Dear Community of Readers, If you live in Texas, you know the legislature is in session and bills are being proposed daily. House Bill 900 (relating to the regulation of books sold to or included in public school libraries) was proposed, and if passed as currently written, would severely limit the relationship book vendors, like … Continue reading How to Stand Against #HB900
Meet the Bookseller: Mercedes
Mercedes is one of our Gift Merchandisers and can always hand you a cute gift item and a manga recommendation!
A Love Letter to the Brown Sisters
Bookseller Jaimie, an avid romance reader, gets us hyped for Bookstore Romance Day with this heartfelt look at the Brown Sisters trilogy by Talia Hibbert.
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
Meet the Bookseller: Merrilee!
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!
4 Multi-Generational Family Dramas set in the Suburbs
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
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
BookKids Reviews: Apocalypse Taco and One Trick Pony
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
BookKids Review: Amelia Erroway, Castaway Commander
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