Category Archives: Book Signing News

Lauren Willig Booksigning

Last week I attended a booksigning that was part of Lauren Willig’s tour for The Garden Intrigue, the latest in her Pink Carnation series. Because many of AAR’s readers are fans of the series, I decided to focus this column … Continue reading

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Romance Author Booksignings: January and Beyond

Wow! It seems like forever since I’ve been to a booksigning. Fortunately, I have a couple coming up in the next few months to make up for the dearth of events the past few months. Over the next few months … Continue reading

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Romance Author Booksignings: November and Beyond

With the holiday season in full-swing, things are looking a bit sparse for booksignings in the next month. Most of the usual sites I visit to sleuth out booksignings are featuring fewer author events than normal through the end of … Continue reading

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Historical Mystery Writers Panel

I recently attended an event featuring three historical mystery writers at Aunt Agatha’s bookstore. Two of the authors – Jeanne M. Dams and D.E. Johnson – set their mystery series in the United States during the early 1900s. The third, … Continue reading

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Romance Author Booksignings: October and Beyond

This past month I attended a booksigning for William Kent Krueger, who was promoting his latest Cork O’Connor mystery, Northwest Angle.  I haven’t read the series, and still am not sure if they will suit me. But I love listening … Continue reading

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Victorian Historical Mystery Panel

I recently wrote about my love of historical mysteries with a touch of romance. You can well imagine my delight to discover a local book festival that featured a panel of Victorian Era historical mystery writers: Tasha Alexander, Stefanie Pintoff, … Continue reading

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Romance Author Booksignings: September and Beyond

I recently attended a wonderful talk – and signing – featuring Louise Penny, the author of the Chief Inspector Gamache mysteries set both in Montreal and the fictional small town of Three Pines just outside of Montreal. The event was … Continue reading

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Romance Author Booksignings: August and Beyond

This is my first booksigning since the closing of Borders was announced. Over the past year I have consistently found more romance and mystery author events at Barnes and Nobles and independent bookstores around the country than at Borders. But … Continue reading

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Romance Author Booksignings: July and Beyond

In the last month there’s been a bit of media flurry about author booksignings. It all started with a New York Times report that some independent bookstores are now charging readers to attend booksignings in their stores. The story was … Continue reading

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Julia Spencer-Fleming Booksigning

Julia Spencer-Fleming’s mystery series featuring Reverend Clare Fergusson and Police Chief Russ Van Alstyne is a favorite of a number of AAR staff and readers. The first in the series, In the Bleak Midwinter, received a DIK review here at … Continue reading

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