Appearances and Events

Appearances and Events in Support of

Elizabeth the First Wife


All Events are 2013:

Saturday, April 21          Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

1 to 3 Sneak Peek Signing

Wednesday, May 8        Vroman’s Bookstore  Pasadena

Talk and Signing 7 pm

Thursday, May 9             Pages Bookstore Manhattan Beach

Talk and Signing 7 pm

Friday, May 10               Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Happy Hour Signing 3 to 5

Wednesady, May 15              Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Happy Hour Signing 3 to 5

Thursday, May 16          Altadena Country Club

Talk and Dinner 7 pm  (private)

Wednesday, May 22       Private Club 

Talk and Dinner 7:00 (private)

Thursday, May 30           Words Books, Maplewood NJ

Booktalk and Signing

Friday, May 31                 Book Expo America, New York City

signing Time TBD

Saturday, June 1              BookHampton

Talk and Signing Time Mattiuck, LI  4:00 pm

Monday, June 3              RJ Julia Madison, CT

Talk and Signing 7:00

Tuesday, June 4               Westport Public Library

Talk and Signing Noon

Sunday, June 16          Ashland Springs Hotel Ashland, Oregon

Book talk and Signing   Afternoon

Monday, June 17         Bloomsbury Books, Ashland, Oregon

Talk and Signing 7 pm

TBD                                 Bend, Oregon

July 13       California Writers Club  Orange, CA 

                 Orange Public Library and History Center
407 E. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92866
Open to all. $5 admission to cover club costs. Books available.

Wednesday, July 24   The Book Stall , Winnetka, IL

Book Talk and Signing 6:30 PM

Thursday, June 27      Powell’s Cedar Hills, Portland, Oregon

Talk and Signing 7 pm


July 25 through 27      BlogHer Chicago


To schedule an event with Lian Dolan in support of Elizabeth the First Wife, please email info(at)prospectparkbooks(dots)com



Previous Events in 2010/2011/2012

Thanks to all the Bookstores and Books clubs that hosted me ( and Helen!)

 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Thursday, May 12 Pasadena Public Library

Saturday, May 14 Corona Public Library

Wednesday, May 18 Glendale Public Library

Thursday, November 11 Lian reads and signs Helen of Pasadena at Pages Bookstore  in Manhattan Beach at 7PM.

Saturday, November 13 Lian reads and signs Helen of Pasadena at Village Books in Pacific Palisades 4pm

Sunday, November 14 The Satellite Sisters welcome Helen of Pasadena into the family! Liz and Sheila join Lian at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena for a reunion tour.  Time: 3 PM. Bring your Satellite Sisters for fun, food,  give-aways and Sisterhood!

Friday, November 26 Shop, sip champagne and meet Lian at the beautiful home store Maude Woods in Old Pasadena

Monday, December 6 Hello, Portland! Lian signs Helen of Pasadena at Powell’s Cedar Hills at 7 PM.

Tuesday, December 7 Hello, Seattle! Lian signs Helen of Pasadena at Queen Anne Books at 6:30 to 8:00.

December 12 Lian discusses why she chose the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens as the setting for Helen of Pasadena in this talk at  The Huntington on Sunday afternoon at 3.  Bring a friend, spend an afternoon strolling the magnificent grounds, make reservations for tea,  do some holiday shopping at the gift store, then come meet Lian and hear about how the Huntington inspires her. A lovely holiday afternoon!

Tuesday, February 15 Private Book Club

Thursday, February 17 Valley Hunt Club Notable Speakers Series

Tuesday, February 22 Private Book Club

Sunday , February 27 Holy Family Catholic Church

Holy Family South Pasadena Website for address

Wednesday, March 2 Private Book club (2)

Thursday, March 3 Kidspace Speaker Series

Wednesday , March 9 World Read Aloud Day

Click here for more information about World Read Aloud Day!