#ALAAC18 Book Haul Part 2

As promised, here is a more in-depth look at the fabulous books available at this year’s ALA Annual conference down in New Orleans.  There were some amazing publishers and authors, and I was so glad to be able to participate in all the book buzz events and other activities in addition to my cataloging meetings.

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#ALAAC18 Book Haul Part 1

For the three nights that I stayed in a hotel room, I was able to spread my books out and take pictures.  I was not able to do that with the fun books I picked up on Monday, so today I just have pictures of what I picked up.  Tomorrow’s post will go more in depth for the various titles and who I picked them up for.  I would like to point out the signed Buffy the Vampire Slayer board game that I won during the raffle at ALA Gaming, which is one of my favorite additions to the conference.  Can’t wait to test out this game!

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#ALAAC18 Recap: Food, Faces, and Travel

In order to get to New Orleans, I took a couple of planes.  The first one was the smallest I’ve ever flown with a column of two seats and a column of single seats.  Because I was next to a window, I was able to snap a few cloud landscapes.  What a way to start a trip 🙂


On Monday morning, I made the obligatory trip to Cafe du Monde to try the local delicacy of beignets.  I didn’t see Tiana through the window, but I’m sure these were made especially by her, just for me!  LOL


I made it to Gordon Biersch for the one evening meal that I didn’t have other plans for.  My coworker and I were interested in a couple of new things, so she ordered the above shrimp and mango tacos, and I ordered the shrimp and lobster mac ‘n’ cheese.  Both were fantastic!


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