It’s time for another fabulously fun Girls Happy Hour Adventure, with not one, not two, BUT SEVEN amazing authors! Get ready to party the late afternoon away with internationally-bestselling best-friend authors Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings (writing together as Christina Lauren) for their newest novel, The Unhoneymooners, critically acclaimed dynamic duo Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke for their newest novel, The Two Lila Bennetts, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Tessa Dare for her latest novel The Governess Game, Golden Crown Literary Award winner Rebekah Weatherspoon for her latest book Rafe, and critically acclaimed and award winning author Alisha Rai for her latest novel, Hate To Want You.
Most of these authors will be in San Diego for Comic-Con International, but they want to start the party with you a day early at Breakfast Republic, one of San Diego’s hottest breakfast restaurants, so reserve your spot now while spaces are available.
Join us for a fun afternoon of cocktails and themed breakfast food (why not, since your ticket includes a $10 food voucher) while we enjoy a fun and engaging panel discussion with all our authors, moderated by the fabulous Kristin Dwyer, the founder of and brains behind Leo PR. Let our authors seduce you into their fold with tales of love, new beginnings, and dark secrets.
. We have the food, fiction, and fun covered!! And, courtesy of our friends at the Photo Booth Fleet, the fotos will be covered too. Enjoy this fabulous opportunity to make your own photo memories while at the event from the people who bring high quality open air photo booth rentals to and around the Greater Los Angeles Area. Perfect for corporate events, weddings, birthday parties, and more!
Your registration includes a signed copy of one book of your choosing, a $10 food voucher (tax and gratuity not included, event admission, and the opportunity to meet Christina, Lauren, Liz, Lisa, Tessa, Rebekah, and Alisha in a fun and festive setting). Alcohol sold separately.
Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of long-time writing partners and best friends Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings. The #1 international bestselling co-author duo writes both Young Adult and Adult Fiction, and together has produced fourteen New York Times bestselling novels.
They are published in over 30 languages, have received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal and Publishers Weekly, won both the Seal of Excellence and Book of the Year from RT Magazine, named Amazon and Audible Romance of the Year, a Lambda Literary Award finalist and been nominated for several Goodreads Choice Awards.
Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke are the authors of the forthcoming Girls’ Night Out and the Amazon Charts bestselling novel, The GoodWidow. Liz and Lisa have been best friends for over 25 years. They have also published three novels with Simon & Schuster/Atria Books.
Your Perfect Life is a hilarious and heartwarming story of two childhood best friends who switch bodies at their twenty-year high school reunion. The Status of All Things, is a cautionary tale of a woman who realizes she can change the course of her entire life by what she writes in her Facebook status. And The Year We Turned Forty follows three women who get the chance to relive the year they turned forty, a year they each made decisions that altered the course of their lives. Their latest novel, The Two Lila Bennetts, comes out in July 2019.
Tessa Dare is the New York Times and USA Todaybestselling author of more than twenty historical romances. Mixing wit, sensuality, and emotion, Tessa writes Regency-set romance novels that feel relatable to modern readers.
With her bestselling Spindle Cove, Castles Ever After, and Girl Meets Duke series, she has had great fun creating heroines who defy the conventions of their time—engaging in “unladylike” pursuits that range from paleontology to beer-making—and dreaming up the strong-willed, sexy heroes who find their hearts ensnared by them.
A librarian by training and a booklover at heart, Tessa makes her home in Southern California, where she lives with her husband, their two children, and a trio of cosmic kitties.
After years of meddling in her friends’ love lives, Rebekah Weatherspoon turned to writing romance to get her fix. She’s worked in various positions from library assistant, meter maid, middle school teacher, B movie production assistant, reality show crew chauffeur, D movie producer, and her most fulfilling job to date, lube and harness specialist at an erotic boutique in West Hollywood.
Her BDSM romance At Her Feet won the Golden Crown Literary Award for erotic lesbian fiction. Her novella FIT (#1 in the FIT Trilogy) won the Romantic Times Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award for Best Erotica Novella, SATED (#3 in the FIT Trilogy) was nominated for the the Romantic Times Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award for Best Digital Erotic Romance and most recently SOUL TO KEEP VSS#3 won the 2017 Lambda Literary Award for Best LGBTQ Erotica.
Alisha Rai writes award-winning emotionally complex contemporary romance novels and is frequently sought as a speaker on a range of topics covering romance and media. She is the first author to have an indie-published book appear on Washington Post’s annual Best Books list.
Her books have also been named Best Books of the Year by NPR, Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, Amazon, Kirkus, Bustle, and Cosmopolitan Magazine and her novels have won the RT Reviewer’s Choice Award for erotic and contemporary romance. When she’s not writing, Alisha is traveling and tweeting.
With locations in North Park, Liberty Station, Encinitas, East Village, Ocean Beach, Carmel Valley, Pacific Beach, and coming soon to Orange County, Breakfast Republic is raising feathers in San Diego as a top spot to enjoy the most important meal of the day.
Serving tasty takes on American classics such as Oreo Pancakes, Shrimp & Grits and S’mores French Toast, BR is an innovative breakfast destination that locals and visitors will flock to when they are in search of a fun and unpretentious place to begin the day. Raising the “bar” is BR’s rotating list of 20 beers on tap, which are available as samplers to complement many of the unique dishes they serve.