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 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

  Besos for Babyby Jen Arena, $6.99 Everybody has kisses for Baby, even Gato and Viento! Besos come from everywhere in this perfect board book for children learning English and Spanish. After all, love is in all languages. Ages 0-3.   Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan, $6.99 A bedtime story that ends with sunrise!  […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

  On a Beam of Light: a Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne, illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky This is an elegant and dreamy picture book biography of the revolutionary scientist, the obstacles he overcame, and the endless curiosity and wonder with which he viewed the world. Educational and inspirational! Non-Fiction   Up in the […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

  Echo, by Pam Muñoz Ryan Germinating in a fairy tale, this genre-defying masterpiece is storytelling at its finest. Decades after Otto meets three mysterious sisters in a forbidden forest, three children—Friedrich in German, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California—are gripped by the magic of a very special harmonica. As World War II shakes […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

  Like No Other by Una LaMarche As a storm rages and babies cry their first screams, fate brings Devorah and Jaxon together in an elevator. Despite an immediate, powerful connection, they are from different worlds. Devorah’s Hasidic family has strict, traditional values from which she has never deviated. Jaxon, who is a nerd with […]

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

Middle-grade writer Nikki Loftin’s creative writing workshop on Suwas an amazing experience we won’t soon forget. Aspiring writers, ages 7 and up, were dazzled and inspired – and went away with their own recreated fairy tales! In the history of Bee Hive events – this was definitely a highlight….

Tuesday August 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 19th Bee Hive was lucky enough to have Rosemary Wells at the store to do a book signing. People started arriving a little before 3:00 and kept pouring in for the next hour. We had over two hundred people turn out to give Rosemary a warm, wonderful welcome. After she finished signing […]

Wednesday October 3, 2013

Christian went on the Julia Goldburg Morning show to talk about Bee Hive and Rosemary Wells coming to town. If you have a minute – you can check it out here (its about 27 minutes into the show): http://www.santafe.com/the-voice/podcast/brrr#.UlhhaCTA568

Friday October 5, 2013

Bee Hive officially opened its doors last year on November 5th. So we had a little celebration to mark our one year anniversary this year on November 3rd. We had a story time and treats…but really it was all about the balloons. Balloons have a way of transforming a regular old book store into a […]

Thursday November 4, 2012