Hotels, limbo and waiting. They all suck when combined like they are for us. We are staying in a hotel while waiting in limbo to fly back to the states in a little over a week from now. I have been doing a lot of reading, both of review books and book blogs, watching CNN out of Hong Kong, renting The Tudors Season 2 as well as The Other Boleyn Girl and eating out for almost every meal. (I feel very full.)
I read/reviewed/posted an author Q&A and am hosting a giveaway (enter by Wednesday, May 6th @ Midnight EST HERE) of Mistress of the Sun by Sandra Gulland and am now reading Belong To Me by Marisa De los Santos for review. I enjoyed Mistress of the Sun and am finding that Belong To Me is just fabulous.
Of course I am spending too much time browsing the Internet while in the hotel. Rocky sometimes gets jealous that I pay so much attention to the one eyed monster and brings over a toy to play or lays in my lap to distract me. I just searched author events in the DC area and am excited about what I found. If you live in the DC Metro area there are some awesome author events coming up.
The following authors will be reading and signing their new books at the Baileys Crossroads Borders:~ Michael Connelly on May 26th @ 7:30 pm ~ George Pelecanos on June 3rd @ 7:30 pm ~ Jeffrey Deaver on June 22nd @ 7:30 pm ~ David Sedaris on June 26th @ 7:30 pm
Emeril Lagasse will be at the Tyson’s Corner Borders on June 6th @ 2 pm for a signing event, and the event I might just be the most excited about is Annie Barrows, co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society, will be at the Tyson’s Corner Barnes & Noble on June 10th @ 7 pm.
I am also looking forward to taking some cooking classes at the Sur La Table store at Pentagon Row and learning some new recipes and techniques. We are also planning on attending a few concerts at Nissan Pavilion and Wolf Trap. It will be a busy, fun filled and exciting summer and I am ready to dive in with both feet. What are you looking forward to doing this summer?