My regular, monthly booksigning column won’t appear here for a couple weeks, but I wanted to post now about an interesting booksigning that I went to this past weekend. The signing was for Joss Ware’s latest book, Night Betrayed, the fourth in her post-apocalyptic Envy series.
If you don’t know, Joss Ware is a pseudonym of Colleen Gleason, the author of the popular Gardella vampire series set in Regency England. I’ve read the Gardella series, but had never read any of the Envy series, so decided to check out this event.
The signing was at a bookstore about 25 miles from where I live. With snow predicted throughout the day, I decided to leave extra early to make certain I got there in time. I actually arrived at the bookstore about 30 minutes early, while the bookstore employees were still setting up the area for the event.
Rather than sitting by myself in the book signing area, I picked up the first in the Envy series – Beyond the Night — and settled in at the cafe with a chai tea latte. Before I knew it, I had almost missed the start of the signing; the book grabbed my attention that quickly.