This Pride Month, Griffin read as many LGBTQ+ graphic novels as possible. He asked for recommendations from other booksellers and reviewed his top six! Here they are! JUGHEAD VOL 1 by Chip Zdarsky, illustrated by Erica Henderson I have poo-pooed Archie comics for almost fifty years. The Archie Comics were not for me: mostly bland, … Continue reading Graphic Novels with Griffin
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What the Hot Girls are Reading on #BookTok in 2022
by Michelle Z. If you, like me, are a woman anywhere between 15 and 35 on TikTok, you’ve probably been targeted with the “Hot Girl BookTok” videos. This is the Sally Rooney, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, Glossier Balm Dot Com crowd. You’ll recognize them carrying a tote bag and wearing Mejuri earrings, sipping … Continue reading What the Hot Girls are Reading on #BookTok in 2022
Welcome Autumn: Fall Favorites for the Spooky Season
Today on the blog, Bookseller and Autumn-Season-Lover Gina shares her list of must-haves from BookPeople for the incoming season. Watching the color scheme change from Summer to Autumn as I scrolled through social media at the end of August was startling and welcomed. Maybe I’m biased because my birthday is in the fall, but as … Continue reading Welcome Autumn: Fall Favorites for the Spooky Season
On John Green’s The Anthropocene Reviewed
Today on the blog, Teen Press journalist Delia reviews John Green's latest, The Anthropocene Reviewed! Check out what she has to say about it and pick up your signed copy from BookPeople. I have always enjoyed reading John Green, so when I saw that he had come out with a new book, I went immediately … Continue reading On John Green’s The Anthropocene Reviewed
Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
Griffin (like the monster) shares two graphic novels he recently read, The Magic Fish and Flamer. Both titles are available now at bookpeople.com. A few years ago, my wife and I traveled through eastern Europe where I enjoyed the National Marionette troupes of both Austria and Czech Republic. Both marionette shows were in their nation’s … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
Teen Thursday: New Bookseller Favorites!
Summer is off to a STRONG start and we've got five brand new bookseller favorites to share with y'all. Get those TBRs ready! All titles are available in-store and at bookpeople.com. Thanks for supporting a local indie bookstore! Pumpkin by Julie Murphy "Pumpkin AKA Waylon Brewer is a fat, openly gay kid who's obsessed with … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Bookseller Favorites!
Scott M. Reviews ‘The Hunting Wives’
Bookseller and mystery/crime fiction aficionado Scott M. reviews the "perfectly executed and deliciously satisfying" (Chandler Baker) new novel from local author May Cobb. May Cobb's attention-getting debut, Big Woods, showed promise as her being a writer to watch. She has delivered on that promise in her follow up, The Hunting Wives. Here the subject matter … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘The Hunting Wives’
Jump Into Manga with Lilli (Part 2)
Bookseller Lilli F. joins us on the BookPeople blog for the second part of her limited series that focuses on manga and various sub-genres that full under that wide umbrella! This installment focusses on Shōjo! The second genre that I’m going to be talking about is shōjo manga! Shōjo typically encompasses romance, humor, and slice-of-life … Continue reading Jump Into Manga with Lilli (Part 2)
Jump Into Manga with Lilli (Part 1)
Bookseller Lilli F. joins us on the BookPeople blog for a limited series that focuses on manga and various sub-genres that full under that wide umbrella! The genre "Manga" is a very broad category, so I’m here to help you narrow it down a bit with genres within manga as a whole. This post is … Continue reading Jump Into Manga with Lilli (Part 1)
Teen Thursday: Hello, September New Releases!
This was a BIIIIIIG week for new books, including amazing titles for teens! Check out some of our bookseller and Teen Press Corps favorites below! Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam "PUNCHING THE AIR is beautifully and impactfully told, scene by scene and poem by poem revealing the present and past, hopes … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Hello, September New Releases!