- Bookish adj. 1. given or devoted to reading or study. 2. more acquainted with books than with real life.
- Angela. Enjoys books and book-related things; talks of them often. Works in the industry. Also a sort of aspiring writer.
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I deliberately made that subject line sound more impressive than it is. Although I did, indeed, attend a lunchtime even featuring the highly-personable author of Better Nate Than Ever, it was just that. An event that happened to occur during … Continue reading
Somehow I have lived without knowing that the Library of Congress Book Festival existed. (I have a friend in the VA area to thank for this one!) I’m sure not living in D.C. has something to do with it, but … Continue reading
I kind of promised I would write up a “BEA swag” post, and I suppose two weeks after the event isn’t entirely unreasonable. Right? To be honest, I’m really bad with gathering freebies. Unless someone physically shoves an ARC in … Continue reading
Despite being a faithful employee of the book industry and avid reader, I had never experienced Book Expo America. Shameful, I know. But this year, that all changed. I expected it to be something akin to ComicCon, but with fewer … Continue reading
Every year, the Bookbinder’s Guild hosts the New York Book Show, an event where we get to wander around and check out some great-looking books—and win some awards. While most awards focus on a book’s story, these focus on the … Continue reading
I don’t like dating. I don’t date, and I’d rather spend my life as a crazy cat lady than participate in speed dating (and I’m allergic to cats). But if you’re the literary sort, and you’re looking for “someone special” … Continue reading
The Pearson Foundation has started this awesome way to donate books to those in need—and you hardly have to do anything at all! You go to the website, WeGiveBooks.com, and select a book to read online. (Personally, I chose Blue … Continue reading
I spent part of this past weekend at New York ComicCon, as was the plan since… well, last year’s ComicCon. And while I intended to branch out and check out some new things, I wound up wandering the trade floor … Continue reading
One of my favorite weekly emails to receive was from booktour.com, informing me of a good number of author events in the area. It was easy—scan the email, get excited when seeing an author there that you like, and pencil … Continue reading