With Lois Lowry visiting the store in just a few days (Monday, October 15 at 6pm) to speak about and sign her new novel Son, our booksellers have been talking about their favorite Lowry books and what her work has meant to them over the years. Merrilee: "I only read Lowry as an adult. The Giver came … Continue reading Bookseller Love for Lois Lowry
~post by Consuelo After reading The Giver about a month ago, I moved on to a completely different book but couldn’t make it past 100 pages. I stopped because of no fault of the book itself, which would have been great at any other moment, but because it just wasn’t Lois Lowry. I still wanted … Continue reading Coming Full Circle with Lois Lowry
~post by Consuelo Confession: I did not read The Giver when I was a kid. Somehow, the endless amounts of Baby-Sitter’s Club and Boxcar Children books that were available in the books section of my small-town video store in the early ‘90’s kept me satisfied. And even as an adult, although I knew it was … Continue reading THE GIVER: A Wake Up Call for the Soul
This fall, we are honored to welcome legendary author Lois Lowry to BookPeople to speak about and sign the final book in The Giver quartet, Son. Mark your calendars: Monday, October 15 at 6p. The Giver earned a Newbery Medal in 1994, is a staple on school reading lists across the country, and is absolutely one of our most beloved classic … Continue reading Lois Lowry is Coming to BookPeople!