BookKids: Awards season is here!

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!

Austin Events for the Literati – February (and some January)

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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. Zine Meet @ The Dougherty Arts Center Wednesday, January 16th 7pm - … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – February (and some January)

BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

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’

What we’re reading Wednesday

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