Lady Jane’s: As Featured in the New York Post!

NY Post reporter Mandy Stadtmiller came to Lady Jane’s Salon, the romance novel reading series I help run as a monthly fundraiser for Share the Love, and the interviews she got there became part of an article about how romance thrives even in this publishing climate. Another result of the evening: This video, in which I make a brief appearance along with Sarah Wendell of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, and Lady Jane’s co-creators Maya Rodale and Leanna Renee Hieber. (I believe you will see an ad first; can’t be helped. Oh, and apologies to RSS readers who aren’t seeing it all and will have to click through.)

Maya’s going to be reading from her second novel, The Rogue and the Rival, at the next Lady Jane’s Salon, on April 6, and I hope you’ll come by Madame X (94 W. Houston St) at 7 p.m. to see for yourself how great the series is.

12 March 2009 | lady jane's salon |

Lady Jane’s Salon: Lauren Willig & Jenna Petersen


Last month, I helped launch Lady Jane’s Salon, a new reading series in New York City dedicated to romance novelists that is also a monthly fundraiser for Share the Love, a nonprofit organization that donates “gently used” romance novels to women’s shelters and other institutions that serve women in need. The first reading went really well, as nearly three dozen attendees raised about $100 (and donated about 50 books), and tonight we’re headed back to Madame X (94 W. Houston St.) to hear from Lauren Willig and, with our fingers crossed that the snow will abate with enough lead time to bring her flight into Newark, Jenna Petersen. We’ll start a little bit after 7 p.m., snow or no snow; the admission is $5 or as many books as you care to donate.

(My role is primarily that of host; the bulk of the credit for organizing the series goes to novelists Maya Rodale, Hope Tarr, and Leanna Renee Hieber.)

2 March 2009 | lady jane's salon |

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