Reviews by: Griffin (like the monster) Look what I found! Ya know, when Nathan Hale isn't writing graphic novel versions of historical cannibals, pirates, and warriors, he gets into some crazy and unique works of imagination. While his Hazardous Tales are almost universally beloved, these works, while maybe lesser known, offer utterly unique stories. Meet Apocalypse … Continue reading BookKids Reviews: Apocalypse Taco and One Trick Pony
Review by: Griffin (like the monster) Hi y'all, here we go again! More wonderful graphic novels to stimulate the imagination and increase critical thinking with a wonderfully emotionally complex and fictionally complete choice: Amelia Erroway: Castaway Commander! Twelve-year-old Amelia burns to pilot the great ornithopters of the city of Ables, but her father, Commander Erroway, once … Continue reading BookKids Review: Amelia Erroway, Castaway Commander
You may have seen Jac around the shop tidying Gifts displays, giving stellar recommendations for everyone on your list, or maybe you've even subscribed to the Gifts newsletter and gotten her favorite non-book goodies delivered straight to your inbox. A true Jac-of-all-trades (sorry, we had to!)! Learn more about Jac in our Q&A below! BookPeople: … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Jac!
Join Griffin (like the monster) for some great graphic novel recommendations! These are all three appropriate for all ages and this time around each tells the tale of a quest! Your readers like adventure, hard or soft, well, I have read something they will like! THE SUNKEN TOWER by Tait Howard I know this publisher, … Continue reading BookKids: Graphic Novels with Griffin
In the Country of Others by Leila Slimani The award-winning, #1 internationally bestselling new novel by the author of The Perfect Nanny, about a woman in an interracial marriage whose fierce desire for autonomy parallels her adopted country's fight for independence The world of men is just like the world of botany. In the end, one species dominates … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (8/10)
The Husbands by Chandler Baker A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK “Chandler Baker, queen of the feminist thriller, has delivered once again! The Husbands is a poignant exploration of what it would take for women to have it all." —Sally Hepworth, bestselling author of The Good Sister To what lengths will a woman go for a little more … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (8/3)
Moon Lake resembles some of his standalone thrillers like Cold In July, where Joe R. Lansdale's talent for horror showed the monster in your small town citizen. He returns to the form with a mature voice and confidence of an experienced writer. The result is a thriller with strong characters that cuts deep. The story … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘Moon Lake’
Intimacies by Katie Kitamura A novel from the author of A Separation, an electrifying story about a woman caught between many truths. An interpreter has come to The Hague to escape New York and work at the International Court. A woman of many languages and identities, she is looking for a place to finally call home. She's … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/20)
While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory Two people realize that it’s no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory. Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he’s trying to ignore and … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (7/13)
Today in our Meet the Bookseller series, we're chatting with the one, the only, booksellin', filmmakin', wrestle-lovin' GREGORY! Gregory is BookPeople's Operations Manager, keeping the store afloat and the team going strong. You may have spotted his beautiful handmade staff cards in the Lit in Translation or Film sections, read some of his thoughts on … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Gregory!