Monthly Archives: March 2007

Book Tour Day 11 Report – Absolutely Austin

TweetI adore Austin. This is one of the coolest cities I have ever been to. BH, we really need to come down here on vacation. I spent most of the morning on phone calls and LJ entries, then scurried downstairs for lunch with my collection of librarians, plus one professor. They were lovely and lively!
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Book Tour Day 10 Report – No Problems, Houston

TweetI can’t believe I got up when the alarm went off, but I did. I do not remember the shuttle ride to the airport, but once I got through the security ritual, I found a Starbucks and stood at the gate until the barristas took pity on me and opened up a few minutes early. […]
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Book Tour… What Day is This?

TweetI will admit it. I am in a bit of a fog. Yesterday – Houston day – was long and fun. But before I get into that, let me give some details about St. Louis. If I can remember them. ::checks itinerary to jolt memory:: ::slams down coffee:: Right. St. Louis. Now I remember. I […]
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Book Tour Day 9 Report, Short Version

TweetIt is 10:15 pm and I am eating my dinner in my hotel room, preparing to go to bed. Why? Because I have to be up at 3:30am to catch the 4am shuttle for an obscenely early flight that is completely necessary if I am going to make all of my events in Houston tomorrow. […]
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Book Tour Day 8 Report, In Which The Author’s Hand Complains

Tweet What is a stock signing? A. An opportunity for author to quickly drop by a bookstore and sign all of her books. B. The above plus a chance for the author to run around the store and find all her books. C. Both of the above plus the chance to meet all of the […]
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Book Tour Day 7 Report & Sarah Dessen is a Classy Dame

TweetSleep is magical, don’t you think? By the time I crawled into bed last night my eyes had rolled up into my skull and I had to fumble to turn out the lights. I fell asleep with my hand on the light switch. I probably woke up the entire floor with my snoring. I know […]
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Today’s Report Will Be Filed Tomorrow

TweetI am beat. Bone-tired. More tomorrow. Good-night, Detroit. Good-night, world. Sweet dreams.
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Book Tour Day 6 Report – Ohio friends are the best

TweetShort entry because it’s late and the day starts early tomorrow. It did not start early today, thank goodness. I enjoyed a lovely breakfast, read my book, talked to family members and chilled until it was time to leave for Dayton. When I got there, I was shocked to see an actual crowd. On a […]
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Book Tour Day 5 Report – Catching my Breath in Ohio

TweetIt was another early flight out of Miami, but it wasn’t hard to make the plane because I was still buzzing with adrenaline from the Books & Books event. I flew North, to Ohio. My author schlepper here is Kathy Tirschek. (The proper title is “media escort.”) Her job is to take me from event […]
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Book Tour Day 4 Report – Part 2 – Hot Miami Bookstore

TweetWow. WOW. ….. we interrupt this LJ post to point out that the author is pretty much speechless at this point because she is so completely blown away by the Books & Books event tonight. Please bear with her…. Freaking – ohmigah – wow. The world of bookselling changed tonight. Books and Books raised the […]
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