"To find out what a story's really about,' the Librarian said,

'you don't ask the writer. You ask the reader."

- SNOW & ROSE by Emily Winfield Martin

Monday, February 11, 2013

BLAZE (or Love in the Time of Supervillains) by Laurie Boyle Crompton's Book Launch and GIVEAWAY (U.S. AND International)!

My sister (The Next Chapter) and I were so lucky to be able to go to
Laurie Boyle Crompton's BLAZE launch and signing
before Winter Storm Nemo came and wreaked havoc all over us, lol! 
The launch took place at Barnes and Noble in Carle Place...

I love seeing these little tables set up right when you walk in :) 

Here's Laurie pre-signing a few books for family members :)

Here she is getting ready to talk about BLAZE and read to us :)


Talking about BLAZE... so sorry, the beginning got cut off :( 

Her little sister dressed up as BLAZE! 
Amazing and supportive family they all are!

Laurie's husband, kiddos and family members all wore pink in honor of BLAZE!

Laurie is very tall... or I'm really really short, lol! 
She is such a super person - creative and inspiring!

We had so much fun! I am really looking forward to reading more of Laurie's books!

You can see Laurie's recap of the event on her blog here!!!
You can see my review of BLAZE here!!!
Get a sneak peek of BLAZE and read about why BLAZE is "super comic cool" here!!!


Enter to win a SIGNED paperback copy and swag of BLAZE!!!
(U.S. only)

For my international peeps, you can win a paperback copy from The Book Depository!!!
Please be sure that they deliver to you ;)

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy reading :)


  1. What a fun event! Love how supportive her whole family is...even the hubby wearing pink:)

  2. What a fun event! I'm so glad you could go. It truly is amazing to get to meet authors! Blaze sounds like a great read that I've been seeing around a lot and I'm looking forward to reading. Thank you so much for sharing your experience (I'm literally jumping in excitement here because you could go!) and thank you for the giveaway! :D

    Sarika @ The Readdicts

  3. Thanks for sharing that! I've been eyeing this book (I love the concept), but seeing how much fun you had, and how cool the event was, it's now officially on my wishlist. :)

  4. I'm so glad you get to go to these cool events, Margie. This looks like a ton of fun, and I love that her family was there to support her (and all wore pink! Too cute). Thanks for a chance to win! :-)

  5. Great event, so jealous you meet Laurie, she seems so awesome! :) I've heard great things about Blaze, looking forward to reading it! I love the pink wig! WOOT! :) Thanks for sharing the recap and for the awesome contest!

    Evie Bookish


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