ALA Midwinter: In case you can’t make it to Boston…

I’ll be at the ALA Midwinter conference in Boston this weekend, not doing anything official or author-ish, other than ogling all the upcoming books in the exhibit hall.  In fact, the whole family’s going, which brings me to the following offer:

If your upcoming book is likely to be on display at ALA this weekend and you’d like a photo of it, just leave a comment below with your title & publisher.  I’m making an exhibit hall scavenger hunt for my eight-year-old daughter, who will happily hunt down your title and snap a shot of it with my iPhone to share via Twitter or here on the blog when we get home.  (We will also probably jump up and down in excitement a bit when we find your book, and then lavish the ARC with oohs and ahhs, so really…it will be just like you being there. Only you won’t have to eat a droopy twelve-dollar convention center salad for lunch.)

And if you ARE going to be at ALA, I hope our paths will cross. Jo Knowles is organizing a LiveJournal meet-up that I’ll be at if schedules go as planned.  You can read the details on Jo’s blog here.

22 Replies on “ALA Midwinter: In case you can’t make it to Boston…

  1. Oooo, ME WITH YOU by Kristy Dempsey, published by Philomel/Penguin Putnam. Tell her it has a picture of two bears on the front and it’s blue, because you know, she’ll need hints. 🙂

  2. She has and loves your book, Kristy! (We missed you at Wellesley Booksmith by about a week but still managed to pick up a signed copy!) No trouble recognizing your bears… we’ll look for it for a photo!

  3. I really don’t know if mine will be on display or not, but it might be…and if it is, I would LOVE a photo! The title is: The Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson, Book One: A Most Improper Magick, and it’s being published by Atheneum Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster). Thanks so much to you and your daughter for the offer! 🙂

  4. I’m not sure if Enslow will be there (they’re not on the booth list), but if they are, please snap a shot of my books. Lois Lowry bio, So you Want to Be an Actor?, and the Stephenie Meyer bio.

    Wish I could be there!! And thanks!

  5. In a Heartbeat

    Hi Kate,

    Have never been to an ALA convention – my book In a Heartbeat is out next month from Walker – maybe they’ll have it there?

    Loretta Ellsworth