BookPeople is honored to welcome Texas State Senator Wendy Davis to BookPeople to sign her new memoir, Forgetting To Be Afraid: A Memoir, on Thursday, September 11 at 12:30pm. Davis became an overnight political sensation and a hero to women’s rights supporters across the country when she single-handedly filibustered Governor Rick Perry’s sweeping bill that … Continue reading Wendy Davis Comes to BookPeople!
It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps! Gearing Up for the Texas Teen Book Festival! This week, we are focusing on the festival opening keynote speaker, James Dashner, the best selling author of The Maze Runner series … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Here it is, as promised, the second half of our look at some of our most highly anticipated books of the Fall 2014 season. Check out Part One right over here. All books are now available to pre-order via bookpeople.com. More Books To Look For In The Final Quarter Of 2014: Our Secret Life in the … Continue reading Fall 2014 Book Preview – Part Two
~ by Joe Wearing a fantastic Washington Redshirts tee, John Scalzi gave a rousing and hilarious reading promoting his latest novel LOCK IN. His talk ranged from working at AOL in the 90s to how he's able to use his experience in the marketing industry for his novels. It was great to hear about … Continue reading John Scalzi Recommends
The fall books have started to arrive on the shelves in BookKids! We are getting so many new and great books, that it's hard to keep up. It's also very exciting. So starting with this week, we will be sharing that excitement and rounding up all the new kids books that hit our shelves during … Continue reading New Children’s Chapter Book Releases – week of 8/26/14
COLLEEN The Art of Comforting: What to Say and Do For People in Distress by Val Walker "This book shows you the best ways to help people who are dealing with trauma or distress. Incredibly helpful--it takes a lot of guesswork out of what to do to help someone by describing the positive psychological aspects … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
We're excited to announce a special opportunity to pre-order signed, personalized copies of Rebel Yell by S. C. Gwynne, bestselling author of BookPeople favorite, Empire of the Summer Moon. BookPeople is the only bookstore in the country fulfilling orders for signed, personalized copies of Rebel Yell. We ship worldwide. PRE-ORDER SIGNED BOOKS HERE Empire of the … Continue reading New From The Author of EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON – Pre-Order Signed, Personalized Copies of REBEL YELL!
The fall books have started to arrive on the shelves in BookKids! We are getting so many new and great books, that it's hard to keep up. It's also very exciting. So starting with this week, we will be sharing that excitement and rounding up all the new kids books that hit our shelves during … Continue reading New Kids Picture Book Releases – 8/26/14
HARDCOVER FICTION LOCK IN by John Scalzi We're very excited to have Scalzi, author of Redshirts, one of our Top Shelf picks a while back, in the store Wed 8/27 with his latest sci-fi novel, LOCK IN. WORN STORIES by Emily Spivack "Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece … Continue reading New Releases – 8/26/14
Diary of the Fall by Michel Laub translated by Margaret Jull Costa ~post by Ben Auschwitz. It’s a word that has come to mean so much more than the place it was meant to represent. Michel Laub’s The Diary of the Fall, approaches the complexity of living as a Jew in the twenty-first century with … Continue reading DIARY OF THE FALL: Symphonic, Beautifully Rendered