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Romance 101: Not Your Mama’s Bodice Ripper

Join Jeannie at the East Islip Public Library for a frank discussion about the world’s most popular genre, how it’s changing, and why it offers something for every reader.

Delve into the history of romance, all the way back to the scribbling women of the early 19th century, the connection to feminism and feminist lit, female agency, consent, and how the genre is becoming one of the most inclusive and diverse landscapes in publishing – all while continuing to be the most lucrative.

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Author Meet and Greet (Virtual)

USA Today bestselling author and Long Island native Jeannie Moon recently released her latest novel, Christmas in Angel Harbor. Jeannie writes fiction for women, offering them motivation to succeed in life. She will talk about her books, writing process and how to succeed as a creative and professional female. No registration required. This program will be available on Zoom (check the link for details) and will be shared on The Smithtown Library’s Facebook page.

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Tea Time with Romance Authors

If one romance author is fun, can you imagine four of them in one place? Jeannie, along with Deborah Garland, Lauren Rico and Jennifer Gracen will be talking about the genre, the writing process, finding inspiration, and why love stories are more important now than ever.

Books will be available for signing.

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Author Talk at The Smithtown Library

Join Jeannie for a talk about the romance writing life, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Writing in the world’s most popular genre certainly has its ups and down, but the happily ever after is the thing. Discuss what makes romance so popular, and how Jeannie has brought her own experiences growing up on Long Island to her stories. Registration is requested.

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Author Meet and Greet

Come meet Jeannie for a discussion about writing, publishing and genre at the Oceanside Library’s Author Spotlight. Refreshments will be served…shenanigans will ensue.

Please check out the library website for information.

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