Poetry + Community + Tucson Humanities Festival
Bookmans not only has fun, free, family events at each of our stores, but we also aim to bring communities together. For the month of October, we’re teaming up with the College of Humanities, the UA Poetry Center, as well as other community partners during…
Gift Your Virgo This!
It’s Virgo season! Out of pure bias, from a Virgo, this is the best time of year. After the insanity that is Leo season, it’s time to calm down and get a little bit of perspective. Virgo, in general, is the most pragmatic and analytical…
Best Books For Knitters
Hey there, crafty knitters! Fall is officially around the corner. Though it’s barely starting to cool down, if you’re like me it’s already time to get your knitting on. Whether it’s one skein projects like chunky hats and mittens or a full-on cozy blanket for…
Spellbound By The Worst Witch
I’ve always been a sucker for television shows whose original concepts were novels. Of course I still, in most cases, found the book to be much better. I recently found myself mulling through the latest Netflix offerings when I came across a magical gem. Magical…
My (Latest) Graphic Novel Binge
Lately, I’ve been on a bit of a graphic novel binge. They can usually serve as a quick read between book club reads and as I make my way through my TBR. I try and take suggestions wherever I can get especially from the experts…
YA Books for Fall
Here at Bookmans, we love a good YA book. It can’t be classic Russian lit all the time. Sometimes you need a pallet cleanser in the form of a kick-ass sci-fi/fantasy novel. Especially one written with younger audiences in mind. If like me, you begrudgingly…
Remembering Toni Morrison
“She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces that I am, she gather them and give them back to me in the right order.” = Toni Morrison, Beloved I’m still in mourning from Toni Morrison’s passing. But I was lucky…
I am on a mission. And that mission is to no longer live a plantless bland existence but to instead embark on a fulfilling journey of in-home shrubbery. I am grown now, and grownups have houseplants. So with the help of Warner’s Nursery and many…
Mermaids Throughout the World
With talk of the new Little Mermaid live-action remake, mermaids are back on the scene. Most of the talk so far is focused on the casting of the titular characters. Here at Bookmans, we thought it would be interesting to explore all the cultures that…
3 Nonfiction Summer Reads
Diving into a well of new information with a good nonfiction bio, poli-sci, or history tome sounds like a dream. Learning everything you could want to know about a particular subject is thrilling. These books may seem denser, but nonfiction reads can be a lot…
July Events, Big Sales, and Celebrations at Bookmans!
July is the last of the long summer months, and Bookmans wants to make sure that you have plenty of opportunities to beat the heat and have a blast doing it with our July events! We’ve got so many celebrations heading to Bookmans communities in…
Read With Pride for Pride Month!
June is Pride Month! Many people express and show their support for the LGBTQAI+ communities all year long, but June is a great time to amplify that support. One of the major ways that support can extend further is to share books and films that…
Take A Journey Through Reading
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” ― Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. . . The man who never reads lives only one.”…
The Summer Fun Has Just Begun at Bookmans!
Did you know summer is one of the busiest times of the year at Bookmans? School is out, and we have much more than just air conditioning and a place to bring your couped up children and pets. With summer nearly at its peak and…
Contest! How to Organize Your Bookshelf
So, you’ve got a lot of books. Of course you do, you’re a total bookworm. But how in the world are you going to organize all that literature? You could always go with the classic organization by author’s last name, but what’s the fun in…
Celebrity Geminis Give the Sign a Good Name
Heading into the month of June, summer is finally here! With summer comes excessive hours of hanging out by the pool, prolonged exposure to the Arizona sun, finding your summer music jam, spending time with friends, among a multitude of other things. But, it also…
Summertime is Officially in Session at Bookmans!
June means different things to different people. For kids, it’s the end of school; for teens, it’s all about being social and having fun. Adults are looking for a reprieve from the heat and some warm weather things to do to keep the summer exciting….
Get and Give Back with Bookmans 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…
#ThisIsTucson’s Summer Reading Challenge (for Grown-Ups)
This guest blog has been written by Johanna Willett, #ThisIsTucson Reporter (Twitter @johannawillett) Once again, #ThisIsTucson is challenging you to read local with our second Summer Reading Challenge for Grown-Ups. And we are SO EXCITED. Why should kids get to have all the fun?…
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