Even if you've never met her, you've probably heard her Southern accent ringing through BookKids! An unforgettable story time reader, an encyclopedic knowledge of picture books, and an expert at getting one more thing onto any display: Merrilee is a legend in BookKids! Learn more about Merrilee in our Q&A below! How long have you … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Merrilee!
By Mallory M. There is something so interesting to me about books that feature multi-generational family drama, told through multiple perspectives. And the perfect setting for books like these is often a suburb, somewhere on the outskirts of a big city with a smaller community where tension between neighbors tends to thrive. I noticed that … Continue reading 4 Multi-Generational Family Dramas set in the Suburbs
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
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
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)