Return by Aaron Becker The final book in the Journey trilogy brings us back to the fantastic alternate world where crayons have magic powers. This time the father follows his daughter, curious as to where she has disappeared, and both quickly find themselves in peril. The father plays the hero in the end, capturing the […]

Monday September 1, 2016

Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi Alice lives in the magical world of Ferenwood where she doesn’t quite fit in. She has no friends and even her mother seems not to care for her. Her father, the only person she’s sure really loves her, disappeared three years ago with only a ruler in his hand. Alice joins […]

Wednesday August 3, 2016

My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park by Steve Kluger T.C., Augie, and Alé, three juniors in high school, are given a class assignment to write about their “most excellent year.” They each choose their freshman year, the most incredible and transformative year of all of their lives. The […]

Thursday August 4, 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

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