This week on "Meet the Bookseller" we're chatting with Jen B-- master of puns, proud Mac's Book Club member, and BookPeople bookfairs pro! Learn more about her in our interview below! How long have you worked at BookPeople? Almost three years. What is your favorite thing about working here? I work on our school bookfairs … Continue reading Meet the Bookseller: Jen B!
Griffin (like the monster) shares two graphic novels he recently read, The Magic Fish and Flamer. Both titles are available now at bookpeople.com. A few years ago, my wife and I traveled through eastern Europe where I enjoyed the National Marionette troupes of both Austria and Czech Republic. Both marionette shows were in their nation’s … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Like Two Sides of One Coin
Female rage. Texas myths. Quirky historical fiction. An East Texas thriller. Plenty of bookseller favorites. This is what you can expect to see on shelves today! Don't miss out. We have too many favorites to count! Animal: A Novel by Lisa Taddeo "Vicious and sexually raw, Animal may be my favorite debut novel of the year. … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/8)
Summer is off to a STRONG start and we've got five brand new bookseller favorites to share with y'all. Get those TBRs ready! All titles are available in-store and at bookpeople.com. Thanks for supporting a local indie bookstore! Pumpkin by Julie Murphy "Pumpkin AKA Waylon Brewer is a fat, openly gay kid who's obsessed with … Continue reading Teen Thursday: New Bookseller Favorites!
This latest edition of Austin Liti Limits brings the crew face-to-(virtual) face with New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Wetmore, author of the Read with Jenna pick and bookseller favorite, Valentine. The pair discuss novel's success through the pandemic, writing female rage, and the West Texas setting of the novel. Watch the first part of … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Elizabeth Wetmore
Another week, another Wednesday! Our booksellers have been gearing up for summer, and they can't wait to share their summer TBR lists with you. Check out the page below to see what they've been reading this week! Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead Like so many big, statement-making novels, Maggie Shipstead's Great Circle is an inviting, … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Scott M. reviews the sophomore effort from local author James Wade. Wade made a splash with his debut novel All Things Left Wild, receiving a Reading the West Award for debut fiction, and all signs point to another standout read coming early next month. James Wade got our attention with his debut, All Things Left Wild, … Continue reading Scott M. Reviews ‘River, Sing Out’
It's a big (like, REAL BIG) pub day today! New work from Chris Bosh, Ashley C. Ford, Kristen Arnett, Casey McQuiston, Kiese Laymon hits shelves, along with the first volley of the summer's hottest debuts. You're gonna wanna know about these titles comin' at you fast and furious! Letters to a Young Athlete by Chris … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (6/1)
We think everyone should read the classics at some point in their lives. But sometimes, it's good to have fun with books that put a twist on those much revered faves. Bug has one such read for you that also dishes up the perfect summer vibes! Bug here—local goblin punk and bookseller—here to tell you … Continue reading Bookseller Review: ‘The Chosen and the Beautiful’
Who doesn't love a good thrill? We got plenty hosting May Cobb and Riley Sager last week on Zoom. Catch a replay of the event now! If you love thrillers, you'll want to get your hands on a copy of The Hunting Wives, May Cobb's second novel centered on small town living, obsession, seduction, and murder. … Continue reading Virtual Event Replay: May Cobb + Riley Sager