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Join Us at the 2018 San Diego Festival of Books!

August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About the Event

Celebrate San Diego’s vibrant reading community with us and join thousands of local readers, writers, and word lovers at the second annual San Diego Festival of Books. Visit our Adventures by the Book and NovelNetwork booth for a day filled with book signings, giveaways, and fun!

We will be handing out special BINGO cards to guests who stop by our booth. So make sure to stop by every hour, on the hour, with these BINGO cards for the chance to win some fabulous prizes and giveaways! There will also be a grand prize giveaway of a bag filled to the brim with autographed books! In order to win, get as many boxes checked off on your BINGO card by visiting all our featured guest authors, discovering more about Adventures by the Book and NovelNetwork, visiting our corgi mascot Watson, and more!

So make sure to stop by on this fun-filled day and keep an eye out for Watson the Wonder Pup!


11:00am-Noon           Kaira Rouda & Julie Clark

Noon-1:00pm            Marivi Soliven, Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke

1:00-2:00pm              Kristina McMorris & Kitty Morse

2:00-3:00pm              Lynn Vincent & Sara Vladic

Featured Authors

Kaira Rouda is  USA Today bestselling author. Her books have won several Indie Excellence Awards, USA Book Awards, the REader’s Choice Awards, and honorable mention in the Writer’s Digest International Book Awards. She has also won the Stevie Women in Business Best Entrepreneur Award, and Entrepreneur Magazine’s Fifty Fastest Growing Women-Led Businesses.


Julie Clark was born and raised in Santa Monica, California, and grew up reading books on the beach while everyone else surfed. After attending college at University of the Pacific, and a brief stint working in the athletic department at University of California, Berkeley, she returned home to Santa Monica to teach.

Marivi Soliven is a Filipina author based in America, who has taught creative writing at the University of the Philippines, the Ayala Museum, and the University of California in San Diego. She has used her novel to raise awareness of domestic violence against immigrant women.

Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke are the authors of the forthcoming Girls’ Night Out and the Amazon Charts bestselling novel, The Good Widow. Liz and Lisa have been best friends for over 25 years.

Kristina McMorris is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author published by Sourcebooks Landmark, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, and Kensington Books. Her novels have garnered more than two dozen prestigious awards and nominations, including the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, RWA’s RITA® Award, and a Goodreads Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction.

Kitty Morse is an award-winning author and was born in Casablanca, Morocco, of a French mother and British father. While studying for her Master’s Degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Kitty catered Moroccan diffas, or banquets, and went on to teach the intricacies of Moroccan cuisine in cooking schools and department stores nationwide.

Lynn Vincent, a US Navy veteran, is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and coauthor of eleven nonfiction books with more than sixteen million copies in print. Sara Vladic, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, is one of the world’s leading experts on the USS Indianapolis, having become obsessed with the story at the age of thirteen.




August 25, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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