Small Business Saturday and a Bout of Food Poisoning at 5AM

I started the day strong at St. James Espresso in Kirkland with the Elsewhere NaNoWriMo meetup and had a pecan sticky bun (but don’t worry I didn’t eat the pecans, just the good part). I got a couple thousand words in!


Off to the Small Business Saturday event at the Neverending Bookshop in Bothell for a joint author event with debut author Lori Summerville and her debut fantasy novel, “Fall Through.”



Then Paul took us out to lunch across the street at the lovely Alexa’s Cafe! I’d never been and couldn’t help but get one of their peculiar looking cinnamon rolls and it was THE BEST EVER! My curry chicken sandwich on a croissant was also quite delicious.


On the way to Paul’s gig at Tab’s in Kenmore, I stopped in at my favorite local donut shop, Daddy’s and tried out one of the seasonal combos!

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After eating leftover Thai food and two snacks and two drinks at Tab’s I finished the day with mild food poisoning at 5AM…

Two Bookish Events Today at St. James Espresso, Kirkland WA

Tiffany Belcher Author Signing in Kirkland at St. James Espresso

  • Saturday, April 23, 2016    2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    St. James Espresso

    355 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA (edit map)

    Come and join Tiffany Belcher for book singings at St. James Espresso in Kirkland. This is such a great coffee shop and Tiffany Belcher is a cool author.

    From Tiffany’s website:

    Tiffany A. Belcher currently works as a medical assistant for an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Bellevue, Washington. She is a loving mother to three beautiful daughters. She works hard and is extremely busy, but always finds time to spend with her family. Tiffany enjoys coffee, good food (sometimes bad food that tastes good,) going to the beach, writing, snowboarding, and working out.


Enjoy Coffee, Friends, and Donate a Book to Fight Illiteracy!Saturday, April 23, 2016 2:00 PM

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St James Espresso

355 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland , WA 98033
(425) 896-8272

St. James Espresso has an assortment of coffee drinks, spirits, and great food. I highly recommend the pesto sandwich! Check them out here:

Come and hang out with us at St. James Espresso in Kirkland while we visit, enjoy amazing coffee and dine on some great food! Coffee shops are a fun way to meet new friends in a relaxed environment – and an awesome way to catch up with old friends too!

And while you’re at it, bring a book to donate to a special cause – the fight to end illiteracy around the world. Tony’s son, Jordan, has organized and is leading an effort to collect books and help make them accessible to people who can’t afford or don’t normally have access to them. All kinds of books are accepted!

We will have awesome prizes to raffle! The more books you donate, the greater your odds to win a cool prize!

We look forward to seeing you there! It’s going to be a fun event with all the cool folks from Cuisine Travel!

St. James Espresso Multiple FVP Authors Event Wrapup

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We had fun last Saturday at St. James. I got to try their green power smoothie for the first time. It was delicious! Hope to see you at our next event!

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Sheri implemented our new idea for showing prices – with number beads on our lovely new bookmarks!


Miscellaneous Mondays: Author Signing Event at St. James

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Check us out! Two local authors meet at St. James Espresso in Kirkland 4/4/15.

I just finished her book and will be posting a review of her debut YA novel Sara Supernatural 4/23/15 so stay tuned.

For more information on Tiffany Belcher, check out her website:


What local authors have you met lately?