Reader Weekend Registration Information

Reader Weekend Registration Information

There are THREE paid events you can register for during the Reader Weekend. Registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited so please register as soon as you can to ensure your spot. Click here to register on line for one, two or all three events.

  • $50 for the Welcome Dinner on Friday evening at the Crowne Plaza with live music, food and drinks.
  • $50 for the Day-trip to Block Island including transportation to the ferry landing and the ferry to Block Island (weather dependent) on Saturday. If the weather doesn’t allow us to take you to Block Island, we will bus you to Newport, RI, for the day.
  • $50 for the Dinner, Q&A and Book Signing with Marie on Saturday night including dinner, two drink tickets and the chance to purchase books and merchandise from each of Marie’s series. 

If you are registering multiple people, make sure to create a NEW registration record for EACH PERSON. Don’t complete a duplicate registration for yourself.

Registrations must be received by May 14, 2019. Walk-in registrations the weekend of the event may not be accepted. If you have any questions about registration, please contact

Registration Cancellation
All registration cancellations must be made in writing to Requests received on or before February 1, 2019, will receive a 75% refund. Requests received between February 2 and April 26 will receive a 50% refund. Requests received between April 27 and May 21 will receive a 25% refund. Requests received after June 1 may not receive a refund and will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

As a participant in the Reader Weekend, you agree to and understand the following:

You knowingly and freely assume all risks, both known and unknown, even if arising from the negligence of others, and assume full responsibility for your participation and hereby release and hold harmless Marie Force, HTJB, Inc. and their officers, officials, agents and/or employees (the “Organizers”) from any and all liabilities arising from the Reader Weekend.

The Organizers reserve the right to cancel the Reader Weekend and/or any of its components or events for any reason at any time.

If, due to inclement weather, mechanical difficulties, or other problems beyond the Organizers’ control, the ferry service to Block Island is not operational or feasible on the scheduled day, the Organizers will not be responsible for refund of any portion of the registration fees or any related costs because of upfront expenses that will not be refunded to the Organizers. The Organizers will not be responsible for any personal costs or expenses incurred in relation to the Weekend including airline tickets, hotels, or other related expenses associated with the Weekend.