More teen author interviews!

Tucson teens have interviewed  authors at the Festival of Books since 2010. This year was the second year they were able to use the studios at Arizona Public Media to record the interviews.  Making their way through the excited crowds and sunshine on the weekend of the Festival, both students and authors settled comfortably into…
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Crime Scene: Scandinavia Suggestions

Send your book question to What Do I Read Next? our new personalized advice column for book lovers. Let the Ravenous Readers—our readers' advisory professionals—send some reading love your way! We'll personally respond to each question we receive. And, every Friday, we'll pick one question we've had more than the usual amount of fun answering and publish it right…
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It Must Be Magic

At loose ends because you’re between books? Looking for a new title to love? Maybe you’d like to reconnect with an old favorite, but you just can’t remember its title. Or perhaps you haven’t done much reading and would like to start— where on earth should you begin? Talk to an expert!  Send your book…
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MegaMania!! 2017

Saturday, July 15  ○  1:00-6:00 PM Pima Community College Downtown Campus 1255 North Stone Avenue (NW corner of Speedway and Stone)   Happening All Day COSPLAY | Show off your costume or make your own. RV Building VIDEO GAMING | Have fun playing Worlds, Super Mario Cart 8, Keep Talking & Nobody Explodes, and many other favorites!…
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Home is the Desert

"To know the desert, one must walk in it," Ann Woodin once said. "It is then...we find ourselves in the comforting company of other living and warm-blooded creatures." Woodin, who passed away in April at the age of 91, knew something about walking among desert creatures because she, rather famously, had a house full of…
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A Book Festival for Teens

This year the Tucson Festival of Books will include a Teen Plaza with activities scheduled throughout the weekend to satisfy your literary cravings! The Teen and Author Stage will feature panels of visiting YA authors with Q&A afterwards. You'll want to stop by to see Ellen Hopkins, Alexandra Bracken and Maggie Stiefvater—to name just a few. The…
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Seek and Find: Your Name is Famous – Alex! Jimenez

Tucson Festival of Books 2017 Author Alex! Jimenez My new children’s book Abecedario del Sur Seek & Find Alphabet Book is a fun and colorful collection of beautiful hand-painted signs found in Tucson’s southside that helps kids learn their alphabet. This kid’s book is actually a pared down version of my larger book project Abecedario…
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