Inspirational author Jennifer Hudson Taylor is creating fictional characters from her ancestors - sometimes unexpectedly!
RT Reviewer Pat Cooper says of the mystery "What happens in Vegas and all that aside, readers will be glad Olson's willing to relate the antics of tattoo artist Brett Kavanaugh and her pals. Sinful, sexy, witty and eccentric ..."
Historical Author Meredith Duran tells readers "Don’t Call Me Mary Sue: The Nice Girl Makes a Comeback" as she discusses her "nicest" heroine yet - and the word's hidden history.
Tip for time-travelers: if you ever skip back more than two hundred years, don’t tell anyone how nice they are—unless you’re prepared for a fight.
That’s right: “nice” used to be an insult. According to the trusty Oxford English Dictionary, until the early 17th century, “nice” meant, among other things,
The Social Sunday program, new to this year's convention, was an absolute success. Authors, readers and booksellers enjoyed a day long program of events. Here are some of this years highlights:
On Saturday Nancy Berland Public Relations hosted Women's Fiction Day at the convention. The events ranged from interviews, informational panels and social gatherings.
Once again Jo Carol Jones, the RT Convention Director, outdid herself with the RT BOOKLOVERS Convention 2010. I, Morgan Doremus RT's Web Editor, was in Columbus, Ohio from Tuesday to Sunday and attended parties, panels, dinners, booksignings and more. While my favorite thing about the RT Convention was getting to meet readers, booksellers, authors, aspiring authors, librarians, bloggers, and publishers, I have to admit that my favorite event was the website launch party.
Last night at the RT BOOKLOVERS Convention Jamie Ungaro was named Mr. Romance 2010! Congrats to Jamie. We'll see him soon when he visits New York to shoot his Dorchester book cover.