TONIGHT: Better wear a bib to the BookPeople Café

The Nightmare Factory book club meets the third Tuesday of every month to discuss the best in literary horror fiction. Join us, if you dare!  Everyone knows Thanksgiving is the most evil holiday, and the kitchens in the Nightmare Factory have had a busy month churning out dish after dish of greasy, grimy gopher guts … Continue reading TONIGHT: Better wear a bib to the BookPeople Café

The Romance Bookshelves: Holiday reads, book club announcements and more!

Cathy Maxwell is the Austin-based author of over thirty best-selling historical romance novels. She writes a monthly column for BookPeople. Learn more at http://www.cathymaxwell.com.  The holidays are almost upon us.  I need a good read in the evening to stave off all the merry craziness. Between school and church programs, fun places to take the … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves: Holiday reads, book club announcements and more!

Teen Thursday is ‘Calling Your Name’

You don't want to miss this event! About Calling My Name: This unforgettable novel tells the story of Taja Brown, a young African American girl in Houston, Texas, and deftly and beautifully explores the universal struggles of growing up, battling family expectations, discovering a sense of self, and finding a unique voice and purpose. Told … Continue reading Teen Thursday is ‘Calling Your Name’

‘If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler’: A review in verse

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler, as reviewed by BookPeople's resident bard, Griffin Mauser. To read other posts in this series, click here. Sonnet: If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler met ought of others who have read the book I might not be surprised to hear, “I tried!” Then, face to face, the … Continue reading ‘If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler’: A review in verse