Friday Morning Bookclub

May 17, 2010

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Filed under: Literary Tidbits — Esther @ 7:52 pm

On Saturday, May 15th, some members of the Friday Morning Book Club took a “field trip” to Gaithersburg to attend the Gaithersburg Book Festival.  This was a beautiful day for a wonderful event sponsored by the City of Gaithersburg.  Located on the grounds of the city offices, there were several pavilions set up offering a variety of workshops and talks given by various authors.  There were also many tables manned by a variety of authors who were featuring their books, and we were excited to speak with many of them.  Among them was a woman who writes of fairies, a man who had compiled a book filled with the love letters his parents had written while his father was overseas in WWII, a medical researcher who had written a “tell all scandal filled soap opera” based on the day to day goings on in a medical lab, and a young mother who had compiled several books based on knitting projects.  We eagerly handed out bookmarks to everyone we met, trying to garner interest in our blog.  For book lovers, this was a great event to meet authors, and to explore the world of books.


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