December Brings Our Favorite Things!
Boy, oh boy, does Bookmans have exactly what you’re looking for this holiday season! A whole lot of your favorite entertainment options in one store? Yes. A safe space for you to browse or grab something curbside to check off every giftee on your list?…
NaNoWriMo Through a Pandemic
Can you believe it is already November? You know what that means. It’s NaNoWriMo time! NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it is an annual writing marathon that runs throughout November. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write a 50,000-word novel in 30…
Get Cooking With Bookmans in November!
Bookmans is ready to make November the best month of the year! We’ve got new store hours, ways to show some kindness, and plenty of reasons to make Bookmans the place you do all of your local shopping for the holidays! First, let’s start with…
Spread Kindness with ThanksgivingBACK Books!
Bookmans has long been a supporter of literacy, and you can be too with ThanksgivingBACK! You’ve heard it before – reading is fundamental. That means that literacy is an essential skill that children can build on from early childhood. Literacy helps children develop necessary groundwork…
Are You Bookmans Phoenix’s New Marketing Coordinator?
*This position has been filled* If you’ve ever been to a Bookmans event, stopped at a Bookmans table out at a local fair or festival to snag some swag, or watched a staff member snapping pictures of displays and items in the store with fierce…
Ready or Not (2019): A Reactions Read
It’s now the middle of October and my spooky season movie watching has only progressed into a full-time obsession. From my Scream franchise marathon to the greatness that is Hocus Pocus and the Halloweentown movies, I’ve really been watching everything across the board. But, let’s…
Romance of the Cinematic Vampire
Is it the allure of the full moon? The promise of youthful eternal life? Is it those smoldering good looks that are matched only with timeless sophistication and elegance? Something draws us to the romance of the vampire yet makes us turn a blind eye…
Bookmans Recommends: A Twilight Renaissance
Do you have a book, a hobby, a musician, or a movie that you would call your “guilty pleasure”? Are you nervous to openly admit your like of something due to fear of backlash? Buckle up, friends. Today I am telling you all about my…
A Ton of October Fun at Bookmans!
Are you feeling the air getting colder, maybe just a little? Us too! Bookmans stores are focusing all our efforts on having October fun! From local love to doggone fun to super special giveaways, Bookmans is making October the best month of the year. Take…
Barktober: A Bookmans Dog Calendar Contest!
Barktober : [ bahrk-toh-ber ], noun. 1. the abrupt, harsh, explosive cry of a dog heard during the tenth month of the year, containing 31 days. 2. the month that your dog can become one of the stars of the first-ever Dogs of Bookmans calendar…
Ode to a Scream (Franchise)
The moment the temperature in Arizona starts to dip under 100 degrees, in my mind, it’s finally autumn. Of course, this year, most likely due to the strange time we’re living in, we’ve been reintroduced to some fall favorites a bit earlier than usual. I’m…
Albums to Puzzle By
Are you having trouble creating mellow moods for puzzle time or merely creating a mellow mood to get through the insanely indecisive weather? Bookmans Phoenix Music Supervisor, Zach, has put together these album selections that are perfect for relaxing through these long, insufferable bouts of…
What Bookmans Wants
*Bookmans does not give online quotes for trade items in the comments. If you would like a price quote for your items, items must be brought into a Bookmans store for evaluation. Everyone loves to shop at Bookmans, and we couldn’t be happier about that!…
The Joy of Working in a Bookstore
Independent Bookstore Day is here and it’s got me all nostalgic. Four years ago, I got a job working as a cashier at Bookmans. Now, after years under my belt, I can say that there are a lot of things I never would’ve discovered without…
IBD: Independent Bookstore Day, the Bookmans Way!
Independent Bookstore Day, IBD for short, is hands-down our favorite day of the year. Not only does Bookmans get to celebrate being a local bookstore, but we also get to stock all that exclusive Independent Bookstore Day merchandise. And that means we also get some…
Quaranteam: Time to Choose
Loosley based on the alignment system, I took some of my favorite TV characters and created eight quaranteams. Now that we aren’t under lockdown, your quaranteam might be based on the division of labor, someone wise or funny for those tough days, or maybe that…
Entertainment Recommendations: Midtown Edition
Want entertainment recommendations? Great! At Bookmans, we pride ourselves on being extremely knowledgeable when it comes to all things pop culture and media. Even despite the strange time we are living in, we’re still devouring as much music, movies, video games, comics, books, and television…
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