Reader Activities

Thursday August 27

Disney Bar Hop – Ticket Needed – VIP or General 6pm – 10pm

Start the event off right with an interactive Reader / Author get together with our Disney Springs Bar hop. Come hang out with your favorite authors. You must sign up https://forms.gle/NQAVpewWedumvJHX8

 

Friday August 28

9am – 10 am Reader Mixer – Ticket Needed – VIP or General

   Join sponsoring authors for coffee, juice, croissants, and coffee cake to talk books!

 

10:30 – 12:30 Paranormal Party – Ticket Needed – VIP or General

   Join Paranormal authors for a panel where you can find out about their books, win prizes, have your tarot read,  dress up as your favorite supernatural character and more! Every reader will get a free book!

 

10:30 – 12:30Murder Mystery Party – Ticket Needed – VIP or General

    More information coming soon! Must sign up ahead of time 

 

1:00 – 2:30 VIP Luncheon with Elite Authors – Ticket Needed – VIP

   Sit down lunch with  your favorite authors!

 

3:00 – 5:00 Sizzling Hot Romance 18+ Party – Ticket Needed – VIP or General

    Join Hot romance authors for a panel where you learn about their books, win prizes, and so much more. You must be 18+ to attend. Every reader will get a book!

 

3:00 – 5:00 Grimm Fairy Tale Academy Party – Ticket Needed – VIP or General

    More information coming soon! Must sign up ahead of time

 

5:30 – 7:00 Dinner on your own 

 

7:00 – 9:00 Author/ Reader Mingle

     Come meet your favorite authors and get to know new ones. Cash bar and light hors d’oeuvres.

 

Saturday August 29

8:30 am Keynote Speaker Elana Johnson

 

9:15pm – 1:15pm Reader Panels – To Be Announced Ticket Needed – VIP, General, Saturday Only

 

10:00 – 12:00 Young Adult Event – Ticket Needed – YA Ticker, VIP, General, Saturday Only

   Join Young Adult authors for a panel where you learn about their books, interactive games, and more. Every reader will

get a paperback book.

 

12 – 2:30 Lunch on your own 

 

 2:30 VIP Signing Entry

 

Book Signing 3 – 6

 

6 – 8 Dinner on your own

 

8 – 10 Mid-Summer Night’s Faire Ticket Needed – VIP, General, Saturday Only, or YA

   Come and celebrate A Midsummer Night’s Faire! Journey into the enchanted forest and enjoy a fun, relaxing evening of mystical delights as we pay homage to one of Shakespeare’s best-loved tales, a Midsummer Night’s Dream. Costumes are encouraged but not required, so feel free to unleash your inner fairy, the magical creature of your heart, or your best townsfolk or noble wear. More details to come soon, but mark your calendar now for the most festive Saturday night party ever! Hosted by authors HD Smith and Violet Howe.

 

Sunday August 30

9:30 Coffee and Creatures

    Unwind with a cup of coffee and share your favorite moments from the weekend with your ORB friends. Paranormal authors

Valerie Puri, Miranda Hardy, Ainsley Shay, and Melissa Carty will be hosting this reader/ author meet-up in the hotel lobby.

Coffee and pastries will be provided.