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Looking Back On RT Booklovers, and Thoughts On Other Book Conventions

Happy Monday Everyone :)

I'm not gonna lie, I find myself dragging a bit today. First off, it's still rainy and cold where I live in Saskatchewan, and I've literally been trying to take blog and bookstagram pics for over a week, but have honestly had no sun to do so. As such, I've had to keep delaying posts I had planned, and going with others instead. Secondly, I attended a really fun birthday party for one of my co worker's daughters last night, and it was a lot of fun, but I left completely exhausted as it went pretty late, but I'm so glad I had the opportunity to attend.

Thirdly, today is actually supposed to be my day off, but I have to conduct a three hour training session on a roll out of a new program at work, and so because of all this, this morning I'm kind of just taking it easy.

Since my original plans for blog posts fell through thanks to our dreary blustery weather, I thought it might be fun today to look back on last year's RT Booklovers convention, since this year's starts tomorrow.



I've been seeing so many posts all over Instagram and Twitter about Yallwest; which of course was this last weekend, RT Booklovers; which starts tomorrow; and BEA and Bookcon, which are coming up in the next few weeks.

Unfortunately, we will most likely not be attending any book conventions this year. The only one that might be plausible for us to attend is Yallfest in November, and I don't foresee this happening right now. I've definitely been suffering with a little bit of the green eyed monster every time I read about all the amazing things happening at this year's convention, and so to help myself with that I thought I would love to share some pics of the fabulous authors I got to meet at the RT convention last April.


Adi Alsaid


Amy Plum


Rae Carson

Kiera Cass



Alex Bracken


Ali Novak


Katie McGarry


Rachel Harris


Richelle Mead
Mary E Pearson



While so many people strictly attend book conventions for the free books and swag (and yes that part is amazing)! for me the best part was definitely getting to meet so many of my favorite authors, and letting them know how much their books have meant to me.

I'd recommend this experience for anyone who's a fan of reading, as there's nothing that compares to getting to meet your fave authors in person.


I definitely can't wait to attend another book convention in the near future, and here's hoping we'll be able to attend one again in 2018!

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