Sunday, February 23, 2014

Event Report: Nikki Loftin's Launch for Nightingale's Nest

Compiled by Cynthia Leitich Smith
for Cynsations

Weekend highlights included Nikki Loftin's launch party for Nightingale's Nest (Razorbill, 2014) at BookPeople in Austin, followed by a reception at The Writing Barn.

Greg Leitich Smith, Nikki & me
Celebratory cake for Nightingale's Nest
Lindsey Lane & Nikki
Sean Petrie & me
Bethany Hegedus & Greg
Kayla Olson & Shelli Cornelison
Samantha Clark, Sara Kocek, Bethany & special guest book model
Carmen Oliver & Brian Anderson
H. Scott Beazley & Greg
Shana Burg, Chris Barton & Jennifer Ziegler
Lindsey Schiebe leads the nest-building activity
Jenny & Meredith Davis
Maria Cari Soto, Jenny Moss, Stephanie Pellegrin, Bethany & Salima Alikhan
Jen Bigheart & Greg
Greg & me
Cyn, Julie Lake & Mark G. Mitchell
Katherine Catmull & me
Shelli & Donna Bowman Bratton
Frances Yansky, Donna & Brian Yansky
Samantha, H. Scott & Frances


Lori Ann Stephens said...

Looks like a well-deserved lovefest! I just finished Nightingale's Nest, and it is, indeed, lovely and powerful. Thank you for writing it, Nikki.

Leandra Wallace said...

That cake looked beautiful and delicious! Looks like it was such a fun night. =)

Shana Burg said...

The launch party was fantastic and a fitting sendoff for such an incredible book. Thanks, Nikki!

Nikki said...

Cyn, a HUGE thanks for posting these pics! It was a lovely time.