It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. And unless your name is Jeff Bezos, you're probably not a whole lot better off than you were at the beginning of this godforsaken year. 2020 was a time of tremendous sacrifice and loss, TikTok dances and sourdough starters, Tiger Kings and Chess Queens … Continue reading Year in Review: BookPeople’s 31 Favorite Reads of 2020
Last month, BookPeople expanded it's Literary Camp Program with a full-fledged winter camp that took place over the President's Day long weekend. Centered around the DK Star Wars Clone Wars books, the camps allowed kids (ages 6-14) to experience a Padawan training camp -- complete with an attack from roving bounty hunters. Here are some … Continue reading A Visit to Star Wars Camp
But this is your final warning. We have a few spots left in that camp that is happening this weekend. I can't tell you the name because I'm pretty sure this blog is being read by a certain evil alchemical society. You know who I mean. So, if you are between the ages of 9 … Continue reading It’s Not To Late . . .
Earlier today I was snooping around looking for a pencil in Topher's office, and I came across this . . . It seems that a certain Evil Alchemical Society has definitely been trying to use their chocolate to recruit from our staff, but I know the BookPeople staff has stood firm, and we are refusing … Continue reading I Really Shouldn’t Tell You
Last week I told you about the very exciting Big Nate Cartooning Workshop that we're having next weekend (August 27-28). Since then, I've had people asking me: what gave us the idea to do a weekend workshop/camp? How does Topher think of these things? And, of course, the answer is: I have no idea. However, … Continue reading Comic Genius(es)
Last week, our Ranger's Apprentices completed their first week of training at our <a href="http://web.me.com/camphalfblood/Rangers_Apprentice_Camp/Home.html">Ranger's Apprentice camp</a>. Some of us from the store had the opportunity to visit the apprentices working hard at their training, and we were able to shoot a little video: And if you were wondering what all that woodcraft, archery, and … Continue reading A Week of Ranger’s Apprentice Camp