Upcoming Appearances

WINE & WORDS WITH WADE!
Every Thursday at 6:30 PM EST
A Live, Literary Happy Hour
On the Viola Shipman Facebook page
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Books * Writing * Inspiration * Author Interviews * Readings * Publishing Insiders * & More!

THE SECRET OF SNOW BOOK TOUR!

I’m BEYOND excited to announce my event schedule (in-person tour and virtual) for The Secret of Snow, which is as packed as my Grandma Shipman’s tree used to be with heirloom ornaments! I have a sleigh-full of in-person and virtual events running from October through the holidays! And please make sure to check back frequently as I’ll be adding new events all the time.

Thursday, Oct 14th
6:00pm EST
The Girly Book Club (Virtual)

Tuesday Oct 19th
12:00pm EST
Holland Women’s Literary Club
Saturn Booksellers to sell books
Special early release sale of The Secret of Snow
https://womansliteraryclub.com

Wednesday, Oct 20th
4:00PM EST
Roscommon District Library
Roscommon, MI
Saturn Booksellers to sell books
https://roscommonlibrary.org/adult-events/

Thursday, October 21st
12:00pm EST
AUTHOR STORIES PODCAST
https://hankgarner.com

6:30 pm EST
“CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE QUEEN(S) OF CHRISTMAS!”
Special Wine & Words With Wade with NYT Bestselling Author Jenny Colgan
A Holiday Party to Launch The Secret of Snow & The Christmas Bookshop
https://www.facebook.com/authorviolashipman/

Saturday, October 23
11:00am-4:00pm EST
ERMA BOMBECK WRITERS’ WORKSHOP
Keynote Speaker (with Jenny Lawson)
https://udayton.edu/artssciences/initiatives/erma/workshop/virtual-erma/index.php

Monday, October 25th
11:00am EST
“EIGHTWEST” Morning Show
https://www.woodtv.com/eightwest/

Tuesday, Oct 26th–LAUNCH Day!!
6:30pm EST
Saturn Booksellers
Gaylord, MI
In person launch event
(Vaccinated & masked)
https://www.saturnbooksellers.com/event/launch-party-viola-shipmans-first-holiday-novel-secret-snow

Wednesday, Oct 27th
7:00pm EST (Zoom)
In Conversation Author Event with Susan Mallery
3 bookstore event
Boswell Books, Books & Company and McLean & Eakin
Discussing The Secret of Snow and The Christmas Wedding Guest
https://www.mcleanandeakin.com/event/viola-shipman-event-secret-snow

Thursday, Oct 28th
6:30 pm Eastern
Wine & Words With Wade
Viola Shipman FB Page
Special Guest: Sherryl Woods (Author of Sweet Magnolias)
Launch of The Secret of Snow/Theme: Family & Friends!
https://www.facebook.com/authorviolashipman/

Friday, Oct 29th
7:00 pm EST
Cuyahoga County Public Library
Behind the Book Jacket
Zoom Author talk with Brenda Novak (hosted by Ron Block)
Macs Backs Books will sell books
https://www.beyondbookjackets.com/rouse_shipman

Tuesday, Nov 2nd
11:00am-1:00pm EST
Litchfield Books
Austins Ocean One
Pawleys Island, SC
Luncheon and author signing
https://www.litchfieldbooks.com/events/patti-callahan-px35x-hys27-ptze9

Tuesday, Nov 2nd
8:00pm EST
“Christmas By The Book”
Literary Lovers Night Out with Pamela Horn (Zoom)
Valley Booksellers
Author panel: Viola Shipman, Brenda Novak, Kristy Woodson Harvey & Anne Marie Ryan
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LPrjpvxqQT6GPyiUiemfZg

Tuesday, Nov 9th
6:30pm EST
Forever Books
Saint Joseph, MI
In-person outdoor sit and sign
https://www.foreverbooks.net/book/9781525806445

Friday, Dec 3rd
7:00 pm EST
“Reading Under the Mistletoe”
With Delores Fossen, Susan Mallery, Brenda Novak & Lee Tobin McClain
(Registration link coming soon!)
Booktowne selling books for event
https://www.booktowne.com/book/9781525806445

Plus: Stay Tuned for Dates of Brenda Novak’s Book Club Special Author Advent Calendar Event (with Susan Wings, Sheila Roberts, Maisey Yates, Mary Kay Andrews, Debbie Mason, and many more!)

And: December’s WINE & WORDS WITH WADE will be packed with special holiday authors, parties & strolls of our decorated home!