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Upcoming Events

Book Discussions & Signings

May 2022

May 15, 2022

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Virtual Chat with

The Author

~Let’s Talk~

Register to chat with Rona D. about her debut self-published novel, “Friendship Matters.” Grab your drink of choice and come ready to enjoy a great conversation with good people.

*Registration required in advance for this meeting*

Derrick L. Davis Photography

December 2022

December 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Author Round Table 2022

presented by This Browne Girl Reads


Moderated by Fallon Hamilton, Esq.

Join me for an excerpt ready and author chat about everything Friendship Matters.

The link will be provided soon….

January 2023

January 23, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

Brown Girl Collective

Book Club

presented by

Marcie Thomas

Join me for a discussion about all things Friendship Matter and my author journey.

The link will be provided soon…

Previous Events
RRAW Event honoring the Romance Legends

October 28th – October 29th

The Westin in Old Town Alexandria

Ladies of Leisure Book Discussion
hosted by: Rona D.

September 24, 2022

Blog Talk with Urban Reads
hosted by: LeShonda Obery

August 10, 2022

Summer Author Pop Up Series
presented by: Curls & Coils

July 16, 2022

Urban Reads Bookstore in Baltimore, MD

Ladies Virtual Book Discussion
hosted by: Author Rona D.

May 16, 2022

Book Signing and Social
presented by: Kimberly Johnson

April 30, 2022

Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, Buffalo, NY

Gents Virtual Chat
hosted by: Author Rona D.

April 24, 2022

Cupcakes & Conversation
with Author Rona D. & Sweets 4 My Sweets

April 23, 2022

Mad Cow Grill, Laurel

Virtual Book Discussion
with Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc,
Iota Lambda Omega Chapter, Columbia, MD

April 9, 2022

Friendship Matters Virtual Paint & Sip
hosted by: Author Rona D.

March 27, 2022

Virtual Book Discussion
presented by: Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Baltimore Chapter

March 24, 2022

Virtual Book Chat
hosted by Nova Sister Friends Book Club

March 13, 2022

Meet & Greet/Book Signing
hosted by: Aphelion Cigar Lounge

March 11, 2022

Gambrills MD

Meet & Greet/Book Signing
hosted by: Aphelion Cigar Lounge

February 11, 2022

Gambrills, MD

Release Day

February 5, 2022

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Book Discussions & Signings

April 2022

April 9, 2022

Virtual Chat with

Alpha Kappa Alpha,


Iota Lambda Omega Chapter

Columbia, MD

April 23, 2022

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cupcakes & Conversation

Mad Cow Grill, Laurel, MD


Purchase in advance or in person, your copy of Friendship Matters, get it signed and chat a bit. Also for purchase will be Sweet4MySweets LLC’s signature cupcakes. If you’ve haven’t tasted them before, you’ll want to make your way!

April 24, 2022

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Chat with the Gents

~Open to Gents~

Join us for a chat hosted by the husband of Rona D., Haashim Drinkard. The gents will discuss the main characters, their families and the men who play a big role in their love, lives and happiness.

April 30, 2022

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Book Signing & Social

Buffalo, NY

~Open to the Public~

Join me for a conversation and book signing as I return to my hometown of Buffalo, NY, the setting of Friendship Matters. Order your copy in advance or purchase in person.

Book Discussions & Signings

March 2022

March 11, 2022

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet the Author

~Open to the Public~

Purchase your copy or bring your already purchased copy with you and have it signed.

Aphelion Cigar Lounge

2510 Conway Road, #106

Gambrills, MD

March 13, 2022

Virtual chat with

Nova Sister Friends

Book Club

March 24, 2022

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Virtual Reading & Q/A

~Open to the Public~

If you haven’t started reading Friendship Matters, now is the time to grab your copy and join in on the discussion hosted by the Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Baltimore Chapter. You must register to attend.

March 26, 2022

Virtual Paint, Sip & Chat –

*Stay tuned for upcoming paint & sip nights*

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