Tag: Book Expo America

  1. BEA: Interesting books part 2

    My husband picked up an autographed ARC of a book called Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse, by Kaleb Nation and published by independent publisher Sourcebooks. I’d never heard of the book, but it sounded interesting and I admire Sourcebooks, so I tucked it away to look into later. Since…

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  2. BEA: Interesting books part 1

    I’m always on the lookout for interesting small press and self-published books, and The Soulstealer War, by W. L. Hoffman, caught my interest. I chatted with the author at BEA for quite a while, and according to him, it’s an epic fantasy with SF elements, quantum physics, and…

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  3. Book Expo America: Day 1

    Book Expo America, or BEA as it’s more commonly known, is the largest annual U.S. book industry trade show and gathering of the book tribe. BEA was held this past weekend, from May 29 through the 31st, and we attended the event at the Javits Center in New…

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  4. Meet the Bloggers at Book Expo America!

    Tomorrow morning the exhibit halls open and Book Expo America, the annual gathering of the book tribe, goes into full swing. I’ll be there with everyone else, wearing my comfortable shoes, wandering the floor, and attending some interesting sessions. One thing that I’ll be doing at BEA is…

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  5. BEA: Books and other cool stuff

    Two weeks ago, we attended Book Expo America, the largest book industry trade show in the U.S. Here’s some of the interesting things that we saw and books we came home with. I’ll start with the books, in no particular order. All descriptions are provided by the…

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  6. BEA Kidlit drink night

    I don’t like noise or crowds, and I’m basically a shy person. So when I arrived at the Landmark Tavern for my first Kidlit Drink Night, I was dismayed to see crowds of people jammed into a tiny strip in front of the bar. But, knowing that most…

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  7. Another reason why small press is better

    Today is the official opening of Book Expo America. We arrived at the exhibit halls shortly after they opened this morning and plunged into the crowds searching for the new and interesting. The number of people here is staggering. Trying to get through the HarperCollins area reminded me of Mardi…

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  8. Mo Willems fans take note

    I don’t read many picture books anymore, so sadly I haven’t had the opportunity to get to know the work of Mo Willems. But I know he has a legion of fans in the kidlitosphere, so I thought this would be of interest. Book Expo America (BEA) just…

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