THE ANNUAL RT BOOKLOVERS CONVENTION AND 700 AUTHORS BRING “THE BIG READ” TO THE BIG EASY!
WHEN: Saturday, May 17, 2014
WHERE: The Marriott Hotel on Canal Street
TIME: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FAN-tastic Day begins at 10 a.m., and the day is all about readers with tons of giveaways — book addicts are encouraged to bring an empty suitcase for all the free books, purchased books and giveaways. FAN-tastic Day pass is only $55.
TEEN Day: Parents are invited to bring teens, between the ages 13 to 18. The program is packed with a day of games, plenty of prizes and book giveaways, is sponsored by HarperTeen and popular YA authors. Don’t miss it! The Teen Day pass is only $30.
The Book Fair with more than 700 authors, representing 15 genres will sell and sign copies of their novels in two gigantic ballrooms is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet New York Times bestselling authors like E L James (Fifty Shades of Grey), Veronica Roth (Divergent), Charlaine Harris (HBO’s True Blood series) Heather Graham, Debbie Macomber, Francine Rivers, Brenda Jackson, and hundreds more, plus, local and regional authors. This is New Orleanians’ chance to mix and mingle with their favorite authors. Library patrons get in free by showing their current library cards to the book fair only. Otherwise, it’s only $5 bucks at the door.
To request an author interview or a press badge, please contact Pat Simmons via email or cell. For more information about this not-to-be-missed book event, visit www.RTconvention.com.
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