Hi y'all! It’s me, Griffin (like the monster), reading your kids’ books so you don’t have to! So, I read these three graphic novels for young readers, more middle than high school, but rife with adolescent drama: The Dragon Path, by Ethan Young (coming May 18th); Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Michelle Mee Nutter; … Continue reading BookKids: New Graphic Novels with Griffin (like the monster)
Bored at home? Try some great graphic novels! I've been a comic geek since 1965! Here's the best new stuff around, and there is a lot of it if you want it! - Griffin, BookPeople Bookseller Love Superheroes? I love me some mainstream superheroes; Spiderman, Superman, Avengers and JLA, but there's a whole world of … Continue reading Griffin’s Graphic Novel Picks!
Griffin (like the monster) recommends some of the latest comics to hit our shelves... Shadow of the Batgirl by Sarah Kuhn and Nicole Goux Sarah Kuhn and Nicole Goux have introduced one of the least known Batgirls, Cassandra Cain, to a wider audience with energy and style. This is a whole 'nother Batgirl, steeped in … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Griffin Recommends…
Comic book writer Charles Soule stops by the store this Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. to discuss his first novel, The Oracle Year. Check out his answers to The BookPeople Questionnaire below. BP: What are you reading these days? CS: I’m in the middle of a bunch of books right now, which is … Continue reading Charles Soule on music, lightsabers & writing in pencil
Vinegar Girl: A Novel by Anne Tyler We are loving Hogarth's series of Shakespeare retellings! This is Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Tyler's contemporary take on Taming of the Shrew: Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up keeping house for her eccentric scientist father? Dr. Battista has other problems. He is on the verge of … Continue reading New Books! 6/24/16
This post comes from our French intern, R. Follow them at @Libre _R. One of my missions since I’ve been here has been to improve the manga section. I was appalled at its tiny size compared to what I’ve known in bookstores back home. You have to know that France is the second country that … Continue reading Manga: A French Perspective
~ post by Joe T. SXSW is a mack truck that has pushed, smashed, and run over the the city of Austin; and, now that its tail lights fade into the sunset, I’m left with the realization that I have left far too much work unfinished in its wake. Like this blog. I can be … Continue reading Time Is a Flat Circle: Intro to Grant Morrison