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  1. KidLitCon 2016

    This year's annual gathering of Kidlit (including YA) bloggers, professionals, and enthusiasts took place October 14-15 in Wichita, KS. It was organized by the always amazing Melissa Fox, who blogs at Book Nut. Melissa did a terrific job, and the conference was fantastic. Day 0 Kidlitcon started for me at…

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  2. BookExpo America 2015: Day 2

    On Thursday, I attended the YA Editors’ Buzz panel. I always enjoy these panels; it’s interesting to hear the editors talking about the story behind the book. For example, Laura Chasen from St. Martin’s Griffin talked about sitting down to read the manuscript of Dreams Things True by…

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  3. BookExpo America 2015: Day1

    The main conference and exhibit halls for BEA 2015 started mid-day on Wednesday, and ran for half a day. This unusual late opening was convenient for travel, because I was able to drive up in the morning and save a day in the hotel. However, it gave an odd feel…

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  4. YA books, Star Wars, and Graphic Novels: BookExpo America 2014 Day 1

    My day started bright and early at 8am, as I attended the Harlequin Teen Blogger Breakfast. I sat next to the friendly bloggers from Bookcrastinators in wonderland, who have the fun tagline, “Why put off until tomorrow what you can read today?” This was their first BEA, and I enjoyed…

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