Past Events


1/17-18: Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend, Nacogdoches, TX

Paperback Book Tour for The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

2/12/2015: Margaret Mitchell House, Atlanta, GA

2/14/2015:  Savannah Book Festival, Savannah, GA

2/16/2015: Country Bookshop, Southern Pines, NC

2/17/2015: Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC

2/24/2015: The King’s English, Salt Lake City, UT

2/25/2015: Bookworks, Albuquerque, NM

2/26/2015: Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ

3/3/2015: Barnes & Noble East 86th Street, New York City, NY

3/4/2015: RJ Julia, Madison, CT

3/5/2015: Books on the Common/ Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield, CT

3/6/2015: Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs, NY

3/8/2015: Magers & Quinn, Minneapolis, MN

3/21/2015, A Day of Authors, Fullerton, CA

4/9-11/2015, Naples Philharmonic Book Series, Naples, FL

4/9/2015: Barnes & Noble Waterside Shops, Naples, FL

5/9/2015, Literary Guild of Orange County Festival of Women Authors, Irvine Marriott Hotel – Irvine, CA


January 21 – 24, 2014 – ABA Winter Institute, Seattle, WA

January 26 – 27, 2014 – ALA Midwinter Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

January 27 – 2014 – Gala Author Tea 

Monday, 2-4 p.m. (doors open at 1:50 p.m.)
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Liberty A-C
Advance tickets: $55, $49 United for Libraries division members; onsite tickets: $60.

Bestselling authors Lisa Scottoline, Sue Monk Kidd, Laura Lippman, and Cristina Henriquez, Alice Greenway, and Gabrielle Zevin will discuss their writing life and forthcoming books. A light offering of tea, finger sandwiches, and a variety of sweet treats will be served. A book signing will follow, with most books given away free and others available for purchase at a generous discount. United for Libraries will recognize the winners of the 2013 National Friends of Libraries Week Awards during this event. This event is sponsored by ReferenceUSA. Event code: UFL1

Book Tour for The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

4/1: Vroman’s, Pasadena, CA

4/2: Warwick’s, La Jolla, CA

4/3: Chaucer’s, Santa Barbara, CA

4/7: Elliot Bay Book Company, Seattle WA

4/7: Booktalk Nation National Phone-in Event, EVERYWHERE

4/8: Village Books, Bellingham, WA

4/11: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, Redondo Beach, CA – Ladies, Lunch, & Literacy Event

4/14: The Reading Bug, San Carlos, CA

4/15: Rakestraw Books, Danville, CA

4/16: Book Passage, San Francisco, CA & Books Inc., Alameda, CA

4/17: Copperfield’s Books, Petaluma, CA

4/21: Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA

4/22: Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA

4/23: Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley, MA

4/24: Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center, VT

4/26: Wellesley Books, Wellesley, MA

4/28: Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, WI

4/29: The Bookstall, Winnetka, IL

4/30: Anderson’s Bookshop, Naperville, IL

5/1: Watermark Books, Wichita, KS

5/6: McLean & Eakin, Petoskey, MI

5/7: Schuler Books, Lansing, MI

5/9:  Joseph-Beth, Cincinnati, OH

5/12: Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL

5/13: The Bookmark, Atlantic Beach, FL

5/15: Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX

5/18: Mysterious Galaxy Book Club Day, Mission Viejo, CA

6/7-8: Printer’s Row Lit Fest, Chicago, IL

6/9 – Page & Palette, 10th Annual One Town One Tale Community Read Event, Fairhope, AL

6/20-22: Nantucket Book Festival, Nantucket MA

6/23 – 6/28: Italy: Milan, Rome, Viterbo (Caffeina Cultura)

7/31 – Pages, Manhattan Beach, CA

9/16 – Jewish Book Festival, Fort Lauderdale, FL

9/20 – Women and Words, Los Angeles, CA

10/1 – 10/3 – Read for the Cure, Vancouver, Canada

10/9 – 10/11 – Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN

10/21 – WNBA Reading Group Month LA Chapter event: “Let’s Go [Book] Clubbing!” Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., Santa Monica, CA; Author panel with  Cynthia Bond: Ruby, Michelle Huneven: Off Course, Gina B. Nahai: The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.Other Events

Other events

5/8 – Reading & Writing Festival, Kent State University, OH

Fall 2013

October 11-13, 2013 – Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN

October 26-27, 2013 – Texas Book Festival, Austin TX

Fall 2012

October 15 – 18, 2012 – Teen Reads Week, various events with the Columbus Metropolitan Public Library in Ohio

October 23, 2012 – Word Bookstore (I’m interviewing Jasper Fforde)

Saturday, October 27, 2012 – Boston Book Festival 

November 15-18, 2012 – NCTE/ALAN in Las Vegas, NV