Author Interview: Roshani Chokshi + Rick Riordan with Teen Press!

Colleen and Zoë from Teen Press Corps were able to chat with authors Roshani Chokshi and Rick Riordan before our April 14th event for Chokshi's Aru Shah and the City of Gold! We're huge fans of both Rosh and Rick around these parts, so we were thrilled to listen in as they discussed the Aru Shah series, Rick's amazing imprint, TV and movie adaptations, and much, much more.

BookKids: New Graphic Novels with Griffin (like the monster)

Hi y'all! It’s me, Griffin (like the monster), reading your kids’ books so you don’t have to!  So, I read these three graphic novels for young readers, more middle than high school, but rife with adolescent drama: The Dragon Path, by Ethan Young (coming May 18th); Allergic by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Michelle Mee Nutter; … Continue reading BookKids: New Graphic Novels with Griffin (like the monster)

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/11)

Roll out the red carpet. This week's new releases looks more like a laundry list of folks up for the cover of Vanity Fair! Stacey Abrams, Seth Rogen, Billie Eilish, and 80s hearthrob Andrew McCarthy all vie for your attention this week with new reads that don't hold back. But if all the lights n' cameras … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/11)

Books I’m Excited About: ‘Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes’

Everybody needs a laugh, Uriel included. He's looking forward to the joy of a new Phoebe Robinson essay collection later this year! 2020 was messy, and if you're still mad about it: join the club. I'm personally over folks trying to make sense of it (S___ is f'ed!), but if there's anyone's commentary I want to hear, it's Phoebe … Continue reading Books I’m Excited About: ‘Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes’

Virtual Event Replay: Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast)

BookPeople hosted indie rock royalty on Zoom last week. If you missed out, now's your chance to catch up and re-live the fun! Last week was one for the books in terms of virtual events, and we're pleased to highlight one of our favorites here! It was a night of indie rock stardom when Michelle … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast)

Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/4)

May springs with a bounty of good reads. From local author debuts to sci-fi epics, memoirs of motherhood and intimacy to concise histories and conversations about race. Make room on your shelves for these exquisite picks out in the world now. Olympus, Texas: A Novel by Stacey Swann *Virtual Event 5/5* "A gripping debut that takes … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (5/4)

Austin Liti Limits: Johnnie Bernhard

The spotlight is on Johnnie Bernhard and her latest novel, Sisters of the Undertow, on this installment of Austin Liti Limits. Bernhard discusses the inspiration for her new book and the persistent draw to pen family stories. You can watch the full interview here now. Watch Part 2 of this interview for an excerpt of … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Johnnie Bernhard

Virtual Event Replay: Elizabeth McCracken & S. Kirk Walsh

Local author's Elizabeth McCracken and S. Kirk Walsh shared the virtual stage last week for a celebration of their brand new books, The Souvenier Museum and The Elephant of Belfast. Watch it again now! Catch a replay of last week's virtual conversation between Elizabeth McCracken and S. Kirk Walsh--Austinites with new books! McCracken's The Souvenir Museum is a … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: Elizabeth McCracken & S. Kirk Walsh