Morning Meanderings… Sheila… Friend Of The Power Readers :)
Good morning! Its going to be one of those days… I first typed “goo morning” and then corrected it to say “goof morning”… hopefully this post is not a miss typed mess.
So I shared a little bit on my Day 5 BEA recap about the two Power Readers I met in the elevator of my hotel while I was in New York. (Power Readers…. I love that.. it brings up images of super powers and awesome capes… two things I want ) There were two ladies I met in the elevator I gave my card to, chatted with, was excited for them and encouraged them to start a blog and come back to BEA next year as bloggers. Now I don’t know if they will do that, but I was super excited yesterday to see I had a comment from them:
My twin and I are the Power Readers from your Day 5: Getting Your Potter on BEA update. We were not disappointed with BEA! Got to meet great authors, got some great reads and met lots and lots of other Power Readers. Already have the date saved for BEA 2014 (thank goodness it’s in NYC again).
I love love love that they contacted me and that they had a great time! :D That is so cool!
What I did not share with you is that this was not my only Power Reader encounter. Later that last day of the expo I was in the shipping area trying to decide what to do with my half full box of books. If you have been to the expo you know the shipping is a bit spooky and UPS is $39 before they ever even weigh the box, that’s just for the honor of them being there (Thank you thank you UPS *bows low*). So needless to say, I did not want to ship a half empty box home.
Next to me was a girl who I learned her name was Hannah. It was her first year at the expo as a Power Reader and she was gushing about her experience. We started talking about my half empty box and I told her it was fine as I had sent other books home already. Some how we got on the subject of blogging ( go figure!) and I gave her my card and told her she should start a blog and come back next year as a blogger. I told her that if she emailed me, I would help her get going. Shortly after I returned home she emailed me.
Hannah has started a blog that she has coolly called Indiereadergirl0329. Cool right? She has posted a couple of reviews and joined the Monday meme yesterday. She is doing great and we have continued to email and I have encouraged her to start commenting and building a reader base. I would love it if you would take a moment and pop on over to her blog and welcome her. How fun that she has taken this next step!
Tonight is book club and I am uber excited! This is the review of The Fate Of Mercy Alban and we do our secret book exchange for July! I don’t even know what book I am going to bring yet!