So this happened: Stephen King came to li’l ol’ Albuquerque as part of his End of Watch tour, and got interviewed by George R.R. Martin. All thanks to our local indie bookstore, Bookworks. Here are some notes from that June 16, 2016 conversation. “They saved my life.” –Stephen King on George R.R. Martin’s Song of … More Notes on the Stephen King and George R.R. Martin Conversation
I found out via a Facebook tag from my friend who lives in Atlanta (go figure) that Judy Blume was going to be in Santa Fe for a book signing. To which I commented, “Eeeeee!” So I contacted my blogging buddy, Permed to Natural, who also loves Judy Blume, and we drove up to Collected Works … More I Get to Meet Judy Blume, Again!
I picked up two new books at Saturday’s A Word with Writers event, featuring Mira Jacob and Kirstin Valdez Quade, as part of a series sponsored by Bookworks to benefit the Albuquerque Public Library Foundation. First the authors read excerpts from their books: The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob: “Amina wasn’t totally sure … More A Word with Writers Event: Mira Jacob and Kirstin Valdez Quade
Saturday I went to the book signing for fellow LERA members Darynda Jones and Jeffe Kennedy at Page One Books here in Albuquerque. Jeffe Kennedy signed for the next book in her The Twelve Kingdoms series, “The Talon of the Hawk.” She said that she pitched her first book in the series as “The Middle Princess” … More New Books from Darynda Jones and Jeffe Kennedy
Bliss January 13, 2014 I read this synopsis from Book Riot on The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson and thought “what a cool story. I should check that out.” Then somebody walked into my office. That very night I read in the newspaper that Laurie Halse Anderson was going to be at Alamosa Books on that Friday, January … More Laurie Halse Anderson at Alamosa Books