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Private Cocktail Party With New York Times Bestselling Author Susan Elizabeth Phillips at the Four Seasons Hotel
Grab your best girlfriend or your book club and join us as we meet and mingle with New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Chat with Susan, enjoy food and drinks and be among the first to get a signed, personalized copy of her latest novel, Call Me Irresistible, the day before it goes on sale.
The Skinny
• Get to know Susan Elizabeth Phillips during an intimate evening of hors d'œuvres, wine and desserts at The Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis in St. Louis, MO on January 17, 2011 from 7pm-9pm.
• Help celebrate the release of her new book, Call Me Irresistible, and receive a signed, personalized copy before it goes on sale.
• Have your picture taken with Susan Elizabeth Phillips.
• Hear Susan Elizabeth Phillips speak and answer your questions about her life and writing.

“With a surfeit of delightfully quirk characters, two protagonists whose personal chemistry practically ignites from the moment they first meet, and superior writing generously seasoned with tart humor, RITA Award–winning Phillips serves up another irresistibly lively romantic comedy that is guaranteed to have readers begging for more.”— Booklist, starred review

“Phillips crafts a laugh-out-loud and romantic story with panache.”—Publishers Weekly

“Great romance doesn’t get more fun than this!”—Romantic Times, TOP PICK
Speaking of..

...Susan Elizabeth Phillips

In her own words

I MET MY HUSBAND on a blind date. He was in college at the time, studying engineering. I blush to confess that, as an arty ex-theater major, I wasn't exactly sure what engineering was. To this day, he reminds me that I asked him if it had anything to do with "fixing toasters." (Okay, I wasn't too bright, but I had a good heart.)

I GOT PREGNANT the usual way. Bill and I had been married for two years and wanted to start a family. He was out of town on business the night I went into labor with our first son, but he made it back in time to witness the birth. He was also at my side when our second son was born. Today our boys are grown, and I couldn't be prouder of them or their families.

I STARTED TO WRITE completely by accident. I taught high school until our oldest son was born, then quit to stay home. In 1976, my husband's job took us from Ohio to central New Jersey. My best friend Claire lived two doors down the street. Both of us were big readers, reading everything from literary fiction to the newly popular historical romance novels. We loved talking about the books-what we liked, what we didn't. One day, just for fun, we decided to try to write a book together. For three weeks as we rode our bikes in the evening, with my toddler in the baby seat behind me, we plotted our story. Then we sat down with a yellow pad and began to write.
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