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Book Expo America

YA Author Sabaa Tahir Talks About Success, BookCon and the Magic of Fantasy

Laura M. Bell | Posted 05.22.2015 | Books
Laura M. Bell

Young Adult fans, rejoice: BookCon, the consumer-facing event of BEA (Book Expo America), have announced that this year the event will see an 'unparalleled YA presence': "The surge in YA's popularity has fuelled a love of literature amongst young readers and accounts for some of the most enthusiastic and dedicated fans in the industry," said Brien McDonald, Show Manager of BookCon.

Jennifer Weiner: 'Do I Want Respect or Do I Want Readers?'

Jenna-Marie Warnecke | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Jenna-Marie Warnecke

Weiner mused that while women are not dissuaded or shamed by reading thrillers by male authors, the covers of which often feature blood, bullet holes and other "masculine" imagery, "Why won't a man pick up a book with flowers (on it)?"

EXCLUSIVE: H.M. Ward to Launch New Book Publishing Company

Jeff Rivera | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books
Jeff Rivera

In their first joint interview, Holly, as her friends call her and her husband and business partner, Mike Ward reveal the details of the project they've been keeping hush-hush for months.

Data Driven Marketing for Books

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.22.2014 | Books
Fauzia Burke

When I started my book marketing career, my boss gave me this advice: "Don't use green covers. Books with green covers don't sell." There was no data behind this statement, it was just part of the collective publishing wisdom then.

BookExpo America 2014: Books, Events and Authors to Watch for

Lisa Parkin | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books
Lisa Parkin

BookExpo America commences in one week, and with hundreds of authors, events and signings, it's a busy and confusing place to be. I talked with a few publishers who helped me narrow down what young adult book fans should do at BEA.

The BookExpo America Conference (BEA)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Steve Mariotti

In every other year, I would walk into the hall, looking for children's books publishers. I came to the BEA as a 32-year veteran writer of entrepreneurship books for young people, it is how I view myself.

BookExpo America: Behind the Scenes for How to Write a Book

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 07.30.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

When you build a career in any industry, it is important to get into the thick of things and learn as much as you can about the business activities involved so you can become more of an insider as opposed to just a spectator.

WATCH: 'Great Gatsby' Cupcakes, Mini-Meal

Posted 04.23.2013 | Books

For our third episode of our ongoing series collaboration with Book Expo America, "Have Your (Cup)Cake And Read It Too," Cassandra and I tackled F. Sc...

WATCH: Make 'Fault In Our Stars' Cupcakes

Posted 04.23.2013 | Books

This month, we announced that we'll be reading John Green's The Fault In Our Stars as our first HuffPost Book Club pick of the year. As part of "...

LOOK: 'Life Of Pi' Themed Cupcake (Plus Recipe!)

Posted 04.23.2013 | Books

This is the first video in a new feature from HuffPost Books in association with Book Expo America's blog, Book Bliss. We're calling it Have Your (Cup...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert: The Most Overrated Classic Book

Zoë Triska | Posted 06.11.2012 | Books

Last Tuesday, Stephen Colbert chaired the Adult Author Breakfast at BEA (or Book Expo America, for all non-insiders in the book publishing world). ...

David Moye

GOOD SPORT: This Man Can Spin A Basketball On His Nose

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 06.10.2012 | Weird News

Kevin Daley hasn't lost a basketball game since 2004, but he's not a winner when it comes to setting world records. Daley, who is known as "Special...

Why Is Neil Young Speaking At Book Convention?

AP | Posted 03.19.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- Neil Young has a special gig in New York City this June – at the annual publishing convention, BookExpo America. The convention's o...

Most Amazing Art Books And Their Brilliant Publishers

Lena Tabori | Posted 08.08.2011 | Books
Lena Tabori

It was immediately clear that while certain authors, photographers and artists are truly stars, some publishers have a vision and a passion as strong as any creator. Sometimes, you can recognize their books a mile away.

Getting Matched Up at Book Expo

Rocco Staino | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books
Rocco Staino

One of the most popular events at the annual book trade show is Author Speed Dating. This 90-minute event gives authors three minutes to pitch their book with a table of potential readers and book buyers.

Amazon Reveals Frontlist Deal For Thriller Writer Barry Eisler At BEA

The Bookseller | Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

Thriller writer Barry Eisler, who turned his back on a two-book deal for half a million dollars from St Martin's Press, has decided to accept six figu...

What Shop Made Publisher's Weekly Bookstore Of The Year?

publishersweekly.com | Judith Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In a clean sweep for the heartland, Anderson’s Books, which includes Anderson’s Bookshops in Naperville and Downer’s Grove, Ill., ABCFairs, and ...

Independent Bookstore Spotlight: Interview with Claudia Maceo Sharp of The Twig Book Shop, San Antonio

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

In focusing on independent bookstores, I introduce you to The Twig Book Shop, long a fixture in San Antonio's literary community.

Book Expo America 2010: Hot New Fiction, Nonfiction & Cookbooks

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Ali Binazir

I just returned from my trip to Book Expo America, the largest publishing fair in North America. I visited as many author signings as possible, with the goal of bringing attention to new works.

Big Books Of The Future: What Will Generate Buzz In May At BookExpo America (BEA)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every year, the publishing industry looks ahead to what they predict will be the big books of the coming season. Panels for Book Expo America (BEA) ar...