Here Comes BEA

Don’t forget to come see us at BookExpo America! PW will be at booth 1252 on the main floor, at BookCon at booth 3063, and at uPublishU at table 19. And get to know more about BookLife, PW’s new program for indie authors, at booth 1249. Keep up with all the BEA news with PW Show Daily, available in print at the Javits Center during the expo, and also as a digital edition in PW’s app and on Scribd. Don’t have our app yet? Just visit for info on how to get it. You can also catch show news at

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Blake J. Harris, author of Console Wars (It Books), picks 10 video games that book lovers will enjoy.


Are you ready for the Mortal Instruments finale? We go behind the buzz machine.

Cooking the Books

Behind the books on our brand new cookbook bestseller list.

Comics World

Talking with the people who run Kickstarter’s publishing programs.

The most-read review on last week was The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet (S&S/Touchstone).



What are a bunch of fourth graders reading? You’d be surprised



Lisi Harrison talks about License to Spill (Balzer + Bray), the second book in her Pretenders series.

More to Come

Two acclaimed comics artists talk about teaching kids to make comics.


Journalist Doug Fine, author of Hemp Bound (Chelsea Green), is high on the many virtues of hemp.

Listen to these and more at iTunes or here.

PW Radio

Kseniya Melnik talks about her debut short story collection, Snow in May (Holt); PW co-editorial director Jim Milliot provides a preview of next week’s BEA.​

And you can catch PW staffers at the following events:

May 29

Bookseller and Rep of the Year

Presented by co-editorial director Jim Milliot

Special Events Hall

8 a.m.

BEA Selects: Journeys & Adventures

Moderated by senior editor Mark Rotella

Uptown Stage

10–10:30 a.m.

BEA Selects: Mystery & Thrillers

Moderated by senior reviews editor Peter Cannon

Uptown Stage

11–11:30 a.m.

BEA Selects: Literary Fiction

Moderated by digital production assistant Seth Satterlee

Uptown Stage

2–2:30 p.m.

BEA Selects: Memoir

Moderated by reviews director Louisa Ermelino

Uptown Stage

3–3:30 p.m.

The Best in Fall 2014 Graphic Novels

Moderated by senior news editor Calvin Reid

Uptown Stage

4–5 p.m.

May 31

The Graphic Novel Today

Panelists include senior news editor Calvin Reid

Room 1E16

10–11 a.m.