Saturday is the 2nd annual UCF Orlando Book Festival in Orlando, Florida! It'll be a lot of fun with author panels and book signings, a children's zone, a book fair, and entertainment. It's free, so if you're local, head on down there!
I was fortunate to be able to attend an author reception held Friday at the Barnes and Noble on campus. I managed to not take many pictures, unfortunately, but I will make sure to on Saturday. I did finally get to meet in person Heather (Raging Bibliomania) and Sandy (You GOTTA Read This) who are both awesome!
I also was very fortunate to meet two amazing authors, Lori Roy (Bent Road) and Eleanor Brown (The Weird Sisters). Read my reviews, and then go read their books!!
I met some other wonderful authors whose books I have, unfortunately, not yet read but hope to soon! They include Mary Beth Whalen, Susan Gregg Gilmore, Shellie Thomlinson, and Bill Eggers.
The presentation at the reception included a show by a group of middle school children who did a skit/musical about books and reading. It was hilarious and adorable. Hopefully I'll get a picture to share tomorrow, and I know among Heather, Sandy, or I, you will definitely get to see a video!
Stay tuned for my wrap up post on Sunday. There are a few other authors whose books I have read and enjoyed so I'd definitely like to meet them AND we are having a get-together after the event with some local bloggers so I'm excited!