Book of the Day 10/12/22

Discover a children’s book that teaches lessons about the importance of electric vehicles in modern transportation! This eco-friendly (and adorable) story does an excellent job educating about sustainability in a way that children could understand. Beyond that, it’s a beautifully illustrated and whimsical read that is a lot of fun for the whole family.

Book of the Day 10/10/22

There Are No Utes in Utah is an excellent read, and one that is particularly relevant as we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States. By combining anthropological studies, federal records, and period newspapers, the book discusses the impact of Euro-American invasions, settlements, wars, reservations, and federal policies pertaining to Native Americans.

Featured Author October – Dr. Shamina Aubuchon

Dr. Shamina Aubuchon is the author of the best-selling children’s book, If You Touch, I’ll Tell. The book is a very important alarm system for children so they can protect themselves against predators. Dr. Aubuchon holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences with a focus in Immunology from Eastern Virginia Medical School. A survivor of child sexual abuse, she is an advocate and voice for children who face those horrific and traumatizing situations.

Meet the Halloweenie Team: An Interview

Author Amanda McCann and illustrator Simone Föhl are tremendous talents, and they were kind enough to share some insight into the detailed processes that made this project a reality. Meet the Halloweenie team and get a behind the scenes understanding of what it takes to create a successful children's book!

Book of the Day 10/5/22

This new release on Bookshop is an absolute must-read. Written by USA Today bestselling author Laura Banks, her riveting memoir shares a deep dive into her taste of fame while piloting the Reliant in Star Trek II.

Books that Chill the Bones

In many cultures, the end of October brings celebrations to mark not only the changing of the seasons, but to honor and recognize those that have gone before us. Many believe that there is a thinning of the barrier between the physical and spiritual world that can lead to inexplicable—and sometimes frightening—encounters. If you enjoy a little scare without directly experiencing a visit from the spirit world, check out the books below!

Book of the Day 10/3/22

Be ready to buy a night light when you pick up Philip Tice’s new book, High Strangeness: Tales from the Edge of the Unknown. This book is compiled of 10 short stories that will be sure to make your spine tingle. “High strangeness” refers to the hidden beings or entities among us. Like a UFO or a real-life mystery having a quality of being peculiar, bizarre, or utterly absurd. This collection of stories and poems expands on this concept.

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