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TheSpineView
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Pickpick

Picked up this early reader book at #BEA for my grand daughter. A good book to inspire girls to follow their dreams. Wonderful illustrations. ⭐⭐⭐⭐ see my full review on my blog at www.thespineview.com

That-Bookish-Hiker Is this like a prequel to LumberJanes? 4mo
TheSpineView @That-Bookish-Hiker No, not related. 4mo
LibrarianRyan That looks fun. 4mo
TheSpineView @LibrarianRyan It was a cute beginning reader. My grand daughter enjoyed it and girls like her are the intended audience. 4mo
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MrBook
The Expo Book | Gordon Linden
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Got to see the incredible and fantastically superb @j9brown again too on the last day of #BookCon 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻! Never enough time to enjoy a great Litten‘s company. ☺️

#BookExpo #BEA #NYC #LitsyPhotoOp

j9brown Very nice to meet you! Littens are the best, hope to see everyone again sometime! 😁 4mo
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MrBook
The Expo Book | Gordon Linden
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I was lucky enough to see @ScientistSam at #BookCon again, on the last day. 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Such a fantastic Litten and terrific friend! 🤗🤗🤗

#BookExpo #BEA #NYC #LitsyPhotoOp

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MrBook
The Expo Book | Gordon Linden
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More #BookExpo and #BookCon pics to share ☺️!

At BookCon, I had the absolutely delightful pleasure of seeing the outrageously wonderful @GripLitGrl !!! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 She is awesome, awesome, awesome! 🤗🤗🤗

#BEA #NYC #LitsyPhotoOp

TheSpineView 😊😊😊 4mo
Herschelian For an ignoramus living in Scotland/China, please explain what Bookcom is? (edited) 4mo
Herschelian I meant Bookcon - whoops, fat finger syndrome! 4mo
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MrBook @Herschelian , great question! BookCon is part of BookExpo. BookExpo is the publishing industry‘s primary annual convention for professonials in and associated with books: booksellers, librarians, book bloggers, audiobook engineers, literary agents, etc. BookCon is the open-to-the-public portion of the convention which occurs during the weekend. Anyone can attend and meet authors, get books signed, buy merchandise, network, etc. (edited) 4mo
Herschelian Thanks for that detailed reply to my question. I presume it is for the US publishing industry? Is it held in the same place every year? What a stunning event to attend! 4mo
MrBook @Herschelian You‘re most welcome ☺️🤗! It‘s primarily the US publishing industry, but there‘s many other countries represented, especially China, Japan, and the U.K., who can have quite a few large booths. The convention‘s organizers had a plan to rotate among various large US cities, but after trying it in Chicago a couple years ago with less-than-anticipated results, the convention may wind up remaining in NYC as it has. (edited) 4mo
GripLitGrl @MrBook Thank you😀 It was great to meet you in person! 😊 4mo
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kate_reads
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Pickpick

This year at #BEA, I had a goal to stand in as little lines as possible but ya gotta do it for Jason Reynolds 🤩

DivineDiana Love! 👏🏻❤️👏🏻 4mo
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MrBook
Cruisin' | Sarah Mlynowski
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When I was leaving #BookCon for the last time on Sunday, I saw this going by while waiting for the ferry. That‘s a biiiiiig ship! I‘ve never been on one. Have you?!

#BookExpo #BEA #NYC

TheSpineView Yes! A total of 6 cruise ships including one in Hawaii and a river boat on the Nile. 4mo
jb72 I‘ve been on two cruises. The snorkeling was a lot of fun! 4mo
teebe Never been on one but they‘re so huge they freak me out a little. I‘ve passed them sitting in the harbour in Vancouver and it‘s like having a whole new building on the street and then later, it‘s just gone. 4mo
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Maggie_Reads No, but I‘ve seen them in the port of Galveston (we live two hours away). They are huge and fascinating but I‘ve never had the urge to go on a cruise. Just not a fan of being ON a boat. 4mo
LibrarianRyan Josh and I did a Disney cruse. We were on the “small” ship. Loved it. Would do it again. 4mo
Peddler410 My family was an the Disney Wonder this time last year. We went to Alaska and it was wonderful! 4mo
Susanita This is the same size as the one I was on last month. Same number of life boats. 4mo
Magpiegem My husband and I took out 3YO and 9month old on a cruise from Miami around the Caribbean. It was fantastic except some (a few) of the travellers act in a pretty horrid way. But my little boy thought the Dr Seuss theme was amazing. We couldn‘t get them out of the kids club... so sometimes we just left them there and went to the beach alone- bliss! 4mo
OrangeMooseReads Never been and never plan to. I don‘t do boats. Also I find cruise ships unnerving something that big should no float and yes I find airplanes unnerving as well. 4mo
CouronneDhiver Yes!!! I just went on my 9th cruise- best type of vacation ever! 4mo
Chrissyreadit Did you move to Staten Island? My mom took the ferry every day to college a million years ago. 4mo
MrBook @Chrissyreadit No, this is the ferry terminal that goes to NJ 😁. I still live in eastern PA. 4mo
Chrissyreadit That sounds like fun though- 4mo
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MrBook
The Expo Book | Gordon Linden
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Another #RainbowRowell snapshot! This one from #BookCon yesterday. 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

#BookExpo #BEA #NYC

LazyLibrary 🙌 5mo
annahenke Jealous! Been wishing I was there! 5mo
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TheSpineView
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Finally got my May wrap-up together. A good reading month with a total of 10 books.

4 ~ Physical books
5 ~ Audio books
1~ Ebook (Netgalley)

Have not yet gotten my June TBR list together yet. I am waiting on my #BEA and #BookCon2019 books to arrive. I shipped everything FedEx. Once they arrive and I have had time to sort and catalog them I will be able to get a game plan together.

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MrBook
The Expo Book | Gordon Linden
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Alright, #BookCon, I‘m out! #BookExpo and BookCon were a blast this year! Plenty more pics & memories to share. 😁

I get a bit choked up when this moment inevitably comes *sighs*. In the real world, only w/ #BEA & Litsy meetups do I come across such a passionate group of fellow readers and the authors who give us the biblio-food we crave. Book clubs get casual readers. Many librarians don‘t read much—it‘s a job that happens to deal with books.

mrozzz 💗💗💗💗💗 5mo
TheSpineView Until next year... 💜💜💜 5mo
LibrarianRyan I know!,,, I‘m surprised how many librarians don‘t read. 5mo
tpixie @LibrarianRyan @MrBook I‘m amazed to hear many librarians don‘t read! Looks like these were 2 awesome events! With lots of Littens!! (edited) 5mo
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MrBook
The Expo Book | Gordon Linden
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What an extraordinary panel I‘m at right now 😁☺️! World-Building with @joe_hill , Marissa Meyer, Marie Lu, and N.K. Jemisin! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👍🏻👍🏻 Moderated by Sarah Enni, host of the First Draft Podcast. Who wants to be here with me right now?!

#BookExpo #BEA #BookCon #NYC

Leftcoastzen Great panel! 5mo
Chrissyreadit Wow!!! 5mo
Sassy_Steph You met up with my friend stacey while you were at book con! 5mo
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Sungirl79 That is awesome!!! 5mo
tpixie Awesome panel!!! 5mo
MrBook @Sassy_Steph 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🤗 3mo
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