Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life Wondering about the apocalypse is nothing new--as long as people have lived on Earth, they've wondered when the end will come. But I've heard it said that my generation (the one composed of people who did most of their growing up after the Cold War ended) has been … Continue reading New This Month
Well if you haven't, you can bet that Perez Hilton has! The self-proclaimed 'Queen of all Media' and creator of perezhilton.com will be at BookPeople this Saturday at 2PM. For those of us (ie the marketing office at BookPeople) who read his blog religiously, this book signing should be a total blast. Hilton's new book, … Continue reading Have you heard the latest gossip?
Claire, our lovely merchandising director, is getting married today! Sadly, this also means that she will no longer be working at BookPeople as she and her husband start their own company :(. If you've ever loved a sign, or display or winter catalog in the store, then please join me in wishing Claire a fabulous … Continue reading Claire 🙂
I'm always excited to feature writers with an Austin connection, and even more excited to feature writers with a Michener Center connection. The Michener Center pulls together some amazing authors, and Austin is lucky to be home for these writers, at least for a little while. But even better that an Austin author from the … Continue reading American Rust
There are many reasons to love Joe Hill and get ready to add another to your list. He's started the "Love Your Indie" Contest! Now, I'm sure all of you love your indie bookstore a lot. Share that love with Joe Hill and you might just win a signed, slip-cased copy of his hard-to-get-a-hold-of new … Continue reading Woo woo! A Contest!
The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry Diving into a really good debut novel is one of my favorite experiences as a reader. Sure, there's excitement when a tried and true favorite puts out the novel he's been working on for years, but there's an unparalleled feeling of discovery when you realize that a person … Continue reading Top Shelf for March 2009