Favorite Book & Recommendations at Second Chance Book Fest
I was incredibly disappointed to find out that the Tucson Festival of Books was canceled. It’s the major event that I look forward to the most every single year. As a bibliophile, I love connecting with all my fellow book lovers and over the years…
En Vogue: The Greatest Girl Group Ever. A Thesis.
If I asked who was the greatest girl group to grace charts who would you say? The Spice Girls? Love ’em. What about The Supremes? Classic, obvi! Destiny’s Child? Listen, it’s Queen Bey’s world and we are all just lucky to breathe the same air….
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…
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…
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…
Keep it Local with Bookmans This November!
Did you know that November is Shop Local, Give Local month at Bookmans? That means that we take this time to thank you for shopping locally and for giving back to the people, organizations, and animals that make up your community. Why? Because communities who…
13 Classic Horror Movies
Halloween horror movie season is just around the corner and that calls for a movie marathon! These scary movies are a combination of jump scares and genuinely terrifying stories. Also, I would not recommend these to children… some of these films are quite horrifying. These…
Dungeons & Dragons Scariest Monsters: A Monster Mythos
Halloween is just around the corner, and it is the perfect time to talk about my newest obsession, Dungeons & Dragons. The expansive world of DnD has so much to offer, and along their journey, adventurers will run into some terrifying creatures. So from burning…
Los 7: 7 Latin Books to Read
It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month. How do you celebrate? If you’re a reader, you can add Latinx authors to your reading list. Need recommendations? These 7 books are written by Latin writers will fill any reading list with enjoyment. From forbidden love stories to struggles…
In My Feelings with Steven Universe
I’ve been a fan of Steven Universe (SU) since 2016 when my regular animated dose of Adventure Time wasn’t enough. Rebecca Sugar, the show’s creator, worked on seasons two and three of Adventure Time and I heard SU was cute and fantastically queer, so I…
My Succession Obsession
“Obsession” is defined as the state of being obsessed with something, an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind. I bring this up because I’ve recently found myself obsessing over a show: Succession. Like many people, I’m getting into this…
Fall in Love with Bookmans!
The fall weather is finally starting to creep in. With the days getting shorter and the nights cooling down, there’s no better time than autumn to fall in love with Bookmans all over again. We are all about celebrating the fall and that includes spooky…
What Is A Banned Book?
It’s officially Banned Books Week! By now you should already know that your local Bookmans store is full of this contraband material. Posters of poor Harry Potter and our girl Persepolis behind Bars are flying high. Arrested Reading displays abound so you can take a…
Banned: 5 Must-Reads
Many parents visit our stores on the hunt for specific books. Summer reading list, y’all! Some of the books they request can be found in our banned and challenged displays. With school back in full swing and Banned Book Month coinciding, we at Bookmans recommend…
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