A Day in the Life: Bookmans Marketing Coordinator
There is a sentence that I often find myself saying that I take a lot of pride in. That sentence is, “I work for Bookmans.” I am incredibly lucky to work for a company I love. Spending my days surrounded by books is basically my…
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…
Bookmans’ Summer Kids Events for 2019!
Every year, Bookmans does something special to help kids have some awesome summertime fun. There’s plenty of time for children to play video games and hit the pool. Bookmans wants to add another level of fun to their summer schedule with our free Summer Kids…
#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?…
What Bookmans Geeks Geek Out On
Here at Bookmans, we have the privilege to geek out about our work. Best of all, we get paid for it! With collectible knick-knacks and a randomosity of artwork to the beloved video games, books, and movies we all enjoy, it is no surprise that…
May Your Geek Flag Fly!
Bookmans stores have everything all manner of geeks could ask for. Whatever your geek freak, from video games to vinyl to books, we’ve got you. Bookmans is the place to let your geek flag fly in May! Check out what’s in store and definitely take…
Favorite Soundtracks of the Early 2000s
This weekend I got a dose of nostalgia when I saw Donnie Darko at the Loft Cinema as part of their Cult Classics series. Watching the film on the big screen was a treat since I hadn’t up until last Friday. I was not only…
Are You Ready for the Endgame?
Are you ready for the Endgame? I’m counting the days until April 26th. I purchased my tickets. I am ready. In the meantime, however, I’ve been reading all the graphic novels and immersing myself in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). I also recently rewatched most…
Employee Interview: Zach, Music Supervisor
Three years can pass quickly when you have one of the most rad jobs in town. Many Bookmans employees stick around to surround themselves with an eclectic selection of merchandise, a quirky set of co-workers, and the coolest of customers. Recently, we caught up with…
Bookmans Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day!
Every book lover’s favorite day of the year, Independent Bookstore Day, is happening April 27! Bookmans is celebrating our independence with a whole lot of awesome storewide events. We can’t wait to celebrate the heart of every independent bookstore – the customers! For 43 years…
Which Fictional Characters Best Describe You?
Let’s face it: our world has been overcome by pop culture for decades. Movies, TV shows, and books are so ingrained in our brains that we can easily describe ourselves as fictional characters. You know, rather than using actual adjectives. I went around and asked…
Unofficial Record Store Day at Bookmans!
Bookmans stores may not be official Record Store Day event stores, but we are definitely the go-to music and vinyl destination for thousands of people in Arizona. That’s why we want you to join our stores after you grab your Record Store Day releases and…
6 Quotes to Get You Pumped for Indie Bookstore Day
Independent Bookstore Day is just around the corner and Bookmans couldn’t be more excited. Bookmans stores across the state are gearing up for his annual event, planning awesome events and bookish fun for their communities. Customers can enjoy author meet & greets and kids bookish…
Go Green and Have Fun with Bookmans in April!
Bookmans is making April a month full of non-stop incredible events and celebrations! We’re keeping our hearts green with some Earth Day happenings and celebrating the independent bookstore all month long! Check out what we’ve got in store for you this month at Bookmans! First,…
The Cookbook Club
For the first few years of living on my own, I basically survived off of Pizza Rolls, TV Dinners, and Top Ramen. I have never been much of a cook. That’s mostly because the whole process intimidated me. The only thing I could remotely make…
Leprechaun 9: The Leprechaun Franchise
On a holiday where you’re movie marathon options are The Boondock Saints or Darby O’Gill and the Little People, I like to remind people of the gems of The Leprechaun franchise. None of which are particularly good, but do offer consistency of quality… sort of….
Catch Up with the Bookmans Phoenix Book Challenge!
The Phoenix Book Challenge is in month three of twelve and we are gaining steam! Online reading challenges have helped even the busiest readers get through those TBR piles! A quick internet search will bring up hundreds of results, ensuring there is a challenge for…
These Disney Movies Should Not be Live Action
Some things should just stay animated. Disney buffs: Are you absolutely stoked for the releases of Disney’s live-action movies this year? I was ecstatic when I learned that The Lion King and Aladdin were both on the list for upcoming revamps. The news of all…
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