Event Schedule

#OLR22 was a blast! So much fun was had during all the sessions and parties listed below. Now, we’re busy working on our schedule for #OLR23 in Charleston, SC. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

4:30pm – 8pm

Mile High Happy Hour & Registration – After you’ve checked-in with the #OLR22 staff, grab a drink, win some door prizes and mix ‘n mingle for a while!


Thursday, July 21, 2022

9:15 am – 10:15 am  

Author MadLibs – Here’s the reader’s chance to get creative as they fill in the blanks to excerpts from today’s top romances.

Intimate Sessions

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Listening to Love – Are you an audiobook fan? Authors discuss their journey to creating audiobooks and readers share why they love them.

Intimate Sessions

2:00 pm – 3:00pm

Think Fast – Authors and readers try to beat the clock while answering rapid-fire questions based on books, tropes, etc.

Intimate Sessions

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Romance Speed Dating – Readers will take a trip around the room, stopping by each author’s table for a speedy introduction to their latest book and to pick up some fun swag on the way!

Intimate Sessions


Friday, July 22, 2022

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Bagels & Books Influencer Breakfast

We’ll share a hearty meal while chatting with some of today’s top book influencers!


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Heart of a Hero – Readers will enjoy a lively discussion of the making of a great hero and participate in a fun game of pin the heart on the hero!

Intimate Sessions

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Welcome Home Jamboree – Join authors of heartwarming romance for some smalltown gossip, a sip of tea and giveaways!

Intimate Sessions

Saturday, July 23, 2022

9am – 11am

Handbag Bingo – Are y’all ready to win some fantastic handbags? Well, this is not your ordinary bingo game so take a seat and try for a chance to win awesome prizes!

2:30pm – 4:30pm

Mega Booksigning (FREE and open to the public!) – Check out the amazing authors who’ll be selling and signing books! 

7:00pm – 10:00pm

70’s Good Times Family Reunion (Dinner & Dance Party) – We’re gonna have some good times at this old fashioned reunion with games, giveaways, dancing and more! Come dressed in your best 70’s outfit (bonus points if you dress like a character from the hit show Good Times!) and be ready for our annual costume contest.


We’re going to have a great time!