Booklovers’ Gourmet in Webster, MA

Holly Robinson (author of BEACH PLUM ISLAND) and I will be doing a joint event at Booklovers’ Gourmet, a wonderful independent bookstore in Webster, Massachusetts. Reading, talking, answering questions! This is going to be fun! Hope you’ll come on out and join us.

 

 

 

Another Marvelous Book Club Discussion About THE ART OF FLOATING

Earlier this week, I had a terrific discussion about THE ART OF FLOATING with another marvelous book club! The host, Maria, put together a delicious spread (beach themed, of course)! And offered a perfect wine for the occasion (Plum Island wine, to honor the setting of THE ART OF FLOATING).

Since most of the book clubs I’ve met with have been made up of women, it was fun and informative to have a couple of men in this conversation. All in the book club were smart, thoughtful readers with great senses of humor. Thanks for hosting me!

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Upcoming Reading at Booklovers Gourmet! Webster, MA, Here We Come!

Plum Island, MA | 2013

Plum Island, MA | 2013

Live near Webster, Massachusetts? Come on out on Saturday, September 20, to Booklovers’ Gourmet for an afternoon of crazy booklove!

Author Holly Robinson and I will be reading from our novels (mine THE ART OF FLOATING, hers BEACH PLUM ISLAND), answering questions about writing and life, talking about Plum Island (the setting for both of our novels!), and much more.

When: Saturday, September 20, 2014

Time: 1:00pm

Place: Booklovers Gourmet in Webster, MA

Why:

  • You’re an insatiable reader.
  • You love to discover new authors.
  • You read our novels and can’t wait to talk with me and Holly.
  • You are a writer.
  • What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon?
  • You want to know why the heck plovers (see photo at right) are relevant to this conversation.
  • So, so, so many reasons!

See you there!

 

 

 

 

Authors Fair at Haverhill (Massachusetts) Public Library: Sat, August 16, 1-3pm: I’ll Be There

Near Haverhill, Massachusetts? If so, come on out this coming Saturday, August 16, from 1:00-3:00 for the Authors Fair! I’ll be there with THE ART OF FLOATING, along with many wonderful authors. Great fun ahead!

FLOATING in the Haverhill Library

 

 

Awesome Readers, A Boxer, and Sold Out at B&N in Salem, NH

Yesterday I did a “meet & greet” at Barnes & Noble in Salem, NH. The setup?

Me. A small table with a lot of copies of THE ART OF FLOATING at the entrance to the store. Goal? Talk to folks & sell those books!

And so…

At 2:00 pm, this:

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At 3:45 pm, this:

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Huzzah! So much fun there. Awesome customers/readers, great staff and managers, and so many wonderful books! Big thanks to all!

 

 

Beach Reads Author Festival at Bestsellers Cafe in Medford, MA

Beach Reads Author Festival!

Folks, this is going to be such a fun event! Come on out! Mingle with authors. Check out the best beach-y reads. Celebrate summer!

I’ll be at the festival from 1:00-3:00 with marvelous authors Lisa Borders, Deborah Doucette, William Kuhn, and Edith Maxwell. (From 11:00-1:00, the following will be there: Elisabeth Elo, Elizabeth Graver, Ann Hood, Paul Mazzarella, Holly Robinson.)

We will chitchat with customers, share our bookish wisdom, sing summery songs (maybe…), and more.