Saturday, May 31, 2014

Armchair BEA: The Wrap-Up!


       Unfortunately here is another year that I couldn't make it to BEA :( Living in Texas and going to NYC is a bit too far for me. Especially going by myself. I just couldn't make the leap to do it. Next year tho I am MAKING my mom go. She'll be retired by then so it'll be ok lol But ANYWAYS, since I can't go, I will be bringing BEA to me.... And my armchair lol

WRAP-UP

     This is my second ABEA and although it was fun, nothing beats wishing I was at the Javits Center with everyone that was able to go. But you know what, I will NOT complain. I met some amazing people this week just from blogging alone and for that I am grateful. The fact that I met so many Texas people astounds me. Where are you bloggers usually? lol I hardly ever come across bloggers and their blogs when they live close to me. 
     I know I had some funny posts and some kind of serious so I hope you don't think I'm crazy. (I promise my mind is not always that all over the place.) But that's what I loved most about ABEA, it brought up some really great topics, but it also allowed me to be myself and bring whatever I wanted to the table. I like that it didn't constrict my creativity. 

Here are my posts:

Intros & Literature: Where I show you a little about me and then show you some of my favorite books! 

Author Interactions and More than Just Words: Where I gloat that I met Marissa Meyer and Jennifer L. Armentrout and had a super weird conversation with Katie McGarry on Twitter! My more than just words is all over the place lol I only read comic books and have only very recenly started listening to audiobooks. 

Expanding Blogging Horizons and Novellas/Short Stories: Where I talk about my original feature Beyond the Book  and then tell you all about some of my favorite read novellas and the ones I want to read now!  

Giveaways Galore and Beyond the Barriers: My giveaway for ABEA is there as well as me talking about diversity in YA! 

Topic of Choice and Young Adult and Middle Grade: My topic of choice was some of my bad bookish habits and since I review YA/MG, I chose to talk about why I read YA at 25! 

Well that's it for ABEA 2014! Thanks to everyone who stopped by! I appreciate all the love! 

2 comments:

  1. Glad to finally "meet" you. Will have to return to read all your posts. I'm sure you'll get to BEA soon and will love it.

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  2. Cool that you found some Texas bloggers during Armchair BEA (that won't include me -- but Missouri is pretty far from NYC, too!).

    Looks like you had a great Armchair BEA!

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