Saturday, June 1, 2013

BEA 2013: A story in photos !!

I will be doing a full recap of BookExpo America next week, but for now I will post a few photos. Enjoy!!

One of the queens of mystery, Sue Grafton signing W is for Wasted.

Look close enough and you can see Alice Hoffman (seated) signing books.

The line for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was massive. I did not get a ticket for his signing, but I was on the line next to his and snapped a quick picture.

O Magazine books editor Leigh Haber, left, speaking with Amy Tan. I managed to snag a copy of Amy Tan's next book The Valley of Amazement before this talk. I wanted to get her autograph, but I figured her line would be massive. 

I arrived 15 minutes before the Harlequin Teen Hour signing and the line was already long. I took a seat on the floor and chatted with my fellow book lovers.

Katie McGarry, author of Dare You To.

It's not the best photo, but this is Amanda Sun, author of Ink.

Can you guess who this is?

Me with Elizabeth Scott, author of Heartbeat. She had such a fun and bubbly personality!!

I saved the best for last!! That's my book haul just for Day 2 of BEA. can't see it but there is another stack behind the larger pile of books. That it is everything just from Day 2 alone. I have a bunch from Day 1 and BEA bloggers. I will try to film a video of my book haul next week. I still have one more day at BEA, and I will try to restrain myself. But boy is it hard to resist!! My room is swimming in books right now. But I like it that way!!


  1. Dang Jael! You brought home quite the haul! Looks awesome!

  2. Yeah, I have too much to read. But that's a good problem to have.