B-Fest

b-festB-Fest is Barnes and Noble’s first nation-wide teen book festival that took place this past weekend. With over 1,000 authors participating, there were plenty of opportunities to meet authors or part-take in some book nerd fun. Unfortunately, due to my work schedule I was only able to attend the first night’s trivia session, but it was still completely worth attending! Continue reading

BookCon 2016

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BookCon 2016’s Show Floor

I had never been to a book convention of any kind before this and it was AMAZING!!! Imagine a day packed full events to create book nerd heaven and you have BookCon! Be prepared for a lot of exclamation points in this post because the excitement hasn’t faded. My day began early (read: I woke up when I’d normally be going to bed) so that I could get a good spot in line to get autograph signing wristbands then a good spot in line to get onto the show floor.

It was fantastic to be surrounded by so many fellow book nerds. Plus the amount of authors walking around may have had me starstruck (Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs are an adorable couple in person too). I decided to go in without a set plan and found that being flexible really worked out. Continue reading