This week's lineup of new releases has a little something for the thrill seekers and the readers who are just looking to get into their feels a bit. There's some established voices doing what they do best and some shining debut talent that's sure to grip. Read about them more below! The Dark Corners of … Continue reading New Releases to Look Out For! (2/18)
Every once in a while a title comes along that sweeps us off our feet, I mean, totally takes booksellers by storm, and in this early part of the year it's Brandon Taylor's Real Life. The first full-length novel from Taylor is a startlingly intimate look at the interior life of a gay Black man … Continue reading Raven Reviews Brandon Taylor’s ‘Real Life’
In honor of LOVE we're replaying Casey McQuiston's live event at the store from last May. She was joined in conversation with best selling author Cora Carmack to celebrate the release of her wildly popular debut novel: Red, White, and Royal Blue. They spoke about Casey's inspirations, her love of Texas, and the rise in … Continue reading Casey McQuiston on the BookPeople Podcast!
Bookseller Gina writes about ASH by Malinda Lo, queer fiction, and #ownvoices I am very late to the game when it comes to ASH by the remarkable Malinda Lo. I’ve been on a quest to read more LGBTQIA+ fiction and I’m so glad I found this trailblazer. In the far and distant past, 2009, Lo … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Reading a Trailblazer a Decade After Its Release…
Our Bookseller Pirates share the stories behind their tattoos, inspired by Isaac Fitzgerald's upcoming How to Be a Pirate! We can't wait to host The Internet's favorite biker-bar employee turned picture book author, ISAAC FITZGERALD! Isaac will be here March 5th to read us his delightful tale of a girl who desperately wants to be … Continue reading BookKids: Bookseller Pirates (Part 1)
It's almost Valentine's Day, y'all! Here at BookPeople, there's nothing we love more than books. Here are a few that our booksellers have fallen for lately! The Illness Lesson by Clare Beams The Illness Lesson's premise really struck a chord with me. Clare Beams’ debut novel plays an eerie, off-balance minor chord progression, descending a … Continue reading What We're Reading 2/12
Fall in love with a good book this week! Whether you're looking for a last minute gift for your bookish crush or are just looking to treat yo' self, we've got a handy list of selections right here that'll send your reading heart a-flutter! Weather by Jenny Offill The bestselling author of Dept. of Speculation, … Continue reading Fall In Love with New Releases!
Ransom Riggs joins us for this latest installment of The BookPeople Podcast! The bestselling author of the wildly successful Miss Peregrine series stopped by the store last month with a bevy of goodies and a tricked out van emblazoned with the book's cover art. For the event proper, he discussed the fifth installment of the saga, … Continue reading Ransom Riggs on The BookPeople Podcast!
"There's a lot of talk about how do you get kids to read, but I think you can get at them just by getting them interested in storytelling generally, in whatever format that takes, whether it's film or art..." - Jon Klassen Last fall, we had the pleasure of hosting Jon Klassen in partnership with … Continue reading BookKids: Art of the Book with Jon Klassen
Another week, another round of recommendations! As always, our booksellers have plenty to say about books. Read below for reviews of heart-wrenching fiction, thrilling true crime, and a good dose of playful humor. The Dutch House by Ann Patchett This was my first time reading an Ann Patchett novel, and I don't regret it. I … Continue reading What We're Reading 2/5