I work in kids publishing and BEA (Book Expo America) is the biggest trade show of the year. And then BookCon is open to the public and basically ComicCon for books! They were both in Chicago this year and it has been a LONG week but I just got home and here's my beautiful bookish bounty.
  1. Galley of Jonathan Safran Foer's new book, Here I Am
  2. (Signed!) (He made v sexy eye contact?? Who knew)
  3. Galley of the first in a new YA fantasy series, Maresi
  4. Cool Nature Anatomy tote!
  5. Galley of YA novel, Our Chemical Hearts
  6. Galley of Tehereh Mafi's new book, Furthermore
  7. (Signed!)
  8. Galley of Raina Telgemeier's new graphic novel, Ghosts
  9. And a Raina tote!
  10. Galley of new middle grade novel, The Bone Sparrow
  11. Galley of new YA novel, Spare and Found Parts
  12. BFG tote!
  13. Galley of EK Johnston's new YA retelling of Sleeping Beauty, Spindle
  14. Galley of Wonder Women
  15. And poster!
  16. Galley of Michael Dante DiMartino's new novel, Rebel Genius (he's one of the creators of Avatar: the Last Airbender!!)
  17. Little Bee Books tote!
  18. Galley of new YA fantasy, Three Dark Crowns
    This one looks soooo good. Three princesses & sisters come of age at the same time and have to fight for the crown or something??
  19. Galley of Trenton Lee Stewart's new book, Secretkeepers
  20. Galley of new novel, The Mothers
  21. Chronicle Books tote!
  22. Galley of new YA fantasy retelling of the Snow Queen, Stealing Snow
  23. Copy of The Lie Tree
  24. Penguin Problems tote!
  25. HP pin
  26. Rosie Revere, Engineer stickers
  27. Copy of Rosie Revere, Engineer
  28. (Signed!)
  29. And a signed print of the upcoming book: Ada Twist, Scientist!!
  30. This little BB-8 thing
  31. Star Wars art thing
  32. Copy of Image Firsts, Volume Two
  33. F&G of This Book Is Not About Dragons
  34. Advance of Max at Night
  35. Poster for Kelly Barnhill's new middle grade book
  36. F&G of Kate Beaton's new picture book, King Baby!!!
  37. (Signed for my cousin's kid, Mary!!)
    Don't worry I got myself a copy too. And Kate Beaton gave me a hug. BYE.
  38. F&G of I'll Wait, Mr. Panda
  39. F&G of Bedtime for Batman
  40. Posters of Chronicle's Flora books I don't feel like unrolling rn