September and October are some of the happiest months for readers with an avalanche of new books dropping. If you don’t want to go broke on September 26th, here are some quick takes on some of those new titles! Share on Facebook
Leigh Bardugo Archive
I’m mixing things up a bit so this edition of Book Beat ranges from picture books to adult fiction. There are heroes of all kinds including goddesses, astromech droids, and women who persisted. Happy reading! Share on Facebook
One of the biggest young adult book festivals, YALLWest, took over Santa Monica last weekend. It was two days filled with sunshine, heat, authors (lots of authors) and books (lots of books)! Here’s a quick look at my weekend and my book haul! Share on Facebook
Looking for your next great read? Chicago hosted Book Expo America (BEA), the biggest publishing industry event in the US. Publishers bring several hundred authors to talk and promote their upcoming books. It’s all a little heady since there are so many great books coming up, but
Last weekend, I made my first trip to YALLFest, a huge Young Adult book festival which hosts over 60 authors for panels and signings in Charleston, SC. I’ve been hearing so much about it, I decided to take a trip down South and had a great time!