My Party Dress

I'll bet you want to see me dressed up like Jane Austen.  No?  Well, anyway, I didn't want to leave you out.  So I'm inviting you to the Persuasion Book Launch Party.  Drop by for some treats, to talk, or to get a book signed.  I'd love to see you. 

Saturday Feb 18--Book Launch Party and Signing at Taylorsville Seagull Book 11-1 ( 5720 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville)

I'm also signing this Saturday Feb 11 in Salt Lake City at the Redwood Seagull Book from 12-2 pm (1720 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City.)

And don't forget about the blog tour!  Today you get two chances to win a copy of Persuasion: A Latter-day Tale.

Monday 2/6--

Fire and Ice review and giveaway

Tuesday 2/7--

Tristi Pinkston review

Getting Your Read On review

Thoughts with Chris review

I Am a Reader Not A Writer interview and giveaway

Wednesday 2/8:

LDS Women's Book Review review

The Character Connection interview

Victorian Vanity review

The ball gown I made sort of looks like this, but not as good.

On Saturday night (2/11), my husband and I are attending the Jane Austen Society's Regency Romance Ball.  If you come to the ball or the launch, don't look too closely at my ball gown, okay?  I made it myself and the buttonholes are pretty much the worst I've ever seen.  I probably should have used velcro.  And, another thing--why don't patterns have vanity sizing?  Get with the program, Simplicity.  And, "Simplicity?"  hmmm.  Not so much.

My husband is threatening to come in a wet shirt ala Mr. Darcy. 

I'm still thinking about refreshments for the book launch.  Got any ideas for treats that would work well in a bookstore?


  1. Didn't like the sweet roll idea? I shouldn't eat them anyway, but I'll be there.

  2. Wishing I could be there, but you'll post pictures, right? :-)

  3. Thanks for the support, Mary Ann and Sarah. I'll definitely post pictures.

  4. I'd love to be there! I wish I lived closer. : (
    The dresses look so comfortable!

  5. I guess that means you won't be to our Wood Badge Bead Presentation? I am so glad - the ball sounds like a lot more fun and exciting. Please take pictures of you and Mr. Darcy all dressed up for the ball. I would love to see your dress.

  6. my temple dress in an austen style dress, and then I did another one to go with my husband's military costume.
    We might have to make it to UT one day for the Regency Ball - what a blast!

    I SO wish I lived closer :(
    But I hope you have a great time!

  7. I'm thinking something on a stick, like cheese and meat cubes.


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