Meals & Parties

Wednesday Party
Sponsored by Lori Foster

Early Bird Party!

The following authors plan to attend the Wednesday “meet and greet.” There’ll be time to chat and take photos, and some of the authors have individual activities planned. Don’t miss this great opportunity!

Choice of hot and cold hors d’oeuvre with iced tea and lemonade. Bartender available also.

Lori Foster
D. Renee Bagby
Toni Blake
Stephanie Burke
Melinda Curtis
PJ Fiala
J.Z. Foster
Gracie Guy
Summer Hanford
Becca Jameson
Melanie Jayne
Judy Kentrus
Morgan Malone
Nancy Naigle
Stacey Joy Netzel
Abigail Owen
Constance Phillips
Lucinda Race
Heather Slade
Lauren Smith
Jenn Stark
Sasha Summers
RaeAnne Thayne
Cari Lynn Webb
Justin M. Woodward
Wendi Zwaduk

Thursday Evening Party
Sponsored by Sheila English

Modern Gothic

From steampunk to classic monsters, modern day Maleficent to ghostly heroines and heroes with a touch of the unexpected from today. Costume contest and fabulous prizes!

Snack on chips and pretzels with iced tea. Bartender available also.

Friday Breakfast
Sponsored by Melinda Curtis, Annie Rains & Cari Lynn Webb


Check out Annie, Cari, and Melinda’s Small Town Bed & Breakfast! Stop in for breakfast, play their “Plot a Romance” game, and you could go home with a prize! They’ve got swag for everyone, prizes for jammies/sleep accessories (PG only please!) and creative readers.

Continental breakfast with bacon & eggs.

Friday Lunch

Taco bar. Assorted toppings for chicken or beef tacos. Fresh salsa & chips. Spanish rice, refried beans. Assorted cookies, coffee and tea.

Friday Dinner

Chef’s American Buffet. Fried chicken, vegetable lasagna, roast redskin potatoes, vegetable, salad, rolls and butter. Assorted pies and cakes, coffee and tea.

Friday Party
Sponsored by Jules Bennett & Jessica Lemmon

Monte Carlo Night

Glamour, Glitz & Games
Break out your feather boa and your bling!
Join Jules Bennett & Jessica Lemmon for a fun night of casino games, DJ and dancing, fun prizes, and a cash bar!

Suggested attire:
Black & white clothing, costume jewelry, feathers & elbow gloves. (Have fun with it!)

Saturday Breakfast
Sponsored by PJ Fiala, Stacey Joy Netzel & Donna Marie Rogers


No awkward morning after here…Stacey, PJ, and Donna have the cure for your book party hangover with fun & games to kick off your Saturday!

Continental breakfast with bacon & eggs.

Saturday Lunch

Deli Bar. Soup du Jour, potato salad, pasta salad, seasonal greens with assorted dressing. Sliced ham, roast beef, turkey, Swiss and American cheese, specialty breads, kettle chips, relish tray. Assorted cookies, coffee and tea.

Saturday Dinner
Compliments of the The Marriott

Pizza Party!

Pizza Party. Assorted pizzas, potato chips, pretzels, and dips. Vegetable crudité with ranch dip. Assorted sodas & water station.

Saturday Evening Party
Sponsored by Jenn Stark & Toni Blake

5th Annual Booklovers’ Bingo & Pajama Party

Don’t pack your PJ’s too early! Join us for the 5th Annual Booklovers’ Bingo Bash and get ready to win big, have fun, and shout at the top of your lungs! Players wearing PJs (Family Friendly Only!) are welcome with special prizes awarded, along with giveaways and prizes for Bingo winners.