Lagunitas + Algonquin Books + BookPeople = FREE BEER TOUR TONIGHT! BRING YOUR ID! Here's the deal: Three awesome authors from Algonquin publishing will be in the store tonight at 7p to speak about and sign their books. They're bringing plenty of free beer to taste, courtesy of Lagunitas. We'll also be giving away $100 … Continue reading Books and Free Beer. Because Life is Good.
Post by Scott M., MysteryPeople Crime Fiction Coordinator Last week, we had the extreme pleasure of hosting a fabulous evening with mystery authors Sophie Littlefield and Juliet Blackwell. If you weren't there, you missed an awfully good time - live music by BookPeople's own Chris Hoyt, a lively conversation led by yours truly, and lots … Continue reading MysteryPeople Q&A with Sophie Littlefield
Review of: Ava by Carole Maso Reviewed by: Brian C. This is the latest in a series of reviews of experimental fiction written by BookPeople Brian C. and Jenn S. Brian and Jenn have made it their mission this summer to open up their reading lives to the weird, the odd, the curious, the avant … Continue reading Experimental Reading (and Reviewing): ‘Ava’ by Carole Maso
The answer is so much. First off are our two great events: Wiener Wolf Release Party When: July 2 @ 11:30AM Where: BookPeople Author and illustrator Jeff Crosby will be reading and signing copies of his brand, new book Wiener Wolf. This adorable new book tells the story of a domesticated dachshund with a fire in … Continue reading What’s Happening in BookKids in July?
Last week people sent in pictures of their dogs in costume in honor of the Wiener Wolf release party on Saturday. Now it's time to vote on your favorite dog. The winner will be announced Saturday at the event, and the lucky pet owner will get his very own, original drawing from the author/illustrator of … Continue reading Vote for Your Favorite Dog
Post by: Scott, MysteryPeople Crime Fiction Coordinator Jeff Abbott is a BookPeople staple. Pretty much as long as he's been publishing, he's been coming to our store. We're thrilled to see all the great reviews that have been rolling in for his latest thriller, Adrenaline: Entertainment Weekly made it their Pick of the Day for … Continue reading We’ve Got Our Adrenaline Pumping
HARDCOVER FICTION Bright's Passage by Josh Ritter We were lucky enough to learn about this first novel by singer/songrwriter Josh Ritter from the author himself when he stopped by to visit the staff during SXSW. Many of us here have already read this book and fallen in love with it. In fact, we've loved it … Continue reading New Releases
______________________________________________________________________________ Bosco The Rest is Noise by Alex Ross "I don't like classical music and this book is forcing me to reconsider my opinion. So it's good. It's not something I'd find compelling, but I do. I'm reading this for the This Book Could Be Your Life book club meeting on July 17th." ______________________________________________________________________________ … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
If you were here for MysteryPeople's event with Harlan Coben earlier this year, then you'll remember seeing Austin mystery novelist Jeff Abbott bantering with his buddy up at the podium. Jeff will be flying solo at the BP podium this Wedneday, June 29th, 7pm to talk about his new thriller, Adrenaline. Jeff's a good friend … Continue reading For Your Sunday Viewing: Jeff Abbott and ‘Adrenaline’
~Amazon, in a maneuver to avoid paying sales tax in the state of Texas, a state in which is has a physical presence and to which it would owe $269 million dollars according to Comptroller Combs if it were to cough up unpaid sales tax, offered the state government a deal by which it would … Continue reading As the Book World Turns…..