Fall for the Book Festival, George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus: Merten Hall, Room 1203 , 4441 George Mason Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030
Honored to return to this fabulous yearly book festival. This time I’m moderating a panel: Love and Loss in the Caribbean with Katia Ulysses and Curdella Forbes. Please join us for an interesting conversation and an opportunity to connect with these authors. It’s free and open to the public.
Author Event at Penn Book Center, 130 S 34th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Looking for a way to wind down after work–how about a book talk? Please join me in conversation with debut author Leanne Treese. We’ll discuss her novel, Language of Divorce, answer questions, and sign books.
Book signing at Lahaska Bookshop in Peddler’s Village, 162 Carousel Ln & Rte 263 A, Lahaska, PA
Peddler’s Village is a cute, very family-friendly shopping and dining center that hosts a number of festivals all year long. I’ll be camped out in front of Lahaska Bookshop at their authors table during their Scarecrow Festival to sign books from 1 PM on. I’ll bring swag, including NEW bookmarks. I’d love to see some friendly faces!
June 20, 2019, 6 PM
Author Event at A Novel Idea, 1726 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
Join Maribel Garcia, author of Profound and Perfect Things, and me at A Novel Idea, a groovy new bookstore in South Philly. We’ll chat, answer questions, and sign books. Please join us!
Gaithersburg Book Festival, 31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Thrilled to announce that I will be participating in the Gaithersburg Book Festival this year as a featured author. Details to follow. Books, as usual, will be available. The event is free and open to the public.
BCCC Book Group at Bucks County Community College, in Rollins Center, Room 114, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940
All are welcome to join this public book discussion group at BCCC. Looking forward to hearing readers’ thoughts and answering readers’ questions about DESIGNER YOU. I’ll bring a few extra paperbacks and plenty of swag. For snow or bad weather information, call 215-968-8000. Need a copy of the book now? Local indie bookstores, Doylestown and Lahaska Bookshops, have paperbacks in stock.
March 12, 2019, 6-7:30 PM
Author Talk at Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St, Norristown, PA 19401
Please join me for a conversation with Kathryn Craft, author of The Art of Falling and The Far End of Happy. We’ll save room for questions and book signing. Join us at the Norristown Public Library. Free admission. Hope to see you there.
January 23, 2019, 7:30 PM
MFA Reading Series at Rosemont College, 1400 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Enjoy short readings by local authors at this author event brought to you by the Creative Writing Program at Rosemont College. Books, as usual, will be available.
Author Event at Narberth Bookshop, 221 Haverford Ave, Narberth, PA 19072
Please stop by to say hi and get a paperback signed. Don’t have your copy yet? Paperbacks will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.
November 17, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM
Author Expo at James A. Michener Free Library Branch, 401 W Mill St, Quakertown, PA 18951
The Bucks County Free Library is holding an Author Expo three Saturdays in November. For this third week, I’ll be back in Bucks County signing books in Quakertown. Please join! Books will be available. This event is free and open to the public.
November 7, 2018
Private Book Club Event
If you belong to a book club that would like to read Designer You, please email me about an author visit at email@example.com and put “Book Club” in the subject line. I’m happy to travel for an in-person visit up to 30 miles from Philadelphia or join your group via Skype.
Interested? Let’s talk! I provide a free e-book or paperback copy to the host. And I always bring swag 😉
November 5, 2018, 4:00-5:00 PM
Pop on over to Sue’s Booking Agency on Facebook to say hi and chat with me and other readers. I’ll be randomly selecting a winner from the comments for a signed paperback and a few extra goodies (or an e-book, for non-U.S. residents).
Love books? Love people who love books? And you haven’t joined Sue’s Booking Agency? What are you waiting for?
November 3, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM
Author Expo at Bensalem Free Library Branch, 3700 Hulmeville Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020
The Bucks County Free Library is holding an Author Expo three Saturdays in November. This week, I’ll be signing books at the Bensalem branch. I’d love it if you would swing by and say “hi.” Books will be available. This event is free and open to the public.
November 1, 2018, 8:00-9:00 PM
The Women’s Fiction Writers Association hosts quarterly Happy Hours on their public Facebook page. Sign up, bring your drink of choice, and have a chat with five authors (including ME).
Happy Hours are hosted live video chats. One of the participating authors will be selected as the moderator for the chat and will pose questions to the rest of the authors, as well as answer questions themselves. The audience, primarily consisting of readers, can also submit questions for the authors to answer.
At the end of Happy Hour, four to six participant names are randomly chosen, and each will receive a signed copy of one of the authors’ new release!
October 24, 2018, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Author Event at Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA
Designer You reading and book signing starting at 11 AM in the Orangery. Please join us. This event is free and open to the public.
October 14, 2018, Noon-5:00 PM
Bucks County Book Festival, Doylestown, PA
Excited to announce that I will be participating in the Bucks County Book Festival. Books will be available. The event is free and open to the public.
Fall for the Book Festival, George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus
Want to know more about my book? Join me at this year’s #FallfortheBook, a FREE literary festival taking place from Oct. 10-13 in Northern Virginia. I’d love to connect with readers at a panel I’m partnering with Orly Konig (author of Carousel Beach) called “Love, Loss, and Finding New Life” on October 11 from 7-8:15 PM. To learn more, please visit their website at www.fallforthebook.org. Hope to see you there.
Collingswood Book Festival in Downtown Collingswood, NJ
Join me at the Collingswood Book Festival, where I’ll have books available. This event is free and open to the public.
Philadelphia City Institute Free Library, 1905 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Looking for an early fall evening activity? Please join me for an author talk and book signing at the Free Library in Rittenhouse Square. It will be held in the meeting room on the library’s lower level and is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there.
Baltimore Book Festival at Baltimore Inner Harbor
I’m thrilled to participate in the Baltimore Book Festival from 11 AM until closing. Please come by and say hello. Books will be available. The event is free and open to the public.
September 16, 2018, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Savvy Authors Online Writers Conference: LIVE Webinar
“Does Size Matter? Small Press Strategies with Sarahlyn Bruck and Jennifer Klepper”: Author Jennifer Klepper and I will discuss the ins and outs of publishing with a small press. Join us for this webinar through the Savvy Writers online conference.
September 15, 2018, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Allegheny Regional Festival of Books in Belford, PA
Please join me in Belford, PA at the 1st-annual Allegheny Regional Festival of Books, where I’ll be signing books, which will also be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public.
Book Launch Party at Penn Book Center, 130 S 34th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Save the date for Designer You‘s Book Launch Party. Refreshments, swag, and BOOKS will be available–feel free to bring friends. Hope to see you there!
Author Takeover Thursday, Bookworms Anonymous Facebook Group
I’m taking over the Bookworms Anonymous Facebook Group for the day! Pop in to chat, while learning more about me and my contemporary women’s fiction novel, Designer You. I’ll be randomly selecting a winner from the comments for a signed paperback and a few extra goodies.
Love books? Love people who love books? And you haven’t joined Bookworms Anonymous? It’s not too late!
Facebook Online Launch, FB Author Page: @sarahlynbruck
DESIGNER YOU is finally out in the world! Pop in online to say hi and celebrate Designer You‘s book birthday.
July 19, 2018, 1:00-2:00 PM
Thrilled to return to Facebook LIVE to talk with writer-mom, Abby Mathews, about marketing your book when you’re an introvert. If you missed it live, hop on over to the Writer Moms Facebook page for the replay.
April 29, 2018, 1:00-2:30 PM
High School Fiction Contest Awards Ceremony at Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA
Join me from 1:00-2:30 PM in the Orangery to celebrate the winners of the Bucks County Community College High School Fiction Contest. The contest is sponsored by BCCC’s Language and Literature Department, and I am honored to be the final contest judge for this year’s entries.
April 5, 2018
Facebook LIVE interview on Writer Moms, Inc.! On Thursday, April 5th at 9am PT/ noon ET I’ll be interviewed by writer-mom Abby Mathews about being a book-coach, and the importance of finding the help and support you need in your writing life.
March 19, 2018
Designer You cover reveal!
March 15, 2018
And we have a launch date for Designer You: August 31, 2018!
I’m pleased to announce that my novel, Designer You, will be published by Crooked Cat Books in late 2018! Stay tuned for updates!