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JustRead Publicity Tours invites authors and readers to gather at the inaugural JustRead Rendezvous in the St. Louis metro area on November 17, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. The event will celebrate Christian fiction and sweet reads with food, games, giveaways, and books and will be held at the Holiday Inn St. Louis SW on Route 66.

Rendezvous will feature speaker sessions, author panels, small group discussions, and author signings. The purpose of this event is to sweeten reading and storytelling experiences with fellowship and encouragement. Keynote speakers are Jocelyn Green and Pepper Basham, 2022 finalists of The Christy Award. Additional participating authors will be announced at a later date.

Announcing JustRead Rendezvous

JustRead will also host a Meet and Greet event and Watch Party for The Christy Award Winners Gala webcast at the same location on November 16 from 5:30 p.m. until the webcast conclusion. The Christy Award honors and promotes excellence in Christian fiction and is a program of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.

The JustRead Rendezvous is open to registered attendees only. Author registration will open on July 14 for $88 and Reader registration will open on July 21 for $110 online only. The meet-and-greet watch party is an optional add-on for $30.

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(1) winner will receive a print copy of Drawn by the Current by Jocelyn Green and Hope Between the Pages by Pepper Basham!

JustRead Rendezvous Speaker Book Bundle Giveaway

The giveaway begins at midnight July 7, 2023 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on July 14, 2023. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

Giveaway is subject to JustRead Publicity Tours Giveaway Policies.

JustRead Rendezvous Announcement Giveaway