Registration Information

You may register for up to THREE events for 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 online.

Available events include: 

  • $50 for the Welcome Dinner on Friday evening with live music, food and drinks.
  • $50 for the Day on Block Island including the ferry to Block Island (weather dependent) on Saturday. If we are unable to go to Block Island, we will spend the day in Newport. Price includes round trip bus and ferry tickets and 4 hours on Block Island to shop, have lunch and explore the island that inspires Marie’s Gansett Island Series. You must choose EITHER Block Island or Newport. 
  • $50 for the Day in Newport, RI on Saturday. Price includes round trip bus transportation to Newport, an audio tour of The Breakers and additional time to explore Newport, shop, have lunch, find your perfect boat tour of Narragansett Bay, visit the International Tennis Hall of Fame and so much more! You must choose EITHER Block Island or Newport. 
  • $50 for the Dinner, Q&A with Marie and Book Signing on Saturday night including food, drinks and the chance to purchase books and Marie Force merchandise.

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 June 5, 2020. 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 julie@marieforce.comRequests received on or before January 31, 2020, will receive a 75% refund. Requests received between  February 1 and April 24 will receive a 50% refund. Requests received between April 25 and May 22 will receive a 25% refund. Requests received after May 22 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.

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