March is Magical at Bookmans!
Want to make March 2020 an absolutely magical one? Add all of these incredible Bookmans events to your calendar! We have gobs of fun on the schedule at each of our stores! Next up in BIG NEWS for Bookmans is artist Colin Cantwell, who is…
I Love Celebrating Black History Month, Let Me Count the Ways
February is National Black History Month as well as Love of Reading Month, Library Lovers Month, Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, National Women Inventors Month, and a few more. Bookmans has been celebrating many of the above with events and on our social feeds! All month long,…
PoeFest: Student Writing Competition 2020
PoeFest is celebrating its 12th year commemorating the works of Edgar Allan Poe, and you can be a part of it all at multiple locations throughout Phoenix, Arizona this October. PoeFest has been a labor of love for a decade. When PoeFest first opened, it…
Bookmans’ Backstreet Boy
If we’ve ever had a conversation about music, you’ll know I am a massive fan of folk. But I have a secret guilty pleasure that not many people know of. Today, I am coming clean! One of my favorite bands of all time is the…
Bookmans Big Adventure Giveaway
It’s the heartwarming tale of a lone rebel who travels the country in search of his beloved stolen bicycle. In 1985, comedian/ actor/ author Paul Reubens brought to life his eccentric, and unforgettable character of Pee-wee Herman, to the big screen with his co-written “Pee-wee’s…
Winner Wednesday: Molly Sarlé!
It’s Winner Wednesday, everyone! We’ve got TWO TICKETS to catch singer-songwriter Molly Sarlé with special guest Chelsey Trejo, presented by Bookmans, at Tucson’s El Crisol Bar/Exo Roast Co on Monday, February 17! “From the cliffs of Big Sur to the North Carolina backwoods — Molly…
The Circle: What Are They Reading?
At the beginning of the year, my Netflix recommendations popped up this little reality show called The Circle (not to be confused with David Egger’s book of the same name). As someone who isn’t much of a fan of reality television in general, I, of course,…
Midnight Madness, Authors, and More for February!
Bookmans is never short on incredible things to do for the whole family, even if the month is short on days. There is a whole long list of February events coming to a Bookmans store near you. But first, we can’t wait to tell you…
Albums We’re Listening To (& You Should Too)
Who says albums are dead? Take a stroll through our extensive collection of vinyl albums and CDs and you’ll know the Bookmans’ staff still thinks the album is an essential format in 2020. We asked some of our Phoenix store music fanatics to compile a…
Animal Crossing: A Personal Experience
Why Animal Crossing, you are already asking? I am definitely not the type of person who likes action-packed, fast-paced games. My fingers aren’t built for boss fights or first-person shooters. I prefer a more laid-back gaming experience. That is why the Animal Crossing series is…
Board Games & Bookmans
There are a lot of things I love about working at Bookmans but the best part, for me, is being surrounded by so much cool stuff all the time. I love books. I love video games. And I REALLY love board games. When I am…
Resolutions: Do More You
The time is here once again for a new year and new resolutions. The normal ones like better health habits and saving more money for a rainy day are common. But how about this year we focus more on expanding our minds? Below are a…
A New Year Brings New Adventures!
The New Year is upon us, and 2020 is shaping up to be great! Each year brings the possibility of new adventures, and Bookmans is the perfect place to start. Even if you’re not the kind of person who makes resolutions, a new year is…
Our Animated Faves Never Have to End
I have been taking stock of pieces of culture that are near and dear to me. One of my favorite parts of pop culture is cartoons. Which got me thinking about what my animated faves from the past decade. I watch an animation to feel…
Top 10 Films of the Decade
As we approach the end of the decade, we thought we would get in on the list action and ask our most opinionated movie experts to list their top 10 films of the decade. Every list is stacked with some heavy hitters and audience favorites….
Reading Tips We Swear By
As someone who spends a lot of their free time reading and reviewing books, there a few tips and tricks, along with various items, that I use to keep my reading life in order. Here are some of those things, all of which you may…
Bookmans is the Place for December Merriment!
Happy December, everyone! Bookmans is more than excited to make the last month of 2019 an incredible one for our customers. That’s why we’re kicking the month off with our 12 Nights of Christmas sale! From December 2 – 13, we’ll have featured items on…
A History Of The Storyteller
“Let me tell you a story about…” “There once was…” “Once upon a time…” Hearing a sentence starting with any of these words usually means it’s going to be a good story. Maybe one of your favorite fairy tales was about to be told by…
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