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
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!
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’
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)
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)
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!
Kids Bookseller Natasha shares her love for A Phoenix First Must Burn, which you can order online thru bookpeople.com. We ship worldwide and have curbside pickup available, too! I’ll preface this by saying I usually do not read short story collections. I love long epic fantasies over short snippets. However, I truly believe every person … Continue reading Bookseller Review: A Phoenix First Must Burn
The June new releases stormed out of the gates, and the closing week is no different. Bookseller favorite, Ottessa Moshfegh returns with a literary who/what/when/wheredunnit, a pair of reads that sets you in the heart of Japan, and that saucy White House insider account you've been hearing about...read on for more. Death in Her Hands … Continue reading Summer Nights & New Books
To celebrate Juneteenth ( the June 19th holiday celebrating the commemoration of slavery’s end in the US) here are 19 (mostly fantasy) books by Black authors that Tomoko has read, loved, and recommends for your reading lists! Fantasy/Fantasy Adjacent (aka, Tomoko's favorite type of book) 1. What it Means When A Man Falls from the … Continue reading Celebrating Juneteenth
Amistad Books is encouraging readers to purchase any two books by Black writers between June 14th and June 20th. The goal is to blackout bestsellers lists with Black voices and demonstrate the power of Black publishing. We've gathered some bookseller favorites in case you needed some ideas. We also encourage you to buy from a … Continue reading BlackoutBestsellerList Recommendations