A Pacesetter Reader

February 20, 2009 at 3:49 am 5 comments

Last year some of our readers asked for a Pacesetter Reader. Well, have we got a Pacesetter Reader for you in 2009!

Michelle Buonfiglio of Romance B(u)y the Book has graciously agreed to serve. She takes her reading seriously–see her post on the subject during our 2008 event.

Michelle Buonfiglio

Michelle Buonfiglio

Fair warning, I understand Michelle will be setting a really high goal!

Watch our site for more info and a Pacesetter Reader page coming soon!

Shhhh. Come a little closer and let me whisper in your ear–we also have a fantastic Pacesetter Author set to go. We’ll be making an announcement soon. For now, her identify is top secret.


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  • 1. Michelle Buonfiglio  |  March 2, 2009 at 3:00 am

    I’m so honored to be your PR for this year’s event. Now I have an even better excuse for not making dinner, cleaning the house or doing laundry: But, honey! I’m Pacesetting!

    Thank you, grazie mille, for allowing me to have fun with you and the readers who help you raise money for CF. I may encourage everyone to set goals in addition to pages read: Loads of laundry not folded so I could read; Numbers of dinners not cooked so I could read; Numbers of times “straightening” substituted for “cleaning” so I could read…

    • 2. Teresa Bodwell  |  March 3, 2009 at 5:30 am

      Those sound like the kind of goals I could reach.
      How about number of feet above my desk the pile reaches?

  • 3. Kristina Cook  |  March 15, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    We’re so excited to have you, Michelle!

  • 4. pjpuppymom  |  May 9, 2009 at 10:39 pm

    You’ve chosen a terrific Pacesetter Reader for this year’s campaign. Michelle, I’m definitely on board with those goals!

    Looking forward to raising money for this great cause again in 2009.


  • 5. Teresa Bodwell  |  May 10, 2009 at 12:38 am

    Watch out though, readers. Michelle has promised to set a really high goal this year.

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Pacesetter Author

Lori Wilde is our 2009 Pacesetter Author.

Lori has sold 47 books to 4 major New York publishers--5 books coming out in 2009. She's prolific and dedicated to writing regularly to keep up with all those deadlines!

Lori promises to set a sizzling pace for all our writers to follow! Her goal for the event is 60,000 words!

To learn more about Lori, visit her Pacesetter Page

Michelle Buonfiglio Pacesetter Reader

We are proud to have Michelle Buonfiglio as our 2009 Pacesetter Reader.

Michelle hosts Barnes & Noble.com’s new “Heart to Heart” (H2H) daily romance fiction blog and is the creative force behind RomanceBuyTheBook.com (RBTB), a fun and positive place where readers and writers hang to talk love, sex, family, life -- and, of course, romance novels

Michelle's goals are to read 10,000 pages and write 10,000 words in her blogs and comments.

To learn more about Michelle, visit her Pacesetter Page


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