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you’re invited !!!

Pretty much every book-related thing I do is fun.  But there’s something extra-magical about a book launch party.

You’ll be there, right?  Even if you’re in New York, say, or Canada?  Git yourself down here and let’s kick this thing off right!

(And PS: You can pre-0rder books from Brazos and I’ll sign them beforehand so you don’t have to wait in line!)

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reading tonight at Brazos Bookstore in H-town!

Remember last week when I went to Borders and got yelled-at for taking a photo of my book on display??

I posted about it on Facebook.  And within about five minutes, Sally, who works at Brazos and is a Facebook buddy of mine, wrote to let me know that I should have come to Brazos.  Where I could’ve taken all the pictures I liked.

So I went to Brazos to take pictures.

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And guess what?  There was my book!  Out on display!

I love all bookstores.  I even still love Borders.  (Red is my favorite color, after all.)  I love the smell of the new books.  I love the buzz that comes from being surrounded by them.  I love the sense of possibility that comes from having all those thoughts and adventures and poems in one place.  I even just like the shopping.

But I don’t go to bookstores now, as a mama, as often as I used to.  Because my kids can empty a shelf of books faster than you can say, “Don’t touch those!”

I’m always struck, when I get to go to Brazos, at how beautiful it is in there.  The books are beautiful, and so are the antiques everywhere, and that great rug.  And the lighting.  

And plus, it’s not covered in toys.  And, for me, that’s always a shock and a delight.

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I’m reading tonight at Brazos at 7 pm.  If you’re in Houston, come by!  No toys anywhere–I promise!

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book tour for Everyone Is Beautiful!

The dates are confirmed for my book tour for Everyone Is Beautiful!  There are still some unconfirmed events, and not all the times are set, so I’ll update this page as I can.  

Send your friends!  Send your family!  Or, heck–just buy a plane ticket and meet me there!  

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Tuesday, FEBRUARY 17

Everyone Is Beautiful goes on sale.  (Though you can pre-order it now!)

Monday, FEBRUARY 23:

Houston, Texas

Children’s Museum of Houston’s

Parents and Families Luncheon.  

Houston folks, be sure to get tickets!

Thursday, FEBRUARY 26:

Houston, Texas

Reading/Signing

Brazos Bookstore

2421 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 

Tuesday, MARCH 3:

Houston, Texas

7:00 p.m. Reading/Signing

Blue Willow Books

14532 Memorial Drive, Houston TX 

Thursday, March 5:

Dallas, Texas

Reading/Signing

Legacy Books

Tuesday, MARCH 10:

Anacortes, Washington

7:00 p.m. Reading and Siging

Watermark Books

612 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes WA 

Wednesday, MARCH 11:

Seattle, Washington

7:00 p.m. Reading/Signing

Third Place Books

17171 Bothell Way NE, Ste. A101, Bellevue, WA

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Thursday, MARCH 12:

San Francisco, California

7:00 p.m. Reading/Talk/Signing

A Great Good Place for Books

6120 LaSalle Avenue, Oakland, CA 

Tuesday, MARCH 17:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

7:00 p.m. Reading/Signing

HW Schwartz Bookshop

10976 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI  

Wednesday, MARCH 18:

Dayton, Ohio

Reading/Signing

Books and Co.

4453 Walnut Street, Dayton, OH 

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Thursday, MARCH 19:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Reading/Signing

The Bookcase of Wayzata

607 E. Lake St., Wayzata MN 

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