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• MernaLyn's Columbia University book tour was featured in New York City Insider 


• MernaLyn was a guest on FOX -TV News twice!

• MernaLyn was a featured author at New York's Book Expo and the 61st Annual JCC Book Fair where there was Standing Room Only to hear her speak!


• MernaLyn's book; 'THE 10 SECOND DIET' is so self-empowering it was sent to The White House to work with the First Lady's initiative to end childhood obesity as it can not only reverse the obesity epidemic in adults and children, but can help restore civility and improve humanity in our society.

• MernaLyn was the recipient of a Literary Award in Beverly Hills California for the most Motivating Book of the Year. She continued on a West Coast Book Tour from San Diego to San Francisco, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

• MernaLyn recently returned from conducting a highly successful seminar in New York on 5th Avenue.

Appearances & News


Meet The Diet Diva

Public Speaking Engagements and Book Signings

Here you will find MernaLyn's Book Tour Appearance Schedule:

I am busy planning my future book tour and can't wait to meet and inspire even more of my readers in the days to come!

If you would like to invite me as a guest speaker, feel free to contact me through my contact form, here.

I was honored to have been asked to speak at Columbia University (yes, the Ivy League school in Manhattan!). I had a three day speaking engagement and meet-and-greet with so many wonderful people.  

The New York City Insider picked up the story, and you may read more about my fabulous book tour here.

Past Public Speaking Engagements and Book Signings

Archive of MernaLyn's Book Tour Appearances::

2018 Schedule

Wednesday, January 31st 12:30-1:30 PM
Lunch-n-Learn Special Guest Speakers
West Bloomfield Town Hall
4550 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

2017 Schedule

Sunday, December 17th 9:30-11:00 AM
Temple Beth El oldest Reform Temple In Michigan
7400 Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

As MernaLyn was continuing to work on her second book she refrained from all public appearances and book signings in 2017 except for a special request from Temple Beth El, where proceeds from her speaking engagement were generously donated to Temple Beth El Brotherhood.

2016 Schedule

Tuesday, December 20
Rockefeller University 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Rockefeller Research Building 1st Floor
1230 York Avenue at 66th New York, NY 10065
* A generous portion of each book sold will be donated to Rockefeller University Child and Family Center

Monday December 19th
The Empire State Building 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
350 5th Ave at 34th
New York, NY 10118

Saturday December 17
7th Floor 2:00-3:00 P.M.
1000 Third Avenue 59th and
Lexington Flagship Store,
New York, NY 10022;

3:00-4:00 PM
The Empire State Building
350 5th Ave at 34th
New York, NY 10118

Friday December 16th
Rockefeller University
Rockefeller Research Building 1st Floor 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.*
1230 York Avenue at 66th, New York, NY 10065
* A generous portion of each book sold will be donated to Rockefeller University Child and Family Center

Wednesday July 20th 11:30-2:00 PM
Franklin Hills Country Club
Annual Launch and Learn Guest Speaker
31675 Inkster Rd
Franklin, MI 48025

Friday July 1st 12:00-1:00 PM
Central Park Belvedere Castle
79th Street/ Mid-Park
(212) 310-6600  

Thursday June 30th 9-10PM
Boerum Hill
179 Smith St Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 852-8086  

Wednesday June 29th 1:00 PM
High Line
Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook at Gansevoort Street & Washington
Brooklyn 3-4

1:00-2:00 PM
Devocion Coffeehouse
69 Grand St. Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 285-6180  

Tuesday Jne 28th
High Line 9:00AM
West 22nd Street Seating Steps
(btwn West 22nd and West 23rd Streets)

Monday June 27th 12:00-1:00 PM
Central Park Visitors Center
near 65th)
(212) 794-4064  

Sunday June 26th 4:00 PM
City Island Temple Beth El
(Blessing of the Fleet 1:00)
480 City Island Avenue City Island, NY 10464

Saturday June 25th 7:00-9:00 PM Seminar
Aum Shanti Bookstore
226 East 14th Street (btw 2nd & 3rd Aves)
New York, NY 10003

March 23rd, 2016  
Townsend Hotel / SEEN Magazine Release & Book Signing
100 Townsend St
Birmingham, MI 48009  
Book Signing 4:00–6:00 PM

On March 23, 2016 SEEN Magazine featured a wonderful article about MernaLyn. The famed Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Michigan arranged a special appearance to coordinate with the release of the article giving MernaLyn's fans the opportunity to 'Meet and Greet' the author. Everyone agreed it was a most successful launch party!

View The Press Release Here

SEEN Magazine
Featured Article
read the article here

2015 Schedule

WEDNESDAY, December 16th Noon-1pm
THURSDAY/FRIDAY, December 17th & 18th 1pm-2pm
Columbia University
2922 Broadway at 106th Street   Duke Ellington Blvd & Broadway (212) 854-9724  

FRIDAY, December 18th 7pm
Sisters Uptown Bookstore1
942 Amsterdam btwn W 156th & 157th  (212) 862-3680 

SATURDAY, December 19th 9am
Bay Ridge Jewish Center
405 81st St at 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209 (718) 836-3103   

SATURDAY, December 19th 2-3pm
Dean & DeLuca 
1150 Madison Ave btwn 85th & 86th (212) 717-0800

TUESDAY,October6th 3pm-4pm
University of Memphis Bookstore 
506 University Drive Memphis, TN (901) 678-2011

TUESDAY,October6th Noon-2pm
Center for Southern Folklore 
119 S. Main Street Memphis, TN (901) 525-3655

SUNDAY, October4th 3pm
Temple Israel 
1376 East Massey Road Memphis, TN (901) 937-2790

SATURDAY,October3rd 7pm
McKay's Books 
636 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville, TN (615) 353-2595

FRIDAY, October2nd 7pm
Congregation Micah 
2001 Old Hickory Blvd. Brentwood, TN (615) 377-9799

WEDNESDAY,September 30th 2pm-3pm
Georgia Tech
266 Fourth St. NW Atlanta, GA (404) 385-6439

TUESDAY, September 29th 1pm-2pm
WEDNESDAY,September 30th Noon-1pm
Georgia State University
145 Auburn Ave Suite A Atlanta, GA (678) 515-0899

FRIDAY, June 12th 2015
Sussex Avenue School - 1:00pm-3:00pm
307 Sussex Ave
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 268-5209

FRIDAY, June 12th 2015
Hebrew Tabernacle - 7:30pm
551 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10033
(212) 568-8304

 SATURDAY, June 13th 2015
Sisters Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center - 3:00pm-5:00pm
1942 Amsterdam Ave (at W. 156th Street)
New York, NY 10032
(212) 862-3680

MONDAY, June 15th 2015
TUESDAY, June 16th 2015
WEDNESDAY, June 17th 2015
J. Hood Wright Recreation Center - Noon-2:00pm
351 Fort Washington Ave. (at West 174th St.)
New York, NY 10033
(212) 927-1563

TUESDAY, June 16th 2015
Taszo Espresso Bar - 4:00pm-6:00pm
5 Edward Morgan Place (near Broadway at West 157th)
New York, NY 10032
(212) 694-8770

Interviews and TV Appearances

• MernaLyn at Macy's Flagship Store at 34th and Herald Square. It was a special Valentine's Day Event at THE  Macy's, and another "Miracle on 34th Street"!
Click here to read the NYC Insider Guide Article!

• MernaLyn on Around The World with Arthur von Wiesenberger. After MernaLyn's segment they asked her to stay on and co-host the Morning Show - and she did!
Click here to watch the Talk Show


• MernaLyn was interviewed on ABC-TV.
To watch this insightful interview click here or view the video below!

• Check out this YouTube video!


• Listen to MernaLyn's interview on CNN Radio

• WAXE Radio interview (Florida)
January 5th, 2012

• KJAG Radio interview
January 11th, 2012

Listen to MernaLyn's Radio Interview:

Also, click the links below to read some newspaper articles about MernaLyn and The 10 Second Diet!

• MernaLyn is featured in an interview in the November 1st, 2013
Downtown Birmingham Bloomfield Magazine

• One of two articles from the Jewish News.
Click the thumbnail below to see the full article.

• Observer & Eccentric - June 20, 2012

• Observer & Eccentric - June 24, 2012

• Birmingham Farmers Market

Click here to view MernaLyn's past appearances.

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