Ellen Oh, CEO and President of We Need Diverse Books, joins us today in our Modern First Library blog series. Read on for Ellen Oh's thoughts on the Modern First Library. The word library is a word that is near and dear to my heart. First of all, I am a child of the public … Continue reading Ellen Oh on the Modern First Library
This Saturday, April 30th, is Independent Bookstore Day. In honor of this wonderful day (honoring us!), we thought we'd give you some of our favorite reasons for being your booksellers. We love being your booksellers. Those conversations on the floor about the newest and greatest novel, those 800-strong author events, those packed puppet show storytimes--they bring … Continue reading Happy Independent Bookstore Day!
BookPeople is joining other independent bookstores and businesses across the country to raise our voice in support of e-fairness and to ask you, our customers, to do the same. Congress is poised to vote on a long-standing ban on internet access taxes and attached to that bill is sales tax fairness, an issue that significantly affects … Continue reading Support E-Fairness Now!
There's still time to find the perfect Mother's Day gift for the mom(s) in your life. We've compiled a list of books we think make perfect gifts. We also have a wide variety of jewelry, knick-knacks and all sort of fun things. Maybe grandma needs a new pair of sushi socks? We're open 9am - 11pm daily! … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gifts!
Whoah. Hold onto your bookbags. We have a lot coming out this week, and our staff is buzzing about it! FICTION The Bees by Laline Paull A L E X: “A few chapters into The Bees I realized what a feat of writing I was witnessing. I was already immersed in hive culture and shown … Continue reading New Releases 5/6/2014