More than 700 authors representing 15 genres are expected to be on hand during a book fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at the New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal St., New Orleans, as part of the RT Booklovers Convention, presented by RT Book Reviews magazine.
Authors at the book fair are expected to include E.L. James (“Fifty Shades of Grey”), Veronica Roth (“Divergent”), Charlaine Harris (HBO’s “True Blood” series), Heather Graham, Debbie Macomber, Francine Rivers and Brenda Jackson.
Admission is free for those who show their current library cards at the door and $5 for others.
Related events include Fan-tastic Day beginning at 10 a.m., where giveaways will be assembled for those who buy a $55 pass.
Teen Day will offer games, prizes and book giveaways for those ages 13 to 18. A Teen Day pass is $30.