What is Book Bonanza?
Book Bonanza is more than a signing. It’s more than a conference. It’s a book lover’s dreamfest! Book Bonanza is a two-day event where readers come together to raise money for a good cause, meet their favorite authors, meet their fellow book-lovers, panel sessions, good food, and a weekend of fun!
When and where will BB19 be held?
BB19 will be held August 9-10, 2019 in the DFW area.
When will BB19 tickets go on sale and how much are they?
BB19 tickets will go on sale October 1, 2018 at noon CST and will cost $200.
What does a ticket get me?
A BB19 ticket gets you everything related to BB19. You get entry into the Keynote address, the panel sessions, all three signings, the closing event, and it includes a swag bag with a T-shirt and other goodies such as a cupcake from the Cupcake Room.
Are there any other add on’s to purchase for BB19?
Your ticket gets you into every BB19 event. You can purchase books from the onsite bookstore, extra cupcakes, goodies from the vendors, and other random items at the hotel.
Who needs a ticket?
Everyone will need a ticket to enter restricted areas such as a signing or panel sessions. Babies who are not mobile will not need a ticket. We will sell tickets to the Saturday night Karaoke party for spouses.
What is the schedule for BB19?
This schedule is subject to change:
Friday, August 9, 2019
8:00 am Keynote address
9:00 am – Noon Panels
Noon – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 – 6:00 pm Signing 1
6:00 pm Dinner on your own
Saturday, August 10, 2019
8:00 am – Noon Signing 2
Noon – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 – 6:00 pm Signing 3
8:00 pm Closing ceremony and Karaoke featuring your favorite authors
What hotel is hosting BB19?
The Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas.
How will I get information about BB19?
We will put all information on the Book Bonanza Attendees Facebook page and on this website.
Which authors are signing at BB19?
How many tickets can I purchase?
Each person can purchase two tickets per transaction.
Can I refund my tickets if I decide not to attend BB19?
No. All tickets are a final sale but they are transferable. You can sell your ticket and transfer it to someone else.
BB18 benefitted SafeHouse Denver. Will BB19 benefit a charity?
Yes. When BB18 was planned, The Bookworm Box had not received its nonprofit status. Since then, it was recognized as a 501c3 charitable organization by the IRS. The Bookworm Box donates ALL of its profits to charity. Akola is the featured nonprofit for BB19. Founder and CEO, Brittany Underwood, will be the Keynote Speaker as well We will also choose several other organizations and allow our attendees to decide how to distribute the funds to donate from BB19. All proceeds from BB19 will be donated.
Will you be taking names for volunteers?
Yes. Later this fall, we will announce sign-up for volunteers for BB19. We will make this announcement on the Attendees page and on the BB19 website.
Will volunteers need tickets?
Volunteers will need tickets. Volunteers will be chosen after ticket sales. We will then assess how many shifts volunteers work and offer a partial refund.
How can I be a sponsor or vendor for BB19?
Sponsor and vendor information will be announced soon. Please fill out this form and we will get back to you with more information. https://tinyurl.com/BB19SponsorVendorform
How many signings will there be at BB19?
We will have three 4-hour signings at BB19. The schedule will be a bit different from last year and signing 1 will be from 2-6 pm on Friday. Saturday’s signings will be 8-12 pm and 2-6 pm.
Will there be a Cupcake Room at BB19?
Yes! There will be a Cupcake Room at BB19.
How do we suggest authors for BB19?
Anyone interested in signing at BB19 should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and put Interested Author in the subject line.
Will we be able to book a room at the same time as purchasing the ticket(s)?
Yes, in the confirmation email from purchasing your ticket, you will receive a link to book your hotel room at the host hotel for the discounted BB19 rate.
Will you allow carts at BB19?
We will allow carts the size of a milk crate – 18” x 18” Anything bigger will be checked at the book check room for a $5 charge.
Will you have a book check room?
Yes, we will have a book check room.