Our Pink Saturday adventure this week was a visit to the Brooklyn Book Festival. It was a bright -- actually hot -- day, but I enjoyed being outdoors and strolling through the exhibits. Publishers, book stores and literary magazines, both national and local, made it a fun afternoon in downtown Brooklyn.
So enjoyed meeting Karen Tuck and Alan Richardson, authors of Hello, Cupcake. They had the cutest cupcakes I've seen in a long, long time. There are great ideas on their website, especially for holidays that will be coming up.
Three of my favorite authors on the same panel, and I had a front row seat!
The Sunday of Brooklyn Book Festival is packed with panels. There are sites throughout downtown Brooklyn running from morning to late in the afternoon. I chose to spend time at the exhibits and then select one panel whose focus was noir writing. It included Pete Hamill, whose writing I've enjoyed since high school, mystery writer Laura Lippman and novelist, Tayari Jones. Tayari is a new favorite writer for me. I'm finishing her most recent novel, An American Marriage. It's not an easy read, but one I'm sure will stay with me.
I hope you've enjoyed our weekend of books. I'm not quite sure what the week holds in Buttercupland, though I think it may be time for a giveaway to celebrate the start of autumn.
A ever, thanks for visiting. Good wishes to our friends in North Carolina. Stay safe and dry!