Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Launch Party Recap

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Powell's Books in Beaverton, Oregon, hosted my In the Shadow of Blackbirds launch party. Local authors, bloggers, friends, and even out-of-state family members  joined me in the celebrations. 

Here's a pictorial tour of the afternoon:

In the Shadow of Blackbirds, ready to be sold before the event.
Receiving moral support from my long-time friend Cindy, who drove down from Washington state.

Blackbird and clock gear cupcakes!

Introducing myself and the book to the audience.

A pictorial tour of the novel's 1918 setting.

Signing the novel and chatting with visitors.

Left to right: My sister, Carrie (the creator of the charm bracelets I've given away), me, and my mom, Jenny.

Left to right: Candace (Candace's Book Blog, Novels, News, & Notes),  me, and Mel (Novels, News & Notes).

My name (in the middle of some amazing company!) on the Powell's events board.

I signed all the remaining stock, so if you'd like to order an autographed copy of In the Shadow of Blackbirds, please call Powell's Books at 800-878-7323.


Claire Caterer said...

What lovely photos, Cat! I love the cupcakes. So cool and classy! And you look lovely.

Cat Winters said...

Thank you so much, Claire! The event was absolutely wonderful!

I hope everything has been going well with the launch of The Key & the Flame!