June 10, 2014

BEA 2014: How FYA does NYC

My trip to New York a couple of weeks ago was absolutely bananas, but in the best of ways. The four days I was there were filled with meeting people, eating, talking books and blogging and hanging out with authors. You can read a full recap of our shenanigans—complete with too many photos of yours truly and a video of YA authors killing it at karaoke—here.

I also took a few photos while we were there, in between all the events. New York is such a fantastic place to visit. I'm not sure I'd be able to live there—the rush of it all might be too much for this small town girl—but I'll never turn down a vacation there, if I can help it. Enjoy my random shots?

For the Mister, natch.

The Jefferson Market Library looked like something out of Hogwarts.

NYC architecture is the best. And how cool would it be to live in a converted stable?

The actual BEA event was full of parties, cute animals—Corgnelius & Stumphrey and NORBERT—and, of course, books.

And no trip to NYC would be complete without a stop at Big Gay Ice Cream. I got the American Globs.


  1. Looks like an amazing trip! I've only been to NYC once, and while it was amazing I definitely couldn't live there full time. Just too much!

  2. It was a blast! But really, the best part wasn't the conference itself. It was meeting and connecting with people who love books as much as you do!

  3. I've been a few times—I lived in Connecticut for a few years and it was easy to hop on the train—but the bustle is really crazy. I could see myself living in Brooklyn, however. It's surprising how much more comfortable and neighborhoody it feels just across a bridge.