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!
Today, Eugenia shares four YA books releasing in September that she is really, really, really excited for-- and hopes you pre-order through bookpeople.com! Why do pre-orders matter? Publishers prioritize a book's first week sales. Placing a pre-order for your favorite authors and anticipated reads ensures sales will be counted on the publication date and be … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Eugenia’s Most Anticipated!
Kids Bookseller Natasha shares her love for A Phoenix First Must Burn, which you can order online thru bookpeople.com. We ship worldwide and have curbside pickup available, too! I’ll preface this by saying I usually do not read short story collections. I love long epic fantasies over short snippets. However, I truly believe every person … Continue reading Bookseller Review: A Phoenix First Must Burn
Reading with Pride! Here are 8 amazing books that celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community, recommended by our booksellers and the Teen Press Corps! Stay tuned for new releases, most anticipated, and more... Check, Please! Book 1: Hockey & Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu "I like fiction that makes … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading with Pride pt. 2
We were inspired to share some of our favorite stories by trans authors thanks to this wonderful piece by Maya Sungold, "The Importance of Celebrating Trans Stories". To the writers out there, we want to say: We are grateful for your stories. Your stories are needed. We witness them help and uplift readers every day. … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading with Pride!
Kids bookseller Natasha is sharing some of her favorite YA retellings! Check out the list below! Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim: A stunning gender-swapped Count of Monte Cristo retelling. Truly a rags to riches story about a girl, Amaya, working as a slave on a fishing boat and when she is released, she finds … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Natasha’s Favorite Retellings!
Bookseller Gina writes about ASH by Malinda Lo, queer fiction, and #ownvoices I am very late to the game when it comes to ASH by the remarkable Malinda Lo. I’ve been on a quest to read more LGBTQIA+ fiction and I’m so glad I found this trailblazer. In the far and distant past, 2009, Lo … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading a Trailblazer a Decade After Its Release…
Some exciting announcements, new releases, fun pre-order opportunities, and more! Upcoming Events for Teens Isabel Ibañez, Adrienne Young & Shea Ernshaw - January 31 @ 7 PM We're so excited to celebrate magic, romance, and mystery with these three YA Fantasy picks! Join us at 7 pm and come meet the authors! Linsey Miller- February … Continue reading Teen Thursday: What’s to come…
Kick off 2020 with great new YA reads, exciting author events, and more! Upcoming Events for Teens Carolyn Cohagan - January 11 @ 5 PM Whether you're an established fan or new to the Time Zero trilogy, this event is great for sci-fi readers who are looking for a heart-pounding, fast-paced series! Ransom Riggs - … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Year, New Books!