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!
Happy first day of July! Looking for a new book to read while avoiding those rising summer temps? No problem! Our booksellers are back with another round of suggestions. The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Why aren't people screaming about this book? We should be screaming about this book, collectively, as a country, we … Continue reading What We’re Reading 7/1
Earlier this year, we had the privilege of hosting John Grisham virtually to an audience of several hundred at home (wow!), welcoming him "back to Austin" for this first time since his appearance at last year's Texas Book Festival. The bestselling author sat down with event host and part-time bookseller, Meike A., to discuss his … Continue reading VIRTUAL EVENT REPLAY: John Grisham sits down with bookseller, Meike A.
Turns out there is, in fact, one new release Tuesday left in June, and it's a doozy. Not only do we get the first new book from Kevin Kwan since wrapping up his Crazy Rich Asians trilogy, but we're thrilled to share with you the conclusion of S. A. Chakraborty's Daevabad Trilogy, a thrilling Riley Sager caper, … Continue reading Waving June Goodbye with New Releases
Happy pride month, y'all! Here are a few titles our booksellers have read this June by LGBTQ authors—recommended reading for this month and every month beyond! The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta I've never read a novel in verse, at least not one written this century. It immediately threw me back into the rhythm and … Continue reading What We’re Reading 6/24
The June new releases stormed out of the gates, and the closing week is no different. Bookseller favorite, Ottessa Moshfegh returns with a literary who/what/when/wheredunnit, a pair of reads that sets you in the heart of Japan, and that saucy White House insider account you've been hearing about...read on for more. Death in Her Hands … Continue reading Summer Nights & New Books
To celebrate Juneteenth ( the June 19th holiday celebrating the commemoration of slavery’s end in the US) here are 19 (mostly fantasy) books by Black authors that Tomoko has read, loved, and recommends for your reading lists! Fantasy/Fantasy Adjacent (aka, Tomoko's favorite type of book) 1. What it Means When A Man Falls from the … Continue reading Celebrating Juneteenth
Reading with Pride! Here are 8 amazing books that celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community, recommended by our booksellers and the Teen Press Corps! Stay tuned for new releases, most anticipated, and more... Check, Please! Book 1: Hockey & Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu "I like fiction that makes … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading with Pride pt. 2
Amistad Books is encouraging readers to purchase any two books by Black writers between June 14th and June 20th. The goal is to blackout bestsellers lists with Black voices and demonstrate the power of Black publishing. We've gathered some bookseller favorites in case you needed some ideas. We also encourage you to buy from a … Continue reading BlackoutBestsellerList Recommendations
Before we get into books, we want to thank you for your overwhelming support the last couple of weeks—our internet orders queue is full of orders and we're doing our best to process all existing orders. We'll be back to normal on Wednesday, but for now we invite you to shop all of our new … Continue reading In the Mood for NEW BOOKS
Bookseller Gina kicks it off with some personal thoughts and book recommendations, plus a bingo card for you to download and track your reading! Happy Pride month! I know it’s difficult to fathom diving into a month of celebration when there is so much pain felt around the world. Yet it’s also an incredible time … Continue reading Introducing Pride Month Bingo