A month worth of Author Fabulousness!

The past thirty days I have been most blessed to see some of my favorite authors. It all began with the wonderful Michelle Zink and then Malinda Lo, Kristin Cashore, Scott Westerfeld, Sarah Rees Brennan, James Dashner and Heidi Kling.

I wanted to thank all of them for being so gracious especially when I go all fan girl. Thanks also to my friends both old and new that have been constant companions on these events.
I had the most amazing time visiting with Michelle Zink, she is an amazing author and friend.
I had the most awesome time seeing Sarah Rees Brennan and Scott Westerfeld on their book tour. Scott had a wonderful slide show presentation that was simply amazing.Kepler's book store hosted the event and they made this tented entrace that demonstrated the belly of the beast.Scott Westerfeld and Sarah Rees BrennanThe lovely Sarah Rees Brennan is signing my bookSarah and Scott signing books for the many attendee's
Me and Kristin Cashore, yup I went all fan girl with her. She was a joy to listen to and meet. Kristin read a bit from Fire and then she demonstrated her writing notebook
Can you believe that Kristin writes her books in a notebook then uses voices recognition to trascribe her work onto her pc. That picture your looking at is her current work in progress Bitterblue. SQUEE!!My friend Amanda with one of my favorite pictures from the night.
Alicia from Shooting Stars Mag with Kristin Cashore
My bay area book lovers gang. We met James Dasher in Oakland. James was the nicest man and we all had a great eveningThe night I went to see Kristin Cashore, Heidi Kling showed off her ARC for Sea. Isn't it pretty?
It has been a great month and there are many other events and authors to meet and I cannot wait.

12 comments on "A month worth of Author Fabulousness!"

RKCharron wrote: October 14, 2009 at 3:51 AM

Hi :)
Thank you for the great post!
I loved the pictures, thank you for sharing them.
It looked like you had a marvelous time.
*squashes envy*
;)
All the best,
RKCharron
xoxo


Ladybug wrote: October 14, 2009 at 4:16 AM

You lucky girl! It sounds like so much fun and thanks for sharing the pictures! I'm a little jealous I have to admit it.

So nice to see you! You're a pretty girl, Ravenous Reader, and you have the kind of smile that makes others want to smile as well =D


marie wrote: October 14, 2009 at 5:29 AM

Wow- I love your new lay-out & font and that's so awesome about all the author events!!


elnice wrote: October 14, 2009 at 5:45 AM

Fantastic pics, I am so envious. Great month of sharing.


Reverie wrote: October 14, 2009 at 6:48 AM

OH MAN! Looks like you had a blast! LOL Michelle looks THRILLED to be there! JK JK


Katie wrote: October 14, 2009 at 9:16 AM

Ahhhhhhh, I am so jealous of you! I love going out and meeting authors, and these are some of my favs.

Thank you so much for sharing. :D


Diana Dang wrote: October 14, 2009 at 12:45 PM

Oh you are lucky! I wish I get to see my favourite authors but unfortunately, they never really head up north to Canada.


Heidi R. Kling wrote: October 14, 2009 at 1:16 PM

What a run-down! You've had quite a month. Thanks for including me and SEA on here. =DDD


Insert Book Title wrote: October 14, 2009 at 7:37 PM

Looks like you had fun. Wished I could have went!


James Dashner wrote: October 14, 2009 at 7:57 PM

It was so great to meet you! And an honor to be mentioned with all these great authors. You rock! Keep up the good blog work....


Shelli wrote: October 15, 2009 at 7:00 AM

whoa - that is full of awesomeness


Allie wrote: October 15, 2009 at 12:23 PM

Oh how cool! I haven't had the opportunity to meet many writers in person. I think it's got to be so interesting to see them in person when you've enjoyed their work so much!


Post a Comment

I would love to see what you have to say :)

“Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I've accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter. Reading gives me something to talk about later on. Reading is the unbelievably healthy way my attention deficit disorder medicates itself. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.”

Nora Ephron, I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

Tales of a Ravenous Reader

My Photo
Hello, and thank you for stopping by. This is my little haven for talking about the YA books that I adore.

Grab My Button

Email Twitter RSS Feed

Contact Me

I am an avid reader from Northern California and if you are a publisher and would like to have your YOUNG or NEW ADULT book reviewed, please email me. I accept ARCs, as well as books that have already been released. I am also more than happy to do author interviews, guest posts, and contests to promote your book as long as they are in the Young and New Adult genre. Please check my review policy prior to sending me an email, thank you. curlyshoe(at)gmail(dot)com

2014 Reading Challenge

2014 Reading Challenge
nancy has read 0 books toward her goal of 125 books.
hide

Upcoming YA Bay Area Book Events

I have compiled all the SF, bay area YA and NA events in this section. If you know of any events that I have failed to post, please let me know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is best to verify all events prior to attendance.

2014

JULY

DEBORAH HARKNESS-THE BOOK OF LIFE
Book Passage in San Francisco
Wednesday, July 30 @ 12:30pm

DEBORAH HARKNESS

Copperfield's Petaluma
Wednesday, July 30 @ 7pm

AUGUST

RACHEL DEWOSKIN
Book Passage in San Francisco
Monday, August 4 @6pm

GAYLE FORMAN, NINA LACOUR & JANDY NELSON
Books Inc. in San Francisco
Wednesday, August 6 @ 7pm

ANN AGUIRRE, VERONICA ROSSI and CORRINE JACKSON
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Friday, August 8 @ 7pm

MEETYA@DIESEL with MICHAEL GRANT
DIESEL Bookstore in Larkspur
Thursday, August 14 @ 7pm

SEPTEMBER

STEPHANIE PERKINS
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Sunday, September 7 @ 4pm

STEPHANIE PERKINS
Books Inc. Opera Plaza in SF
Monday, September 8 @ 7pm

SARAH J. MAAS and VERONICA ROSSI
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, September 12 @ 7pm

WENDELIN VAN DRAANEN and MARK HUNTLY PARSONS
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, September 17 @ 7pm

GRETCHEN MCNEIL and ANNA CAREY
Books Inc. San Francisco
Thursday, September 18 @ 7pm

JANDY NELSON and NINA LACOUR
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Tuesday, September 23 @ 7pm

OCTOBER

LAUREN OLIVER
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Wednesday, October 1 @ 7pm

LAUREN OLIVER
Book Passage in San Francisco
Thursday, October 2 @7pm

LAUREN OLIVER and JANDY NELSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 2 @ 7pm

RICK RIORDAN (ticketed event)
Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Wednesday, October 15 @ 7pm

CORY DOCTOROW and JEN WANG

Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Thursday, October 16 @ 7:30pm

MARIE LU
Face in a Book in El Dorado
Thursday, October 16 @ 7pm

GARTH NIX and MICHAEL GRANT

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 23 @ 7pm

What I am Reading Now

and this too.....

BOOKSTAGRAM

BOOKSTAGRAM

Follow by Email

Followers

Rating System

♥♥♥♥♥ Love it! A must read

♥♥♥♥ Great, give it a try

♥♥♥ Okay, a decent read

♥♥ Meh, read at your own risk

Would not recommend

DNF=Did Not Finish

Blog Archive

Blog Stats

Blog Designer