Friday, April 30, 2010

Harper Collins Author Book Tours for May 2010

Hi everyone! Seeing how I have been reading a lot of Harper Collins novels lately, I thought it only fair to let you know which of their authors are hitting the road to promote their new books. Grab yourself a copy and join the party -
(please note that the book descriptions have been taken from

First up we have Minrose Gwin and "The Queen of Palmyra" - an unforgettable evocation of a time and a place in America—a nuanced, gripping story of race and identity.

The tour dates are:
May 1 – McIntyre’s, Pittsboro, NC
May 29 – Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA

Next up is Myrlin Hermes and "The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet" - a delectable treat that upends everything you thought you knew about Hamlet; Witty, insightful, playful, and truly wise.

The tour date:
May 13 – Bloomsbury Books, Ashland, OR

Attica Locke wrote "Black Water Rising" - pacing that captures the reader from the first scene through an exhilarating climax.

The tour date:
May 21 – Book Soup, Los Angeles, CA

Finally, we have Willy Vlautin and "Lean on Pete" - the unforgettable story of a friendship and of hope in dark times, populated by a vivid cast of characters against a harsh landscape.

Tour dates are:
May 3 – Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA
May 4 – Sundance Bookstore, Reno, NV
May 5 – Sam Weller’s Books, Salt Lake City, UT
May 6 – Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO
May 11 – Vroman’s, Pasadena, CA
May 12 – Book Soup, West Hollywood, CA

Be sure to drop a comment here if you happen to see any of these authors during their book tours. Pictures at the reading welcome :)

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