WORD's next literary matchmaking mixer at The Diamond

06/17/2010 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm


It's time for our next matchmaking mixer at The Diamond Bar and this go round we will crown a king and queen of the prom! Mark your calendar for another chance to find literary love. Taffeta and ruffles not required but certainly welcome :) Facebook RSVP encouraged.

There will be drink specials, all your favorite prom tunes from DJ RUSS COMM, a "worst prom stories" contest plus two authors will join us for the festivities: Erin Bradley, author of EVERY ROSE HAS ITS THORN and Virginia Vitzthum, author of MY BLIND DATE WENT BLIND: AND OTHER TRUE STORIES OF DATES GONE WRONG

To enter the contest, send your Worst Prom Story to info@wordbrooklyn.com by June 15th. (Subject line: PROM STORY) Our guest authors and WORD staff will pick a winner and announce the winner at the event.

Please email your prom song requests (artist and song title only - NO mp3s) to russ@russcomm.net And finally, and most importantly....if you haven't already added your personal ad to our Between the Covers matchmaking board at the store, stop by soon and fill out a profile...

Thanks to Old Shoe Woman for the photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/3202119883/

My Blind Date Went Blind!: And Other True Stories of Dates Gone Wrong Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761155416
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 5th, 2010

The awkwardness. The anxiety. The sweaty palms. Ah, the joys of a blind date. But then there's the laughing about it afterward with friends, and doesn't that make it all better?

Every Rose Has Its Thorn: The Rock 'n' Roll Field Guide to Guys Cover Image
ISBN: 9781585427741
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Tarcher - June 10th, 2010

Is there a reason some girls grew up worshipping The Cure while others were hot for Motley Crue? Could your love of the Beastie Boys have anything to do with your current beau's commitment issues? Have you ever wished for the kind of timeless romantic wisdom that can only come from years spent listening to David Bowie in your bedroom?