Griffin (like the monster) shares two graphic novels he recently read, The Magic Fish and Flamer. Both titles are available now at bookpeople.com. A few years ago, my wife and I traveled through eastern Europe where I enjoyed the National Marionette troupes of both Austria and Czech Republic. Both marionette shows were in their nation’s … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
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)
The BookPeople Holiday Catalog—our annual year-in-review publication—is here and, like most things in 2020, it’s gone virtual for the occasion! And while you can’t hold a physical copy this season, there’s still plenty to enjoy about it! This year’s theme, This Is My Favorite Book…of the Pandemic highlights the titles our booksellers found comfort in during a … Continue reading Holiday Catalog 2020: Olivia O’s Favorite Book!
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!
Our Children's Book Buyer Meghan shines the spotlight on three books she's excited about this month! Check out her August picks-- they're all available to order at bookpeople.com. The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story By Tina Cho, illus. by Jess X. Snow Recommended for ages 4 & up Dayeon years to dive deep under the … Continue reading BookKids: Book Buyer’s Spotlight!
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!
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
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…
There's a new YA-lovin' bookseller in town, friends! Her name is Gina, and she's been recommending fantastic books all over the place! If you're looking for graphic novels, aw-inducing romance, and more great stories with LGBTQ+ characters, this is the list for you! Here are some of her recent faves: The Deep & Dark Blue … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Gina’s Picks!
Holiday shopping, anyone? Here are some of our booksellers’ favorite Kids books of the year! Find more in our Holiday Catalog, which we distribute in-store. Saturday by Oge More "Saturday is the most special day of the week for Ava. She and her mother look forward to it all week long. The list of things … Continue reading BookKids: Favorite Kids Books of 2019!