We're just two weeks into September, but we're already comin' at you with more new releases to keep an eye out for. If memoirs are your thing, now's your time to shine. But we've also got new novels by bookseller favorites, and the paperback releases to cram into those already overloaded shopping baskets—virtual or otherwise. … Continue reading A September To Remember, New Releases Grace Our Shelves Again
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!
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
A Mid-year Round-Up for Middle Grade Readers 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 … Continue reading BookKids: Great Books You May Have Missed! Round 1
Bookfairs Manager Ellen celebrates our favorite summer treat with the help of David Lebovitz's book, The Perfect Scoop! For a little over a year, I have asked my family members what flavor of ice cream or sorbet they want me to make for their birthday. I do this in lieu of a gift because none … Continue reading A Year in Ice Cream: THE PERFECT SCOOP
Kids Bookseller Natasha shares her love for A Phoenix First Must Burn, which you can order online thru bookpeople.com. We ship worldwide and have curbside pickup available, too! I’ll preface this by saying I usually do not read short story collections. I love long epic fantasies over short snippets. However, I truly believe every person … Continue reading Bookseller Review: A Phoenix First Must Burn
Inventory Manager, Gina, like many of us here at BookPeople, is a huge fan of Tamsyn Muir's Locked Tomb Trilogy. In celebration of the release of Harrow the Ninth, we're sharing a playlist of tunes that Gina finds pairs well with the roller-coaster ride that is this raucous sci-fi caper. Enjoy! We've got some major Gideon … Continue reading BookTunes: Required Listening for Fans of Tamsyn Muir’s LOCKED TOMB TRILOGY
Bookseller Christine H. joins us on the blog to handsell you some of her favorite reads...with an added twist! Reading books and writing haiku are two of my favorite pastimes, so I thought it might be fun to do some virtual “hand selling” using haiku as the descriptions. For those not familiar with this particular … Continue reading Summer Reads: Havens’s Handselling Haiku
Meghan shares five books she loves, to inspire young readers to use their voice and change the world! These are all available at bookpeople.com for shipping or curbside pick-up! We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices edited by Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson "In the largest “Own Voices” project ever published, fifty artists … Continue reading BookKids: Use Your Voice, Change the World!
To celebrate Juneteenth ( the June 19th holiday celebrating the commemoration of slavery’s end in the US) here are 19 (mostly fantasy) books by Black authors that Tomoko has read, loved, and recommends for your reading lists! Fantasy/Fantasy Adjacent (aka, Tomoko's favorite type of book) 1. What it Means When A Man Falls from the … Continue reading Celebrating Juneteenth