The RT Convention is Almost Here!

I’m super excited to be attending the Romantic Times Convention 2017 in Atlanta! The RT Convention is the book industry event of the year and if you want to learn more you can check out their website here. It’s my first time attending as a published author and I’ll be there from May 1st through May 7th. Can’t wait to meet author friends both old and new! I’m also especially looking forward to meeting new reader fans! I’m going to be giving out tons of free swag, goodies, and books! I’ve even promised author friend C.M. McCoy that I’ll be joining her for some spontaneous Irish Dancing! Lord only knows what else I may be caught doing!

Here are just a few of the events I’ll be attending and/or participating in:

Tuesday May 2nd 9:30 – 11:00 PM YA Spooky Slumber Party!

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Wednesday, May 3rd 1:30 – 2:30 pm YA Book-tionary!

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Also on Wednesday evening from 7:00 – 8:30 PM I’ll be attending Pistols & Petticoats.

On Thursday evening from 5:15 – 6:15 PM I’m planning on going to the Peaches & Cream Party thrown by Kensington. And then from 8:45 – 11:45 PM I’ll be at the Spec Ops, Spies & Speakeasy: Roaring 20’s Costume Party.

On Friday from 7:00 – 9:00 PM I’ll be at the RT Awards Ceremony followed by the RT Awards Reception. After that, I’m planning on going to Magnolias & Moonshine.

I’m especially looking forward to Saturday, because from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM I’ll be meeting readers and signing THE GHOST CHRONICLES at the Giant Book Fair! You can buy your copy ahead of time and I’ll be happy to sign it at the Book Fair. Or you can purchase a copy at the Fair that day. I’ll be seated near the end of Row 18 in YA Alley. To find me, just look for this awesome banner designed by my son, Michael:

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Also on Saturday, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM I’ll be participating in the Teen Day Party! Be one of the first 500 to register and receive one of these bags + swag! RT Teen Day 

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After that I’ll be kicking up my heels at Heather Graham’s Dancing Dead Southern-Style Dinner Theater! I’m coming in costume as a ghost, but that’s all I’ll tell you for now!

And last, but not least, on Sunday I’ll be meeting readers and signing at the RT Roundup Meet & Greet from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM!

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Hope to see you there!

All my best,

~Marlo

 

B-Fest Teen Book Festival, here we come!

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Barnes & Noble is hosting B-Fest, the first ever nationwide Teen Book Festival, a three-day event over the weekend of June 10 – June 12th celebrating all the best young adult literature has to offer. And I’m so pleased to announce that myself and Month9 author Brynn Chapman will be part of the festivities! Brynn and I will signing and giving a workshop for teens at three Barnes and Noble stores in NJ! Here is the official blurb:

“CONNECTING TEENS TO THE EXCITING WORLD OF PUBLISHING”

Workshop- presented by YA authors Marlo Berliner (The Ghost Chronicles) and Brynn Chapman (Boneseeker and The Requiem Red). This event is a must for any teen who dares call themselves an avid reader or fan of YA!
Marlo and Brynn will discuss how teens can discover the hottest new young adult books, receive content tailored specifically to their preferences, access exclusive excerpts and giveaways, and connect with their favorite authors online in a variety of new and exciting ways. Marlo and Brynn will also discuss how teens can begin writing and sharing their own fan fiction, flash fiction, poetry and short stories. The door to the publishing world is more open to teens than ever before, Marlo and Brynn will be here to help lead them through it!

Brynn and I are so excited to speak with teens about something we are very passionate about – encouraging reading, writing and literacy among young adults.

Here is the schedule of where we will be:

7:00 PM Friday, June 10th Barnes and Noble in Bridgewater, NJ.

Somerset Shopping Center
319 Route 202/206
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
908-526-7425

RSVP: Bridgewater Event

1:00 PM Saturday, June 11th Barnes and Noble in Hamilton, NJ.

The Hamilton Marketplace
425 Marketplace Boulevard
Hamilton, NJ 08691
609-581-2523

RSVP: Hamilton Event

11:00 – 2:00 PM Sunday, June 12th Barnes and Noble in Freehold, NJ.

3981 US Hwy 9
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-409-2929

RSVP: Freehold Event

This is going to be the biggest weekend of author events in Barnes & Noble history, including not just signings but trivia, exciting sweepstakes, giveaways (while supplies last), and more. Be the first to sample upcoming teen novels, take part in games, and discover great new reads. Follow along with the fun at #BFestBuzz! More information about the nationwide event can be found here: Barnes & Noble B-Fest.

Also, if you are a YA book blogger and would like to be on the list of YA blogs on our workshop handout, please send me an email at marloberliner@gmail.com by June 6th and we’d be more than happy to include your blog on the handout! Again, our goal is to direct teens to where they can find the best information about new and upcoming YA books. What better way to do that than to spread awareness of all the fantastic YA book blogs out there!

 

Good News – The Ghost Chronicles hits #9 on Amazon, $0.99 sale, and a book signing!

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I have good news to share! Yesterday THE GHOST CHRONICLES hit #9 in its category on Amazon in the US and #11 in the UK! 20160430_223609_001

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,980 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

Thank you all so much for making this happen! And the weekend’s not over yet…THE GHOST CHRONICLES will be on sale for $0.99 through 5/2. Please help me spread the word!

I also wanted to share the good news about my next book signing! I’ll be at the Barnes & Noble in Freehold, NJ on May 18th at 6PM talking about THE GHOST CHRONICLES and signing the book. I’ll also be giving away a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card to one lucky attendee who signs up for my VIP newsletter. More details about the book signing can be found here: Barnes & Noble Event.

Keep checking my Events tab here on my website for upcoming news about more signings and appearances. Better yet, sign up for my VIP newsletter on the right hand side of my home page so you can be the first to know about sales, giveaways, signings and all the other good stuff :)

Barnes & Noble Bookfair – Saturday, March 5th!

THIS SATURDAY IS THE
BARNES & NOBLE BOOKFAIR!

Please spread the word! I’m going to be the featured author signing my book,
THE GHOST CHRONICLES!

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Join me at Barnes & Noble #2217 on Saturday, March 5th from 1 to 3 PM.
425 Marketplace Boulevard  Hamilton, NJ 08691. We will have a reading, refreshments, and a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit The Friends of the Hamilton Twp. Library.
The Bookfair is free and open to the public. More information can be found here: Barnes & Noble Event

The book was inspired by the legend of a haunting at The Angel of the Sea in Cape May, NJ and it’s an honor to be signing not only in NJ, but in my home town of Hamilton Twp. Please print out the Bookfair flyer which can be found here and bring the vouchers with you, so all sales will count for the library: Bookfair Flyer

Can’t make it to the signing? That’s okay! Your online purchases will count towards the library fundraiser if you simply use Bookfair ID# 11808474 when making your B&N online purchases between 3/5/16 – 3/10/16. Anything you buy – books, movies, CDs, DVDs, toys or games, and much more – will count towards the Bookfair total sales as long as you use Bookfair ID# 11808474 when making your online purchase.

To purchase THE GHOST CHRONICLES from Barnes & Noble, click here.

Wanted a signed book, but can’t make it to the signing? Contact me through my website and I’ll be in touch with you to either arrange to sign the book, or mail you a signed bookplate!