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Readers & 'ritas with Eloisa James and more

Join us at the Fresh Fiction Readers Conference with Eloisa James and Sarah MacLean and more on November 9-11th, 2012!

Readers conferences are more than “the rage,” they are the place to meet readers who relish talking endlessly about favorite books, authors, series, characters, universes and so much more not understood by others! So come and “celebrate passionate literary obsessions” with a few new and old friends!

And enjoy sharing meals with Eloisa James, Sarah MacLean, Jade Lee, Nikki Duncan, Cathy Maxwell, Heather Long, Winnie Griggs, Connie Cox and more… emceed by radio personality and author Candace Havens. Opportunities will abound to share your opinion about current book trends (Hot & Spicy versus. Sweet & Mild), best book care practices to keep your collection in top notch condition (ABCs and 1-2-3s of books), where to buy and trade your books, what’s the best e-reader for you YOUR reading habit, learn about books and authors you possibly missed, how to get a book club going in your neck of the woods and so much more. Plus meals* are included as well as at least one margarita per day! After all, this is Texas and we practice margaRITA therapy!

Activities include:

  • Private Book Signing and Sale
  • Author Lounge – ample time to sit in small groups with your favorite author
  • HUGE Book Trade – bring gently used books and pick up some you’ve been missing
  • Masquerade Ball – come dressed as your favorite character, prizes
  • Panels and Workshops
  • Raffles and Silent Auction — special reader collections and more — benefit Plano Family Literacy a literacy program in Collin County
  • Bachelor Hero Auction
  • margarRITA hours — need we say more?


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  • Kia Baker G.

    What an excellent event! I loved all the quality time with the authors and meeting so many new friends! An event well done!

    November 11, 2012

  • Linda B.


    November 11, 2012

  • Sara E.

    Great and fun packed weekend as always. Panels were interesting and informative and the lunch with Eloisa James was so much fun. Got to sit with Cathy Maxwell!

    November 11, 2012

  • Patricia R.

    Oh my....water tank in attic broke last night sending water down through our ceilings in kitchen and dining room :( Unfortunately this disaster will keep me from attending Fri night's signing. Soooooo disappointed.
    But ya'll have fun. :hugs: Patty

    November 8, 2012

  • Mindy

    Kim, Did you find out if its transferable? I am interested if so and you still have the tickets. [masked]

    September 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    A friend and I bought early bird tickets, but can no longer go. We would like to sell them for $75 each. We are just not sure how that works since on Eventbrite it lists our names on the "name badge". Are the tickets transferrable? If so, would anyone like to buy them? Please let me know: [masked]

    July 17, 2012

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