The time I reviewed a book {1}

The time I reviewed a book {1}

Okay. So we all know that this blog is about author events and the random shenanigans that seem to always happen to me. Well, I thought I’d shake it up a bit and every once in a while share a book that I loved so much that can’t stop […]

June 18, 2012 | Reviews | 7 Comments

The time I was over caffeinated

The time I was over caffeinated

The Fierce Reads tour was always a sure thing.  It was on my events list as soon as it was announced.  The day of the of event, Mysterious Galaxy tweeted out that it seemed there were a lot of people who were going to be attending.  It always makes […]

June 7, 2012 | Signings | 6 Comments

The time it was all New Yorkers

The time it was all New Yorkers

Joe Pantoliano was my favorite part of The Sopranos. I only started watching when they introduced Ralphie as a character. So, of course it was inevitable that we were going to attend his signing. We got up to BN Santa Monica around 6pm. The events manager, Shane, saw us […]

June 1, 2012 | Signings | 0 Comments

The time we drew Tarot cards

The time we drew Tarot cards

Jennifer Bosworth is a lot of fun on Twitter. Just before her book, Struck, was released, she had posted that the Barnes and Noble in Mira Mesa had put it on the shelves early. I told her that specific store was only 10 minutes from me and I would go […]

May 27, 2012 | Signings | 0 Comments

The time we got a pregame

The time we got a pregame

I saw John Sandford on the event schedule for Vroman’s one day while I was there for another event. I’ve been reading his books for years, I’ve read all of the Prey novels, so I knew that I’d be attending somehow. We got there way too early [surprise, surprise]. I […]

May 24, 2012 | Signings | 0 Comments

The time all of the books had pretty covers

The time all of the books had pretty covers

So obviously, a book cover is important when marketing a book. I don’t remember there being such a big deal about cover pictures being released until I started reading YA books.  But, those marketing people are doing something right, because I’ve bought several books just from the cover alone… The upside to living […]

May 23, 2012 | Bookish Mail | 2 Comments