Today was the first day of the annual National Book Festival in Washington DC – and it was great! It began raining about half-way through the day, but that did absolutely nothing to dampen the festive spirit.
Unfortunately, one of my big reasons to go – beyond the awesome author lineup (can anyone say Margaret Atwood, Veronica Roth, and Holly Black?) – had been mysteriously disappeared when I swung by the signing lines to get a book signed for my kid brother. Twitter cleared everything up, though – a delayed flight kept Jonathan Maberry from the Festival. Sorry bro! I don’t suppose you’re a Joyce Carol Oates fan? Continue reading