BookCon has made an effort to diversify its panel offerings since they were so heavily criticized after their inaugural convention for not being more inclusive. One of the many panels this year that offered a diverse lineup was the “Love Is Love” panel, which featured LGBTQ+ authors discussing the need for more queer love stories. […]
John Green has been part of some memorable BookCon panels since the convention started in 2014. The Fault in Our Stars movie panel at the inaugural con nearly caused a riot, but it’s been several years since one of the best known names in Young Adult graced the BookCon stage. Now, with the Hulu adaptation […]
I’m not usually one to read celebrity memoirs, but I’m actually rather excited to read Beautiful on the Outside by Adam Rippon, which comes out October 15. Adam was both at Book Expo and BookCon to promote his new book, sitting for a panel at each event as well as signing a sampler for fans (like […]
A whole lot of information was shared during the DC Ink panel at BookCon 2019! Read on to learn about the publisher’s upcoming Young Adult graphic novels, a new trailer for Raven, artists and covers for the Spring 2020 slate, and more! Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to […]
Powerhouse streaming platform Hulu is bringing two highly-anticipated original series to New York City’s premiere convention for book lovers. There is a lot of excitement about what we will see from Hulu at BookCon! Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
Announced today, ReedPOP – the company behind New York Comic Con – will be bringing BookCon to NYCC. BookCon originally started in conjunction with the annual BookExpo America as a way to get the public involved in what is the publishing industry’s premiere trade expo. The inaugural BookCon was one day, held on the last day of […]
Every year at BookExpo America and BookCon, I go through the list of books that will be featured and make an Excel spreadsheet (color-coded!) of all the titles that I want to pick up. Usually I come home with more than fifty books, half of which I never end up reading. This year, I tried […]
Last year’s inaugural BookCon was an unmitigated disaster. Held in conjunction with BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, poor planning and overall confusion led to an unsatisfying experience. Too many tickets were sold to an event that simply had too little to do. With a show floor comprising only one-third of New York […]