Category: Book Club Meetings

  • Book Clubs Get 40% off!!

    40% Discount for Book Clubs** Promotion Rules: Download one of the coloring pages from the Extras page (here). Color it–manually, digitally, with paint, pencils, markers, or whatever you prefer. Post the colored image to Instagram and/or Facebook and tag me in the image. Add the hashtag #bookclubs and #maryakers Private message me to complete secure […]

  • Another tremendous book club event

    Last night I attended another author (book club) appearance for BONES OF AN INLAND SEA. The book group was marvelous (they are aptly named, too: Joie de Vivre) and offered plenty of really insightful questions and intelligent, encouraging comments. It was a gathering of great readers, great book lovers. The whole evening warmed my authorly […]

  • Amherst Book Review Club appearance

    Yesterday and last night, yet another lake effect snow storm dumped two feet of heavy, wet snow in South Buffalo–on the day that my co-author and I had scheduled one of our biggest author appearances of the year. And wouldn’t you know it? The NY State Thruway actually closed down–trapped motorists ran out of fuel […]

  • St George’s Catholic Church

    My co-author and I had a great event this past Sunday at St. George’s Church in Buffalo. Our audience was delightful (an Over 55 group) and Andy kept joking that he was holding out for an “Over 75” group. They were attentive and receptive and bought all of the books we had brought with us. […]

  • Feeling the Book Club Love

    Andy and I recently had our first book club experience and it was amazing! The wonderful thing about book clubs is that they are most often held in private homes, with a small group of attentive readers, there’s food and drink, and no need to “perform” as with a public reading. The meeting is held […]