Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Dog Days Westonka 

On Aug. 17th, Suzann had a table at Dog Days Westonka, a fundraising event to benefit WeCAN Pet Aid. The event was held at Harbor District Park in Mound, Minn. 



Suzann and her husband, Jeff, staffed the book at Dog Days Westonka on Aug. 17, 2013.


Suzann holds a rabbit brought          Suzann is happy to support the 
to the event by The Minnesota          Westonka Animal Hospital. Here
Companion Rabbit Society.                she is with Jackie Piepkorn, DVM.   


Suzann had a great time meeting all the people who stopped by her
table to chat and buy books.  

Chapter 2 Books

Suzann signed copies of "Snort's Special Gift" on Dec. 8th at Chapter 2 Books in Hudson, Wisc.

Boxer Wiggle Fest 

Suzann, Savy and Sunne participated in Boxer Wiggle Fest at French Regional Park  in Plymouth, Minn., on Saturday, September 22, 2012. They signed books, and handed out free bookmarks, magnets and pencils. A portion of each book sale is being donated to MN Boxer Rescue.


Suzann, Savy, Sunne                Sunne Yue is kissing          
and Angel has a blast               "Jackson Brown" at the 
meeting Lara, Jack and           poochie smoochie booth 
Eddie at "Wiggle Fest."           to raise money for the 
They are fans of "Snort's         organization.
Special Gift." 

Savy and Sunne met Lori and Julia from Talk 107.1 in July.

Lori, Julia and Donny really enjoyed getting their own personal copies of "Snort's Special Gift."

The Balancing Act

Suzann appeared on Lifetime Television's show, The Balancing Act, on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.  You can view a copy of the segment on the Book Awards & Media page of this website.  The Balancing Act is a show that celebrates the lives and accomplishments of women. 

Walk for Animals 

On Saturday, May 5, 2012, Savy and Sunne participated in the Humane Society's annual Walk for Animals fundraiser. 


Savvy raised $1,446 for Walk for Animals.            Sunne with Ross Butterfield and his K9 Bosco. Sunne met them at the Walk for Animals fundraiser.  Bosco is from
                                                                                            NorthStar Search and Rescue (www.northstarsar.com).

Barnes & Noble, Mankato

Suzann signed books at the Mankato Barnes & Noble store on Friday, April 13, 2012

Twin Cities Pet Expo 

Suzann and her daughter, Savy, were at the Twin Cities Pet Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center on March 25, 2012. Here they are pictured with the bulldog "Jimmy Buffet." He is a member of the St. Paul/Minneapolis Bulldog Club.



Lulu and LuigiPet Boutique
On March 17, 2012, Suzann appeared at both the Wayzata & St. Louis Park, Minn. locations of Lulu & Luiji Pet Boutiques.

Barnes & Noble (Duluth, MN)
On February 25, 2012, Suzann signed books at the Barnes & Noble in Duluth. Fellow Beaver's Pond Press author Mary Linda Sather stopped by to see her and posed for this picture.

7th Annual Hooked on Books and the arts too! Chanhassen High School 
On February 11, 2012, Suzann appeared at the 7th annual Hooked on Books event. Here she is with Gordon Fredrickson, the author of a series of books about farming in Minnesota during the 1950s.

Suzann meets Mary Casanova, author of the "American Doll Series"

Mercy Hospital - January 2012 
Suzann Yue and Dr. Jeff Yue toured Mercy Hospital to watch Snort's freinds hard at work making patients smile. Pictured below are  John and his therapy dog, Macy, on the left and Kathryn with therapy dog Natalie on the right.


 Book Signing at the PetCo store in Roseville, Minn.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Book Signing at Valley Book Seller in Stillwater, Minn.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Book Signing at the Barnes & Noble in Maple Grove, Minn.

Friday, December 23, 2o11

Adoption Day at PetCo in Roseville, Minn.

Saturday, December 17, 2011  

Book Signing at the Barnes & Noble store in Minnetonka, Minn. 

Monday, December 5, 2011



Book Signings in Illinois and Iowa 

Sunday, November 27, 2011
Barnes & Noble (Quad Cities, Davenport, IA)

Saturday, November 26, 2011
Pegasus Fine Gifts, Geneseo, IL

Black Friday Book Signing

Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 
Barnes & Noble (Maple Grove, MN)

Grand Opening Event for the White Bear Lake Lulu & Luigi Pet Boutique

Saturday, November 19. 2011 

Suzann hangs with the ladies at the Lulu & Luigi's grand opening party in White Bear Lake. She signed copies of Snort's Special Gift throughout the night. 

Book Signing at the Apple Valley, MN Barnes & Noble
Saturday, November 12, 2011

Book Signing at the Har Mar Mall Barnes & Noble (Roseville, MN)

Saturday, October 22, 2011.



"Pause 4 Paws" - Medina Entertainment Center  (Medina, MN)

Meet Cosmo!!!  Suzann fell in love with Cosmo at the "Pause 4 Paws" event at the Medina Entertainment Center on October 13th, 2011.  Please check out how you can help out Cosmo and his friends in need at www.gdromn.org

Book Launch Party  (Minneapolis, MN)

The book launch party for Snort's Special Gift was a huge success! Close to 100 of Suzann Wancket-Yue's closest friends, including a number of Suzann's karate students, attended the party at the International Market Square in Minneapolis. Savy Yue did a wonderful job reading her  family's story to party guests.




Photos by Open Sky Photography




       Photos by RMA Publicity