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S for San Antonio and so many authors!
TXLA2017 logo courtesy of Texas Library Association By the time you read this post, I will have – listened to Cory Doctorow, Carmen Agra Deedy, and Chelsea Clinton speaking to thousands of enrapt librarians at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference in San Antonio, – toted dozens and dozens of ARCs (advance reader copies) all over the gigantic convention center and to my hotel, as I asked publishers’ representatives which forthcoming books they adored in-house, but might get overshadowed by the season’s “big books” and blockbusters, – and even succumbed to the lure of acquiring a few completed books signed by authors, both brand-new and deservedly famous, despite the extra …