BookExpo’s New Graphic Novels Showcase

BookExpo’s New Graphic Novels Showcase

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While BookExpo was unfortunately unable to be hosted at New York City’s Javits Center, as they had originally intended, they were still able to put on an entertaining and informative convention online. Last night , was their New Graphic Novels Showcase. For those of you who were unable to catch it, the segment’s line-up consisted of Mike Curato, author of Flamer, Kiki Hughes, author of Displacement, Trung Le Nguyen, author of The Magic Fish, James Romberger, author of Post York and Bishakh Som, author of Spellbound. Journalist Calvin Reid hosted the show, and facilitated discussion by asking the authors questions about their respective graphic novels.     Mike Curato was …

You Can Stream ‘Harry Potter’ Right Now Absolutely Free

You Can Stream ‘Harry Potter’ Right Now Absolutely Free

If you’re a fellow bookworm (which, duh, you are on Bookstr,) you probably already know that Audible has made a ton of children’s books free to stream for the duration of the pandemic. This is super helpful for the parents stuck at home with kids out of school, hungry to stay educated and entertained! image via audible Luckily for us, among the free titles are plenty of great YA novels for all ages, including Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by the incredible J.K. Rowling! Narrated by Stephen Fry and packed with delightful theme music by James Hannigan, this is truly a magical listening experience. …