for booksellers

Zoulfa Katouh on As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow

By Gabriella Costa | September 22, 2022

Syrian Canadian writer Zoulfa Katouh discusses her debut young adult novel, As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow, and healing her younger self through writing.

Kate Clayborn on Georgie, All Along

By Gabriella Costa | September 13, 2022

In her new novel Georgie, All Along, romance author Kate Clayborn tackles complex questions about love, career, reconciling with the past, and finding your way.

Read Banned Books: ALA’S Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2021

By Gabriella Costa | September 12, 2022

During Banned Books Week , we celebrate the freedom to read, highlight the necessity of free and open access to ideas, and advocate for the protection of these rights.

Becoming “bookseller-owners”: Raven Book Store on their employee-ownership model

By Gabriella Costa | September 1, 2022

The employee-owners of Lawrence, Kansas’s Raven Book Store share some of their mission and goals in adopting a collective model of ownership at their store.

Yasmin Angoe on They Come at Knight

By Gabriella Costa | August 26, 2022

In They Come at Knight, Yasmin Angoe continues the thrilling story of her heroine Nena Knight, an unforgettable and talented killer with a purpose.

Isabel and Imogen Greenberg on Gaia: Goddess of Earth

By Gabriella Costa | August 24, 2022

Isabel and Imogen Greenberg’s new graphic novel for young readers, Gaia: Goddess of Earth, is a vibrant and feminist take on this lesser-known but mighty figure from Greek mythology.

Interview with a Publisher: Grove Atlantic on Publishing Literature in Translation

By Gabriella Costa | August 16, 2022

In honor of Women in Translation month, the editorial team at Grove Atlantic reflects on their work publishing writers from underrepresented languages or countries, especially women writers, and the importance of reading works in translation.

Emily Hughes on The Snail

By Gabriella Costa | August 15, 2022

Emily Hughes’s picture book The Snail shares the life of Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi and encourages everyone to create as a source of healing and gift of love.

Love By the Books: Stories from WORD Bookstores

By Gabriella Costa | August 4, 2022

August 20th is Bookstore Romance Day! Our friends at WORD Bookstores marked the occasion with their own staff-written, store-centered romances.

Julia Sanches on translating Eva Baltasar’s Boulder

By Gabriella Costa | August 3, 2022

Eva Baltasar’s latest novel Boulder explores the darker sides of love and motherhood. Translator Julia Sanches discusses what drew her to the novel, and Baltasar shares a recording of her work in the original Catalan.