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[Book Events] HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents (Fall 2018) + Book Haul

HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents
(Fall 2018 Edition)

On August 26, 2018, I attended Frenzy Presents, a YA-centric book preview hosted by HarperCollins Canada (HCC). The focus of this event was to highlight upcoming Fall 2018 releases! As always, it was a fun-filled afternoon of bookish fun and connecting with my Toronto book fam.

I’ll be showcasing the books for you and highlighting some standouts that I’m excited for! So get your Goodreads shelves ready because your TBR shelves gonna be toppling.


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[Book Events] HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents (Spring 2018) + Book Haul

HarperCollins Canada: Frenzy Presents
(Spring 2018 Edition)

On April 8, 2018, I attended Frenzy Presents, a YA-centered book preview event hosted by HarperCollins Canada (HCC). As HCC recently moved to a new office location, closer to the core of Downtown Toronto and merged with Harlequin side of things, attendees got to see their new digs (which is hella lit and has an amazing “new office furniture” scent — which…yes, of course that’s a thing I would enjoy).

So many thanks to the team at HCC Frenzy for allowing me to participate in an afternoon of wonderful bookish company. And for potentially exploding my TBR shelves. As one does.

For more details and other thoughts from this event, peruse the Twitter hashtag #FrenzyPresents!


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[Top Ten Tuesday] – #157 – Reasons I Love Attending Book Events/Conferences

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish, which is now hosted on That Artsy Reader.

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This Week’s Theme:
Reasons I Love Attending Book Events/Conferences
(feat. Book Expo America)

Initial Thoughts:

Many entries this week may feature swoon-worthy romances that give all the feels but with the coming and going of many book events as of late (e.g. Book Expo America, American Library Association Conference, Ontario Library Association Super Conference), I thought I’d depart from the main prompt to glimpse into nostalgia and up-vote book events being a rad experience and why you should consider going if you have the resources to attend.

I should also preface this post to say that for many industry events, the focus is for librarians and educators. Not saying it always is, but bloggers and other influencers need to be mindful of that fact.

For the purposes of this post, I’ll be highlighting standout moments from Book Expo America 2017.


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