Monday, August 2, 2010

August Author Signings in NJ/Philly Area

Who doesn't love author signings. If you are in the New Jersey or Philadelphia Area here are some of my favorite authors that will be visiting.

Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 7:00PM
Venue: Barnes & Noble
Location: 3535 US Route 1, Princeton, NJ 08540
Website: Cassandra Clare
Other Information: From Cassie, “I'll be giving away special goodies to those who come up to me and whisper the password. This time around the password is MAGNUS.”

Maria V. Snyder’s SPY GLASS TOUR
Date: August 28, 2010 Time to be determined
Venue: Borders (717-293-8022)
Location: 940 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601

2010 PAYA Festival
Date: August 21, 2010 1:00-3:00PM
Venue: PAYA Festival, Center for the Performing Arts
Location: West Chester, PA
Type: Group signing with tons of YA authors
Website: PAYA Festival
Other Information: Over 15 authors will be coming together with librarians and other book-lovers to raise money for PAYA: Bringing YA to PA ( which will distribute the money to libraries across Pennsylvania.
The author line-up will include:
Josh Berk (The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin)
Amy Brecount White (Forget-Her-Nots)
Stephanie Kuehnert (I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone, Ballads of Suburbia)
Jon Skovron (Struts and Frets)
Shannon Delany (13 to Life)
Jeri Smith-Ready (Shade, WVMP series, Aspect of the Crow trilogy)
Meg Medina (Milagros: Girl from Away)
Chelsea Swiggett (Rae)
Kieryn Nicolas (Rain)
Dianne Salerni (We Hear the Dead)
Jennifer Hubbard (The Secret Year)
Christine Marciniak (When Mike Kissed Emma)
Jennifer Murgia (Angel Star)
Shelena Shorts (The Pace series)
Ellen Jensen Abbott (Watersmeet)
Other fundraisers, such as a basket raffle (featuring a signed Meg Cabot book), a bake sale, and a used book sale will be going on.
Children's Book World from Haverford, PA will be at the event selling books.
A portion of the book sales as well as all other money raised will be donated to libraries across the state of Pennsylvania.
A room will also be set up for librarians to choose new books for their libraries.
Please email with questions.

Venue: Waldenbooks Lebanon Valley Mall 717-274-2731
20% of the proceeds to benefit the Lebanon Library.
Location: 2264 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA
Date: 10:00-2:00PM
Vicky Burkholder Romance
Victoria Smith Romance
Natalie Damschroder Romance
Lucy Finn Romance
Misty Simon Romance
Gene Gomolka Historical fiction
Savannah Russe paranormal Romance
Megan Hart Erotic Romance
Andy Pete Fantasy
Byron N. Morrison Fantasy
J.F. Gonzalez Horror
Brian Keene Horror
Frank E. Bittinger Horror
David Boyle Horror
Joe Schreiber Horror
Ron Malfi Horror
Charlene Haines young adult
Maria V. Snyder Fantasy/young adult
Jeri Smith-Ready Fantasy/ young adult
A.S. King young adult
Ellen Jensen Abbott young adult
Cyn Balog young adult
Beth Fantaskey young adult
Kelly Ann Butterbaugh children’s history
Dana Smith-Mansall Children
Murphdog® and Company Children
Jeff Clineff Children
Sandy Asher children’s picture bk
Ruth Zavitsanos children
Olga Jaffae Children’s mystery
Joan Landis Self Help
Janette Kortman Self Help
Amaryllis Santiago poetry
Doris Washington poetry
Thomas Lipovsky Fiction
Robert Vogel Fiction
Arthur Ford Fiction
John Sabol Non- fiction
Dr. Lazslo Geder autobiography
Dashaun Jiwe Morris Autobiography
List subject to change without notice
Storm Troopers will be appearing from 10-2 p.m. Raffles to be held around 1:30 p.m. Various merchants from the mall along with local businesses such as Longaberger and Partylite. For every book purchased you will receive a raffle ticket. Pre purchased books not eligible.

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