Weekly wrap-up: April 6-12

This week I was down in San Antonio for the 2014 Texas Library Conference. It was a lot of fun but soooo tiring! Still, totally worth it. I met some amazing new people from librarians to bloggers to publishers and more. I'll do some conference posts soon, when I've had a chance to decompress a little. Sadly, I wasn't able to finish ANY books this week, but with all the traveling, conference events, parties, and two non-conference signings, I'm lucky I was able to read at all! How has your week been?


Currently Reading:
Prisoner of Night and Fog - Anne Blankman
Camp Payback - J.K. Rock
In the Age of Love and Chocolate audiobook - Gabrielle Zevin

New to my bookshelf this week:

Half Price Books:
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight - Jennifer E. Smith
Airman - Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl - Eoin Colfer
The Atlantis Complex - Eoin Colfer (2 copies)
The Elite - Kiera Cass

The Ring & the Crown  Melissa de la Cruz
Dreams of Gods & Monsters - Laini Taylor
Daughter of Smoke & Bone - Laini Taylor

Book People:
The Reluctant Assassin - Eoin Colfer
The Last Guardian - Eoin Colfer (2 copies)

Dreams of Gods & Monsters - Laini Taylor (2 copies)
Love Letters to the Dead - Ava Dellaira (2 copies)
The Georapy of You and Me - Jennifer E. Smith
Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paie

Giveaways & Contests:
Broken Hearts, Fences, and Other Things to Mend - Katie Finn

Events Attended:
4/8-11: Texas Library Association annual conference (TLA14)
4/10: Laini Taylor's Dreams of Gods & Monster signing
4/11: Eoin Colfer's The Reluctant Assassin signing

Authors I Met:
note: I know I'm missing a couple people, and the asterisks represent authors I met for the first time
Jennifer E. Smith*
Elizabeth Eulberg
Melissa de la Cruz*
Leila Howland*
Jonathan Maberry*
Jim di Bartolo*
Kiersten White
Joy Preble
Jenny Han*
Justina Chen*
Sophie Jordan
Jason Reynolds*
Erica O'Rourke*
Mari Mancusi
Miranda Kenneally*
Eoin Colfer*
Laini Taylor*
Laurie Halse Anderson*
Holly Black*
Libba Bray
Alexandra Bracken*
e.E. Charlton-Trujillo*
Ava Dellaira*
David Levithan
Nina LaCour*
Mindy McGinnis*
Greg & Cynthia Leitich-Smith
Victoria Scott
Lindsay Cummings
Julie Murphy
Kami Garcia*
Shannon Hale*
A.G. Howard*
Polly Holyoke
Oliver Jeffers*


  1. You met so many amazing authors, and I'm quite envious.

    What are your thoughts so far on Prisoner of Night and Fog?

  2. I am very jealous of all the authors you have met! That is awesome :)