Seventeenth Summer by Maureen Daly This classic book tells the story of a young girl’s first love in 1940s. Angie has just graduated from high school and has never even kissed a boy; she expects she’ll be much older before she ever falls in love. But that all changes when she meets Jack and they […]

Tuesday June 2, 2016

Jacky Ha-Ha by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein Jacky Hart is a seventh grader who turned her stutter into a comedy routine but is now the troublemaking class clown. Her constant joke-telling is her distraction from the fact that her mother is a marine serving abroad and her father has a new female friend and is […]

Monday June 1, 2016

The Universe According To Me How Creative Writing Cracks the Minds and Worlds of Kids Wide Open By Christian Nardi It all started a couple of years ago with an email from Nikki Loftin’s publicist asking if Bee Hive would be interested in the middle-grade author extraordinaire doing a creative writing workshop at the store. […]

Wednesday May 3, 2016

Stop Following Me, Moon! by Darren Farrell It’s nighttime in the forest and Bear is hungry. He helps himself to berries and honey and then starts stealing from human campers. Suddenly he realizes the moon is following him, so he tries to run and hide! In the end, Bear promises to be nice and shares […]

Saturday May 6, 2016

A recently unveiled study by Civic Economics-American Booksellers Association called, Amazon and Empty Storefronts, showed that by not collecting sales tax in many states and by swiping sales from bricks-and-mortar businesses of all kinds, in 2014, the online giant had taken away more than $1 billion in taxes from state and local governments. The study […]

Tuesday February 2, 2016

Four wonderful campers—Liliana, Eva, Isabel, and Taya—joined us for our August creative writing camp. Allison, a bookseller at Bee Hive (and a published poet!), led the camp every day in writing, reading, crafts, and observational walks around town. Imagination is so important to creativity, so we began each day with time devoted to free-writing: immersing […]

Friday August 5, 2015

The awesome Julia Goldberg invited Bee Hive on her Friday, June 5th show to chat about all things books and Bee Hive! Check it out here – its 1 hour 18 mins in….

Saturday June 6, 2015

Why, for our kids’ sakes, we have to hold on tight to
 independent bookstores My introduction to reading was an excruciating experience. The memory of sitting at the kitchen bar in miserable, frustrated tears before my impossibly challenging homework, which looked nothing like it was supposed to, is still vivid in my mind. Both in […]

Wednesday May 3, 2015

  Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle This endearing little book is the perfect love letter for a little (or big!) special someone. With dazzling artwork distinct to the world of Eric Carle, Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar is sure to give you butterflies inside.   Hug Time by Patrick McConnell, […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

On Wednesday, August 6th Bee Hive made the news. Check out the interview that aired on the KSFR Noon Show below! (its about 25 minutes in – only lasts a couple of minutes)

Sunday August 7, 2014