lastnightsreading:

Julie Otsuka at the Brooklyn Book Festival, 9/21/14

lastnightsreading:

Julie Otsuka at the Brooklyn Book Festival, 9/21/14

mikedawwwson:

Comics I got at the Brooklyn Book Festival

mikedawwwson:

Comics I got at the Brooklyn Book Festival

wordbookstores:

Oh Brooklyn Book Festival, how we love thee! We can’t count the ways, there are too many, but not least is the excuse to showcase some of our staff favorites at our booth. If you missed it — or if you can’t remember which book with a yellow cover it was that you wanted for later — here’s the list:
Smartypants Compendium: 1,339 Quite Interesting Facts, John Lloyd
Novel Whose Structure Will Blow Your Mind: All the Birds, Singing, Evie Wyld
Book We Totally Knew Would Win the Hugo: Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
Crafts to Rescue a Rainy Day: Box, Noel MacNeal
Kick-Butt Heroine(s): Magic Marks the Spot, Caroline Carlson; The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, Holly Black; the Claire DeWitt series, Sara Gran
Character You Will Love to Hate: The Damned Utd, David Peace
Book that Can Change Your Life: Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh
Surprise Relationship Manual: I Think I’m In Friend-Love With You, Yumi Sakugawa
Romance for People Who Don’t Read Romance: Landline, Rainbow Rowell
Book for New Readers: My New Friend is So Fun, Mo Willems
Graphic Novel Set in Outer Space: Goodnight Darth Vader, Jeffrey Brown
Gift for Every New Baby: Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket, Tatyana Feeney
Nerd-in-Training Chapter Book: The True Meaning of Smekday, Adam Rex
Book About Writing Books: Still Writing, Dani Shapiro
Novel that Will Ignite Your Brain: A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki
Picture Book Read Aloud: Thank You, Octopus, Darren Farrell
History that Reads Like a Novel: The Telling Room, Michael Paterniti
Brand Spankin’ New Graphic Novel: The Wrenchies, Farel Dalrymple
Book Worth Lugging on the Subway: This Changes Everything, Naomi Klein
Book(s) About Which We Are Most Evangelical: The Southern Reach series, Jeff VanderMeer; Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay
Book for Babies and Easily Amused Adults: Who Did It?, Ohara Hale

wordbookstores:

Oh Brooklyn Book Festival, how we love thee! We can’t count the ways, there are too many, but not least is the excuse to showcase some of our staff favorites at our booth. If you missed it — or if you can’t remember which book with a yellow cover it was that you wanted for later — here’s the list:

centerforfiction:

This past weekend at Brooklyn Book Festival, we had a “Write and Wear Your Best Short Story” writing contest, and this was the winning “Story On Your Sleeve”! We loved this and as for the seasonal drinks, we concur. 
The author, Olivia Wolfgang-Smith, won 2 tickets to our First Novel Fete and signed copies of all 7 of our shortlisted first novels. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth! 

centerforfiction:

This past weekend at Brooklyn Book Festival, we had a “Write and Wear Your Best Short Story” writing contest, and this was the winning “Story On Your Sleeve”! We loved this and as for the seasonal drinks, we concur. 

The author, Olivia Wolfgang-Smith, won 2 tickets to our First Novel Fete and signed copies of all 7 of our shortlisted first novels. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth! 

thyraheder:

Unicorn zebra sisters. Brooklyn Book Festival. 

thyraheder:

Unicorn zebra sisters. Brooklyn Book Festival. 

swoonreads:

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person who is in possession of a good number of books must be in want of a tote bag."

Click here to read Swoon Staffer Christine’s recap of the Brooklyn Book Festival.

toon-books:

Neil Gaiman Read-Aloud!

Sneak Peek of HANSEL AND GRETEL by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti from Toon Books

Neil Gaiman reads from his and illustrator Lorenzo Mattotti’s brilliant re-imagining of one of humanity’s most enduring tales.

Be brave, be bold, and keep your wits about you: Welcome into the woods….

PRE-ORDER NOW for October 28th release!

Everyone buy this, hold it, and whisper “BKBF 2015” and maybe it will come true. 

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Charles Forsman

Charles Forsman

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31 Comics to Use in Classrooms | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Banned Books Week:

What better way to celebrate the freedom to read than to use graphic novels in classrooms! CBLDF is delighted to share resources to help you guide class…

juliawertz:

#tbt art I did for a signing at Quimby’s in Chicago in 2007. If I ever do a kid’s book, it’s gonna look like this, but with 80% less adorable debauchery.

juliawertz:

#tbt art I did for a signing at Quimby’s in Chicago in 2007. If I ever do a kid’s book, it’s gonna look like this, but with 80% less adorable debauchery.

duttonbooks:

harperperennial:

communitybookstore:

Important update from your friendly Community Bookstore

PSB! PSB!

it’s fall y’all

duttonbooks:

harperperennial:

communitybookstore:

Important update from your friendly Community Bookstore

PSB! PSB!

it’s fall y’all

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RENEE FRENCH is one of my favorites

RENEE FRENCH is one of my favorites

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tardigrad:

All the drawings from my series in which I anthropomorphized various heraldic animals. Read more about each one here.

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