I am so excited to share my new book, Don’t Overthink It, with you. Unfortunately due to the unfolding events revolving around the Coronavirus outbreak all March events have been cancelled. We will be evaluating future events and making a decision closer to those dates.

I’m really disappointed not to be able to see you all in person, but you’ll see we’ve added an online event for Don’t Overthink It as part of our Stay at Home Book Tour. I hope you to see you then.




When: Wednesday 3/20/20 at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom video chat
Details: Stay at Home Book Club is our answer to how can authors connect with all of the fans who have been anticipating seeing them on book tour this spring. My event for Don’t Overthink It is Wednesday but we have events scheduled with other authors all that week. Get all the details here.

Monroe, GA

When: Friday 3/13/20 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Wayfarer Music Hall
Details: The Story Shop was hosting a live What Should I Read Next recording with the Jane Austen Book Club. We have unfortunately postponed this event. The Story Shop will be reaching out to those who have tickets for the event. Please know we will work to reschedule this at a later time.

Suwanee, GA

When: Saturday 3/14/20 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Read It Again Books
Details: We have unfortunately postponed this event. Read It Again Books will be reaching out to those who have tickets for the event with more information. Please know we will work to reschedule this at a later time.


When: Friday 3/20/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Carmichael’s Bookstore Frankfort Ave
Details: I was to be in conversation with one of the booksellers and signing books at my local bookstore, but unfortunately this event has been cancelled.


When: Monday 3/23/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Blue Willow Bookshop
Details: This event is free. Signing line tickets will be given out with your book at purchase.


When: Tuesday 3/24/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Fabled Bookshop and Cafe
Details: This is a ticketed event and includes a copy of the book, a drink, and a dessert.


When: Wednesday 3/25/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Slate
Details: Interabang Books is hosting an evening at The Slate for book talk and small bites.

Naperville, IL

When: Wednesday 4/8/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Anderson’s Bookshop
Details: This event is free and open to the public.


When: Thursday 4/9/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Pfister Hotel
Details: This is the Pfister Book Club monthly event, put on in conjunction with Boswell Book Company. To learn more about the Pfister and the book club listen to Nicole Mattke, the Pfister Narrator, on What Should I Read Next episode 194. Tickets are $20 and include parking and dessert (Nicole and I talked about the desserts and they sound lovely). Get tickets or additional information here.

Evanston, IL

When: Friday 4/10/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Page 1 Books
Details: Join me for an intimate bookish cocktail party. Your ticket includes food, wine and a copy of the book. Tickets and information are available from Page 1.

Westfield, IN

When: Saturday 4/11/20 at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Turn the Page Books
Details: Turn the Page Books is hosting an event at Grand Junction Brewing Company. I’ll be there to chat briefly and sign books. Tickets are required and include a copy of the book. For more information and to buy tickets click here.

Grand Rapids, MI

When: 4/16-4/18
Where: Calvin College
Details: I was scheduled to speak at the Festival of Faith and Writing. At this time they have postponed this event. I will update here when I have more details.

St. Louis

When: Wednesday 4/29 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: St. Louis Library Headquarters
Details: The St. Louis Library will be hosting this Novel Neighbor event “Book Lover Appreciation Night” with me and Grant Snider, author and illustrator of I Will Judge You By Your Bookshelf. More information is available from the Novel Neighbor.

Gaithersburg, MD

When: Saturday 5/16/20
Where: Gaithersburg Book Festival
Details: This is the 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival, one of America’s premier book fairs and author events. It’s a free, full day of literary fun. Learn more about location, times, and other authors.


When: July 10-12
Where: Historic Locust Grove
Details: The Jane Austen Society of Louisville presents the 2020 Jane Austen Festival. I’ve attended this a couple of times and this year I get to participate. More details coming on where in the program that will be but I recommend you come for the whole event. For more information keep an eye on the Jane Austen Society website.

Previous Events


New York

When: Friday 3/6/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Strand Book Store
Details: Join us in the Rare Books Room at Strand Book Store for a live podcast recording of “Don’t Overthink Your Reading Life.” Tickets are $15 and include a copy of Don’t Overthink It. Tickets and more information are available on their website.

Madison, CT

When: Wednesday 3/4/20 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: R.J. Julia Booksellers
Details: Come see me in conversation with Roxanne Coady for a live recording of her podcast Just the Right Book. Tickets and more information are available on their website.



When: Thursday 11/7/19 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Campus 805, 2620 Clinton Avenue
Details: This event is sponsored by The Snail on the Wall and The Rocket City Mom Virtual Book Club. Anne will be in-conversation with Rocket City Mom, Shannan Malone. Additionally, one lucky reader, who purchases the early-bird ticket, will be selected in-advance for an impromptu and mini version of WSIRN. Tickets are $40 and include light hors d’oeuvres, a cocktail, and a copy of I’d Rather Be Reading.


When: Wednesday 11/6/19
Where: Lipscomb University
Details: Anne will be presenting at the Art of Writing conference on Casting Novel Characters Using the Enneagram. For more information or to register see The Christy Awards website.


When: Saturday 10/26/19 10:00-4:00
Where: Duke Energy Center
Details: Books by the Banks is Cincinnati’s regional book festival. Come see Anne and 100 other authors at this all day event. Admission is free.

Midlands, NC

When: Saturday 10/19/19
Where: NestFest
Details: Join Anne and other makers, pickers, curators, farmers, foodies, musicians and artists of all sorts at Myquillyn Smith’s barn. This is an all day event and is open to the public. Tickets required; get yours here.


When: Thursday 10/17/19
Where: Bookmarks Bookstore
Details: Anne will be in conversation with Charlie Lovett about The Bookman’s Tale. This event will also be live streamed in the Modern Mrs Darcy Book Club. This is a free event but tickets are required to attend in person.

When: Friday 10/18/19
Details: Book Club and Patreon members are invited to a more intimate gathering so we can really chat. Keep an eye on your email for more details. If you’re not a member and are interested in attending, please join Book Club or Patreon.


When: Friday 9/13/19
Where: SIBA
Details: Anne will be a featured author at the 180 days party at SIBA. This is a trade show open to independent booksellers.

When: Friday 9/13/19
Details: Since SIBA is an industry event not open to the public we’ll be having a Book Club/Patreon meet up this weekend. Book Club and Patreon members keep an eye on your email for more details.


When: Tuesday 8/13/19 at 7:00 pm
Where: Carmichael’s Bookstore, Frankfort Ave
Details: Anne will be in conversation with Joshilyn Jackson and Kim Michele Richardson as they discuss The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. This event is free and open to the public. Find more details here.


When: Tuesday 4/30/19
Where: Colorado Association of Libraries
Details: Anne is presenting on readers’ advisory. This is a private training event for librarian throughout Colorado.


When: Saturday 4/27/19, Independent Bookstore Day!
Where: Magic City Books
Details: Anne is celebrating Independent Bookstore Day at Magic City Books. This event is free and open to all.


When: Thursday 2/7/19
Where: Literacy is Key
Details: This is Kappa Kappa Gamma’s annual literacy advocacy fundraiser. Also featuring, Kristina McMorris and Brad Taylor.



When: Saturday 12/1/18
Where: Louisville Free Public Library, Southwest Regional branch
Details: Anne will discuss and sign I’d Rather Be Reading. This event is free and open to all.

Lexington, KY

When: Saturday 11/17/18
Where: Kentucky Book Festival at the Kentucky Horse Park
Details: Details to come.


When: Friday 11/2/18
Where: Cincinnati’s First Podcast Festival, held at Memorial Hall in Over the Rhine
Details: Anne will be joining Pantsuit Politics co-hosts Beth Silvers and Sarah Stewart Holland for a live, 60-minute podcast for the closing keynote of the podcast festival. You may attend the closing keynote only, or attend all events beginning at 4:00 pm. (The podcast festival begins November 1; tickets are available for both days.) Anne will sign books following the live podcast; books will also be available for purchase. Click here for more info and to buy tickets.


When: Friday 10/26/18
Where: Parnassus, Nashville, TN
Details: This event is free and open to all. Parnassus asks that to get a book signed at this event, please purchase the book from Parnassus.