Reviews by: Griffin (like the monster) Howdy, y’all! Read two really fine teen level graphic novels this time ‘round. I saw the cover of Passport with its house blocks as packing boxes and understood that Sophia Glock gets the power of graphic novels! Her subtle caricature is perfect against economically lush backgrounds, but narrative is … Continue reading TeenThursday Graphic Novel Reviews: Passport and Ain’t Burned All the Bright
In honor of Teen Thursday and Bookstore Romance Day this Saturday, we're sharing some of our favorite YA romcoms! Bookseller AND Teen Press Corps approved! See any of your own favorites? Counting Down with You by Tashie Bhuiyan "I loved this book!! Karina is a Bangladeshi Muslim girl struggling with her parents’ strict expectations. She … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Love is in the air…
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
Summer is off to a STRONG start and we've got five brand new bookseller favorites to share with y'all. Get those TBRs ready! All titles are available in-store and at bookpeople.com. Thanks for supporting a local indie bookstore! Pumpkin by Julie Murphy "Pumpkin AKA Waylon Brewer is a fat, openly gay kid who's obsessed with … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Bookseller Favorites!
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: Natasha’s Favorite Book!
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!
This was originally published in the Teen Press Corps' blog: bookpeopleteens.wordpress.com The Teen Press Corps recently got together to talk BOOKS (as we do), going over what stories captured our hearts in 2019 and what we’re dying to get our hands on in 2020, like Infinity Son and Sword in the Stars! Here are a bunch of our … Continue reading Teen Thursday: The TPC’S 2019 Favorites!
A look at some YA books that bookseller Rachel R has been lovin' lately! Rachel always has some amazing recommendations up her sleeve... check 'em out below: Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot "I've always loved Dinah, and this graphic novel is full of the best parts of this incredible character. The art by Cara … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Rachel R’s Latest Loves!
A few of the newest & hottest teen titles recommended by our booksellers! "There's something about a gorgeous cover that just makes a book irresistible! To read The Ten Thousand Doors of January feels a bit like dreaming--perfectly sensible in the moment and complicated in the retelling, it's best when experienced than retold. Books within … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Our Booksellers are Lovin’…
This week's incredible new releases include some of the most buzzed about books of the year! Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell This is by far one of the most anticipated YA books of the year! If not around the world, then DEFINITELY at BookPeople. Wayward Son is the sequel to Rainbow Rowell's bestseller, Carry On, … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Get ’em while they’re hot!