The Romance Bookshelves—Because Life is Busy and a Great Book a Lifeline

The holidays are upon us. Life moves at a faster pace as I try to accomplish everything I usually do plus all the extra activities of the season.  Books are my escape. They give me balance and great stories give me a mental breather. Here are a few I plan on reading this month— At … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves—Because Life is Busy and a Great Book a Lifeline

BookKids: Celebrating National STEM Day with great books!

A look into some great titles that inspire young readers to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math, in honor of National STEM Day (Nov. 8) We love books that inspire readers to get out of their comfort zone and discover new skills! Whether it's a recipe book or a graphic novel about science, we … Continue reading BookKids: Celebrating National STEM Day with great books!

Teen Thursday

    WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BOOKPEOPLE?    Saturday, November 10 at 6 PM LUCIA DiSTEFANO speaking & signing Borrowed in conversation with Cindy House A triumph of authenticity, grace, and nail-biting suspense, Lucia DiStefano's ingenious debut is an unflinching, genre-bending literary thriller of love, mystery, and survival. As seventeen-year-old Linnea celebrates the first anniversary of her … Continue reading Teen Thursday

Austin Events for the Literati – November

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Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the BookPeople community would enjoy.  A CONVERSATION WITH KEVIN KWAN Author of Crazy Rich Asians The Long … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – November

Modern First Library: Reclaiming Our Children’s Heritage by David Bowles

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Below, author David Bowles talks about . Explore more from the series here. As a Mexican American kid in South Texas during the 1970s, I found I loved to read, though I had no idea what … Continue reading Modern First Library: Reclaiming Our Children’s Heritage by David Bowles