An Author’s Dream Come True

3 02 2010

Author Bonnie J. Doerr’s made no secret of the fact that she’s a Carl Hiaasen fan. So how cool is it to walk into a bookstore and see her book face out, next to the likes of Hoot, Flush, and Scat. Talk about a thrill!

Even better, Bonnie isn’t just writing books about saving the environment, she’s doing something about it, too. Today she helped the wildlife center release pelicans. She’s on tour in Key West right now, so if you’re in the area, stop by to pick up a copy of her book, Island Sting. Visit the Key West Wildlife Center on Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 1-4 pm. You can not only meet Bonnie and get an autographed book, but proceeds from the books will be donated to the center.

Here’s Bonnie’s schedule if you’re lucky enough to get away to the Keys or if you live in the area:

February 4: US 1 Radio 104.1 FM Morning Magazine with Bill Becker 7:50 am
February 4: KONK AM 1680 AM “ECOcentricView” with Erika Biddle 2-3 pm
February 5: Walk on Winn Dixie, Big Pine Key 7 – 9 pm, National Key Deer Visitor Center
February 7: Family Fun Day Fund Raiser, Key West Wildlife Center 1-4 pm
February 9: Florida Keys Community College Library 5:30 pm, “Manuscript Makeover/What Not to Dare”
February 11: Café con Libros, Key West Public Library 9:30 –11:00 am, “Evolution of a Novel/Survival of the Determined”
March 2: Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables, FL 7 pm

Oh, and if you want to find out more about that Pelican Release, check out the Leap Books blog.

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