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

Dear wonderful Bee Hive community, Going into January and February we realize it is the time of year when everyone is either outside playing in the snow or inside staying warm. Which, of course, makes total sense! It is a quiet time at Bee Hive and we miss being a part of your reading world. So, this year, during January and February, we […]

Thursday January 4, 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…. 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

I Haiku You by Betsy Snyder A charming example of the sweet simplicity of a haiku. Highlighting small wonders like instant friendship and purple popsicles on a summer day, this collection of delightful poems and darling illustrations makes for a cozy read you’ll absolutely adore.   Arctic White by Danna Smith, illustrated by Lee White […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

Secrets of the Dragon Tomb by Patrick Samphire (*Deep breath*) SO… it’s the 19th century, in a world where the discovery of dragon tunnels has resulted in transportation to – and thus the British colonization of – Mars, where Edward Sullivan and his sisters are found braving the elements and totally bizarre creatures across the […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

Symphony for the City of the Dead by M.T. Anderson A brilliant and engaging account of the life of Dmitri Shostakovich. Anderson triumphantly interlaces detailed chronology of the transformation of power and leadership in Russia – from the revolt against Nicholas II, the last tsar, to the Communist Party under Joseph Stalin – with a personal […]

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