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Barnes and Noble Authorpalooza Swag Giveaway

26 Oct, 2011 by in Uncategorized 34 comments

Saturday was the huge Authoropalooza event at Barnes and Noble which every year is one of my favorites. There are so many great writers all in one place! This year’s authors in attendance included:

G.G. Vandagriff-Foggy With a Chance of Murder
Jessica Day George– Tuesdays At The Castle
Frank L. Cole– Hashbrown Winters
Joy Spraycar– Quicksilver
April Touchette- Parole at Camp Somerset
Caleb Warnock-Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers
Connie Sokol– Faithful, Fiot and Fabulous
Mandi Slack-The Alias
Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen– The Hidden Kingdom
B.K. Bostick– Huber Hill and The Dead Man’s Treasure
Carla Kelly-Marian’s Christmas Wish
Tristi Pinkston– Hang ‘Em High
Jason Anderson
Kim Justesen- My Brother The Dog
Berin Stephens-Dragon War Relic
Wendy Paul-101 Gourmet Cake Bites
Nancy Miles– In Good Taste
Debbie Hulet-Independence Rock
Mary Muller- The Guardians of Innocence
Nichole Giles-Sharp Edge of A Knife
Russell Estlack- Shattered Lives Shattered Dreams
Taylor Hartley-Sinner’s Advocate
Marilyn Brown-Images of America: Provo
Paul Talbot-Wizard Magic
Cindy M Hogan-Watched
Jewel Adams-Words of Love
J. Kevin Morris-Strangely Normal
Valerie Mechling & Samuel Stubbs-The Tale of Telsharu
Jenni James– Pride and Popularity
Heather Justesen– Blank Slate
and Jennifer Laurens-Heavenly

Jennifer donated an awesome tote bag from her Heavenly Series as well as a huge of pile of swag including a music CD, postcards and bookmarks. Jessica Day George signed some bookplates for our readers and the other authors chipped in signed bookmarks.
To enter to win some Authorpalooza swag comment below. I’ll pick three winners. Giveaway is open internationally! Ends November 17, 2011. View all the photos from the event on Heather Gardner Photography’s Facebook page.

Utah Author Event- Authorpalooza 2010

20 Sep, 2010 by in utah authors 21 comments

Saturday was the huge Authorpalooza event at Barnes and Noble for over 40 Utah authors. What a blast…treats, book signings and readings. My kiddos thought it was Halloween with all the cupcakes, candy and freebies! Special thanks to Kristyn Crow and Sharlee Glenn for reading to them. Here’s a list of the authors we got to meet:

Jessica Day George Princess of Glass

Becky HallMorris and Buddy

Heather Justesen Rebound -Read our review of Rebound here

Sheralyn Pratt –Rhea Jensen Series -Read our interview with Sheralyn here

Dene LowPetronella Saves Nearly Everyone -YA Historical fiction

Kristen LandonThe Limit -YA Dystopian

Nancy J. MilesIn Good Taste -Family History Cookbook

Steve GashlerThe Bent Sword

GG VandagriffPieces of Paris -NEW Fiction

Rachael Renee AndersonLuck of the Draw

Frank L.Cole Hashbrown Winters – See our author spotlight here

Heather Horrocks How To Stuff a Wild Zucchini -See our book review here

Sydney Salter Swoon At Your Own Risk – YA Fiction…currently reading now!

Lisa MangumThe Hourglass Door- See our reviews for books one and two in her series

Marilyn Bunderson The Mark -see our review here and book based photo gallery here

Dragon Lance The New Adventures

Chef Shawn Bucher The First timer’s Cookbook

Sterling B. NixonThe Sea Kings of Rome
Berin Stephens –The Dragon War relic

Alan BellowsDamn Interesting

Terri Ferran Having Hope

Dan Wells Mr. Monster
Aubrey Mace -My Fairy Grandmother- see our book review here and author interview here

Ronda Gibb HinrichsenTrapped-see our book spotlight here and author interview here

Brandon Sanderson Wheel of Time

Alicia Buck Flecks of Gold- YA fiction, currently reading

Camille FunkCooking for One
Emily Wing SmithThe Way He Lived-Contemporary YA fiction- see our book review here
Jillayne Clements The Diet Rebel’s Cookbook & Deadly Treasure
John BrownServant of a Dark God
Kristen ChandlerWolves, Boys and Other Things that Might Kill Me- YA fiction- bought this book, review coming soon
Kristyn Crow Cool Daddy Rat-see our author interview here

Mettie Ivie HarrisonThe Princess and the Bear
Nathan Hale –Rapunzel’s Revengesee their launch party coverage here
Nichole Giles The Sharp Edge of a Knife-see our review here
Sharlee Glenn
Just What Mama Needs
Stephen GashlerThe Bent Sword
Wendy Paul101 Gourmet Cupcakes

We are giving away author signed bookmarks. To enter to win: simply comment below with the book or author which interests you most. Contest Ends October 20, 2010 and is open internationally.

Authorpalooza 2010 and TDD Giveaway

08 Feb, 2010 by in utah authors 15 comments

Barnes and Noble hosted Authorpalooza this weekend with 40 authors there to sign their books. I have added them all to my sidebar for you to check out! I took my daughter along with me and she was in awe! My husband claims I am turning her into a geek, but I say Hooray! I was a book worm and she can be too. We got a few books autographed and picked up a lot of bookmarks and trading cards. But really we just wish we were millionaires. There were so many books we wanted to buy, but didn’t have the money. Fellow Utah book bloggers @SueySays

@mawbooks and @meow_mix85 were there, as well as Brodi Ashton. We did also happen to snag a bottle of Bree Despain’s nail polish from The Dark Divine, which we are giving away to a lucky winner! Enter in the comments below…

Here are the Utah Authors Who Attended

James Dashner “The Maze Runner” Jessica Day George “The Dragon Fire” Frank Cole“Hashbrown Winters” GG Vandagriff “The Last Waltz” Bree Despain “The Dark Divine” Jillayne Clements Wendy Paul “101 Gourmet Cupcakes in 10 minutes” Nichole Giles Cindy Beck “Mormon Mischief and Mishaps” Terri Ferran “Life’s Alphabet Soup”Rhonda Gibbs Hinrichson “Missing” Heather Justesen “The Ball’s in Her Court”Linda Chadwick “Second Chances” Berins Stephens, Dan Willis, Cory Paulson, Lisa Mangum “The Hourglass Door” Mette Ivie Harrison “The Princess and the Bear” Emily Wing Smith “The Way He Lived” Sharlee Glenn “Just What Mama Needs”Alvina Kwong “My Imagination” Kristyna Crow “Swamp at Bedtime” Carol Lynch Williams, Ann Cannon, Ann Dee Ellis , Kevin Hall Larry Myler , Mike O’Reilly, Zane Taylor Jack Nelson “To Die in Kanab” , Rebecca Lerwill “Relocating MIA” Kim Williams Justesen, Bobbie Pyron “The Ring” Aubry Mace “My Fairy Godmother” , Sydney Salter Nathan Hale “Calamity Jack” , Bron Bahlmann , Alan Bellows, Paul Genesse , Larry Correia

To win the Dark Divine Nail Polish

leave your name and email address below…Additional entries
1) Tell us which book you would buy from Authorpalooza +1
2) Visit a Utah author’s website and leave a comment-leave link +2
3) follow us @FireIcePhotos on Twitter +3
4) Retweet this contest +2
5) Follow our blog +3
6) Add our button to your site +5

Contest ends March 8th 2010, Good Luck!