Book Events

Signings, readings, sales and other book-related activities

And they’re gone!

UPDATE: My World Book Night books are gone! Originally, I was scheduled to be in our West Coast facility this week. A lot of my co-workers there are not big readers and they are not native English speakers, so I figured that they probably read very different books in school and this would be a great chance to give them… Read more

This week…

This week, I am going to make a concerted effort to get caught up on some reviews. I’ve got 2 partially finished, at least 2 more completely finished but not scheduled, and 1 or 2 more that I still need to get started on. (Of course, I also need to find some time to get a little reading done.) It’s… Read more

I’m a Book Giver!

I am ridiculously excited — got the email yesterday that I will be a Book Giver on World Book Night! For those of you not familiar with this amazing event, people all over the United States and United Kingdom will be promoting reading in the most effective possible way: by giving people free books. This year, on April 23rd, I… Read more

This week…

Happy Monday! This is going to be a busy week — and not just here at Alive on the Shelves. I’ve got presents to wrap (although my shopping is long done, thank goodness)! I’ve got food to cook, wine to buy and cleaning to do. Plus, I’ve got reviews to write, a little knitting to do and I need to… Read more

Coming this week…

Happy Monday! I’ve got a couple of cool things coming up this week. Tomorrow, I’ll have a Tuesday Teaser from a terrific new mystery I’m reading, The Stranger You Seek. Wednesday, I’ve got some new words for Wondrous Words Wednesday. Thursday, I’ve got a new review: Getting Off: A Novel of Sex & Violence and you know you wanna come… Read more