Monday, February 27, 2012

Breathless Reads in Houston

L to R: Andrea Cremer, Marie Lu, Jessica Spotswood, Beth Revis, Mary Lindsey
So last Wednesday, I took off work early and drove down to Blue Willow Bookshop in Houston for the Breathless Reads Tour. Because I have my priorities straight.

Marie Lu and Jessica Spotswood listening to Beth Revis
Mary Lindsey (Shattered Souls) moderated, asking Jessica Spotswood (Born Wicked), Marie Lu (Legend), Beth Revis (Across the Universe and A Million Suns), and Andrea Cremer (Nightshade series) questions.
Andrea Cremer explaining string theory

Beth Revis snaps a pic of audience.
All four ladies were hilarious and brilliant. It was so much fun, from listening to Andrea Cremer discuss string theory, to Marie Lu turning bright red when Mary asked her about writing the steamy scenes and Marie said, "But my mom is in the audience!"

Blue Willow always puts on great events and I loved the chance to meet 4 authors whose books I love. It was also fun to say hi to Houston area writers and bloggers.


  1. It was great putting a face with the twitter name. Hope to see you again at some of the April events!

    1. Yes! I'm excited for Tahereh Mafi and Veronica Rossi! I'd love to see Veronica Roth too, but I can't make that one :(

  2. Glad you enjoyed this as much as I did. Wish we lived in the same city so we could hit these up together! :(

  3. Nice recap! :-) Wish we could have met, but maybe in April?

  4. Thanks for the recap! And I would have loved to be there too!! :D

  5. How awesome! Sounds like a lot of fun. I found you by accident and am now following through GFC as lucyatmax. Would love a follow back if you'd care to at:

    Thanks much!

  6. Oh! I am so jealous. Nobody ever comes to my hometown. I may have to travel. Dang it!