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Due to the overwhelming generosity of our Summer Reading Sponsors we're able to keep the cost at $40.00. Thank you to all those sponsors!

tickets  $40.00 for Friday night & Saturday events  

 You can also purchase tickets for this event at the library. We take cash, check or charge. 

ATTENTION! We have heard from many of you and are now offering tickets for Friday night only! 

tickets $25.00 Friday night event 


Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/280 East-Eagle Point <==Click here for a special rate. A block of rooms have been reserved for June 22, 2017 - June 24, 2017. The special room rate will be available until June 24th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.



Friday, June 23rd 2017
Doors open at 6:30

Dinner & Booksigning

Sabrina Jeffries will be the keynote speaker at this romance reader and writers' dinner on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the North Shelby Library. 

Romance readers will get the chance to have dinner and chat with romance authors and other readers. Readers will also have an opportunity to win door prizes! Booksignings will be after the dinner. Authors in attendance will be Nancee CainCarla Swafford, Julie Johnstone, Christine Glover, Brina Cary, TJ Penn, Lexi George, Kimberly Lang, Christy Reece, Larynn Ford, Marie Nicole Harper and Katherine Kobey



Saturday, June 24, 2017 
Champagne Brunch 
10:00am - 10:45am 


Discussion Panels & Sessions

11:00am - 12:00pm | Group 1

The Historical Romance: Getting it right (facts or feels right) - Sabrina Jeffries and Julie Johnstone
Location: Meeting Room

 Can you be a feminist and enjoy romance novels? - Kimberly Lang and Carla Swafford
Location: Conference Room

Flawed Lead Characters - Nancee Cain, Christine Glover, TJ Penn
Location: Classroom


12:15pm - 1:15pm | Group 2

 Romance Authors Talk Shop - Sabrina Jeffries, Nancee Cain, Kimberly Lang, Julie Johnstone, TJ Penn
Location: Meeting Room

Romantic Suspense: Keeping the thrill alive - Christy Reece and Carla Swafford
Location: Conference Room

Paranormal Worldbuilding - Lexi George
Location: Classroom