Magical Moments with Gayle Forman

Gayle came to A GREAT GOOD PLACE for BOOKS a quaint book store that sold over 100 copies of IF I STAY. Gayle was there to promote the the paperback release of IF I STAY and she gave a presenntation that was a mixture of select reading passages combined with musical selections mentioned in the book. I was left speechless and with a bit teary eyed and I was reminded of why I loved this book. Not only did I get to see Gayle but I also had the pleasure to hang with my friend Amanda, fellow blogger Alicia and 3 other bay area authors Jandy Nelson, Yvonne Prinze and Nina LaCoeur. One of the best bits of the night was Gayle's occasional slips about the sequel novel WHERE SHE WENT (letmetellyouIwantthisbooknow)

Gayle taking a break from reading and playing a cello piece
Alicia from Shooting Stars Mag getting to chat with Gayle
Gayle Forman and I. Curly Girls RULE!!
Yvonne Prinz of "Vinyl Princess", Gayle Forman "If I Stay", Jandy Nelson "The Sky is Everywhere" and Nina LaCour "Hold Still"

2 comments on "Magical Moments with Gayle Forman"

So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: April 9, 2010 at 6:13 AM

That sounds like a really great event. Glad you had fun!

Rebecca :) wrote: April 11, 2010 at 8:49 AM

That sounds like a fun event! And curly girls DO rule! :)

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