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Junior League of Richmond 70th Annual Book & Author Dinner, Richmond, VA: April 28-29, 2015.
My book for sale at La Guardia. (I may have set it on this table but a girl can dream!)
JLR swag in my room.
The beautiful Jefferson Hotel.
More swag (that’s a cookie!).
Books to sign stacked at the JLR hq.
Signed poster for the sponsor big wigs.
All the featured books.
Looks nice on a mantle, no?
The seniors in the library after my talk.
My visitor pass.
The Country Club of VA luncheon book sales table.
Lovely ladies who lunched.
This was “before” they started selling, hence the big stack 🙂
Nice table promos!
My new friend Joanne.
Authors and committee members.
Signing books after lunch.
My signing table at the Richmond Convention Center. Love that poster! (I got to take it home.)
I got to take this poster home, too.
With other authors from L Marc Peyser (Hissing Cousins), Marisa de los Santos (The Precious One) and Tim Dwyer (Hissing Cousins).
The ballroom sat 900!
Signing books after the speeches.
So much fun.
So many nice women!
With two of the JLR committee members: Jone and Ada-Marie.
With next year’s Event Chair, Lauren Fisher White, and this year’s amazing chair, Alex Scott.
I enjoyed sitting next to Kimberly at the Tuesday night dinner.
I loved getting to know JLR President Monica Brinkley Davis.
With JLR E.D. Britt Nelson.
Kathy Knollman was my “driver” and she was incredible!
UJA Author Event, Rye, NY: May 6, 2015.
Event Chairs from left Allison Wohl, Staci Friedwald and Karen Sobel
Event Organizer Yael Strauchler
Launch Party at NEST Inspired Home, Rye, NY: May 7, 2015.
With NEST owners and event hosts Aly Drew and Bets Miller
Women's Entrepreneur Network at Serendipity Labs, Rye, NY: May 8, 2015.
With Event Organizer Jose Zeilstra
Barnes & Noble, Yonkers, NY: May 9, 2015.
SiriusXM Stars Cosmo Radio Wake Up With Taylor with Taylor Strecker and Kenny Zimlinghaus: May 12, 2015.
The lobby 🙂
With Kenny Zimlinghaus and Taylor Strecker
Rye Free Reading Room: May 19, 2015.
SiriusXM Stars Radio Interview with Jenny McCarthy: May 20, 2015.
Unfortunately, Jenny was in her Chicago studio that day so we didn’t get a photo together.
The Voracious Reader, Larchmont, NY: May 20, 2015.
The Voracious Reader is a favorite independent bookstore in Larchmont, NY
The Balance Project in the window
Francine, the owner
With my co-panelist Randi Bale
With Meg (left) and Lauren (right)
UJA Westchester Business & Professional Division Event: June 3, 2015.
Your Life A to Z Television Interview: June 17, 2015.
With Host Kyle Unfug
Changing Hands Bookstore, Phoenix, AZ, Book Talk and Signing: June 17, 2015.
Arcadia News Book Club
Arcadia News Managing Editor and Head of the Book Club, Amanda Goossen
With the awesome BookSparks and SparkPress team!
My lovely publicist, Sara Chambers.
It was nice to meet my editor, Beth Kendrick
NYC Professional Women's Panel on Balance: June 23, 2015
Panelists from L to R: Peggy Davenport, Jennifer Allyn, Moderator Chris Riback, Susie Orman Schnall, Jillian Griffiths
Panelist Kristen Bellstrom from Fortune
Rye Book Club, Rye, NY: June 30, 2015
With host, Lea
Chicklits Book Club (Via Skype), Atlanta, GA: August 26, 2015
That’s me on the computer 🙂
Junior League of Montclair-Newark Luncheon at Ariane Kitchen & Bar, Verona, NJ: September 30, 2015
With attendee Susan Ascher
With Event Chair Robynne Smith
PricewaterhouseCoopers Metro Women in Tax Event, New York, NY: December 16, 2015
With panelists Loredana Pfannenbecker, Cristy Turgeon, Candice McCrae, and Paula Theus
Signing books after the presentation
With Fatemah Woodward (Tax Director), Candice McCrae (Senior Associate), and Cristy Turgeon (Partner)
United Way of Greater Los Angeles Women's Summit, The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA: April 25, 2015
My niece Ava
Setting up the International Ballroom
Amy Elaine Wakeland
Lisa Stevens of Wells Fargo speaking about US Veteran Lakiesha Anthony
The Founders of FoodStirs (L to R) Gia Russo Levin, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Galit Laibow
Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky discusses happiness
Ready for my breakout session
In honor of Kerry Washington, I talked about Olivia Pope’s work life balance
Each attendee received a copy of my novel The Balance Project
I enjoyed speaking with these two women from UPS after the talk
On the rooftop deck at the post-event cocktail party
View of LA from the Beverly Hilton rooftop deck
Post-event jammies, Bravo and room service — so happy!
With speaker/author Marianne Schnall (no relation, apparently!)