8/19: Banned Book Club – Speak

8/19: Banned Book Club – Speak

Hosted by Shaun Manning, local author and co-owner of Booksweet, this monthly conversation for teens and adults explores the themes, characters, cultural context, and personal resonance of books banned from public school libraries and curriculums in the United States....
9/9: Family Book Party With Black Men Read

9/9: Family Book Party With Black Men Read

Families! Join us on Friday, September 9 from 7-8 pm for a Family Book Party with Black Men Read, bringing stories of the African diaspora to our youngest readers (preK-5th grade). This event is free and open to the public. Your RSVP is very helpful to our planning!...
9/16: Banned Book Club – Stamped

9/16: Banned Book Club – Stamped

Hosted by Shaun Manning, local author and co-owner of Booksweet, this FREE monthly conversation for teens and adults explores the themes, characters, cultural context, and personal resonance of books banned from public school libraries and curriculums in the United...
9/18: Banned Book Club @ Kerrytown Bookfest – Gender Queer

9/18: Banned Book Club @ Kerrytown Bookfest – Gender Queer

Banned Books Week is September 18-24, 2022 and we’re kicking off the week at Kerrytown BookFest with a discussion of the #1 most challenged book of 2021: Gender Queer by Maia Kobabe. When: Sunday, September 18 [time TBA] Where: Kerrytown BookFest, held this year...
BOOKSWEET’S WINTER 21-22 BESTSELLERS… AND WHAT TO READ NEXT!

BOOKSWEET’S WINTER 21-22 BESTSELLERS… AND WHAT TO READ NEXT!

Did you fall in love with one of Booksweet’s Winter 21-22 Bestsellers? If so, here are some recommendations to help you find your next great read. A note about Team Booksweet’s matchmaking criteria: our suggestions are driven by the tone, themes, emotionality, and...