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    BookExpo and BookCon 2015


    For the past few days there was only one place where the book lovers should be. Book Expo America and Book Con in NYC Javit’s Center turned into a book paradise.

    BEA is the largest gathering of booksellers, librarians, retailers, bloggers and book industry professionals in North America.
    BEA is the best place to discover new titles and authors, network, and learn the latest trends.


    BookCon is the event where Consumers and brands experience the origin of the story in all its forms by interacting with the authors, publishers, celebrities.


    During 3 event-packed days, BEA offered more than 600 authors, hundreds of new titles, exhibitors,publishers, panels and access to new technologies.


    During 2 days, BookCon offered Q+A’s with the hottest talent, autographing sessions, storytelling podcasts, special screenings and more.


    BookExpo and BookCon offered so many new book tittles and so many opportunities to talk to other industry specialists and book lovers. Hundreds of autographing sessions, panels and lectures filled up all the busy days during those events.


    Many book genders, from kids, to adults, from mystery to romance could be find at the exhibit floor. The best part is that many of the titles are going to be published in few months and are not on the store’s shelves yet. Attendees of BookExpo and BookCon often are the first to experience the new titles.


    First time writers and those who already have many books on their account, come to those events. Some names I personally remembered from the last year BookExpo and I was more than happy to stop and chat for few minutes and grab their newest titles. Among my favorites from last year were Michael Koep with “Leaves of Fire, Part Two of the Newirth Mythology”, Mark Pryor with his new title “Hollow Man”.


    It doesn’t discourage anybody to stay in the lines for a favorite book, or just to snap a pic. with favorite author or celebrity.


    Yes, BookExpo and BookCon brings known actors and actresses and public figures, among well known writers. This year we could say hello to Kunal Nayyem,known as Raj in the TV show “The Big Bang Theory”, Felicia Day, Bill Klein and Jennifer Arnold- form TLC show, Al Rocker, John Quinones, Aziz Ansari, Julianne Moore, Khloé Kardashian and many, many more.


    Even though the days at BookExpo and BookCon are long and busy, nobody is complaining when everything is over and we can sit down with yet another book and enjoy the read.


    BookExpo and BookCon is THE event for all the book lovers. And next year BookExpo is taking place in Chicago,so you can start planning your trip now! Maybe I will see you there!


    Photos by Patrycja Adamowska

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