Happy book birthday to Calling for a Blanket Dance by Oscar Hokeah! Calling for a Blanket Dance is an arresting debut novel about a young Native American boy in a splintering family grasping for stability and love, and making all the wrong choices, until he finds a space of his own. Oscar Hokeah’s electricContinue reading

“A closely observed, droll, coming-of-age story . . . An absolute keeper.” —Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air It’s almost time for readers everywhere to escape into the world of The Poet’s House by National Book Award finalist Jean Thompson, coming July 12, 2022. Read more about this smart and witty story about a young woman who discoversContinue reading

Warmer weather and longer days are here, and it’s time to book your summer getaway! Reading fabulous fiction is the best journey of all. Keep reading to learn about six fabulous novels and enter for a chance to win them all. Check out Bookshop.com for even more summer reading recommendations.   Metropolis by B. A.Continue reading

Happy book birthday to Lucky Turtle by Bill Roorbach! To celebrate, we’re sharing an excerpt of this big-hearted novel. Part coming-of-age, part love story, Lucky Turtle is out today, and tells the story of Cindra and Lucky. Sixteen-year-old Cindra Zoeller is sent to a reform camp in Montana after being involved in an armed robbery. AtContinue reading

Celebrate Earth Day 2022 with some great environmental literature! With books for parents, for kids—or for the whole family, we have books to read and relish.   Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv The book that launched a movement! Now time like the present to read this seminal work by Richard Louv, whoContinue reading

Celebrate Earth Day 2022 with these great environmental reads. Whether you prefer to get lost in a novel or learn someone’s story through a powerful memoir, this list will help you find an ideal book. Read on for more about these stories, personal and page-turning.   Clean Air by Sarah Blake The climate apocalypse has comeContinue reading