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Christian Romance authors, as with those from other subgenres, promote their books through author programs such as book signings and speaking engagements. Authors may decide to do so at libraries, bookstores and conferences, among other venues. Christian and Inspirational writers also locate their events at churches, which makes a lot of sense based on the themes of and audience for their novels.

Social media’s popularity has led to authors’ use of Twitter, Facebook, etc.

to engage with their fans and, for instance, hold virtual book tours. These book tours allow them to connect with readers via book and specialty blogs. Listed below are a few online and in-person author events. Link to them for further information, as well as how to register, if necessary.

Book Tour : Virtual
Becky Wade, Her One and Only
April/May 2016

Author Chat Party
Hosts: Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse
Beyond the Silence
February 11, 2016 @7 PM-8:15 PM  CST
Visit her Facebook page and indicate if interested or “going”
https://m.facebook.com/pages/Tracie-Peterson/105211726177908?ref=ts

A Night with Karen Kingsbury and Family: Coming to a City Near You
3/30-4/7/16 – 13 cities
Check out the Facebook Event: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016 @7 PM
https://www.premierproductions.com/tour/night-karen-kingsbury-family/kernersville-nc#

Other Speaking Engagements and Book Signings

Jody Hedlund
March 3, 2016 6:30 p.m. @White Pines District Library Stanton, Michigan
May 14, 2016 2:00 p.m. @ Holt Library in Lansing, Michigan
Book Signing: April 21, 2016 1:00-2:00 p.m. @ Houston, TX , Texas Library Association Conference

Pages to Canvas 2 day Workshop
Lynn Austin
April 27, 2016 @ 2pm. – 4pm.
Author’s Talk and Book Signing
May 15, 2016 @ 1pm. – 4:30 pm.
Art and Book Discussion. Author Not Present on this Date
MUST register in advance
To Register, visit: http://lynnaustin.org/2016/01/pages-to-canvas-2-day-workshop/
Little Pastiche Art Studio
19820-b Wolf Rd
Mokena, IL 60448

Julie Klassen Book Talks and Signings
http://www.julieklassen.com/News%20&%20Events.html

Saturday, February 20th, 2016
Winona Public Library
151 W 5th St, Winona, MN @ 10:00 am
Saturday, February 20th, 2016
LaCrescent Public Library
321 Main Street, La Crescent, MN @ 1:00 pm
Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Blooming Prairie Public Library
138 Hwy Ave S, Blooming Prairie, MN @ 5:00 pm
Thursday, February 25th, 2016 
Owatonna Public Library @7:00 pm
105 N Elm Ave, Owatonna, MN @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Red Wing Public Library
225 East Ave, Red Wing, MN @ 10:00 am
La Jolla Writer’s Conference
Deanne Gist presenting the Keynote Address.
Friday, November 11- Sunday, November 13, 2016. San Diego, CA

Mary Ellis: Author Talk and Book Signing
https://maryeellis.wordpress.com/upcoming-events/
Saturday April 9th, 1:00 pm.
MLJ Hardin Co. District Library, 325 East Columbus St, Kenton  OH  43326

Shelley Shepard Gray: Speaking and Signing
http://www.shelleyshepardgray.com/category/appearances/
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
11am – 1:30pm
Milton-Union Public Library
560 S Main St, West Milton, OH 45383
Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 @ 6pm
Mary L. Cook Public Library
381 Old Stage Rd, Waynesville, OH 45068
Saturday, May 14th, 2016
2pm to 3:30pm
Jackson County Library
303 W 2nd St, Seymour, IN 47274
Girlfriend Getaway in Charm, Ohio
Friday, May 20th, 2016 – Sunday, May 22nd, 2016, Charm, OH
S.S. Gray with Vannetta Chapman

Vannetta Chapman: Conferences, Speaking and Signings
http://vannettachapman.com/appearances/
March 11, 2016: Friday Night Dinner
Church Library Conference, Baptist General Conference of Texas
Temple, TX
April 19, 2016 @ 6:30
Garrett Public Library, Garrett, IN
Speaking and Signing books
April 19, 2016
Regional Library Conference, Garrett, IN; Speaking
April 20-22, 2016
Home and Garden Fashion Show
Essenhaus, Middlebury, IN
Autographing and Selling books
April 20, 2016 @ 9:30 am.
Huntington City-Township Public Library in Huntington, Indiana
Speaking and Signing books
April 23, 2016
Blue Gate Theater in Shipshewana, IN
Signing books before the 1 pm show
May 20-22, 2016
Girlfriend Getaway in Charm, OH

Church Spring Tea
Deborah Raney
http://www.deborahraney.com/
April 3, 2016
Little River Congregational Church
Little River, KS

Tune in next time for more author events in the Christian Fiction (Romance) subgenre!

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