Marie, one of our wonderful booksellers, got up bright and early on Saturday morning to talk to KXAN about five of our favorite books. Watch the full video here. You can grab the books Marie talked about over on our website:
If you're a bibliophile, you are likely well acquainted with the symptoms of book lust. When confronted with an extraordinarily specimen of book-hood, the pulse quickens, the pupils dilate, beads of sweat form on the brow, admissions of undying love cross the lips. In 2012, there were so many gorgeous books released that I lived … Continue reading Stephanya’s Top 5 Reads of 2012
Hello YA lovers! Today we celebrate all the sweet things life has to offer, like NEW BOOKS! With a year a great as this one in the publishing world it's going to be heard to beat. We're already making our must-read lists for 2013. Here are three you don't have to wait too long for. … Continue reading Teen Thursday on Friday
January 1st nearly everything* in the store is 20% off! As a way to say thank you for your support this year, nearly everything* in the store is 20% off January 1. Now you can get what you REALLY wanted for the holidays! Thank you for making 2012 an incredible year here at BookPeople. Here's … Continue reading Customer Appreciation Day
Top Shelf in January: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker Reviewed by: Marie, Master Bookseller and White Cat Wrangler The end seems imminent, but nobody imagined it would be like this. The earth is slowing its rotation; the days are becoming longer; gravity is becoming greater; crops are withering; the first day of … Continue reading Top Shelf in January: THE AGE OF MIRACLES
We're very excited to announce we have the honor of hosting Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor here at BookPeople on Wednesday, January 23 at 6:30pm. Sotomayor will be here to speak about and sign copies of her new memoir, My Beloved World. The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, … Continue reading Justice Sonia Sotomayor Comes to BookPeople!
GRACE How to Think More About Sex by Alain De Botton "I love the way Alain De Botton writes. I read almost the entirety of How to Think More About Sex in one sitting. Botton explores modern sexuality and some of it's many complications in an honest, thought provoking, and humorous way that is so … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Tonight's Hard Word Book Club will not only be the last of the year, but will be the last for Co-host Joe Turner. In his honor we're discussing a favorite of his Fredrick Forsyth's The Dogs Of War. One of the first mercenary novels, The Dogs of War follows the detailed planning and execution of … Continue reading Hard Word Says Goodbye to 2012 and Hello to Christopher Walken and Platinum
Did you unwrap a shiny new eReader this holiday season? Are you wondering how you can continue to support your local independent bookstore while reading digitally? Oh, it's so easy! As some of you may know (since we've been talking about it an awful lot), this year we launched a brand new partnership with Kobo, … Continue reading Attention All Owners of Brand New eReaders!
Liz is a member of BookPeople’s event staff—you may have seen her at various readings, dressed up as Amelia Bedelia in a giant be-flowered bonnet or, once, with her face painted like a weird jungle cat. She’s primarily a reader, writer, and lover of short fiction, but her favorite books from 2012 span a few … Continue reading Liz’s Top 5 Reads of 2012