Chicago, IL (Naperville) - March 27, 2015 - 7pm
123 W. Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Richelle will answer questions, sign books, and take pictures (time permitting). Three books signed per person (get Mom or your BFF to carry more). You may bring books from home, but please purchase at the store if there's something you don't have! Those who purchase The Ruby Circle from Anderson's get to go to the beginning of the line!
Santa Monica/Los Angeles, CA - April 11-12, 2015
Ever heard of YALLFest, the colossal book festival in South Carolina? Well, now it has a sister event on the West Coast! I'll be appearing here with a gazillion other authors. My day will be Saturday, April 11, and I'll be talking about various book things on panels and also signing. All the panels I'll be on are free, but there are some cool events that aren't that you'll need to buy tickets to. I'm told those tickets are almost sold out, so you can check out what those are here. If you don't get tickets to those, you can still come see me.
Cavalcade of Authors West - Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA - May 2, 2015
This an event put on by the libraries of Pierce County, WA and features me and some other great authors teaching writing workshops to middle and high school students. If you live in Western Washington, pass this website onto a teacher or librarian to get you registered.
Romantic Times Book Booklovers Convention - Hyatt Regency in Dallas, TX - May 12-17
This is a massive convention put on every year in various places around the country (Las Vegas next year!). Tons of authors come, and if you register for the full convention, you'll have access to a lot of parties and panels. BUT if you don't have the time or money for all that, here are some simpler ways to meet me:
--Giant Book Fair - May 16 - 11am-2pm
$5 admission will get you into the book fair where a few hundred authors will be signing. I'll be there, and you can bring your own books or purchase them there.
--Teen Day - May 16 - 11am-7:30pm
If you love YA books, THIS is the event you don't want to miss--and you don't have to be a teen. Along with the giant book signing, you get to attends panels with your favorite YA authors and hang out with them at a party where you'll get a bunch of loot. Tickets are $30 and includes chaperone admission if you're under 18. Get all the details here.
Bookcon (BEA) - Javits Center in New York City, NY - May 30 & 31
BookExpo of America is a giant convention in NYC, and now they've got Bookcon added to it--a special part that's open to the public. I'll be appearing on Saturday, May 30. I don't yet know my schedule, but if you're interested in seeing me that day (or other great authors), get your tickets here.
WHERE HAS RICHELLE BEEN?
I'm often asked why I never come to [x city]. A lot of people don't realize I've actually made quite a few rounds in the last year and may have visited your home in the past! Here's a list of some places I went in 2010: Chicago, Delaware, Philadelphia, Albuquerque, St. Louis, Atlanta, Detroit, Seattle, Toronto, Mobile, Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, New Orleans, Miami, New York City, and the UK. In 2009, I signed in Seattle, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Portland, Detroit, Chicago, Orlando, Louisville, Atlanta, Vancouver, Boston, Austin, Houston, Dallas, Washington DC, and Australia. In 2008, I was also in New York City, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Pittsburgh.
My publisher decides where I go, not me, and they try to get me in as many new places as possible. We do re-visit a lot of cities, so I may come back to yours, but hopefully that list shows we haven't neglected you!