Book Expo America 2011: A Summary of Exclusive Events and Coverage


Book Expo America 2011 was quite the hot ticket for fantasy, scifi, and horror fans, as this year’s convention was seemingly hijacked by authors writing in those genres. Shur’tugal and its sister-site Lytherus were on hand for all three days covering the latest news, authors, books, and buzz from the show floor. We also covered every aspect of author Christopher Paolini’s visit, including his exclusive unveiling of his newest excerpt from Inheritance (Book 4).

We’ve compiled a helpful summary of the best features from our coverage of the event, including panel write-ups, buzzable and recommendation-worthy books and authors, daily event summaries, and much more. We’ll also be launching a series of giveaways, offering fans a chance to get their hands on some of the hottest fantasy/scifi from this year’s convention!

Book Expo America Daily Summaries:

Book Expo America Events:

Lytherus’ BEA Insight and Recommendations:

The Lytherus staff will be sharing the insight, opinions, and reviews regarding sneak peeks at summer and fall 2011 releases hyped at this year’s Book Expo America. Articles will include the most buzz-worthy books at the convention, authors to pay attention to in 2011 and beyond, as well as a look at several exclusive chapter samplers from this year’s show. Stay tuned!

Christopher Paolini’s Book Expo America Events:


About Author

Mike Macauley is the founder and editor in chief of He also founded and runs, the official Inheritance Cycle community, and published his book, The Inheritance Almanac, in 2011. Mike can be found on Twitter at @mikemacauley.

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