BookCon 2019: Love Is Love

We talked to Tehlor Kay Mejia, Daniel José Older, Morgan Parker, and Angelo Surmelis about love, family, community, and growing up. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]

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What to read in 2020 based on the books you loved in 2019

Sally Rooney and Elizabeth Gilbert may not have new books coming out just yet, but we have some worthy alternatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-23 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Austin Teens Report on Best / Worst of BookCon 2019 (shelftalker)

Talking top titles, new trends, and chaotic lines with two enthusiastic show veterans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 12:00:57 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Mixed Reviews for This Year's Literary Fan Fest

This year's BookCon literary fan fest drew mixed reviews from attendees, some of whom felt that publishers focused more on merchandising rather than on providing booklovers with an experience or giving them free swag. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: World Builders

How do writers create other worlds? And are those worlds just our world in disguise? Joe Hill, N.K. Jemisin, Sean Murphy, V.E. Schwab, and Chuck Wendig share their secrets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Who Is Your Hero?

Heroes aren’t just characters in books—they’re also real-life people who blaze trails, do amazing things, and put others’ needs before their own. Their superpowers include kindness, bravery, self-reliance, love, and plain-old awesomeness. We asked BookCon authors to tell us who they look to for... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: New Romantics

We talked to Tessa Dare, Abby Jimenez, Joanna Shupe, Sabrina Jeffries, K.M. Jackson, and Maria Vale to find out how they are reinventing romance for 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Life Coaches

Randall Munroe, creator of the sensational web comic 'Xkcd,' meets 'Mythbusters' co-host Adam Savage to offer some helpful (and sometimes hilariously impractical) life hacks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Growing Pains: Meg Medina, and Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

Growing up ain’t easy. We talked to the authors of two books about narrating the challenges of surviving the teen years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Epic Heroes

We talked to Tomi Adeyemi, Leigh Bardugo, Soman Chainani, and Cassandra Clare about what makes someone an epic hero in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: (Re)Making History: R.J. Palacio and Nicola Yoon

Revisiting and learning from the past are central themes in the work of these two writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Neil Patrick Harris and Eva Chen

Actor, author, and magician Harris will appear today in conversation with Eva Chen, fashion editor and exec (and star) at Instagram, mom, and now author of two picture books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Pro Tips

A teenage attendee offers a few tips, tricks, and hacks for making the most of BookCon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: School’s In

Growing up is complicated, and school is where a lot of it happens. We talked to Alyssa Milano, Tegan Rain Quin, and Raina Telgemeier about what they really learned in school. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Never Give Up: John Cena

With his sonorous voice and stately stature, wrestler, actor, and rapper John Cena has long been a commanding presence in multiple entertainment venues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Cautionary Tales for Modern Day Brats: Evangeline Lilly

Actor Lilly is at work on an expansive series of haunting picture books with important lessons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Love Birds

Here at the Javits, love and romance are in the air—and at the Penguin Truck, which is parked outside the show floor and will be staffed today, 10 a.m.–12 p.m., by purveyors of passion on the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2015: Talking Truth, Love, Diversity, and Writing at ‘Reality Bites’ Panel

On a Saturday BookCon panel, Ellen Hopkins, Patrick Ness, Lauren Oliver, and Jason Reynolds discussed the relationships, characters, themes, and settings of their latest YA novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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If you love books and also love, you can rent this bookstore for a COVID-friendly date night.

Given that we’re all justifiably afraid about the breath of others right now, it’s a weird time to be dating. While the warmer months at least offered the possibility of outdoor meetings, now it’s winter and, like all other things, dating has become an exercise in futility and endless Zoom... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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