#RRBC 2020 Calendar of Events

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JANUARY:

1 – New Year’s Day

1 – BOOKS OF THE MONTH Reveal

3 – Guy Worthey’s **NEW RELEASE** “ACE CARROWAY AND THE MIDNIGHT SCREAM”

Ace Carroway and the Midnight Scream by Guy Worthey

4 – Ted Halstead’s **NEW RELEASE** “THE END OF AMERICA’S WAR IN AFGANISTAN” 

The End of America's War in Afganistan by Ted Halstead

 

15 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 12 PM CT

19 – Shirley Harris Slaughter’s **NEW RELEASE** “Ronald L. Powell:  Missing In Action”

Ronald L. Powell: Missing in Action by [Harris-Slaughter, Shirley]

20 – Martin Luther King Day

20 – Registration opens for entry into the 2020 KCT INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AWARDS Contest

20 – Happy Birthday, JOHN J. FIORAVANTI!  Pick up a read by this author today!

21Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

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FEBRUARY:

1 – BOOKS OF THE MONTH Reveal

3 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author Blog Tour week begins

4 – Sarah Angleton’s **NEW RELEASE** “SMOKE ROSE TO HEAVEN”

Smoke Rose to Heaven by Sarah Angleton

7 – Joy Lilley’s **NEW RELEASE** “ONE CHANCE ENCOUNTER”

One Chance Encounter by Joy Lilley

11 – Karl Morgan‘s **NEW RELEASE** “CARL PRESCOTT AND THE VENGEFUL GODS”

Carl Prescott and The Vengeful Gods by Karl Morgan

Until Death Do Us Unite by Fiza Pathan

13 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 10 AM CT

14 – Valentine’s Day

15 – Early Bird Registration begins for our 5th Annual WRITERS’ CONFERENCE & BOOK EXPO (WC&BE)

17 – President’s Day

18 – Nonnie Jules’ **NEW RELEASE** “NO PEDIGREE” 

NO PEDIGREE: A Really Short Story by [Jules, Nonnie]

18 – #PUSHTUESDAY

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

21 – Beem Weeks’ **NEW RELEASE** “THE THING ABOUT KEVIN”

22 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – On The Shelf Interview

24 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author –  Monday/Support Day

24 – TAG A GREAT READ Week begins – #TAG

24 – S. Burke’s **NEW RELEASE** “THE RECKONING SQUAD” 

The Reckoning Squad by S. Burke

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

27 – 2019 RAVE AWARDS voting begins

28 – TAG A GREAT READ Week, ends – #TAG 😦 

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MARCH:

RRBC READ A SHORT STORY Month

1 – BOOKS OF THE MONTH Reveal

1 – Employee Appreciation Day

2 – Read Across America Day

5 – 2019 RAVE AWARDS voting ends

7 – Happy Birthday, KAREN INGALLS! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

7 – Happy Birthday, YVETTE CALLEIRO! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

8 – Daylight Savings Time Begins

9 – “SPOTLIGHT” AUTHOR Blog Tour week begins

12 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 1 PM CT 

13 – Happy Birthday, BEEM WEEKS! Pick up a copy of one of his books today!

17 – #PUSHTUESDAY

17 – St. Patty’s Day

20 – Registration closes for entry into the 2020 KCT INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AWARDS Contest

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

23 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – Monday/Support Day

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

25 – Happy Birthday, MARY ADLER! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

26 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – On The Shelf Interview

31 – Early Bird Registration ends for our 5th Annual WRITERS’ CONFERENCE & BOOK EXPO (WC&BE)

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APRIL:

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

1 – Registration opens on our RAVE SOUP FOR THE WRITERS SOUL Anthology 6th edition!

5 – Happy Birthday, WENDY SCOTT! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

13  – 2018/2019 KCT “TREAT” READS Surprise Promo

14 – Jan Hawke In Memory of…Day

14 – National Library Workers Day (Thank a librarian today!)

15 – Happy Birthday, KIM TAYLOR!

20 – 2019 WC&BE SPONSORS BLOG HOP Begins

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory of… Day

22 – Administrative Professionals Day

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

30 – Deadline to enter for possible inclusion into the RAVE SOUP FOR THE WRITERS SOUL Anthology, 6th edition

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MAY:

1 – Happy Birthday, NONNIE JULES! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

3 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author Blog Tour Week begins

5 – Cinco De Mayo

10 – Mother’s Day

12 – RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS Day – #RAOK

13 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 11 AM CT

15 – Happy Birthday, PEGGY HATTENDORF!  Pick up a copy of her book today!

18 – Victoria Day (Canada)

18 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – Support Day

19 – #PUSHTUESDAY 

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

25 – Memorial Day

28 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – On The Shelf Interview

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JUNE:

***RRBC GOVERNING BOARD Appreciation Month (Show your appreciation of RRBC TEAM Members this month!)

7 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author Blog Tour Week begins

11 – #PUSHTUESDAY

15 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 12 N CT

16 – #PUSHTUESDAY

20 – Happy Birthday, GREG SPRY! Pick up a copy of one of his books today!

21 – Father’s Day

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

22 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – Monday Support Day

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

25 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – On The Shelf Interview

30 – Happy Birthday, JOHN PODLASKI! Pick up a copy of one of his books today!

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JULY:

1 – Canada Day

1 – Happy Birthday, TEAGAN GENEVIENE! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

4 – Independence Day (4th of July)

5 – CHRISTMAS IN JULY – SECRET SANTA matches go out  (VIP Lounge)

5 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – Blog Tour Week

9 – #PUSHTUESDAY

13 – REGISTRATION ENDS for our 5th Annual WRITERS’ CONFERENCE & BOOK EXPO

14 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 2 PM CT

15 – PAY IT FORWARD Day – #PIF

20 – Happy Birthday, D. L. FINN! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

21 – #PUSHTUESDAY

23 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – On The Shelf Interview

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

26 – Parents’ Day

27 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – Monday/Support Day 

31 – CHRISTMAS IN JULY (VIP LOUNGE)

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AUGUST {NO HOT SEATS}:

10 – 16 – 5TH ANNUAL WRITERS’ CONFERENCE & BOOK EXPO WEEK – #WCBE! 

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

21 – Happy Birthday, JAN SIKES! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

26 – Happy Birthday, GWEN PLANO!  Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

27 – Happy Birthday, JOY NWOSU LO-BAMIJOKO! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

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SEPTEMBER:

LEUKEMIA AWARENESS MONTH

6 “SPOTLIGHT” Author – Blog Tour Week

7 – Labor Day

13 – Grandparents Day

15 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 9 AM CT

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

24 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – On The Shelf Interview

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

27 – Happy Birthday, HARRIET HODGSON!  Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

28 – “SPOTLIGHT” Author – Monday/Support Day

30 – Happy Birthday, MARLENA SMITH!

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OCTOBER:

1 – BOOK & BLOG BLOCK Party begins

2 – Registration begins for our 3rd Holiday “POP-UP” Bookshop

9 – Happy Birthday, P. T. L. PERRIN!  Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

13 – RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS Day #RAOK

16 – National Boss’s Day

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

27 – Happy Birthday, ROBERT FEAR!  Pick up a copy of one of his books today!

31 – Halloween

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NOVEMBER:

1 – “SPOTLIGHT” AUTHOR Blog Tour Week begins

1 – 2020 KCT ILA Winners are announced!

1 – Nominations opens for our 2020 RAVE AWARDS contest!  

1 – Daylight Savings Time Ends

2 – FINAL Deadline to register for Holiday “POP-UP” Bookshop

11 – Veterans Day

12 – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION @ 11 AM CT

15 – 2018/2019 “KCT” TREAT READS BLOG HOP begins

15 – Nominations close on our 2020 RAVE AWARDS contest

17 – #PUSHTUESDAY

18 – PAY IT FORWARD DAY #PIF

19 – “SPOTLIGHT” AUTHOR – On The Shelf Interview

19 – Happy Birthday, BETTE STEVENS!  Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

21 – Kathryn C. Treat In Memory Of… Day

23 – “SPOTLIGHT” AuthorMonday/Support Day

25 – Membership Renewal Deadline

26 – Thanksgiving 

28 – Happy Birthday, SHIRLEY HARRIS-SLAUGHTER! Pick up a copy of her book today!

SPECIAL NOTE:  The RRBC/RWISA offices will be closed 11/25 -11/27/20 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  We will resume normal business hours on 11/28/20.

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DECEMBER:

1 – RAVE AWARDS voting begins

2 – Holiday “POP-UP” Bookshop opens (off-site virtual location)

8 – Happy Birthday, BERNARD FOONG! Pick up a copy of one of his books today!

15 – RAVE AWARDS voting ends

16 – Holiday “POP-UP” Bookshop closes 😦

17 – VIP Lounge 6 Days of Christmas/Secret Santa Begins!

18 – RRBC CHRISTMAS PARTY – 11 AM – 1PM CT

21 – KATHRYN C. “TREAT YOURSELF TO A READ” Day

21 – Membership Renewal Deadline

22 – Happy Birthday, RHANI D’CHAE! Pick up a copy of one of her books today!

22- VIP Lounge 6 Days of Christmas/Secret Santa Ends 😦

24 – Happy Birthday, RAYMOND M. HALL!  Pick up a copy of one of his books today!

25 – Merry Christmas!

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SPECIAL NOTE:  The RRBC/RWISA offices will be closed 12/23-12/26/20 in observance of the Christmas Holiday.  We will resume normal business hours on 12/28/20.

 

3 thoughts on “#RRBC 2020 Calendar of Events”

  1. Wow! I’ll just refer back here each month. I’m feeling like a celebrity with all the support for my book release. Only in RRBC!

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