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The Girl at Midnight Launch Party

Last week, Melissa, Cassie, Andrew, Gil and I met up at Books of Wonder to celebrate the release of Melissa Grey’s debut novel The Girl at Midnight.  I’ve already read, reviewed and loved the book, but I was so excited to be able to upgrade my ARC for a fancy new hardcover!

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There were purple cupcakes, purple rock candy (which turned my mouth purple enough to match the book cover but it was SO good that I didn’t mind), popcorn, chocolate covered pretzels and best of all, champagne!  It was so fitting to have such a feast since food is constantly mentioned in the book.  I kept getting hungry while reading every time one of my favorite foods would come up!

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The event kicked off with Melissa reading a passage from The Girl at Midnight and answering audience questions about the story, her writing process and her characters.  Melissa is extremely entertaining and I truly adore her sense of humor so it was really enjoyable to take in all her answers.

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After about an hour, we were all able to line up and have Melissa sign our books!  I know the first one just came out but I seriously cannot wait for book number 2!

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5 Responses to “The Girl at Midnight Launch Party”

  1. Megan says:

    This looks awesome! I’ve never had a chance to go to a book launch before. I do love signings though!
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  2. This event looks like it was a BLAST!! I got to see Melissa a few days before her launch and she was just so much fun! She was so entertaining — yes! And I loved her feedback and descriptions of her book. I actually still need to read this one but really want to!!
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  3. Sara Strauss says:

    This looks like it was sooooooo much fun!! Book release parties look like a blast!
    ~Sara

  4. Amanda says:

    This book looks so interesting, I can’t wait to read it!

  5. […] wait to find out what the characters are up to in the next installment!  I had a blast at the launch party at Books of Wonder and you can read my full review here.  I also teamed up with Melissa earlier this year for a DIY […]

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