Saturday, May 24, 2014

Aloha to the RT Booklovers' Convention - Day 6: Giant Book Fair

From Megan Mulry's Twitter Account @meganmulry:

14-year-old to Mom: Why don't grown ups who are friends have sleep overs?

Mom: They do it's called RT Booklovers Convention!

Donna MacMeans and her trademark peacock feathers!

Victoria Roberts

Erin Knightley and Kieran Kramer 

RaeAnne Thayne and Vicki  Lewis Thompson

Damon Suede ... is very wicked.
Strip away the bravado ... he is compassion personified.

PC and Kristin Cast ... PC is an Air Force veteran!

Lindsay McKenna is a Navy veteran!

 Terry Spear and Roxanne St. Claire
Terry is an Army veteran!

Ella Quinn and Caridad Pineiro
Ella is an Army vet ... and Caridad supports troops!

 Valerie Bowman and Kim Boykin

 Lisa Kleypas

 Sabrina Jeffries

Can you guess where Kate lives?

 Susana's sister was my Hawaiian neighbor!

 Olivia Gates

 Lynne Connolly and Cynthia Cooke

 Deeanne Gist

KT Grant and Mho (the sheep)

 Avery Flynn

New Zealand's Gracie O'Neil
She donated the kiwi to the USO.

 Angel Payne

Courtney Milan

Julie Rowe and Nico Rosso

I am giving away a book choice from my convention stash to one randomly selected commenter from this week's blogs. Comments are open through Saturday, May 31, 10 pm in Baltimore.  I'll post the winner on Sunday, June 1, at SOS Aloha. 


Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City

Charles Paz
Mr. Romance 2009


  1. Everybody looks like they were have a great time!

  2. Lovely pics Kim. Thank you for posting them.

  3. So nice to see that Olivia Gates was there. I'm a fan of her books.

  4. Dang looks so much fun, love the pic, thanks

  5. Kim - I was so bummed I wasn't able to make RT this year - but I've really enjoyed living it vicariously through all the photos, etc. There are some really amazing people here. I really had wanted to meet Lindsay McKenna, as she has been such a great support for everyone. I have a special place in my heart for Lynne Connolly - she reviewed some pages in my manuscript a few years ago, was completely spot-on in her critique and just a doll about encouraging me to go farther. Courtney Milan I met in Berlin last year - what amazing insight she has into the industry and trends. Ella Quinn is supportive of everyone - helping to spread the word about new books coming out and new blogs out. I can go on and on about these wonderful authors. But, you - you, my girl - are amazing!! You do SOOO MUCH for everyone...and I don't know how you do everything at these conventions. Do you sleep? Thank you for sharing!!!

  6. Wow, great pictures. I always wanted to meet Olivia Gates. She writes amazing romance.

  7. Just love putting names and faces together - thank you!

  8. Love seeing all the author's photos. A giant book fair sounds wonderful.

  9. Dang it! I wish I could have been there.

  10. What a nice convention! I do agree with Megan Mulry right there that a grown up sleepover is definitely a book convention. Hahaha! I can’t believe those lovely women are part of our veterans. It's really nice to see them in such a relaxed state after volunteering themselves to be part of our country’s security force. :D

    Jan Dils @ Fight 4 Vets