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One True Loves Launch Party Recap

This recap is wayyy late, but I had the chance to attend the launch party for Elise Bryant’s One True Loves at The Ripped Bodice back in January! I enjoyed reading Elise’ debut, Happily Ever Afters, last year so I was excited to meet her and celebrate the…

April 14, 2022
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When We Were Them Launch Party Recap

It finally happened! I attended an in-person author event this year! I’ve missed book events so much—the last I went to was in February 2020—so I was so excited to find out that Laura Taylor Namey would be having an event to celebrate the…

November 29, 2021
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The Beautiful Tour Recap

Renée Ahdieh has been an auto-buy author for me ever since I read The Wrath and the Dawn right when it first released. I was so excited for her to visit on her book tour for her latest release, The Beautiful, along with Sabaa Tahir. It was so much…

December 8, 2019
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Pasadena Loves YA Recap

I had the chance to attend Pasadena Loves YA once again! This was my third year attending and I love seeing how much bigger the festival grows each year while still remaining a pretty small festival (especially in comparison to Yallwest). This year there…

September 27, 2019
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American Royals Tour Recap

I had the chance to meet Katharine McGee while she was on tour celebrating the release of American Royals! I am so glad to have made it to her signing as I read American Royals back in May and adored every single bit of it. Heather…

September 20, 2019
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Maybe This Time Launch Party Recap

Last week I had the chance to meet Kasie West for the launch of Maybe This Time! Kasie writes the cutest books, so I was so excited to meet her for the first time! I also met up with Madi @ The Book Nerd Diaries!…

July 19, 2019
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Defy Me Launch Party Recap

Last week the most exciting thing happened—Tahereh Mafi had her launch party for Defy Me at the bookstore I work at! The moment I found out she would be coming to our store (which was all the way back in February before any of her tour…

April 11, 2019
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King of Scars Tour Recap

It’s been several months since I’ve gone to a book event, so I was beyond excited about going to see Leigh Bardugo on the last stop on her King of Scars tour! I went up to LA with four of the other booksellers I work with…

February 16, 2019
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Pasadena Loves YA Recap + Giveaway

A couple weekends ago I attended the Pasadena Loves YA festival! This was my second time attending this festival—the first time was back in 2015. This year the four panels were Roads to Healing, The Art of the [Graphic] Novel, Was Lost but Now Found: Overcoming Adversity…

September 26, 2018
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The Darkest Minds Special Screening Recap

Last week I had the privileged of attending the special screening of The Darkest Minds with the cast! This was honestly one of the coolest book-related things I have ever done. Before this, I had never been to a premiere/advanced screening before. When I saw the…

August 1, 2018