Best-Selling Author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating, Julie Spira, Featured at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at UCLA

Top Quote Julie Spira, best-selling author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online (Morgan James Publishing Feb.2009) will be a featured author at the 14th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in association with UCLA on Saturday, April 25, 2009. End Quote
    QuoteI wrote this book to share my online dating stories so singles would not feel so alone in cyberspaceQuote
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (1888PressRelease) March 18, 2009 - Julie Spira will be signing her book, "The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online" from 4-5 PM on April 25th at the Author's Coop booth #610 at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at UCLA.

    Comedienne and best-selling author Joan Rivers calls The Perils of Cyber-Dating "Hilariously funny!" She adds, "Singles of all ages should read this book." Dr. Pat Allen, author of the best-seller "Getting to I Do" says "The Perils of Cyber-Dating gives hope to singles everywhere with an email address that they can successfully meet someone online." Elle Magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll of "Ask E. Jean" says "It's Like Sex and the City in a Web 2.0 World."

    In an effort to speed up readers' searches for their own perfect matches, "The Perils of Cyber-Dating" combines Spira's candid narrative with valuable online dating tips. Her 'Rules of Netiquette' provide guidance on the basics of cyber-dating, including tips for creating appropriately revealing profiles and definitions for the descriptions found on the profiles of potential suitors. She also discusses how technology has shifted the playing field of the dating game, reassuring readers that all it takes to get started is an email address.


    The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online is a romantic tell-all memoir spanning over 250 online dates in almost 15 years. The book is filled with heartfelt, witty, and hilarious stories. Julie Spira, a pioneer in the Internet industry, became the first on her block to post an online dating profile. You will follow her journey as she skillfully navigates the web, hoping to replace what she once thought was the love of her life with a new Internet mate.

    Combining her fairytale romances and disappointing heartbreaks with her personal "Rules of Netiquette," she provides priceless knowledge about the most effective ways to date online. Learn from an Internet industry pro, who as a super-successful cyber-dater has already received several marriage proposals and a brilliant assortment of fabulous, fun dates after she had to start her life all over again.


    Julie Spira is an author, entrepreneur, and cyber-dating expert. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Television-Radio from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College.

    Spira empowers singles on the dating scene to try online dating. She is the host of the radio show, "Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert" heard on Saturdays at 11 AM Pacific Time and has been a featured expert guest on several national television and radio shows. This is her first book. Visit her at

    Spira will be joined at the Author's Coop booth #610 by fellow authors Christine Alexanians, Linda Ballou, Janet Golinger, Lynn Goodwin, Carolyn Howard-Johnson, Pamela Kelly, Anne Megowan, Marilyn Meredith, Linda Overman, and Lauren Woodson.

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