Author: Marie Lu


The time I got a headstone

The time I got a headstone

Seeing Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff is always a sure thing. Seeing them at Mysterious Galaxy with Marie Lu is just a bonus. I was able to call in and get our numbers before hand, so we got to the store after 4pm and sort of settled in. Well, we ran around in the back room, where I lost my mind over this… …and got some chocolate mouse at the delicious bakery. Chairs were put out early because the store […]

Posted October 27, 2016 by Stacee in Signings / 12 Comments

The time we were not in the priority line

The time we were not in the priority line

When Marie Lu announced her tour dates for The Rose Society, I wasn’t going to be able to go to the dates she had listed. Then a San Diego event was listed and hooray!! Michelle, Keiko, and I met up for delicious foods and then headed over to the library. We took one car because the parking lot looked small and the additional parking lots had “walking trails” to get to them. I figured that was a horror movie waiting […]

Posted October 22, 2015 by Stacee in Signings / 2 Comments

The time it was the last event

The time it was the last event

I was able to get my greedy hands on an arc of The Young Elites at SDCC and I devoured and loved it. I was so so so excited to see that Marie Lu was going to be at MG. We got down to the store around 5 because we work in the area. It was the last day that they were going to be in the old space, so a lot of the shelves were empty. And it was […]

Posted December 6, 2014 by Stacee in Signings / 2 Comments

The time it was SDCC 2014

The time it was SDCC 2014

SDCC is always a given for us. 2014 was my 18th year going and it’s something I look forward to every year. We didn’t get preview night this year, but went down to the gaslamp quarter to hang out. We walked around a few art galleries,  got drunk ate at Barley Mash and met up with Colleen for even more drinks. Thursday Thursday was our first official day. We picked up our badges and headed straight to the Penguin booth […]

Posted July 27, 2014 by Stacee in Signings / 9 Comments

The time there was a signing rule

The time there was a signing rule

Marie Lu was always a sure thing. As soon as I got my work schedule taken care of, it was added to the calendar and I started hoarding books to take with me. We got up to MGRB early because it was raining. I spent some time raiding the back room [thank you, LeAnna] and catching up with Carlos, who we haven’t seen in a while. [And technically, he’s the one who let me in the super secret back room, […]

Posted December 8, 2013 by Stacee in Signings / 12 Comments

The time we spent the day in the shade

The time we spent the day in the shade

We went to Festival of Books last year and it was pretty amazing. So I knew I would be going again, I just had to wait until the list of authors was released to decide how long I’d be there for. I made my plans the day before. And while there were going to be several authors that I love seeing, I was really focused on seeing people that normally weren’t in the LA area. There were only two for […]

Posted April 21, 2013 by Stacee in Signings / 2 Comments

The time I didn’t recap the event

The time I didn’t recap the event

Mrs. Nelson’s always puts together an excellent event.  I feel like they always go above and beyond to do something special for the authors, as well as the people who attend.  And the staff are consistently some of the nicest I’ve ever encountered. The Breathless Reads tour was no exception. They had a trivia game with a giveaway as well as a “survival kit” that was full of candy.  As well as some pretty awesome Breathless Reads posters that were of […]

Posted February 12, 2013 by Stacee in Signings / 10 Comments