Our doors may be closed, but a few of our book clubs are still going strong! Join them virtually on their regular meeting times to discuss their Summer selections. More information about the groups and how to join in on the conversation can be found below! Shop titles for book clubs at bookpeople.com and don't forget … Continue reading BookPeople Virtual Book Clubs!
Today, Eugenia shares four YA books releasing in September that she is really, really, really excited for-- and hopes you pre-order through bookpeople.com! Why do pre-orders matter? Publishers prioritize a book's first week sales. Placing a pre-order for your favorite authors and anticipated reads ensures sales will be counted on the publication date and be … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Eugenia’s Most Anticipated!
A Mid-year Round-Up for Middle Grade Readers The last few months have been a whirlwind for us all, and we haven’t been able to see any of you in person to share our favorite new releases! For those middle grade readers, aged 8-12, a lot of great books have released this year that we think … Continue reading BookKids: Great Books You May Have Missed! Round 1
How do you survive the dog days of summer in Austin? Our answer is, and always will be, books. This week gives us an epic, new book by John Boyne, a Booker Prize Longlist title, and a dystopian legal thriller by a local favorite—just to name a few. Read up on them and so many more … Continue reading New Books for the Dog Days of Summer
Bookfairs Manager Ellen celebrates our favorite summer treat with the help of David Lebovitz's book, The Perfect Scoop! For a little over a year, I have asked my family members what flavor of ice cream or sorbet they want me to make for their birthday. I do this in lieu of a gift because none … Continue reading A Year in Ice Cream: THE PERFECT SCOOP
Kids Bookseller Natasha shares her love for A Phoenix First Must Burn, which you can order online thru bookpeople.com. We ship worldwide and have curbside pickup available, too! I’ll preface this by saying I usually do not read short story collections. I love long epic fantasies over short snippets. However, I truly believe every person … Continue reading Bookseller Review: A Phoenix First Must Burn
It is Wednesday once again, and we all know what that means: brand new reading recommendations from your friendly neighborhood booksellers! Scroll on to see what books have caught their eye this week. Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh This book breathed such a disturbing haze of madness, it settled deep in my … Continue reading What We’re Reading 8/5
Inventory Manager, Gina, like many of us here at BookPeople, is a huge fan of Tamsyn Muir's Locked Tomb Trilogy. In celebration of the release of Harrow the Ninth, we're sharing a playlist of tunes that Gina finds pairs well with the roller-coaster ride that is this raucous sci-fi caper. Enjoy! We've got some major Gideon … Continue reading BookTunes: Required Listening for Fans of Tamsyn Muir’s LOCKED TOMB TRILOGY
Our Children's Book Buyer Meghan shines the spotlight on three books she's excited about this month! Check out her August picks-- they're all available to order at bookpeople.com. The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story By Tina Cho, illus. by Jess X. Snow Recommended for ages 4 & up Dayeon years to dive deep under the … Continue reading BookKids: Book Buyer’s Spotlight!
August is, traditionally, a slower period in the publishing biz, but in a year that's been anything but conventional, anything can happen—including an August of new release fireworks! This week showcases powerhouse debuts, the return of a few bookseller favorites and—yes, you're reading this correctly—a new addition to the Twilight saga. Get crackin' and read more about … Continue reading New Release Fireworks…in August!
Our Kids booksellers recommend exploring these fantastic titles that go beyond the world of Harry Potter... check out their favorites! Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia "My favorite new hero's journey! When Tristan Strong, wracked with grief and guilt over a friend's death, is tricked into destroying a bottle tree … Continue reading BookKids: Fantasies That Go Beyond Harry Potter