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Catch us at the RT Booklovers Convention in New Orleans!

Catch us at the RT Booklovers Convention in New Orleans!

Sexy, sultry New Orleans is about to get even hotter! Romance lovers are converging on the city for one of the year’s biggest reader celebrations, the RT Booklovers Convention. Attendees get the inside scoop on hot books on the horizon, meet their favorite authors in person, and party New Orleans-style alongside other avid romance readers!

Need some help navigating the show? Below is a full list of Random House author events so you can find your favorite writers, and check out the full convention agenda, too! 

Can’t make it to the party this year? Follow our Inside RT updates here at Romance at Random, and on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll bring the party to you!

Happy #RT14! Laissez les bons temps rouler!

 

Tuesday, May 13

8:15pm-10:00 pm          Never Have I Ever… New Adult Pajama Party (Tracy Wolff)

 

 

Wednesday, May 14

8:45am          Author Button Scavenger Hunt/Kindle Fire HDX Giveaway (J. Kenner, Kevin Hearne)

12:00pm-1:00pm          THRILLER: The Violence Factor: Why are so many people fascinated with violence? (Tess Gerritsen)

12:00pm-1:00pm          History Fan Fictionary (or Call My Bluff) (Molly O’Keefe)

12:00pm-1:00pm          The Oddities Emporium Masquerade Workshop (Shawntelle Madison)

1:15pm-2:15pm          The Nuts and Bolts of Organizing a Series (Shawntelle Madison)

1:15pm-2:15pm          Cherry Adair vs Heather Graham Showdown

1:15pm-2:15pm          LGBTQ: Beyond the Pronouns: Why LGBTQ Romance May Be Your New Favorite Genre (Suzanne Brockmann)

2:30pm-3:30pm          Sexy Confessions in the Dark (Eden Bradley)

2:30pm-4:45pm          Entangled’s Candy and Spoons! (Bronwen Evans)

3:34pm-4:45pm          Fantasy Lovers (Lara Adrian)

6:00pm-7:00pm          Pirates, Scalawags, & More (Heather Graham)

7:15pm-12:00am          Mardi Gras World Carnivale (all authors)

 

 

Thursday, May 15

8:30am-9:45am          The Cajun Queen Riverboat Casino Morning Mixer (J. Kenner)

10:00am-11:00am          URBAN FANTASY: Legwork of the Damned (Kevin Hearne)

11:15am-12:15pm          CONTEMPORARY: Small Towns, Big Stories: The Enduring Appeal of Small-Town Contemporary Romance (Molly O’Keefe)

11:15am-12:15pm          Avon’s Hats and Tats (Megan Frampton, Monica Murphy)

11:15am-12:15pm          Building 3-D Characters (Heather Graham)

1:30pm-2:30pm          “It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Falls In Love” (Jennifer Chance, Virna dePaul, Megan Frampton, J. Kenner, Ruthie Knox, Shawntelle Madison, Ashlyn Macnamara, Molly O’Keefe, Mary Ann Rivers, Tracy Wolff)

2:45pm-3:45pm          The Annual Shooting Stars Gala & Reader party (Megan Frampton, Lea Griffith, Lisa Renee Jones, Cecy Robson, Jamie Schmidt, Tina Wainscott)

2:45pm-3:45pm          Mastering Martial Arts: Writing Dynamic Fight Scenes (Kevin Hearne)

4:00pm-5:00pm          Brazen Picture Perfect (Monica Murphy)

4:00pm-5:00pm          Broken and Beautiful: The Tormented Alpha Hero (Eden Bradley)

6:30pm-8:30pm          RT Pub Crawl (all authors)

 

 

Friday, May 16

10:00am-11:00am          HISTORICAL: “Step Into My Parlor” (Megan Frampton)

10:35am-11:05am          Random House/Ballantine (Sue Grimshaw, Junessa Viloria)

11:15am-12:15pm          Holding Out for a Hero: Authors Dish on Their Masculine Enterprises (J. Kenner, Megan Frampton)

11:15am-12:15pm          BDSM: The Truth Behind the Fiction (Eden Bradley)

12:20pm-1:20pm          Dancing with the Hunks (Tina Wainscott)

1:30pm-2:30pm          Author Chat: Thrills & Chills (Lee Child)

1:30pm-2:30pm           Cover Model Karaoke (Eden Bradley)

2:45pm-3:35pm          Author Spotlight: Lee Child

2:45pm-3:45pm          Coming Back for More: Writing an Erotic E-Serial (Ruthie Knox, Tracy Wolff, Logan Belle)

2:45pm-3:45pm          A Push in the “Write” Direction: Critique Group Highs and Lows (Molly O’Keefe)

2:45pm-3:45pm          YA: “Pride and Joy”: GLBT in YA (Suzanne Brockmann)

6:15pm-7:45pm          Avon’s Krewe of Muses (Megan Frampton, Monica Murphy)

8:45pm-12am          Heather Graham’s Mardi Gras Magic & mayhem, Dinner & Dance Party 

 

 

Saturday, May 17

2:30pm-3:30pm          The Lee Child & Jack Reacher Roast (Lee Child, Tess Gerritsen)

2:30pm-3:30pm          Penguin’s Lemonade Social (Maya Banks)

6:15pm-8:00pm          FAN-Tastic Day Party (Lee Child and Lara Adrian)

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