Hey folks, have you heard the news that BookPeople has launched our very own podcast?! We're proud to host about 400 events every year with authors of all kinds, and we know you can't make it to all of them. Now a select number of those events will be available in podcast form. In addition … Continue reading New Podcast with Erin Gibson
No, we're not talking about the Oscars. Kids booksellers (and favorite mother-son duo) Merrilee and Thomas share their predictions for the 2019 Caldecott and Newbery Medal winners. Who do YOU think will win? Picture books are Merrilee's thing. As much as we all try to know a little bit about everything, booksellers tend to have … Continue reading BookKids: Awards season is here!
HAPPENING AT BOOKPEOPLE M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin January 21 @ 7 PM ABOUT BRANGWAIN SPURGE Subverting convention, award-winning creators M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin pair up for an anarchic, outlandish, and deeply political saga of warring elf and goblin kingdoms. Uptight elfin historian Brangwain Spurge is on a mission: survive being catapulted … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Last Woman Standing By Amy Gentry: Local Austin author Amy Gentry is one of our favorite for her thrilling writing. Good As Gone was wildly popular around the store and nationwide as evidenced by it's recognition as a New York Times Book Review Notable Book. Now, with Last Woman Standing, comes a brilliant and timely … Continue reading New Releases 1/15
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. Zine Meet @ The Dougherty Arts Center Wednesday, January 16th 7pm - … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – February (and some January)
Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to chapter, graphic novels, YA fiction & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! BookPeople Art Director Tomoko is lovin' Elvis is King! by Jonah Winter, illus. by Red Nose Studio … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’
Event Books Out Now The Wicked King by Holly Black The enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince. You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Christine by Stephen King Stephen King's classic supernatural thriller is an absolute must read. Arnie Cunnigham falls in love with Christine, the 1958 Plymouth Fury, instantly. Soon, the car has consumed every fiber of Arnie's life with anger, violence, and crime. Arnie would do anything for the hateful Christine, and she would do ANYTHING for … Continue reading What we’re reading Wednesday
The Winter of the Witch By Katherine Arden: Following their adventures in The Bear and the Nightingale and The Girl in the Tower, Vasya and Morozko return in this stunning conclusion to the powerful bestselling Winternight Trilogy, battling enemies mortal and magical to save both Russias, the seen and the unseen. Moscow has been struck … Continue reading New Releases 1/8
Happy new year, book friends! Below, we look into the exciting programming in our January calendar! We hope to see you in the store for some of these events & storytimes. We have a full month of funny picture book authors, National Book Award finalists, graphic novelists, and more! Don't miss a beat: subscribe to … Continue reading BookKids: January Highlights!