Welcome Bibliophiles!

Northwest Bookfest 2012

Books! Books! And More Books!

Did your heart skip a beat? Are you hyperventilating? Salivating like one of Pavlov’s dogs? Then you are a true bibliophile like me, Jane Austen, and her creation Marianne Dashwood.

“What a happy day for booksellers, music-sellers, and print-shops! …and as for Marianne, I know her greatness of soul, there would not be music enough in London to content her. And Books! – Thomson, Cowper, Scott – she would buy them all over and over again: she would buy up every copy, I believe, to prevent their falling into unworthy hands; and she would have every book that tells her how to admire an old twisted tree.” (Edward, Sense and Sensibility, chapter 17) 

I don’t recall anything in my books about admiring a twisted tree, but I can’t help hoping there will be a few “Mariannes” at the Northwest Book Fest next weekend. What a “happy day” that will be for me and my fellow booksellers!

Even if you aren’t as fanatical as Marianne, I hope you will stop by for a visit if you’re in the Seattle area. I’ll be there Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 22 &23) in a booth with three other Austenesque authors (Laurel Ann Nattress, Susan Mason-Milks, and Jenni James). We would LOVE to chat with fellow Janeites and autograph a few books (new purchases or bring one you already own).

For more information, go to the Northwest Book Fest site, and be sure to read Laurel Ann’s post at Austenprose.

About Shannon Winslow

author of historical fiction in the tradition of Jane Austen
This entry was posted in Jane Austen, Jane Austen Quotes, my books, Shannon Winslow and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Welcome Bibliophiles!

  1. Susan Mason-Milks says:

    I’ll be there, too! I’ll have a few books to buy or if you already have the book or are buying the ebook, I have signed book plates and bookmarks, too! See you there!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s