‘Impractical Jokers’ Member James Murray and More Added to BookCon 2020 Guests

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The guests keep on coming! BookCon has added another wave of guests, including Impractical Jokers‘ own James Murray! Known for his crazy antics on the TruTV series, Murray has also written two novels — Awakened and The Brink — with a third, titled Obliteration, expected to release June 23.

The fun doesn’t stop there, though. Also added to the lineup are: Joe Hill, author of The Fireman and Horns; Judy Blume, who created the classic children’s Fudge series and the YA Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret.; Carmen Maria Machado, author of The Yawns Are Coming; Paul Tremblay, author of The Cabin at the End of the World; Rebecca Roanhorse, who recently published Star Wars: Resistance Reborn, which Nerds and Beyond reviewed; Renée Watson, author of Ways to Make Sunshine; Shannon Hale, creator of The Princess in Black series; and W.M. Akers, author of Westside Saints.

To see the full current lineup of BookCon guests, visit the convention’s website. Tickets and BookCon merchandise are available for purchase here. Make sure to follow BookCon on Twitter and Instagram to stay updated on their announcements. To learn more about what to except at BookCon, read our recaps of day one and day two of last year’s convention.

BookCon takes place May 30 and 31 at the Javits Center in New York.


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