BEA 2014 Info

With Book Expo America coming up I thought I'd give a space for where I'll be and such.  This'll be constantly updated.

If you want to meet up at the Con, shoot me an email ( and we'll work something out!

Days in the City: Weds May 28th to Sun June 1st
Hotel: Row NYC Times Square
- Bri of BAM Book Reviews
- Taschima of Bloody Bookaholic
- Tasch's Friend Ky
- Jessica of The Midnight Bookworm
- Jessica's friend  Brittanie
- my sister, Tegan
- me and Tegan's friend Jenn

Those That Have No Choice But To See Me:

- Hannah of The Irish Banana Review
- Nicole of Paperback Princess
- annnnd basically everyone in the BEA Group from GoodReads XD

(wanna see me? Hit me up!)

Random Linkage:

- BEA 2009 Posts
- BEA 2010 Posts
- BEA 2011 Posts
- BEA 2012 Posts
- BEA 2013 Posts
- BEA Blitz 2013 Posts
- GoodReads Book Expo Group (open to all, public now)
- Twitter hashtags: #BookCon, #BEA14, #beabloggers
- Blogger Twitter List (compiled by Hannah)

Previous Years Helpful Posts:
- Leanna Renee Hieber - Affordable Musts in New York City
- Write it Forward! - The Plan
- KatieBabs - Third Time's a Charm? 
- Barbara Vey - How to Schedule BEA
- Good Books and Wine - How Not to be a Douche (vlog), What To Pack (post)
- Joy Preble - Book Expo and Other Stuff
- From Left to Write - BEA 2012 Countdown: Tips for Attendees
- Publishing Trendsetter - Things I Wish I'd Known For My First BEA 
- @Random Pinterest of BEA Essentials
- Lonely Planet: Things Near Javits
- Lonely Planet: What's New in NYC 
- What to Bring to BEA (via skrishna Pinterest)
- First Time at BEA? (article by BEA for first timers)
- The Girl From the Ghetto: 20 Helpful Tips to Survive Book Expo
- Bad Redhead Media: Top 56 Lessons from Book Expo America 2012
- Book Riot: If I Ran Book Expo America and Blogger con
- Twigg Reads: How to Survive Book Expo America
- Irish Banana Review: BEA Posts
- Krista's Dust Jacket: BEA Newb Notes: What to Pack?
- Letters from the Mezzanine: A Power Reader Goes to BEA
- Read React Review: BEA 2012 Info Post
- The Inside the Wonderfully Weird Ways of the Book Industry

BookCon Specific Posts:
- Nicole Wolverton: BEA vs BookCon: What's the Difference?
- My Life in Books: Why BEA and BookCon Make Me a Rage Monster
- Wands and Worlds: My thoughts on BEA and BookCon
- The Young Folks: BookCon Promises Fun for Readers
- the BEAN (official BEA blog): And Then BookCon was born....
- Publishers Weekly: BookCon to make Debut at BEA

Current Year (2014) Helpful Posts:
- Irish Banana Review: BEA 2014
- Irish Banana Review: 10 Rookie Mistakes
- Steph's Stacks: BEA 2014
- Steph's Stack: Middle Grade Editor's Buzz Panel Overview
- Steph's Stack: Adult Editor's Buzz Panel Overview
- Steph's Stack: Young Adult Editor's Buzz Panel Overview
- Krista's Dust Jacket: Lessons Learned from BEA 2013
- Irish Banana Review: Gabriela's 5 Tips for BEA 2014 
- The Book Addict's Guide: So You're Going to BEA For the First Time? 
- Persnickety Snark: 2014 US Adventure: BEA, TAC and ATX
- Turning Pages: Guest Post - BEA Tips Part 1 from The Overstuffed Bookcase
- Turning Pages: Guest Post - BEA Tips Part 2 from The Overstuffed Bookcase 
- Turning Pages: Guest Post - BEA Tips Part 3 from The Overstuffed Bookcase
- Nose Graze: Things I'm Glad I Did and Things I Learned
-  Owl Always Be Reading: BEA 2014 Tips and Tricks

Reader Related Shopping:
- The Strand  and Books of Wonder (must visits for any bookie ever)
- Kinokuniya (great place for Japanese lovers)
- Book Off (great used bookstore w/huge manga section as well as DVD's, and CD's)
- Alice's Tea Cup (choose a location--dozens of tea selections, yummy desserts, great food, GORGEOUS atmosphere)
- Forbidden Planet (great for comic/genre collectible enthusiasts)
- Midtown Comics and Jim Henley's Universe (the best comic shops--indie and mainstream pub)

Galley/Author Guides:

- RWA Booth Author Signings @ BEA 2014
- Macmillan Library @ BEA 2014 / Mac @BEA14
- Month9Books Signing/Galley Giveaway Schedule
- PW Children's Galleys To Grab BEA 2014
- PW Adult Galleys to Grab BEA 2014
- Melville House @ BEA 2014
- ABA Events @ BEA 2014 
- Spencer Hill Press @ BEA 2014
- Abbeville Press @ BEA 2014
- Candlewick Press @ BEA 2014
- Soho Press @ BEA 2014
- Bloomsbury @ BEA 2014 (adult side)
- Bloomsbury @ BEA 2014 (YA/kids side)

- Quirk Books @ BEA 2014
- Penguin Young Readers @ BEA 2014

Happenings and Going-Ons:
- Bookrageous BEA Party! (5/28 7-9pm, Open to All)
- Shelf Awareness: Bookseller/ABA Events
- BSBRA: First Annual Indie Author Pub Crawl! (5/31, open to all over 21)
- Tumblr Writers BEA Party (5/29 7pm open to all)
- 2014 BEA Book Blogger Picnic (5/30 6-8pm, open to all)
- 2014 BEA Book Blogger Meet and Drink (5/31 8-10pm, open to all)
- BookBuzz Mix and Mingle (5/29 7-9pm, open to all?)
- Teen Author Carnival (5/28 TBD, open to all)
- Books of Wonder Fantastic Teen Reads Event (5/29 6-8pm open to all)
- Kids Author Carnival (5/31, 6-8:30pm, open to all)

My BEA Posts:
- BEA Help: Do's and Don'ts
- BEA Help: Room Sharing Help
- BEA Help: Making that Autograph Schedule
- BEA Help: Resource: Resources For Bloggers

Official BEA Links:
- Book Expo America Main site
- Book Expo the BEAN blog (official news)
- Official BEA Librarian Blog
- Book Bliss (a site for readers by BEA)
- BookCon 2014 (formerly Power Reader Day)

- Ticketed Authors Schedule Information


Autographing schedules are linked to the google document I'm keeping for them.

Book Expo America 2014 - Lexie's Schedule (update to date as of 5/23)

I'll update this list as time goes with more information, posts and do-hickeys.  Yes I like my lists.