In honor of our upcoming JO & LAURIE virtual event with Margaret Stohl, Melissa de la Cruz, and Rainbow Rowell, Kids bookseller Natasha is sharing some of her favorite YA retellings! Check out the list-- and join us June 5th on Zoom with this stellar group of authors. Get your tickets here. Scavenge the Stars … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Natasha’s Favorite Retellings!
Where's the time going? March felt like an eternity...April zoomed by...and now May seems to be picking up speed faster than a rollicking thriller. There's a lot going on, we know, but consider slowing down with a good read. There's a new Jenny Zhang poetry collection, some art criticism from Crudo author, Olivia Laing, and … Continue reading A Look at This Week’s New Release Titles
If you love great stories as much as we do, you'll appreciate the value of a signed book. There's something so special when a creator leaves their mark on the page, and we're fortunate enough to host author events year-round that contribute to our collection of signed stock. Here are a mere few that BookKids … Continue reading BookKids: Signed Books We Love!
We all need a laugh these days, right? Here are some books that hit us right in the funny bone... Who Wet My Pants? by Bob Shea, illus. by Zachariah O'Hora "A gloriously silly whodunnit! Bob Shea is a master storyteller and I am obsessed with Zachariah O'Hora's illustrations, which fill the pages to the … Continue reading BookKids: Books that Make Us Giggle!
Bookfairs Manager and Animal Crossing fan Ellen shares some books to pair with the addictive game everyone's talking about! So, is there anyone else out there who is under the spell of Tom Nook? I know it’s not just me. I saw YA author Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) caught a snapping turtle the … Continue reading We Are NookPeople, a Community Bound by Bells
If you're missing the season, we got ya. Here are some great basketball books for kids & young adults, recommended by Bookfairs Manager and avid Spurs fan, Ellen! Usually, the spring is a great time for a sports fan. NBA, NCAA basketball and baseball, MLB resumes, grand slam tennis, Stanley Cup, and the Masters. And … Continue reading BookKids: Dear Sports, We Miss You
Every once in a while a title comes along that sweeps us off our feet, I mean, totally takes booksellers by storm, and in this early part of the year it's Brandon Taylor's Real Life. The first full-length novel from Taylor is a startlingly intimate look at the interior life of a gay Black man … Continue reading Raven Reviews Brandon Taylor’s ‘Real Life’
Ransom Riggs joins us for this latest installment of The BookPeople Podcast! The bestselling author of the wildly successful Miss Peregrine series stopped by the store last month with a bevy of goodies and a tricked out van emblazoned with the book's cover art. For the event proper, he discussed the fifth installment of the saga, … Continue reading Ransom Riggs on The BookPeople Podcast!
Some exciting announcements, new releases, fun pre-order opportunities, and more! Upcoming Events for Teens Isabel Ibañez, Adrienne Young & Shea Ernshaw - January 31 @ 7 PM We're so excited to celebrate magic, romance, and mystery with these three YA Fantasy picks! Join us at 7 pm and come meet the authors! Linsey Miller- February … Continue reading Teen Thursday: What’s to come…
Kick off 2020 with great new YA reads, exciting author events, and more! Upcoming Events for Teens Carolyn Cohagan - January 11 @ 5 PM Whether you're an established fan or new to the Time Zero trilogy, this event is great for sci-fi readers who are looking for a heart-pounding, fast-paced series! Ransom Riggs - … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Year, New Books!