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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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[Armchair BEA 2016] Day 4: Fictional Worlds

Armchair BEA is an online conference that runs in conjunction with Book Expo America (BEA) in New York City.

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Day 4 of ABEA (which I actually forgot to draft something up for Day 3 oops) features fictional worlds and surviving in them.

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[Armchair BEA 2016] Day 2: Aesthetics – Books & Blogs

Armchair BEA is an online conference that runs in conjunction with Book Expo America (BEA) in New York City.

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Day 2 of ABEA continues with questions talking about all things aesthetics — the superficial shit we love and hate at the same time.

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