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LIVE - Katalina Gamarra, Ben and Beatriz

August 2, 2022
7:00 PM
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge MA

Harvard Book Store welcomes local author and former bookseller KATALINA GAMARRA for a discussion of her debut novel Ben and Beatriz. "Katalina Gamarra weaves together the wit, banter and joy Shakespeare fans will expect from a modern retelling and the exploration of the complex topics of race, sexuality, class and more all with sensitivity and amazing skill. A fantastic debut!" —Samantha Young, New York Times bestselling author

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HYBRID - Romance Book Club: "Pick a Trope"

August 4, 2022
6:30 PM
Hosted by Ashland Public Library
66 Front St.
Ashland MA

This month, we're trying out a new format- Audiobooks! Is there a book you've been dying to read but haven't had the time? Audiobooks are a great way to multitask- try listening to a favorite author while on your commute or out for a walk! Be ready to discuss and add to your TBLT - To Be Listened To- pile! This is a HYBRID event. If you can come in person, just show up. If you'd like to join us virtually, please register for this event and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails - make sure to check your spam folder for them, they will be coming from ashlandprograms@minlib.net.

Registration is requested to attend online, walk-ins welcome in the library

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VIRTUAL - Indian Heritage Author Panel with Amalie Howard, Alisha Rai, Annika Sharma, and Madi Sinha

August 15, 2022
7:00 PM
Hosted by Ashland Public Library
Ashland MA

We are thrilled to be chatting with authors Amalie Howard, Alisha Rai, Annika Sharma, and Madi Sinha about their journeys to becoming published (and fabulous!) authors given their Indian backgrounds. Whether they were born in the US or elsewhere, we wonder how their heritage has influenced their writing, characters, publishing power, and fan base. It's sure to be a fascinating conversation! Buy books by all the authors from from Bank Square Books.

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LIVE and VIRTUAL - Bookstore Romance Day

August 20, 2022
Varied Locations and Online
Hosted by Romance-friendly bookstores all over the US

It's another annual Bookstore Romance Day! Check the website for events as they are posted, or sign up to get notified of events near you or online. Virtual events announced so far: History in Color (moderator Kristian Beverly and authors Beverly Jenkins, Vanessa Riley, Adriana Herrera, Diana Quincy, and Amalie Howard); Authors to Grow With (Moderator Christine Bollow of Loyalty Books with authors Alisha Rai, Suzanne Park, Kosoko Jackson, Ashley Herring Blake, and Megan Bannen); Gotta Have Faith (moderator Olivia Waite and authors Stacey Agdern, Rosie Danan, Farah Heron, Uzma Jalaluddin, and Preslaysa Williams); Is This A Kissing Book? (Candice Huber, owner of Tubby and Coo's Mid-City Books will moderate a panel with authors C.L. Polk, Ilona Andrews, Travis Baldree, Alexandra Rowland, and Rachel Gillig); Love Is Queer (moderated by Nicole Lintemuth, owner of Bettie's Pages, with authors TJ Alexander, Erica Ridley, Timothy Janovsky, Chencia C. Higgins, and TBA (awaiting final confirmation)

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VIRTUAL - Between the Sheets: Bookstore Romance Day Panel

August 20, 2022
12:00 PM
Hosted by Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge MA

Harvard Book Store's virtual event series welcomes award-winning authors ADRIANA HERRERA, ASHLEY HERRING BLAKE, KATEE ROBERT, and OLIVIA DADE for a discussion of their books and the romance community as a whole in celebration of Bookstore Romance Day.

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VIRTUAL - Bookstore Romance Day

August 20, 2022
1:00 PM
Hosted by Belmont Books
Belmont MA

Bookstore Romance Day Panel with Danielle Jackson, Abby Jimenez, and Rachel Van Dyken.

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LIVE - Sarah MacLean in conversation with Tessa Bailey

August 20, 2022
4:00 PM
RJ Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Rd
Madison CT 06443

An evening with Sarah MacLean featuring Tessa Bailey! Join us for Bookstore Romance Day and the launch of Sarah MacLean's latest novel, Heartbreaker! A hardcover special edition of Heartbreaker will be available, along with complimentary swag and exclusive giveaways.

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VIRTUAL - Love and Pride: Bookstore Romance Day Panel

August 20, 2022
7:00 PM
Hosted by Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge MA

Harvard Book Store's virtual event series welcomes award-winning authors ALEXANDRIA BELLEFLEUR, ALYSSA COLE, ANITA KELLY, KOSOKO JACKSON, and OLIVIA WAITE for a discussion of their books and the romance community as a whole in celebration of Bookstore Romance Day.

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VIRTUAL - Ali Hazelwood talks LOVE ON THE BRAIN with Tessa Bailey

August 23, 2022
7:00 PM
Hosted by Barnes & Noble

Join Barnes & Noble as we welcome the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis, Ali Hazelwood, for a live, virtual discussion of LOVE ON THE BRAIN, a new STEMinist rom-com in which a scientist is forced to work on a project with her nemesis—with explosive results. She will be in conversation with Tessa Bailey, author of Hook, Line, and Sinker. **BONUS!: Get your ticket by August 22 and you will be automatically entered for a chance to win A Night In Inspired by Ali Hazelwood – including a C&E Smells like Adam Carlsen candle, a “What Would Marie Curie Do?” hoodie, a Stonewall Kitchen popcorn gift set, a signed and annotated copy of Love Hypothesis and more!

Tickets Required (includes book purchase)

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LIVE - Summer Author Series at the Ocean House: Annabel Monaghan

August 24, 2022
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Ocean House
1 Bluff Ave.
Watch Hill RI 02891
Hosted by Bank Square Books

Welcome to the Summer Author Series at the Ocean House featuring Annabel Monaghan for the new book Nora Goes Off Script, a heartwarming and hilarious novel about a divorced romance channel screenwriter whose script about her marriage's collapse just might help her reclaim her life and find love.

Tickets Required (includes refreshments and book purchase)

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LIVE - Marie Force Leaf-Peeping Weekend in NH and VT

October 13-14, 2022
Courtyard by Marriott
70 Constitution Ave.
Concord NH 03301

Join us in New England for leaf-peeping and a daytrip to Vermont to see the foliage and locations that inspired Marie's Green Mountain and Butler, Vermont Series.

Tickets Required

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LIVE - Fall in Love New England

October 21-22, 2022
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel
181 Boston Post Road
Marlborough MA

50 plus spectacular romance authors entertain readers in laugh-out-loud panels, author spotlights, games, and crafts on everything about the romance genre. Readers will receive a unique conference goodie bag at registration check-in.

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