Morning Meanderings… I LOVE Author Events


Good morning!  Happy Thursday!  THURSDAY!  Does anyone else feel like the week flew by?  I know I have two days left but, the weekend is almost upon us!  (I have an open weekend so imagining the possibilities!)

Yesterday while corresponding with a publishing house they were letting me know of an author who will be in Minneapolis next Tuesday the 17th. Arwen Alys Dayton will be at the Red Balloon Bookstore promoting her book SEEKER, which has already been snatched up to be a movie.  OOH!  I just received SEEKER on audio, it is a beautiful looking book and being compared to the likes of Hunger Games and Divergent.

Arwen Alys Dayton, SEEKER, Bed Ballon, Minneapoils, Book Store, Book JOurney

That is one I would like to go to and have already put the bat signal in the sky for the Bookies to see if anyone wants to go along.

Also, later next week on the 20th at the same book store, Amanda Hockings will be there! That is kind of cool too, she wrote WAKE, and is the first author to sell more than a million copies of her book that was self published!  Crazy cool!!!  I also did not know that Amanda Hockings was a Minnesota author.  (Now the wheels are turning….)

Amanda Hocking, Frostfire, WAKE< Book JOurney, Minneapolis, Red Ballon

I usually have my eye on Magers & Quinn, another book store in the cities that holds a lot of good author events.  Now I know I need to keep an eye on two!


The drive to the cities is about 2 hours and 10 minutes for me.  The going is not hard, it is the fact that most of the events start at 6:30 pm, and I am driving back around 8 or 8:30 pm in the dark.  Still… it doesn’t stop me 🙂


Do you have any author events in your area?  Do you like to attend them?  How far would you drive?