We Are Okay by Nina LaCour After her first semester in New York City, Marin convinces administration to let her stay alone in her dorm over winter break. Although she won’t be alone for long, her best friend Mabel, who Marin hasn’t talked to since she left California, is coming to visit. It is in […]

Wednesday April 3, 2017

A Greyhound, A Groundhog by Emily Jenkins An uplifting story of a greyhound and a groundhog becoming friends. Each page in this book enfolds magnificent illustrations, by Chris Appelhans, and spectacular writing, by Emily Jenkins. This book is a complete tongue twister that while reading out loud creates a fun adventure with the twists and […]

Wednesday April 3, 2017

The Metropolitans by Carol Goodman Four kids Madge, Joe, Walt and Kiku have all had their fair share of tragedies but nothing was more heartbreaking for them then finding out that Pearl Harbor has been attacked and that New York was next. These children embark on a wondrous journey to help save the city from […]

Sunday April 7, 2017

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

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
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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…. http://www.santafe.com/thevoice/podcasts/liar-liar

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) http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/3/7/6/37698abb56d2522a/Noon_News_8_6_2014.mp3?c_id=7480839&expiration=1407615675&hwt=4fb8ac32e3fa91f93054de9fd07edbb9

Sunday August 7, 2014