Register Today for a Chance to Win a Free Book!

We wanted to alert you to an exciting opportunity related to the 2023 Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival on Saturday, March 18.

Today we announced that thanks to Sourcebooks the next 50 registrants for the 2023 Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival will receive a free advance copy of “The Chaperone” by M. Hendrix! Ms. Hendrix will be participating in the festival and will sign books that afternoon. 

Register now to get a copy of “The Chaperone” 3 months prior to its official release and to get it signed by M. Hendrix at the festival!

2023 Author Announcement!

We are excited to announce the author lineup for the 2023 Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival! Natalie D. Richards, author of the New York Times bestselling Five Total Strangers and “master of suspense” (BCCB), leads the author line up as our keynote speaker.

Author details and registration is available now at

In alphabetical order, the authors announced today are:

  • David Bell, She’s Gone
  • Chelsea Bobulski, All I Want For Christmas is the Girl in Charge
  • Kayla Cottingham, My Dearest Darkest
  • Shannon Doleski, Gabe in the After
  • Polly Farquhar, Itch
  • Wendy Fedan, Somewhere In-Between
  • Jeff Fleischer, A Hot Mess: How the Climate Crisis Is Changing Our World
  • Kit Frick, Very Bad People
  • M. Hendrix, The Chaperone
  • Kosoko Jackson, Survive the Dome
  • M.J. Kuhn, Among Thieves
  • Demitria Lunetta, Our Broken Earth
  • Mindy McGinnis, The Last Laugh
  • Scoot McMahon, Agents of SLAM
  • Skye Quinlan, Forward March
  • Kate Karyus Quinn, Anti/Hero
  • Natalie D. Richards, Seven Dirty Secrets
  • Debbie Rigaud, A Girl’s Guide to Love & Magic
  • Margaret Rogerson, Vespertine
  • Lillie Vale, Beauty and the Besharam
  • Merrill Wyatt, Tangled Up in Nonsense
  • Deeba Zargarpur, House of Yesterday

Session Announcement!

We are very excited to announce the breakout sessions that will be available at the Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival! The sessions will be spread out across 4 breakouts, meaning there will be at least 7 options during each breakout. Lunch will be an option as well during the first 3 breakouts.

Winter Christmas Cookie Bake-Off Fundraiser with author Darci Hannah!

We are excited to host Darci Hannah for a discussion of her Beacon Bakeshop series and a Christmas Cookie Bake-Off to raise funds for the Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival! Everyone is invited to participate! For a $10 donation anyone can taste test the cookies and vote for their favorite! Please register here as either a Baker, a Taster, or a Spectator so that we can ensure space for everyone.

Fall Author Fair Fundraiser!

The Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival team will be selling hot dog lunches and kettle corn at the Fall Author Fair at 196 E. South Boundary in Perrysburg on Sunday, September 12 from 11 am to 3 pm! Join us for a $5 lunch to support the Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival and stick around to meet over 20 local authors!