|Beignets at Cafe Du Monde|
|Lunch at the Court of Two Sisters|
"Yes, Ma'am," the waiter replied politely.
This may not be the best food in town, but it's rare to find a place with better biscuits. They just melt in your mouth!
|Setting up the Goosebottom Books booth|
On our left was another self-published author who wrote a book about a werewolf on a college campus. Yet another self-published author—actually a father and daughter team, Ryan and Anna McKinley—offered their book, The Pirate Bride. They couldn't be at the convention, so the table was manned by a family friend.
The opening of the ALA saw a stream of excited librarians and attendees eager to check out available literary titles at this year's convention. We received much interest and many compliments about the look and design of our books. The Dastardly Dame series drew some "oohs" and "aahs" and a few chuckles, and "I love its". All in all, a good start!