Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

The Books Readers Want

Date(s) - 05/13/2017
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Spokane Valley Library
12004 E Main Ave - Spokane Valley, WA - Washington 99206

The Books Readers Want


Mark your calendar! You won't want to miss this panel of professionals in the book industry eager to help you create the books readers want and navigate the process of getting them into readers hands, be it via the library, local bookstore or Amazon.

We'll begin with a brown bag lunch for those who want to socialize and talk shop. The panel begins at 12:30pm.





Panel: The Books Readers Want

SheriBoggsSheri Boggs

Spokane County Library District

Sheri is the Youth Collection Development Librarian for the SCLD. She's worked as an editor, bookseller, and freelance writer and currently lives in Spokane with her librarian husband and two rescue dogs. Sheri will give us the inside scoop from a librarian's perspective on how we can create books that Children/YA readers want, what we can do to encourage libraries to stock our books. Learn more about the Spokane County Library District here.






Janelle Smith

Children's Manager/Buyer, Auntie's Bookstore

Auntie's Bookstore opened in 1978 in the Spokane Flour Mill under the name of "The Book and Game Company" and has been selling books ever since. Aunties is a full service independent bookstore hosting author events, signings, story time and so much more. Check out Auntie's website here.







Danielle Annett


Danielle Annett

#1 Amazon Bestselling author 

Mastering Amazon
Whether you’re traditionally published or indie published, there are a few things you should know to succeed on the Amazon platform. Danielle discuss how to use the Amazon algorithms to your advantage, how to get more categories for more exposure, what Amazon has to offer you as an author beyond just publishing a book, and tips & tricks for setting your book apart on the platform estimated to publish a new book every five minutes!

Danielle Annett is the #1 Amazon Bestselling author of the Blood & Magic series. She’s been featured on USA Today Online’s Happily Every Afters and on Heroes and Heartbreakers as a January Best Bet. She’s a reader, writer, cover designer, and the blogger behind Coffee and Characters. Danielle is also an active PAN member with Romance Writers of America (RWA), and is the VP of Programs for the Inland Empire Chapter of Romance Writers of America (IECRWA). She writes about kick-butt heroines in volatile settings. No damsels in distress here. Learn more about her at