Category: Book Expo of America

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 26, 2010

**Click on any photos in this post to enjoy a larger view Wednesday marked the first day of the exhibition part of the BEA and I have to say, it was overwhelming and exciting. Kip and I got up at 5:00 AM to get to the Javits by 6:00 AM to get tickets for a …

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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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New York, New York

We’re here! Look who we found sitting two seats behind us on our flight: In case you don’t recognize her…that’s me with Trish (on left) from Hey Lady,Watcha Readin’? Kip and I arrived in New York City at 6:30PM last night, checked into our hotel and then met up with my sister Paula and her …

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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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Scheduling for BEA – Decisions, Decisions

For the last several days I have been haunting the BEA website, printing off events and author signings, pulling together a multitude of emails and blog posts…all in order to put together a schedule for next week. There are overlaps and tight time lines – especially on Wednesday which seems to be the most popular …

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May in New York City…

May 28th, 2010 Have you all seen this? Thanks to some motivated and energetic bloggers (Trish, Amy, Natasha, Rebecca, Michelle, Nicole, and Pam) the Book Blogger Convention is a go. Scheduled to coordinate with the Book Expo of America in New York City (May 25, 26, and 27) this is an event you really don’t …

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