Because of the freedom we enjoy, we oftentimes forget about the profound sacrifices made by our veterans. On the final Monday of every May, cities and towns gather and embrace honorary traditions to celebrate Memorial Day. Some of this day is somber, but it is also a triumphant appreciation of heroism. There are plenty ways to pay tribute to our courageous veterans – one of my personal favorites is with a book that commemorates their service. Check out some of the titles that do just that.
An Interview with Laura Banks
Laura Banks is a writer, actor, and comic who made her debut in Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, and then went on to star in three films for Roger Corman. She continued to become an accomplished stand-up comic and improvisor with Whoopi Goldberg and was a regular at the famed Improvisation and Comedy Cellar in New York City. Banks is a USA Today Best-Selling Author with over 250,000 books sold.
Books for Mom: Our Mother’s Day Picks
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift, check out our picks from BookBaby Bookshop. Curated with moms everywhere in mind, this diverse collection consists of thoughtful works that will validate and inspire readers. Celebrate the bookish mom in your life the right way this year!
Book of the Day 4/20/23
The Long Takeout is a creative, thoughtful work of fiction. In nine short stories, author Elijah Douresseau chronicles captivating tales that reflect the interconnection between food, culture, and self-discovery.
Book of the Day 4/18/23
Drone Away from Home is a wonderful book that is perfect for families and adventurous early readers. Author Michael Lee’s illustrated story shares a heartwarming journey beaming with lessons about friendship, teamwork, and determination. If you’re looking for a book that will excite and inspire your child, you’ll find it in this tale.
Book of the Day 4/14/23
Just in time for the NBA Playoffs, check out this compelling new autobiography about one of the most dynamic players in basketball history. The Making of Vince Carter shares the incredible story of an All-Star career and life – told from the perspective of the woman who likely knows him best, his mom.
Book of the Day 4/11/23
Although the pursuit of growth is a common experience that interconnects us all, it can be hard to find the right resources that support your journey. That’s why it’s so important to read books like this – Seven Second Life Lessons. It’s a life coaching companion that will guide you on the path towards positive, productive change.
National Poetry Month Books to Read
Celebrate National Poetry Month and support indie authors on BookBaby Bookshop! April is a time of tremendous beauty. In this season of rebirth, inspiration is to be found everywhere you look. Take some time during these early Spring days to enjoy the wonders of a literary artform like no other.
Book of the Day 4/5/23
Spring is here! Most of the country is starting to experience warmer days, blooming flowers, and glimmers of sunshine. The changing seasons bring forth a wonderful opportunity for you to experiment with different recipes and ingredients that are now fresh and in-season. If you’re looking to do that and get a taste of the world’s cuisine, then you need to check out Laleh Koshkbariie’s treasure of a cookbook!
Book of the Day 4/4/23
The NHL regular season is coming to an end, and the New York Islanders are in a competitive battle for the postseason. It’s the most exciting time of year for hockey fans. With that in mind, check out this creative, illustrated book that shares the rich history of the New York Islanders.