#BEA14 & #TheBookCon: Not Such a Great Marriage of Events

It's Book Expo of America time! And that means books galore, publishing panels, events, events, events. It's a busy time for those attending and working it and while there were many pluses from years past there were also hiccups as well with the creation of BookCon.

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Book Expo 2013: How's the Publishing Industry Faring Since?

Once again Book Expo was held in NYC during a hot (and semi-humid) few days. There was talk about the state of the industry and digital components (and vendors) had a key area in the Digital Zone. What is the state of the industry or really prospects on the state? Hopefully ever optimistic and growing.

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Winner of "Herbivoracious" and my Twitter Giveaway!

Announcement of the winner of Herbivoracious and rules for my upcoming Twitter (500 Follower) Giveaway! Free stuff?! Yes! Free stuff!

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Book Expo 2012: Lots to Celebrate (and Learn)

This year Book Expo of America (BEA) was held on a timid weather week in New York City (and it was announced that Book Expo will continue to be held in NYC until 2015). There were many award-winning authors, publisher anniversaries celebrated, and much discussed in terms of what and how to bring books to consumers. BEA was held in conjunction with IDPF and BlogExpo at Jacob Javits Center in midtown Manhattan.

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Book Expo 2011: Come one, come all!

Book Expo of America was held in New York City again and proved to be as big an event as ever. In terms of giveaways it was more extravagant than last year with publishers celebrating with cupcakes (Wiley) and some with beer (HarperCollins). All had galleys or some kind of giveaways to entice readers and book lovers to stay at their booth or come by again.

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