Teen Thursday – Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads

Happy Thursday to all (but especially to you YA lovers). This is the second week in our countdown to the Austin Teen Book Festival. BookPeople is a proud sponsor of the ATBF and we can't wait for it to come. The Austin Teen Book Festival is Saturday, September 29th from 9:30am to 5pm. There will … Continue reading Teen Thursday – Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads

What We’re Reading

Raul: A Man of Misconceptions by John Glassie "Athanasius Kircher was the premier 17th century philosopher on quite literally everything. He was famous across Europe, and even worked for the Pope deciphering hieroglyphics- which he knew absolutely nothing about. That didn't stop him from writing thousands of pages on their meaning. A Man of Misconceptions follows Kircher's … Continue reading What We’re Reading

Charming & Terrifying: THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON

The Orphan Master's Sonby Adam Johnson Reviewed by Raul The first thing to know about Adam Johnson's marvelous book is that nothing is as it seems. The protagonist, after an arduous childhood, does not really have a name. Like many things in North Korea, appearance is more important than substance; thus, his name is that … Continue reading Charming & Terrifying: THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON