What is Book Bonanza?

Book Bonanza is more than a signing. It’s more than a conference. It’s a book lover’s dreamfest! Book Bonanza is a two-day event where readers come together to raise money for a good cause, meet their favorite authors, meet their fellow book-lovers, panel sessions, good food, and a weekend of fun!

When and where will BB22 be held?

BB22 will be held July 7-8, 2022 at the Gaylord Texan in the DFW area.

When will BB2ti2ckets go on sale and how much are they?

BB22 is sold out – we rolled over tickets from BB20 and BB21 and tickets cost $200.  You can buy a resale ticket if available.  BB23  tickets will go on sale in August 2022.

What does a ticket get me?

A BB22 ticket gets you everything related to BB22. You get entry into the Early Bird Bonanza on Thursday evening, July 6, the opening Keynote address, the panel sessions, both signings, the closing event, and it includes a swag bag with a T-shirt and other goodies such as a cupcake from the Cupcake Room. You also get lunch on Friday and Saturday.  You will have the opportunity to pre-purchase breakfast and dinner each day.

Are there any other add on’s to purchase for BB22?

Your ticket gets you into every BB22 event. You can purchase books from the onsite bookstore, extra cupcakes, goodies from the vendors, and other random items at the hotel. We will have a  breakfast and dinner buffet option and you can pre-purchase tickets.

Who needs a ticket?

Everyone will need a badge to enter restricted areas such as a signing or panel sessions. Babies who are not mobile will not need a ticket.

What is the schedule for BB22?


Where is BB22 held?

The Gaylord Texan.

How will I get information about BB22?

We will put all information on the Book Bonanza Attendees Facebook page and on the official website bookbonanzaevent.com.

Which authors are signing at BB22?



Can I get a refund for my tickets if I decide not to attend BB22?

No. All tickets are a final sale but they are transferable. You can sell your ticket and transfer it to someone else. Ticket transfers are allowed until July 1, however T-shirts will be ordered June 1 and sizes cannot be changed after that date. Tickets are allowed to be resold for $200 or less. If we find out that a ticket was sold for more than $200, we will void the ticket. You can rollover your ticket to BB23 or BB24 until March 1.  https://forms.gle/gXYpfzeGT3HbX3uD6

Will BB22 benefit a charity?

Yes. buildOn and The Bookworm Box are our primary nonprofit partners for BB22. We will also choose several other organizations — all proceeds from BB22 will be donated.

Will you be taking names for volunteers?

Yes, please fill out this form if you are interested in volunteering. https://forms.gle/9Se2v34DbYCTBZr56

Will volunteers need tickets?

Everyone needs a ticket but a select number of Volunteers who work the entire event will not need tickets. Anyone else volunteering for a shift will need a ticket.


How can I be a sponsor or vendor for BB22?

Fill out this form to express and interest in being a sponsor or vendor for BB20. https://forms.gle/zh1N6beQ5JgfjeJJ6

How many signings will there be at BB22?

We will have two 5-hour signings at BB22 and every author will sign at both times.

Will there be a Cupcake Room at BB22?

Yes! There will be a Cupcake Room at BB22 and Jenika Snow is returning as our Cupcake Room sponsor for a third year!

How do we suggest authors for BB22?

The slate of authors is set for now.  Anyone interested in signing at BB22 should fill out the form found on our website bookbonanzaevent.com

Will we be able to book a room at the same time as purchasing the ticket(s)?

The hotel block for BB22 is sold out.  Anyone with a ticket has access to the link to book a room in the block and can check periodically to see if rooms have opened up.

Will you allow carts at BB22?

We will allow carts the size of a milk crate – 18” x 18” x 18”. Anything bigger will be checked at the book check room for a $5 charge.

Will you have a book check room?

Yes, we will have a book check room.

Will there be a Day of Service on Thursday, July 6?

Due to Covid, we aren’t able to announce a Day of Service at this time.  We will continue to update you via the Attendees Facebook page.

What Covid protocol is in place?

We will announce our Covid protocol closer to the event.  This is a rapidly changing environment and we want to remain nimble to deal with the circumstances at event time.  If you are uncomfortable not knowing, you can roll your ticket over to BB23 or BB24.  The deadline for rolling over to BB23 is March 1, 2022.  https://forms.gle/gXYpfzeGT3HbX3uD6

If I have questions not answered here, how do I get information?

Please fill out our Help Form https://forms.gle/estbmZtZahWu6KuSA If it is an emergency, you can also email bookbonanza@thebookwormbox.com. Please DO NOT private message the staff.