Armchair Book Expo: Introduction

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I participated in the Armchair Book Expo for the first time last year, and I had so much fun that I’ve been anticipating the next event ever since! Today’s post is just a quick introduction. Over the next few days, you can expect posts about what readers really want, diversity in books, dining with authors, and even a giveaway. Let’s get started!

  1. I am . . . an avid reader, a musician, and a teacher.
  2. My favorite . . . book so far this year has been The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood.
  3. My least favorite . . . genre is typically fantasy (though there are some notable exceptions).
  4. My current read . . . is the entire Septimus Heap series–I’m on book four out of seven.
  5. My summer plans . . . involve lots of beach time and a trip to Harry Potter World at Universal.

Please leave your Armchair Book Expo links in the comments–I’d love to check them out!

About Monica

I am obsessed with all things books. I'm a music teacher by day and a freelance editor by night.

  • Oh I got to go to Harry Potter World for a day in March and I cried I was SO excited! I embarrassed my little sister and it was all worth it. I hope you have a wonderful time.

    http://cover2coverblog.blogspot.com/2017/05/armchair-book-expo-day-1-introductions.html

  • I love finding new-to-me blogs, like yours, through this event! I will look forward to checking out some of your Newbery reviews. I just had the chance to read a recently reissued honor book (The Winged Girl of Knossos, from 1934) and will be posting a review soon.

  • Katie Fitzgerald

    Fantasy is not my first-choice genre, but the Septimus Heap series has been on my to-read list for a long time. I read the first book years ago and loved it, but never picked up the rest. I should do that! I’ve also been reading Newbery books over the past couple of years – the most recent was 1961 Newbery honor book The Cricket in Times Square.

    • I did the same–I read the first Septimus Heap several years ago and only just now started reading the rest of the series. So far so good!

  • Mollys Cafinated-Reads

    Hi! Welcome to Armchair BEA!

    Armchair BEA Cafinated Reads Intro

  • Erica Robyn

    The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood sounds lovely! I have added it to my TBR!

    Here is my intro post.

  • Sarah Sammis

    The Mysterious Howling is on my wishlist. Two posts: Introductions and Best Practices

  • I don’t read fantasy or paranormal. I like historical fiction, women’s fiction, and mystery.

    Nice getting to know you…nice blog.

    ENJOY the rest of this week.

    Elizabeth
    Silver’s Reviews
    Armchair BookExpo Introduction

    • I’m a big fan of mysteries and historical fiction myself. Thanks for stopping by!

  • Hello Monica! Your blog title caught my eye in the link up for ABE introductions. One of my goals this years is to read more Newbery award/honour books. I’ll look forward to following your posts 🙂

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