Job title: Bookfair Assistant Description: BookPeople Bookfairs is now accepting part time (or full time) applications for a bookfair assistant to help with logistics and delivery in our growing school bookfair department. Core responsibilities will include preparing books for bookfair events, delivering books to schools and picking them up, assisting with publisher returns, and interacting … Continue reading We’re hiring a bookfair assistant!
This Book Is Spineless By Lindsay Leslie: In This Book Is Spineless, the reader and book navigate the contents together, becoming friends as the book becomes braver with every page turn. It incorporates the five senses, multiple literary genres, and various book parts, with the relationship between book and reader bringing everything together. Does it … Continue reading New Releases 2/19
Sam Lipsyte is the author of the story collections Venus Drive and The Fun Parts and four novels: Hark, The Ask, The Subject Steve, and Home Land, which was a New York Times Notable Book and received the first annual Believer Book Award. He is also the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship. Sam was in the store last week for an event with his newest novel, Hark, which … Continue reading New Podcast: Sam Lipsyte
We love hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Today, author Varsha Bajaj talks about the value of building a diverse first library for young readers. Explore more from the series here. Your child’s first library hopefully has many picture books with stunning art and magical words. Books are … Continue reading Modern First Library: Creating Lifelong Readers by Varsha Bajaj
TOMORROW NIGHT! IT'S FINALLY TIME!!!! ANGIE THOMAS WILL BE AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7 PM! DON'T MISS HER! AND DON'T FORGET TO SNAG YOUR COPY OF ON THE COME UP NOW! NEW TEEN FANTASY Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard Susan Dennard's New York Times bestselling, young adult epic fantasy Witchlands series continues … Continue reading Teen Thursday: On The Come Up!
King of Scars By Leigh Bardugo: "little red bird, every day you choose the work of living." Let's be honest, by now, no one is surprised that Leigh Bardugo writes an incredible novel, but King of Scars was the book I needed to read right now. Conflicts among Ravka, Fjerda, and Shu Han are coming to a … Continue reading What We’re reading Wednesday
The City in the Middle of the Night By Charlie Jane Anders: Nationally bestselling author of All the Birds in the Sky Charlie Jane Anders delivers a brilliant new novel set in a hauntingly strange future January is a dying planet—divided between a permanently frozen darkness on one side, and blazing endless sunshine on the … Continue reading New Releases 2/12
NEW IN FICTION The Care & Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls By Anissa Gray: The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. Christina said "I LOVED this book. Anissa Gray joins the ranks … Continue reading New and Noteworthy Reads in February
BookPeople has a new podcast up featuring one of our favorite local authors. Amy Gentry was back in the store just a few weeks ago with her newest novel, Last Woman Standing. In this new thriller, Dana Diaz is an aspiring stand-up comedian—a woman in a man’s world. When she meets a tough computer programmer … Continue reading New Podcast with Amy Gentry
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)! Kids Inventory Manager Staci is in love with Max Amato's Perfect Staci is a huge fan of … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’