Book Hype Podcast

Episode #112 – Book Expo America 2016

Hosted by Jen, Karen, and Danielle

July 10, 2016

Book Hype hosts Jen and Karen are joined by Danielle to talk about their time at BEA 2016 in Chicago.

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What we’re reading:
Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis
The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis
Carve the Mark sampler by Veronica Roth
Undeclared by Jen Frederick
Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
Red Vengeance chapter sampler by Margaret Stohl

Book Expo America
-This was Danielle’s first BEA — how did she like it?
-It was in Chicago this year. How did it feel different?
-Danielle (and Karen) loved the Iron Man drinks.
-Kenny Loggins was totally there.
-Jen got to do Facebook Live!
-Guess who was the biggest draw?
-Danielle and Karen have a crazy bathroom book story.
-Shannon and Dean Hale are ridiculous and did a real, live interpretive dance.

Books we’re most excited about:
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Iron Man: The Gauntlet by Eion Colfer
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon and Dean Hale
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics

Books we didn’t know we wanted:
Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
I’m Your Biggest Fan by Kate Coyne

What other non-book stuff happened?
-We got to explore a bit of Chicago
-But seriously if you go to Chicago, find Rockit Bar and Grill
-Jen got a sweet Owlcrate tote and a This Savage Song charm
-Karen got a bunch of sweet Iron Man stuff from Danielle
-Danielle got an Edgar Allen Poe pin and some free Chapstick
-She was also excited to meet Jen and Laura
-But not Karen, which is fine, because they’re IRL BFFs.

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