Boas & Tiaras

Join us for our annual Boas & Tiaras Afternoon Tea and Fresh Fiction Awards on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Voting is now open for the Fresh Fiction Awards:

The day will start with afternoon tea with the attending authors. While everyone is dining on sandwiches and scones, there is a conversation with the Guest of Honor, followed by the Fresh Fiction Awards. A private book signing concludes our day out. There will also be tons of our famous raffle baskets!

What: Afternoon Tea with Authors, Fresh Fiction Awards, and Private Book Signing
When: Saturday, June 8th at 1pm
Where: Hilton Garden Inn in Allen, TX

Quick FAQ: Tiaras are a must, we like to dress up, Raffle Baskets are awesome and they benefit charity (we take cash or credit), and you can bring your books from home for the signing.

We’re excited to announce our Guest of Honor will be Sonali Dev, author of stories with a Bollywood beat. Her latest book PRIDE, PREJUDICE, AND OTHER FLAVORS comes out May 7th and it’s a contemporary gender-flipped reimagining of the Jane Austen classic set in San Francisco.

Tentative Schedule:
12:00 pm: Check-in opens
12:00 pm: Pop-Up Shop opens; go get those raffle tickets!
1:00 pm: Seated portion starts and tea is served; all guests are asked to be in their seats
1:00 pm: Check-in closes, doors close
2:00 pm: Author Conversation with Guest of Honor Sonali Dev
3:00 pm: The winners of the Fresh Fiction Awards are announced
3:20 pm: Raffle Basket winners drawn
4:00 pm: Book Signing starts; please hold all your books for the signing

You will be able to claim your goody bag after check-in opens. You will also be able to peruse all the amazing raffle baskets and buy tickets. Authors will be mingling in the ballroom and foyer, they will be excited to meet you. The step and repeat will be up, take the chance to snap a cool photo in your tiara. If you don’t have a tiara, you can purchase one in the Pop-Up Shop.

See who’s coming on our author page.

We are happy to announce Bibliobar is returning as our bookseller this year.