Hello, hello! It's Wednesday, which means we're less than a week away from the first ever Local Author Mingle here in Salt Lake City! This event is being hosted by The Clever Reader and me, and will take place at The King's English Bookshop next Wednesday night at 7:00 PM! Come join our book club, … Continue reading Come Meet 20 Utah Authors at the First Ever Local Author Mingle!
I had so much fun sitting down with Charlie N. Holmberg, author of The Paper Magician after the launch event for her new novel The Fifth Doll! I loved this book! The Fifth Doll reads like a classic fairytale, is wildly imaginative, and just so much fun. This story is unique and creative. I've never read anything like … Continue reading Interview with Charlie N. Holmberg!
It's been another INCREDIBLE week of book events here in Salt Lake City! We got to attend a couple of wonderful debut author events, see the highly anticipated movie Everything Everything, and meet an author whose latest book has been highly anticipated (as in anticipated for the last seven years highly anticipated.) Shout out as … Continue reading This Week’s Book Events!!!
If you've read Jeff's amazing novels The Serpent King and Goodbye Days, then you are very aware of the fact that he makes his readers cry...A LOT. However, he makes up for that by giving out lots of hugs during his events. In all seriousness, this event was so much fun. Thanks as always to The King's English … Continue reading Highlights From the Jeff Zentner Event
I am so thrilled that we got to attend this event to celebrate the launch of Tricia Levenseller's The Daughter of the Pirate King. Not only was it A LOT of fun, but I have been dying to get my hands on this book for months, and I'm so excited to finally get to read it! … Continue reading Highlights From the The Daughter of the Pirate King Launch Party!
I had the incredible honor of attending tonight's Newbery Award Party in Salt Lake City. We got to hear from a panel of industry professionals, including local author Ally Condie, associate professor in education psychology at the University of Utah Lauren Liang, and director of the Provo City Library Gene Nelson. We got to learn all … Continue reading Highlights From the Salt Lake Newbery Award Party
All hail the Queens! What an AMAZING night! It was so much fun getting to meet Victoria Aveyard and Sophie Jordan! And Kathryn Purdie, of course, did a phenomenal job moderating their panel. It was fascinating listening to them discuss the motivation behind their novels and some important details about their books and writing that I … Continue reading Highlights From the Victoria Aveyard, Sophie Jordan Event with Kathryn Purdie!