Meet Me At The Library!

Frankenstein's monetser, by Stephanie TaylorFebruary sees me giving talks at several library branches. I would love to see friends and blog readers! Here’s my schedule”



Tuesday, 2/6/18, Folsom Library

Persuasion Book Club Chat

6:30PM – 7:30PM



Saturday, 2/10/18, Arden Dimick Library

Romance, Then and Now

10:30 – 11:30AM

Carrie Sessarego, blogger, will talk about the history of romance as a genre, from the medieval era in which “romances” were adventure stories, to today when romance novels are a billion dollar industry. We’ll talk about how romance changed from the 1970’s to today and how different social movements affect the genre. Finally, we’ll discuss the many subgenres that exist, including contemporary, science fiction, fantasy, paranormal, and historical! Handouts will include a list of book recommendations from Jane Austen to current authors.




Saturday, 2/10/18, Robbie Waters Pocket Greenhaven Library

Frankenstein: The 200th Anniversary

2PM – 3:30PM

In 1818, Mary Shelley crafted one of history’s greatest literacy achievements. Two hundred years later, local artist Stephanie Taylor has created a new interpretation of Shelley’s Frankenstein, bringing her own vision to the story. Taylor’s illustrations have been published within the original work in a limited edition run from the I Street Press. She and Carrie Sessarego will discuss the lasting impact of the book, the process of illustrating the novel, and the public perception of this iconic story it.
A 15-minute Q & A will follow each hour-long discussion. 

Frankenstein's monetser, by Stephanie Taylor

Thursday, 2/15/18, Folsom Library

Persuasion Book Club Chat

1:30 – 2:30


Saturday, 2/24/18, Arden Dimick Library

Frankenstein: The 200th Anniversary

3PM – 4PM





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