We’re hiring a bookfair assistant!

Job title: Bookfair Assistant Description: BookPeople Bookfairs is now accepting part time (or full time) applications for a bookfair assistant to help with logistics and delivery in our growing school bookfair department. Core responsibilities will include preparing books for bookfair events, delivering books to schools and picking them up, assisting with publisher returns, and interacting … Continue reading We’re hiring a bookfair assistant!

New Podcast: Sam Lipsyte

Sam Lipsyte is the author of the story collections Venus Drive and The Fun Parts and four novels: Hark, The Ask, The Subject Steve, and Home Land, which was a New York Times Notable Book and received the first annual Believer Book Award. He is also the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship. Sam was in the store last week for an event with his newest novel, Hark, which … Continue reading New Podcast: Sam Lipsyte

Modern First Library: Creating Lifelong Readers by Varsha Bajaj

We love hearing from different community voices about what a Modern First Library means to them! Today, author Varsha Bajaj talks about the value of building a diverse first library for young readers. Explore more from the series here. Your child’s first library hopefully has many picture books with stunning art and magical words. Books are … Continue reading Modern First Library: Creating Lifelong Readers by Varsha Bajaj

Teen Thursday: On The Come Up!

TOMORROW NIGHT!    IT'S FINALLY TIME!!!!  ANGIE THOMAS WILL BE AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7 PM!  DON'T MISS HER! AND DON'T FORGET TO SNAG YOUR COPY OF ON THE COME UP NOW! NEW TEEN FANTASY  Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard Susan Dennard's New York Times bestselling, young adult epic fantasy Witchlands series continues … Continue reading Teen Thursday: On The Come Up!

New and Noteworthy Reads in February

NEW IN FICTION The Care & Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls By Anissa Gray: The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. Christina said "I LOVED this book. Anissa Gray joins the ranks … Continue reading New and Noteworthy Reads in February

BookKids: What We’re Lovin’

Here's what the Kids team is reading and loving lately. Every month we'll feature a few titles, from picture books to chapter, graphic novels, YA fiction & more! Check out more Kids bookseller recommendations on our Instagram (@bookpeople)! Kids Inventory Manager Staci is in love with Max Amato's Perfect Staci is a huge fan of … Continue reading BookKids: What We’re Lovin’