Category: Book Blogger Convention

Book Blogger Con in Shelf Awareness

Shelf Awareness covered the Book Blogger Convention in today’s Shelf Awareness edition. Check it out!! A quote from the article: Some 50 publishing professionals attended the convention–marketing and publicity staffers from HarperCollins, DK, Hachette Book Group and other houses, along with people from independent publicity firms, online marketing companies and literary agencies. The presence of …

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Book Bloggers Get Noticed…

Apparently book bloggers got the attention of quite a few people last week. Check out this article in Publishers Weekly today. Please follow and like the blue thistle

Post BEA: What I Learned

After the whirlwind of events, meeting people, networking, and experiencing New York City in all its chaotic glory, I thought I would spend a few minutes sharing the highlights and telling you a bit about what I learned about the whole experience. For those of you who did NOT make it to NYC for the …

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Good-Bye New York

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Book Blogger Convention: May 28, 2010

**NOTE: Click on ANY photo in this post to enjoy a larger view. Before I start talking about the Book Blogger Convention…I realized that in my rush to get yesterday’s post up before leaving for the airport, I neglected to post the afternoon photo of the books that I picked up on Thursday afternoon. So …

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Book Expo: May 27, 2010

Well, I am sitting in the hotel lobby waiting to be picked up for the airport…so thought I would keep on trying to catch up with all the BEA fun. Thursday was the second day of the exhibition hall and I must admit, I was really dragging! The first thing we did was drop by …

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Book Expo: May 25, 2010

Things have been SO busy that I am late posting updates…but I am going to go ahead and post the day to day happenings here in New York anyway! On Tuesday Kip and I met up with a friend from Library Thing and had breakfast before heading out to a tour at the Penguin publishing …

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Book Expo: May 24, 2010

Monday marked the first official “happenings” for the Book Expo and Book Blogger Convention. Kip and I headed over to the Flat Iron Building in Chelsea for a tour of Bloomsbury Publishing at 10:30. Michelle Blankenship, Associate Director of Publicity, and Peter Miller, Director of Publicity, spent about an hour with us answering questions about …

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New York – May 23, 2010

Yesterday was a fun-filled day of walking, sight-seeing, and general socializing! I thought I would share some photos of what we saw. Click on any photo to enjoy a larger view. Battery Park: The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island: The Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn: The Empire State Building: Ground Zero: After all that walking, …

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Preparing for New York…

Tomorrow Kip and I head to Sacramento, and then on Saturday we board our flight to New York City and the BEA and Book Blogger Convention. Preparing for this trip has been crazy! Not only did it involve detailed planning to schedule things, but it also included a couple of shopping trips…and then decisions about …

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