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Obsidian Blue

Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

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The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger
My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
Rainbow Rowell, Holly Black, Laini Taylor, Myra McEntire, Kiersten White, Stephanie Perkins, Gayle Forman, Matt de la Pena, Jenny Han, Ally Carter, Kelly Link, David Levithan
Secrets of the Tulip Sisters
Susan Mallery
Let's Talk About Love
Claire Kann
The Wedding
Dorothy West
The Man in the Brown Suit
Agatha Christie
Progress: 5 %
You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain
Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams
The Round House
Louise Erdrich
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National Book Festival This Weekend!

I have been dealing with renovation blues for a while. Trying to think of something fun to do and realized it's the National Book Festival in DC again. I am interested in the Main Stage, Fiction, and Genre Fiction authors. 





Main Stage

Time Author Signing
10:00 am-11:00 am Dave Eggers 11:30 am-12:30 pm
11:25 am-12:25 pm U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
12:50 pm-1:50 pm Madeleine Albright 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
2:15 pm-3:15 pm Amy Tan 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
3:40 pm-4:40 pm Doris Kearns Goodwin 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
5:00 pm-6:00 pm Jon Meacham 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
6:20 pm-7:20 pm Isabel Allende 4:30 pm-5:30 pm



Time Author Signing
10:00 am-10:50 am Annie Proulx 11:30 am-12:30 pm
11:00 am-11:50 am Jeffrey Eugenides 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
noon-12:50 pm Tayari Jones 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
1:00 pm-1:50 pm Min Jin Lee 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
2:00 pm-2:50 pm Andrew Sean Greer 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
3:00 pm-3:50 pm Lisa Wingate 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
4:00 pm-4:45 pm Jennifer Egan 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
4:55 pm-5:40 pm Luis Alberto Urrea 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
5:50 pm-6:35 pm Meg Wolitzer 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
6:45 pm-7:30 pm Celeste Ng 5:00 pm-6:00 pm


Genre Fiction

Time Author Signing
10:00 am-10:45 am Brad Meltzer 11:30 am-12:30 pm
10:55 am-11:40 am Hank Phillippi Ryan 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
11:50 am-12:35 pm David Ignatius 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
12:45 pm-1:30 pm Joseph Finder 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
1:40 pm-2:25 pm Deborah Harkness 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
2:40 pm-3:10 pm Patrick McDonnell 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
3:10 pm-3:40 pm Pénélope Bagieu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
3:10 pm-3:40 pm Tillie Walden 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
3:40 pm-4:10 pm Ed Piskor 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
4:10 pm-4:40 pm Roxane Gay 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
4:55 pm-5:40 pm Leigh Bardugo 2:30 pm-3:30 pm
5:50 pm-6:35 pm Jeffery Deaver 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
6:45 pm-7:30 pm Louise Penny 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Source: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/schedule