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Stick Figure Amy: It’s Hard Being A Book Person Who Loves Weather

by Amy
Snow! Wait. But the books!
 

Stick Figure Amy: Blind date With a Book is Back!

by Amy
It really is great. Sorry about the heavy breathing.
 

Magical New England

by Alex S
Local fantasy flavor for middle grade readers.
 

Picture books for love, safety, beauty

by Alex S
For when someone small (or large) needs a quick dose of the good in this world.
 

I Want It Several

by Alex S
Being young, reading books, and loving things so much that all isn’t enough.
 

Sometimes It’s Better to Just Put the Book Down For a Second

by Amy
 

A Bookseller’s Guide to (a few) Costumes

by Clarissa
But which to choose?!
 

Fall of the Dumps (or, an Avalanche of Kid Faves)

by Alex S
We get a lot of books in the autumn.
 

Hidden Covers, Part I

by Alex S
We wish always to have as much fun as children’s book designers.
 

Brookline Booksmith and the Cursed Child

by Alex S
What to expect at the Booksmith on Saturday 7/30–the night Harry Potter returns.
 

All Students Are To Gather In The Great Hall.

by Paul
This coming Saturday, July 30th at 9pm, a local muggle bookstore will be preparing a special Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Release Party.
 

Stick Figure Amy Has Great Ideas: Harry Potter Edition

by Amy
I still feel like this is a valid way to countdown to our Midnight Release Party of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child but I was outvoted.
 

Alex is Reading: Everything Since Children’s Institute

by Alex S
Highlights of post-conference reading spree.
 

They Were Always With You

by Alex S
For LGBT+ children who don’t think beloved authors can be like them.
 

What’s in India’s suitcase?

by India
Every time I take a trip, I find that my suitcase is overly full of books–I will forsake extra clothes, and gladly repeat the same shoes for the entirety of my trip if it means that I can add more books to my bag.
 

June At Every Age

by Alex S
LGBT+ books for kids and young adults, some funny, some helpful, and some of which are complete sobfests (the good kind).
 

Stick Figure Amy: Did You Say Shakespeare?

by Amy
Whispers Shakespeare…
 

Parent Pleasers

by Clarissa
parent-pleasing board books!
 

Alex is Reading: WOLF HOLLOW

by Alex S
In children’s books, a good ending and a happy one aren’t always the same thing.
 

Every Week is Children’s Book Week At the Booksmith

by Clarissa
The official Children’s Book Week 2016 may be over, but we never stop celebrating our love of Children’s literature!
 

Lessons Learned

by India
These stories became more than mere friends to me. They have been life-long guides and have helped shape my personality. Here are a few lessons from some of my favorites.
 

The Evolution of a Reader

by Amy
I wasn’t a voracious reader as a child.
 

The Art of Zachariah OHora

by Carl
Because who wouldn’t love a chubby squirrel wearing sunglasses?
 

Swoon for a good fairy tale retelling? Oh, good, I do too!

by Clarissa
The latest in YA fairy tale and classic reimaginings
 

Alex Is Reading: On the Edge of Gone

by Alex S
Corinne Duyvis’s near-futuristic YA disaster novel, and where to find young autistic writers speaking for themselves.
 

Books That Make Clarissa’s Heart Beat Faster

by Clarissa
A host of heart pounding new releases to add to your TBR list!
 

Alex Is Reading…LULU!

by Alex S
Hilary McKay’s Lulu loves animals, and this animal lover loves Lulu.
 

Step Aside Disney Princesses

by Clarissa
No damsels-in-distress in these graphic novels!
 

What We’re Missing

by Alex S
Water, water everywhere, let’s find that book together.
 

Stick Figure Amy: All Book News is Good News

by Amy
 

Ida, Always

by Clarissa
 

Roundup: Kidsmith Blind Date with a Book

by Clarissa
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