Will B. loves him some spooky reads! Here are a couple that he recommends for the best month of the year... The Dark Lord Clementine by Sarah Jean Horwitz It can be hard to live up to family expectations, but it gets a thousand times harder when you're living up to the expectations of a … Continue reading BookKids: Will’s Spooky Reads for the Season!
BookKids: October Events & Highlights!
Mark your calendars, bookfriends! October is filled with literary stars! Monster Apocalypse with Max Brallier! - Tuesday, October 1st at 6 PM Zombie sluggers! Face painters! Big Mama! We've got all the fixin's for a monster apocalypse starting in our parking lot at 6 pm, followed by a talk & signing with Bluebonnet Award winning … Continue reading BookKids: October Events & Highlights!
Hallow-teen Thursday: Bookish costumes, spooky reads and more
It’s Teen Thursday! Here’s the scoop on what’s new in the world of YA literature! #BookishHalloween Halloween is nearly upon us! Don't forget to tag @BookPeople and use #BookishHalloween to share your literary-inspired costumes with us on social media! We can't wait to see what you come up with! Looking for suggestions? Bookpeople's YA Specialist … Continue reading Hallow-teen Thursday: Bookish costumes, spooky reads and more
JUST BOOKED: Halloween Costume Party with Jason Segel!
We're very excited to announce that we've just added a terrific event for kids to our October calendar! Actor and author Jason Segel will be here at BookPeople on Saturday, October 31 at 3pm - that's right, on Halloween! - to speak about and sign his latest middle grade novel, Nightmares! The Sleepwalker Tonic! Of course, … Continue reading JUST BOOKED: Halloween Costume Party with Jason Segel!
Spooooky Halloween Reads for Little Ghouls & Goblins
Tonight we're celebrating All Hallow's Eve with our annual Trick-or-Treat for Books Storytime. We'll read some (not too) spooky stories in our amphitheater, then march in a Halloween parade down to the first floor of the store where witches, wizards, lions, tigers, superheros and queens will go home with the best treat of all - a … Continue reading Spooooky Halloween Reads for Little Ghouls & Goblins
Trick-or-Treat for Books!
Little ghouls and goblins! Looking for something fun and not-too-spooky to do this Halloween? Gather at BookPeople on Friday, October 31 at 6pm for a storytime filled with our favorite type of treats – new books! Storytime will be in our amphitheater starting at 6pm, featuring stories full of monsters, ghosts, and witches (but … Continue reading Trick-or-Treat for Books!
Halloween Reads for the Short Set
Don't be scared! It's no trouble finding the perfect book for your little ghoul or goblin this Halloween. Here are a few of our favorites: The Hallo-Wiener by Dave Pilkey Recommended for ages 4-7 years Long a favorite of ours, this tale of the little dachshund who dresses up like a hot dog for Halloween … Continue reading Halloween Reads for the Short Set
31 Days of Halloween, Day 14: TALES OF JACK THE RIPPER
Dear Boss, We keep on hearing the police have congratulated the Nightmare Factory book club on another successful month but they wont fix us just yet. We have laughed when they look so clever and talk about being on the right track. Reading and rereading Tales of Jack the Ripper, edited by Ross E. Lockhart, … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween, Day 14: TALES OF JACK THE RIPPER
31 Days of Halloween: Day 11 “H.P. Lovecraft”
~post by Joe H.P. Lovecraft may well be the most important writer of horror fiction of the 20th century. Taking the strands of American and British weird tales and weaving them together into a braid of his own making, Lovecraft managed to create a genre and a singular vision that is influencing authors to this … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Day 11 “H.P. Lovecraft”
31 Days of Halloween: Day 10 “Pre-Lovecraft”
~post by Joe T. H.P. Lovecraft, in his seminal essay on horror fiction, Supernatural Horror In Literature, devoted space to many of his favorite contemporary or near-contemporary writers. These writers, perhaps due to their now association with Mr. Lovecraft, remain in print to this day. Here is a small sampling of some of the authors represented … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Day 10 “Pre-Lovecraft”