The time Linda from Mysterious Galaxy was extra awesome

The time Linda from Mysterious Galaxy was extra awesome

So.  A few weeks ago, Stacey Jay was tweeting back and forth with Mysterious Galaxy about her upcoming visit to San Diego and how she wanted to come into the store and sign their back stock.  Seeing that I follow both, I was privy to the entire conversation and I eagerly jumped in, first asking Stacey if she would sign my copy of Juliet Immortal that I dropped off and then asking MG if they would let me drop a […]

Posted February 22, 2012 by Stacee in Bookish Mail / 1 Comment

The time I bought a book because of a last name

The time I bought a book because of a last name

It’s no secret that I’m horribly in love with Étienne St. Clair from Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins. He is the swooniest boy ever. I’ve typed his name so many times on my phone that it is now in autocorrect. [*cringes* That sounds so weird.] So. While browsing the events page for Mysterious Galaxy, I saw the author name Sara Wilson Etienne and I instantly stopped. When I read the synopsis for her book Harbinger I was intrigued. Enough […]

Posted February 18, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 0 Comments

The time we saw people from tv

The time we saw people from tv

I’m always hesitant about going to a signing at Book Soup. The first time we went, it was a complete clusterfuck, but the second time was really good. I guess you just don’t know wtf is going to happen when it comes to organization and that’s what really bugs me. When I first saw the announcement for Shorty Rossi, I could have sworn the start time was 2pm. When we got to the bookstore, turns out it started at 4. […]

Posted January 30, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 0 Comments

The time I succumbed to peer pressure

The time I succumbed to peer pressure

When John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars came out, it was everywhere.  I got an email from Barnes and Noble apologizing to me for sending it out early [when I didn’t even pre-order it].  I had called a bookstore about a different signing and ended up talking to the employee about how amazing it was.  Swoontini reviewed and highly recommended it.  There were two women at the Megan Miranda signing who were going on and on and on about it. […]

Posted January 29, 2012 by Stacee in Bookish Mail / 0 Comments

The time I went by myself

The time I went by myself

I have no witty story about how I got my hands on my copy of Fracture. After seeing that Megan Miranda was going to be doing a signing at a Barnes and Noble in Huntington Beach, I ordered the book online and waited for the event date to come around. Now, whenever I go to a book signing, I drag my husband with me. I also make him drive. This time, he was in Valencia for work and I had […]

Posted January 25, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 0 Comments

The time Barnes and Noble told me no

The time Barnes and Noble told me no

I’ve been a fan of Tami Hoag since the late 90s.  The first book of hers I read was A Thin Dark Line and she had me hooked before I was even halfway through.  I’ve been reading her books ever since.  After getting on this kick of book signings, I went to the websites of most of my favorite authors to see if they were doing any events.  Tami had a new book coming out and an book tour.  The […]

Posted January 16, 2012 by Stacee in Bookish Mail / 0 Comments

The time I didn’t identify myself

The time I didn’t identify myself

As soon as I read Shatter Me, I knew I wanted to meet Tahereh Mafi.  Maybe even before that.  There was a lot of talk on the internet from the people who had ARC’s [Swoontini ladies, I’m looking right at you] and I was already sold on the synopsis of the book.  On Twitter, Tahereh is super fun.  She’s always posting pictures or being a tease when talking about book 2 or 3…  I sort of started stalking her and […]

Posted January 14, 2012 by Stacee in Signings / 1 Comment