Read With Pride: Hot New Titles in June
June is Pride month. A month designed for the self-affirmation, dignity, equality, and increased visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community as a social group. Having both inner and outer pride in who you are and who you love, as opposed to shame and…
Get and Give with Summer Reads!
Do you know what’s better than reading a great book? Getting a great book for free! This summer, Bookmans is helping you stock up on all the books you can handle – and help you pay it forward too with Bookmans Summer Reads! From June…
Father’s Day Movie Picks!
With Father’s Day just around the corner, I’m laying out my top movie picks about the man, the myth, the legend: Dad. To pick this list, I wanted movies that really captured the bond between father and child. Thus, movies like “Taken,” which are exciting…
May Featured Artists at Bookmans!
Featured Artists are heading to Bookmans stores throughout Arizona! Bookmans stores have been introducing some amazing local artists to our spaces since February. This May we’ve got a featured artist at four Bookmans stores! Tucson welcomes three incredible artisans who are making a big splash…
Spring Movie Nights with Bookmans!
Hello Bookmans shoppers and happy spring! Spring is the time for new beginnings, new thrills, fresh starts, and hopefully, less Covid! What do you have planned for these exciting new times? Oh, you haven’t given it much thought… Well, Bookmans is here and delighted to…
Celebrate Earth Day with this DIY craft
Hello, fellow Earthlings! In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, I’m sharing one of my favorite things: Do-it-yourself reusable shopping bags. If you are anything like my friends who have heard me talk exuberantly (i.e. endlessly) about this, you may be just plain over…
Poefest: Arizona Student Writing Competition 2021
PoeFest 2021 is celebrating its 13th year commemorating the works of Edgar Allan Poe, and you can be a part of it all. PoeFest has been a labor of love for a decade. When PoeFest first opened, it did so to just six audience members….
The Women of Bookmans
March is National Women’s History Month, but Bookmans celebrates the impressive and awesome women in our lives all year round! I want to highlight some of the female employees that I work with each day at the Bookmans East Tucson store. These women really make…
Why I Read to My Dog
We all know a dog is (wo)man’s best friend. While most dogs aren’t performing the ancient tasks we bred them to do anymore, they’ve found new ways to love us unconditionally. Your dog is always there if you need help pre-rinsing the dishes, he doesn’t…
Bookmans Interviews: Author Gene Luen Yang!
OMG, you guys! Bookmans had the HUGE privilege of speaking with the fantastic author and illustrator Gene Luen Yang this week. We cannot express how much this interview has been a tremendous boon for Bookmans. We had TWO Bookmans marketing team members talk to Mr….
Let’s Talk About Dr. Seuss
Hello all and to all hello. Let’s talk about a certain Mr. Doctor fellow. We all know him well and of this I’m sure, we all know him as the great, great grandfather of children’s literature. You’ve guessed it, you’ve guessed it right, you’re the…
Discovering Contemporary African American Artists
Contemporary art is the art of today. It represents a diverse range of experiences and ideas, utilizing new types of media, even shaking the art world as we know it. It also reflects modern society, offering the viewers a chance to look back at themselves…
Totally Bingeable T.V. and Me
Like the typical Bookmans customer and employee, I spend a lot of my free time reading books, playing video games (catch me twice a week online with our sponsored streamers What What Media Group), listening to music, and above all things, binge-watching all the TV…
5 Black Women Who Made History (& Wrote About It)
It’s Black History Month, and we hope you are celebrating the Black voices who make history and are shaping the world today. I couldn’t let this month draw to a close without bringing attention to voices who overcame the “double handicap,” in the words of…
Bookmans Live Auction Item List for Feb 2021!
The next Bookmans Live Auction is happening Feb 12, 2021 at 7:30 PM on Facebook Live at @Bookmans and it will be hosted by All Puppet Players’ Hamlet! All items below will be up for auction and are only available via the live auction on…
Bookish Resolutions: 2021
Maybe you planned to ring in the New Year with advancing your cooking skills to the next level, spending more time playing your favorite video games, watching more movies, or perhaps your ‘To Be Read’ list has gotten a little out of hand. Whatever your…
Winner Wednesday: LegoLand!
**** CONTEST CLOSED**** We get it. Last year was tough. Do you now have all of this built-up creativity and can’t decide what the best outlet for it should be? Let us help you (Re)tell your story this new year. Are you ready to embark…
MLK Day Interactive Event
This year Bookmans stores are celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with displays in each of our stores. As one of the leaders of the civil rights movement, Dr. King’s impact continues to affect the movements of today. As racial…
Exploring the Bookmans Flag Cafe
Hello 2021, a fresh start to the new year and a new you! What better way to start the year than with your favorite Bookmans drink while you have fun doing your shopping? Need I remind you Bookmans in Flagstaff is the ONLY STORE to…
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