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!
Happy Wednesday, everyone! We all know what that means--it's time for some fresh reading recommendations from your favorite booksellers! Scroll on down to see which titles they couldn't get enough of this week. Sisters by Daisy Johnson Ruinous and gorgeous and deeply intelligent. The sort of prose you want to devour one heaping, savory spoonful … Continue reading What We’re Reading 9/2
Celebrating the start of fall with some great new(ish) books we're excited about! Ikenga by Nnedi Okorafor "Featuring a young protagonist learning to channel his anger responsibly through a talisman given to him by the ghost of his murdered father, this is a superhero origin story set in contemporary Nigeria. After his father--the Chief of … Continue reading BookKids: New Books We Love!
September means two things: The summer's coming to a close (sad), but the book releases keep getting hotter (yay!). This week's fare brings us second books from a few of our favorites, thought-provoking non-fiction, and reads with virtual events for 'em! Read on for more! Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back: Dilemmas of … Continue reading Summer’s End Means The Year’s Hottest Books Are Here!
Picture this: evening has fallen, and you are sitting, contentedly, on some variety of living room furniture, enjoying the ending to a great book, a hot or cold beverage within reach. You go to turn the page, but--gasp--you have finished the book, no more pages to be turned! You startle, hot beverage growing colder or … Continue reading What We’re Reading 8/26
The last few months have been a whirlwind for us all, and we haven’t been able to see any of you in person to share our favorite new releases! For those middle grade readers, aged 8-12, a lot of great books have released this year that we think you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re … Continue reading BookKids: Great Books You May Have Missed – FINAL ROUND!
Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with author Jeanette Brown for the latest installment in Austin Liti Limits' author interview series. In Part 1, the pair discuss indie bookstore life during the pandemic and Brown's latest, The Illusion of Leaving. Austin Liti Limits interviews author Jeannette Brown from Larry Brill on Vimeo. Catch Part 2 for … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Jeanette Brown
The end of August gives us just a taste of the kind of bookish excitement we can expect from the Fall. Heavyweights John Meachem and Helen MacDonald bring their best, one-of-a-kind debuts make a splash, and bookseller favorites hit the shelves. Check out what we've got for you below! His Truth Is Marching On: John … Continue reading Turn On, Tune In, Read New Books
It's official, y'all: summer break is almost over. Which means it's time to squeeze in some last summer reads! Here's what our booksellers suggest diving into before those school bells start ringing. Thin Girls by Diana Clarke Enlightening and memorable story about a rarely talked-about topic many people experience. A commentary about the turmoil of … Continue reading What We’re Reading 8/19
The last few months have been a whirlwind for us all, and we haven’t been able to see any of you in person to share our favorite new releases! For those middle grade readers, aged 8-12, a lot of great books have released this year that we think you won’t want to miss. Whether you’re … Continue reading BookKids: Great Books You May Have Missed – Round 2!