What’s a Librarian To Do?: BEA

What’s a Librarian To Do?: BEA

Going to BEA but not sure what to do? BEA is a lot more librarian-centric than you might think! Consider this the librarian's definitive guide to the show.

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Coming from our Booklist ad?

Coming from our Booklist ad?

If you saw our awesome cover ad on the May 1st issue of Booklist, thanks for stopping by! (And thank you even if that's NOT how you found us!) Please take a closer look at all the great new mysteries and thrillers which were featured.

And, as always, don't hesitate to email me if you have any questions.

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A New Breed of Teen Vampire Novel

A New Breed of Teen Vampire Novel

Lenah Beaudonte is, in many ways,
your average teen: the new girl at Wickham Boarding
School, she struggles to fit in enough to survive
and stand out enough to catch the eye of the golden-boy lacrosse captain.  But Lenah also just happens to be a recovering
five-hundred-year-old vampire queen.  After centuries of terrorizing Europe, Lenah is able to realize the dream all vampires
have -- to be human again.  After
performing a dangerous ritual to restore her humanity, Lenah entered a
century-long hibernation, leaving behind the wicked coven she ruled over and the
eternal love who has helped grant her deep-seated wish.

 

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Fulfilling your teens paranormal needs!

Fulfilling your teens paranormal needs!

Find out about our favorite forthcoming teen titles!

Infinity: At fourteen, Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything about the world around him. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is the stuff of legends. Until the night when his best friends try to kill him. Saved by a mysterious warrior who has more fighting skills than Chuck Norris, Nick is sucked into the realm of the Dark-Hunters: immortal vampire slayers who risk everything to save humanity.

 

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Librarian-Friendly Events at BookExpo America!

Librarian-Friendly Events at BookExpo America!

BEA is Librarian Friendly!


Library Journal and School Library Journal will host the annual Day of Dialog events on Tuesday, May 25th. Each event will be packed with buzz panels and author presentations!  If you want to attend these events, you must register @ www.libraryjournal.com/dayofdialog2010 or www.slj.com/dayofdialog2010. And don't forget to visit Library Journal's Librarian Lounge and the Unshelved Reading Room for Librarians!


 


Day-by-Day @ BEA


Wednesday, May 26th:


  1. * You're Reading That??!! Crossover YA/Adult Readers Come of Age

  2. * Read Between the... [...]

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Macmillan Library @ TxLA!

Macmillan Library @ TxLA!

Visit Macmillan Library in booth #2239 during the Texas Library Association Annual Conference!

Thursday, April 15th (10:15-11:50 AM / Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Rm# 206AB) "Book Buzz" Summer 2010 title preview featuring Talia!

Friday, April 16th (2:00-3:50 PM / Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Rm# 214D) "Tales of Texas Authors, Lives!" panel featuring Francis Ray, Kathryn Casey and Kinky Friedman!

 

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Nancy Pearl’s “Book Buzz” @ PLA 2010 – Talia’s PICKS!

Nancy Pearl’s “Book Buzz” @ PLA 2010 – Talia’s PICKS!

My dear librarians,

Here are the titles that I'll be highlighting next Wednesday, during Nancy Pearl's "Book Buzz" session at the Public Library Association's National Conference in Portland.  (Either click on the images above or on the links below.) [...]

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Geeking out over Fantasy.

Geeking out over Fantasy.

So, if you read our monthly newsletter you'll know that right now I'm reading the fantastic Spellwright. And I don't think I've been this geeked about a fantasy book since Lamentation.

The magic revolves around grammar and language, and there are multiple languages that wizards can master. The REAL kicker comes in the nature of the antagonist. Sure, any other author could be content with demons destroying the world with tooth and claw, but not Charlton. (continue reading) [...]

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