Readers & ‘ritas

Our 8th annual Readers & ‘ritas Weekend Event will be held on November 13 – 15, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Allen, TX. Enjoy author parties, fun panels, and delicious meals at this year’s Readers & ‘ritas.

Readers & 'ritas 2015

We are excited to announce that Christina Lauren will be our keynotes.



4:00 PM: Registration (Ballroom Foyer)
4:00 PM: Author Party (Plano)
4:00 PM: Author Party (McKinney A&B)
4:00 PM: Raffle Baskets Preview (Ballroom III)
6:00 PM: Friends Reception (McKinney A&B)
7:00 PM: Opening Ceremonies Pasta Bar (Ballroom I&II)
9:00 PM: Pajama Party (McKinney A&B)

Saturday Morning

8:00 AM: Registration & Breakfast (Ballroom I&II)
9:00 AM: Welcome, Introductions (Ballroom I&II)
9:30 AM: Barnes & Noble Book Sellers open (Ballroom III)
9:30 AM: Book Trade Opens (Dallas)
9:30 AM: Author Panel (McKinney A)
9:30 AM: Author Panel (McKinney B)
9:30 AM: AUTHOR LOUNGE (Plano)
10:30 AM: Author Panel (McKinney A)
10:30 AM: Author Panel (McKinney B)
10:30 AM: AUTHOR LOUNGE (Plano)

Saturday Afternoon

11:30 AM: Lunch and Conversation with Christina Lauren

1:00 PM: Author Panel (McKinney A)
1:00 PM: Author Panel (McKinney B)
1:00 PM: AUTHOR LOUNGE (Plano)
2:00 PM: Author Panel (McKinney A)
2:00 PM: Author Panel (McKinney B)
3:00 PM: Author Panel (McKinney A)
3:00 PM: Author Panel (McKinney B)
3:00 PM: AUTHOR LOUNGE (Plano)
3:00 PM: Book Trade Closes (Dallas)
4:00 PM: Book Signing and Happy Hour (Ballroom I&II and Foyer)

6:00 PM: Doors open for Billionaires & Buccaneers Masquerade Ball (Ballroom I&II)

Sunday Morning

9:00 AM: Brunch