Books and Babes

Over the weekend, I went to a fantastic author luncheon. Few things will convince me to put on real pants on a Saturday so when you see me wearing them, you know the event must be worth it! To me, a day spent with book lovers is a day well spent!

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The luncheon was at the beautiful ballroom of the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. I have the fondest memories of reading Harry Potter as a kid, curled up in a big armchair at the Yacht Club. In my opinion, I can’t think of a dreamier place to become absorbed in the world of books. Wide, tall windows, glittering chandeliers, fountains and paintings. It’s utterly dreamy!

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We sat at table, basking in the early afternoon sunlight. Waiters ensuring your coffee never got too low, chatting away until the authors took the stage.

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We listened to Cynthia Tennent, Amor Towles and Adriana Trigiani. All write different types of books and had very different personalities. As a group, they left us laughing, thinking and spellbound.

Have you ever been to an author event before? More importantly have you read anything by the authors I saw? I’m so excited to get a read A Gentleman in Moscow!


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