Thursday, July 02, 2009

Booksignings and Blog Tours

Last night I went to debut author Margaret Mallory's first booksigning. It was, by all accounts, a rousing success, with long lines and sold-out stock. It was loads of fun chatting with other RWA chapter members, watching the crowd, and seeing just how thrilled--and a little stunned--Margaret was with the event. Congratulations, again, to MM!

I picked up two copies, one for me, one for a lucky reader. All you have to do to be entered to win is post a comment sometime this week. Easy-peasy, right?

So on the topic of signings, the question of the day is: what author would you most like to meet at a booksigning? Or what's the most precious signed book you own?

Oh, and on a completely unrelated note, I'm guest blogging over at Leah Braemel's place today, talking about beach reads. There's a giveaway there, so drop on by and say howdy!


Jane said...

I would love to meet Julie Garwood and Heather Graham.

chey said...

I would like to meet Jack Higgins.

Kytaira said...

I really wanted to go to her book signing. I was on my last couple of days at my job and wanted to leave everything ship shape before I left. I was just at her site and saw she's going to be in Tacoma in August. I'll have to play that one by ear since I start my new job on Monday. It's in the afternoon and I'm not sure I'll be able to take leave that soon.

As for which author - I'm not really fussy. I tend to keep the author and the book seperate in my mind. So, I guess I'd have to say someone local like you or Margaret, ect.

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Maia Strong said...

Man, I am so far behind. I blame deadlines. But once I saw this post, I had to comment because I have two very precious signed books: a hardcover of A Wrinkle in Time, which is one of my all-time favourite books and has been for as long as I can remember; and a tradepaper of Last Chance to See. Both precious, in part because the authors have passed on, in part because they're just awesome books.