Hello Fellow Book-a-holics,
I don’t know if you remember, but back in July I told you that I’m attending my very first book signing event on Saturday 21st September. I’m going to RARE19 London! I can’t tell you how excited I am!
As you know my preferred reading genre is adult paranormal romance, adult urban fantasy and cozy paranormal mysteries, so after I got my ticket I scoured through the list of attending romance authors to come up with a list of who I wanted to see, chat to and get autographs from. Can you believe I was left with 23 names, most of whom I hadn’t read a single book?! Eek!
Lots has been happening over the past couple of months. I have been busy reading books by attending authors – amending my list as I go, removing authors that will no longer be attending 🙁 and those whose books I didn’t enjoy – and buying paperbacks, totes and other RARE merchandise!
I have written this post as I though that you’d might like to see how I’m getting on. I’ve highlighted those authors that I have already read in bold and linked up the book titles to my reviews; the books that are still in my TBR pile are in italics. Why does the TBR list feel so long?! I don’t think I’ve got the time to read all of them before Saturday now. 🙁
I am going to try to get as many signatures in my autograph book as I can from authors who write paranormal romance. The authors marked * are the ones where I have a paperback copy of their book (or books) to get signed too. 🙂
*Amelia Hutchins* – Fighting Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #1), Taunting Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #2), Escaping Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #3), Unraveling Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #4) and Seducing Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #5)
These are the books I going to get Amelia to sign. 🙂
C.M. Stunich – Finding Never (Never Say Never #1) I know our main character here is a 16yr old girl but I’ve read reviews that say this is not a YA trope story.
Jenika Snow – The BEARly Controlled Grizzly (Bear Clan #1)
Karen Lynch – Relentless (Relentless #1)
Kristie Cook – A Demon’s Promise (Soul Savers #1), Havenwood Falls Collection
L.H. Cosway – Teagan’s Blood (The Ultimate Power #1)
M.J. Haag (a.k.a. Melissa Haag) – Depravity (A Beastly Tale #1)
Mina Carter – Perfect Mate (Project Rebellion #1),
And here is the lovely book I’m going to get Montana to sign for me.
Stacey Marie Brown – Havenwood Falls Collection
Stephanie Hudson – Afterlife (Afterlife Saga #1)
T. S. Joyce – Swim Deeper (Keepers of the Swamp #1), Wolf Bride (Wolf Brides #1), Most of her book are available for free through Kindle Unlimited
*Thea Harrison* – Dragon Bound (Elder Races #1), True Colors (Elder Races #3.5), American Witch
And here is the book I’m taking to get Thea’s signature in. 🙂
I’m only there from 12noon ’til 5pm but luckily the lovely organisers are producing a floor plan to help us attendees plot out our day so I’m hoping I’ll be able to plan out a sort of strategy. Have you ever been to one of these events, or one like it? Who would your unicorn be?
I will probably write up a post once I’m back home all about my experience, share my photos and tell you about any book swag I managed to get.
Thanks for taking the time to read my ramblings and I hope you enjoy the rest of your day.