Articles Posted in the " bookcon 2019 " Category

  • BookCon 2019: Queer Authors Talk Queer Love Stories

    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. […]


  • BookCon 2019: Looking for Alaska Finally Has a Premiere Date

    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 […]


  • BookCon 2019: Adam Rippon Is Beautiful Inside and Out

    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 […]