Last Friday was dedicated to book signings ... and walking to the post office to mail boxes home.
I enjoyed breakfast with Kate Pearce - an English rose transplanted on the Big Island of Hawaii. We caught up with recent lava flow thanks to Madame Pele. Kate also asked me to review her upcoming release THE RELUCTANT COWBOY .... squee!
Over at St. Martin's Press book signing, I gushed over Diane Kelly ...
... and then Tracy Solheim at the Berkley Romance book signing.
I also attended the St. Martin's Press cocktail party, where I chatted with Farrah Rochon. She is an absolute delight! I hope to persuade her to share her Louisiana cooking skills at next year's conference!
The cocktail party was held at Roy's Hawaiian Fusion ... librarian extraordinaire Wendy Crutcher pointed me in the direction of the Hawaiian themed sushi ... it was a taste of Paradise!
Do you like Cajun cuisine and/or Hawaiian food? I love Shrimp Etouffee from New Orleans and Loco Moco from Waikiki. One randomly selected commenter wins a book choice from my convention stash. Comments are open through Saturday, July 23, 10 pm in Baltimore. I'll post the winner on Sunday, July 24.
Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City
San Diego Bay
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