authors Megan Shepherd (Grim Lovelies) and Beth Revis (Give the Dark My Love) for an amazing evening of YA fantasy! This conversation is not to be missed. This event is free and open to the public. Be sure to purchase a copy of at least one of these titles in order to earn a place in the signing line!

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6:00 AM06:00

THE GAUNTLET launch day!

The final volume in the NYT bestselling THE CAGE series, THE GAUNTLET comes out May 23! I'll be dropping by local bookstores to sign stock and checking in with reader online through the day. If you'd like to purchase a signed and/or personalized copy, please contact Malaprops Bookstore ( or Highland Books ( 

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