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

The time I was lucky number 13

The time I was lucky number 13

Ava is the one who pointed out that Kiersten White was having her release party for Endlessly in Oceanside.  She was the one who pointed out the other authors on the panel.  I just knew I was going. I got to the B&N in Oceanside around 3:30. I went to the teen section to pick up a copy of Endlessly, but the bookseller working in the aisle told me they had taken all of the books to the front and […]

Posted July 25, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 1 Comment

The time we went to Comic-Con 2012

The time we went to Comic-Con 2012

Last year, we got up at 3am and waited in line for 6 hours to buy our 2012 CC passes when they were still doing onsite ticketing. I can’t complain because we ended up meeting Matt Smith in the middle of the road and he was super nice and took pictures with us. Anyhoo. We weren’t super excited about it right away. We’ve been every year for 16 years or so and while it’s been interesting watching the growth and […]

Posted July 17, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 3 Comments

The time there was cake

The time there was cake

I had read a review about The Age of Miracles in a magazine.  I’m going to guess it was Entertainment Weekly, but honestly, we subscribe to about 20 magazines so who knows.  The synopsis was something that interested me and I made a mental note to check it out.  Then ALA came around and I had heard several different people discussing it in various lines… Checking the tour dates, there was one at Warwick’s and one at Vroman’s.  Initially, I had […]

Posted July 16, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 0 Comments