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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

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.


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[Top Ten Tuesday] – #156 – Books That Have Been On My TBR Forever

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:
Books That Have Been
On My TBR Forever

Initial Thoughts:

Otherwise known as the bottom-of-the-book-pile readings that I will likely not get to but would like to get to…but most likely will not get to. I could have actually picked books that have been on my shelf the longest but I’m certain those have a 0.01% chance of being picked up anyhow.


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[Top Ten Tuesday] – #155 – Books I Can’t Believe I Read

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:
Books I Can’t Believe I Read

Initial Thoughts:

Basically: the few books I finished and then thought “…but why?” or the books that I attempted to read and ended up not finishing due to reasons of “…but why?”


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