Bookish News

Picture Books for Valentine's Day

Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

Children hugging

Valentine's Day can be a fun holiday to celebrate with the whole family!  From making handmade cards to baking heart-shaped cookies, there are so many wonderful ways to celebrate love.

 This year, enjoy a Valentine's Day story time with some of Rachel's favorite children's books!  Explore the list for books about love, hugs, and friendship — plus the perfect kid-friendly book about consent.

Books About Hugs


Book Chat: Hopepunk

Saturday, January 21, 2023.

Cat with wrapping paper

One of our favorite aspects of bookselling is talking books with fellow booklovers.  That's why we're introducing a new series featuring our booksellers in conversation about their favorite bookish things.

First up, it's Stefen and Caitlin discussing hopepunk, a sci-fi subgenre that's getting lots of attention.

All About Hopepunk


Literary Resolutions: Romance

Thursday, January 19, 2023.

Hands making heart

Romance might not be for everyone, but it's an incredible, diverse genre — and it shouldn't be discounted.

This year, ditch fear and judgement about your bookshelf, and read what you want to read!  And if what you want is romance, then we've got you covered...

Explore some of the best romance reads, from classics to contemporaries, young adult books, and more.

Fall In Love


2023 Edgar Award Nominees

Thursday, January 19, 2023.

The Edgar Awards, presented by Mystery Writers of AmericaMystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 214th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the nominees for the 2023 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2022.

This year's Edgar Award winners have been announced.  Check out the finalists below!

See Them All


MLK Day for Kids

Monday, January 16, 2023.

MLK Day

Observed on the third Monday of January, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day recognizes the life and work of one America's best known civil rights activists.

 Learn more about Dr. King and his legacy, plus find some incredible children's books to share his story — and stories of the ongoing fight for civil rights — with the younger generation.

MLK Day for Kids 


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