MysteryPeople Pick of the Month: Gun Church by Reed Farrel Coleman Reviewed by: Scott M. Reed Farrel Coleman is one of the most exciting authors out there. His fans, who include many top crime authors, always look to see what he’s doing next. His latest, Gun Church, is a bit of a departure, yet retains all of … Continue reading MysteryPeople Pick of the Month: GUN CHURCH
Happy Halloween, book lovers! We celebrated the day with a rousing Wizard of Oz puppet show first thing this morning. So fun to see so many little ones dressed in costume! Tonight we'll continue celebrating with a special spooky (but not too spooky) Halloween storytime at 6pm. Bring your little witches and wizards 7 years … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
~post by Meghan Dietsche Goel, BookPeople’s Children’s Book Buyer Top Shelf in November: Return to the Willows by Jacqueline Kelly Signed copies now available! Local author Jacqueline Kelly’s magnificent debut novel The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate swiftly became one of our store’s top picks for young readers when it released in 2009 and went on … Continue reading Top Shelf in November: RETURN TO THE WILLOWS
(credit: Seth) Perhaps she will be revealed at our secret event with Lemony Snicket.
Austin, mark your calendars: Thursday, November 15 3pm-5pm legendary musician Willie Nelson will sign copies of his new book, Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, here at BookPeople! All the info is available on our website. But while you're here, we'll tell you that tickets are required to join the signing line … Continue reading Willie Nelson Comes to BookPeople!
We all know that the presidential election is one of the biggest and most important events of the year. After all, whoever we elect will wield a lot of power, and this is a pretty tight race. Olivia, our landslide winner from four years ago is getting ready to leave office, so the big chair … Continue reading Have You Voted Yet?
~post by Joe T. We’re ever closer to Halloween so that means there’s another seven horror books to talk about. This time around, we’ve got some of my very favorite books, one of which is truly one of my top ten and is not generally considered a horror novel. Another book is a comic book … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Week 3
(credit: Seth) Will we find out at our secret November 10 event with Lemony Snicket? That is the wrong question!
Here's a full schedule of all the Penguin authors who will give talks at the Texas Book Festival this weekend. Stop by and say hello, we'll be in the Penguin booth! Make sure to check the list of in-booth author signings. Saturday, October 27th – Festival Hours 10-5pm 11:15-12pm, Paramount Theater – Jenny Lawson, Let's … Continue reading Penguin Author Talks at the Texas Book Festival
Astray by Emma Donoghue Reviewed by Steven A life can be defined just as readily by its transitions as it can its discrete states of beings. We are all on our way to something, and the passage itself plays the most important role in the shaping of who we are, though that naturally changes instant-to-instant … Continue reading We Are All On Our Way to Something