Demons, Tomatoes & Knitting: We Talk with Kim Harrison

Last night, BookPeople had the pleasure to host best-selling author Kim Harrison, creator of the Hollows series, also known as the Rachel Morgan series. Rachel is a witch turned day walking demon detective with a sexy vampire detective partner named Ivy. Most of the human race has been wiped out due to a virus that … Continue reading Demons, Tomatoes & Knitting: We Talk with Kim Harrison

Austin Food & Wine Festival Announces Full Schedule of Events

Attention foodies! The Austin Food & Wine Festival announced its full schedule of events for the 2013 festival today. Included are demonstrations from acclaimed national chefs like Marcus Samuelsson, Graham Elliot Bowles and Susan Feniger; the world’s largest hands-on grilling demo with Tim Love and special guest chefs like Andrew Zimmern; wine and cocktail tastings from … Continue reading Austin Food & Wine Festival Announces Full Schedule of Events

The Caldecott Committee Honors Some of Our Favorite Books of 2012

~post by Children's Book Buyer Meghan G.  Every year, as we await the announcement of the American Library Association's prestigious Youth Media Awards, we talk amongst ourselves here at BookPeople about what books we'd love to see on the various lists. So when we tuned in for the big reveal this morning, we all had … Continue reading The Caldecott Committee Honors Some of Our Favorite Books of 2012

ALA Youth Media Award Winners

MICHAEL L. PRINTZ AWARD In Darkness by Nick Blake Printz Honor Books: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Dodger by Terry Pratchett The White Bicycle by Beverley Brenna _____________________________________________________________________ CALDECOTT MEDAL This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen Caldecott Honor Books: … Continue reading ALA Youth Media Award Winners