April 20, 2018
  • Are you a BRIGHT?

    April 20, 2018  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    We'll discuss the Netflix Original show Bright in as vivid detail as we can in 60 minutes. 



    Panelists: Tiff Franklin, Leia Powell, MM Schill

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  • Great Fight Scenes

    April 20, 2018  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    What is it about fight scenes in books that make them amazing? We'll be talking mechanics, ignorance, and editorial special effects!



    Panelists: Jason Denzel, Ellie Raine, Sargon Donabed, Tom Fallwell

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  • Intro to the Dresden Files

    April 20, 2018  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    Who is Harry Dresden? Why have we cared for 13 books? Come and learn introductory and spoiler free knowledge of the series! 



    Panelists: Erin DeSimone, Thom DeSimone, Jenna Sellers, Chris Lipnickas

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  • Some Scenes from Some of Shakespeare’s Best-known Plays

    April 20, 2018  10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    5 actors perform scenes from Macbeth, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, and Taming of The Shrew. 



    Panelists: Saki Marie Harp, Raine Palmer, Jen Austin, Jennifer Weatherspoon, Caleb Burnham

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April 21, 2018
  • Myths and Monsters

    April 21, 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Maplewood A

    The Bump in the Night is just the beginning! How mixing magic, mythology, monsters, and scenery create more than just a Friday night fright!

    Panelists: A. R. Cook, Ashley Chappell, Paige L. Christie

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  • Urban Fantasy Hour

    April 21, 2018  11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    A Discussion about the genre, itself, and a trek through the magic systems, characters, and settings in this powerhouse subgenre.

    Panelists: Tom Fallwell, Toni Weisskopf, Aaron-Michael Hall, Leia Powell

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  • Dresden Hour

    April 21, 2018  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    Advanced Dresden 102, including discussions of the later books and theories about what is coming with the new one!

    Panelists: Thom DeSimone, Jenna Sellers, Chris Lipnickas

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  • Star Wars Redeux

    April 21, 2018  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    What did we learn? What do we still want to know? Looney theories!

    Panelists: John Vots, Sebatianos Ionnedes, Michael J. Allen, Clay Gilbert, JD Jordan

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  • Rise & Fall of Neville Longbottom

    April 21, 2018  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    Join our panel of HP experts as we explore why Voldemort chose Harry instead of Neville, and reveal the moment that set Neville free to fulfill his part of the prophecy.

    Panelists: Erin DeSimone, Darin M. Bush, Erin McGourn, Thom DeSimone

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April 22, 2018
  • Where is it on the shelf?

    April 22, 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Maplewood A

    There is a lot of gray area between YA and Middle Grades, Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance!

    Panelists: Kayl Karadijan, Blue Cole

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  • Looney Theories about the Kingkiller Chronicles

    April 22, 2018  11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    We discuss what plot points are still open and close them ourselves, and then combine it into Book 3 of KingKiller.

    Panelists: Seth Jones, Aubree Pham

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  • Remaking the classics

    April 22, 2018  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Maplewood A

    A discussion with authors about bringing classic characters back to life for a new audience.

    Panelists: Leia Powell, JD Jordan, A. R. Cook

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  • What SHOULD we be reading?

    April 22, 2018  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Maplewood A

    Come listen to some book suggestions from our Staff and Guests.

    Panelists: Paige L. Christie, Sargon Donabed, Merethe Walther, A. R. Cook

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