It's a big (like, REAL BIG) pub day today! New work from Chris Bosh, Ashley C. Ford, Kristen Arnett, Casey McQuiston, Kiese Laymon hits shelves, along with the first volley of the summer's hottest debuts. You're gonna wanna know about these titles comin' at you fast and furious! Letters to a Young Athlete by Chris … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/1)
Hey y'all! Another week, another Wednesday. You know what that means--it's time for our booksellers to tell you all about what they're reading this week! Check out the page below for some new recommendations heading into the holiday season this year. I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom I was … Continue reading What We’re Reading 11/18
September means two things: The summer's coming to a close (sad), but the book releases keep getting hotter (yay!). This week's fare brings us second books from a few of our favorites, thought-provoking non-fiction, and reads with virtual events for 'em! Read on for more! Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back: Dilemmas of … Continue reading Summer’s End Means The Year’s Hottest Books Are Here!
Events Coordinator, Uriel, joins us on the blog to talk a little bit about the listening he's been doing when he puts the books down for a bit. Each selection here is inspired by a book he's read (or wants to read) recently. Check out the titles and their perfect audio pairs below. I'm straying … Continue reading Recommended Listening for Book Worms
The world's changed a lot since the last time we spoke, but if there's one thing that's remained constant, it's that every Tuesday we're privileged enough to still be getting great new books in our hands! And to share a bit of good news: your favorite indie bookseller, BookPeople, has made it back online! That's … Continue reading We’re Back…with New Releases Galore!
Come one, come all! Step right up into the healing spark of the Nightmare Factory Book Club! No matter the malady, regardless of ailment, if you accept the infernal circuitry of the Nightmare Factory, your problems will be forgotten, and the pure vision that is unspeakable chaos will be granted unto you. The secret electricity … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Experiences The 5th Great Awakening With Stephen King’s REVIVAL
Did you make a New Year's resolution to up your reading game in 2016? What better way to kickstart your reading life - and meet friendly new faces - than coming to one of our free book club meetings? We have a dozen bookseller-run, totally not at all intimidating, super-friendly groups that meet once a month … Continue reading Book Club Spotlight: THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY
2015 has been a tremendous year for horror. Goosebumps finally got the film treatment it deserves, Stephen King released two new books, and Donald Trump briefly ran for president. Encapsulating the ghastly spirit of the year is editor extraordinaire Paula Guran's newest anthology The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2015. Within these pages lurks fresh and … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Toasts 2015
Summer vacation, though technically irrelevant since high school, nonetheless always conjures visions of yard work, irresponsible parties in abandoned houses, over-chlorinated public swimming pools, punk rock shows in beer-splattered VFW halls, and the worst sunburn of your life. Now, years out from those heady days of mayhem, Summer means a good book on a good … Continue reading Get It While It’s Still Hot: Steve(n)’s Summer Reading List
Like an ooze of unknown origin, dribbling at first, then spurting volcanically through your mind, the horror takes you. So gradually you don't even notice, unease becomes dread becomes apoplexy, and, when the dam ruptures, and the bile runs crimson – that's when you know that the nightmare has noticed you. That's when you feel … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Fears The Deadly Eyes of THE RATS!!!!!!!!!