The time I hosted book club

The time I hosted book club

A few months ago, LeAnna at Mysterious Galaxy Redondo Beach asked if I was interested in hosting the YA book club they held once a month. I was absolutely interested. The first time I was scheduled to host, it was during ALA, so I couldn’t make it. Then at July’s date, I ended up being stuck in horrendous traffic [even with leaving almost 2 hours early] and showed up 10 minutes before it ended. Needless to say, I was prepared […]

Posted August 19, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 0 Comments

The time it was my birthday

The time it was my birthday

About 6 weeks before the date of the event, I noticed that Mysterious Galaxy had posted an event with Sarah J Maas on my birthday.  It was pretty much a given that I was going to go. On the day of, I met Michelle at Starbucks a few hours before the start time so we could catch up on all things post-SDCC. We also bought some books.  And Michelle gave me the most awesome compact mirror that I’m so in love […]

Posted August 13, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 10 Comments

The time the signing was first

The time the signing was first

Emily Giffin has been elusive for me. Something Borrowed was probably one of the first “chick-lit” books I had ever read and I would quickly devour her books when they were released. When I stumbled upon her tour dates for Where We Belong, I couldn’t decide if I wanted to go to The Grove or to Vroman’s. And after finding out The Grove would be a wristband event, I decided on Vroman’s. Annnnnnd after seeing the crowd pictures from The […]

Posted August 10, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 1 Comment

The time I took the entire front row

The time I took the entire front row

By now, everyone knows about my love for all things Sarah J Maas and Throne of Glass. So, of course, when the release party date was announced and it was fairly local, there was no doubt that I’d be going. On the day of the release, there were loads of people tweeting about the book, the release party and their attendance. Expecting a lot of people, I forced Hubs to leave San Diego just after 2 o’clock. We got up […]

Posted August 8, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 16 Comments

The time I reviewed a book {2}

The time I reviewed a book {2}

Okay.  Another book has captured my brain and held it hostage. I know that I said I wouldn’t do reviews all the time, but I refuse to take the blame for this.  I’m holding Susan Dennard completely responsible for creating such an phenomenal world and characters.  It’s her fault that I can’t get Something Strange and Deadly out of my head. First of all, look at that cover.  It’s gorgeous.  The colors.  The model.  The gears behind her.  The font.  Everything about this cover […]

Posted August 3, 2012 by Stacee in Reviews / 0 Comments

The time there weren’t hysterics

The time there weren’t hysterics

As a die hard Gleek, as soon as I heard that Chris Colfer was going to be doing a book tour for The Land of Stories, I knew I was going. Didn’t matter when or where the signing was taking place, I was going to be there. On the day wristbands went on sale at Mrs. Nelson’s, I called right at ten. And was met with a busy signal. I redialed, only to get the same response. I double checked […]

Posted July 28, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 8 Comments

The time I stole a stolen seat

The time I stole a stolen seat

Holly Black was an author who I watched for a while. I didn’t start the Curse Workers series until they were all released. And then I devoured them. As soon as I saw her pop up on the events page for Mysterious Galaxy, I knew I was going. Even though I had no idea wtf Clarion was. While at CC, I had even asked Ben if it was going to end up a ticketed event. I thought it would be […]

Posted July 26, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 2 Comments