HARDCOVER FICTION MysteryPeople's New Release Pick of the Day: The Ploughmen by Kim Zupan At the center of this searing, fever dream of a novel are two men—a killer awaiting trial, and a troubled young deputy—sitting across from each other in the dark, talking through the bars of a county jail cell: John Gload, so … Continue reading New Releases – 9/30/14
The Kitchen Ecosystem: Integrating Recipes to Create Delicious Meals by Eugenia Bone Nourishing Broth: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World by Sally Fallon Morell and Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN ~post by Sutterfield Autumn! Finally! And hooray! The autumnal equinox has past, ushering in that most lovely of seasons. For us here in Central … Continue reading SUTTER’S KITCHEN: FALL EDITION!
BEN White Girls by Hilton Als "Wonderful collection of essays from this year. Als explores identity within society and self. Intellectual, poetic, and Junot Diaz's must-read for the year." CAROLYN The Solace of Open Spaces by Gretel Ehrlich "Fantastic! This book was given to me by a friend. It is composed of diary entries that … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
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! We are getting so amped up for the Texas Teen Book Festival! The fest is chock-full of great authors and programs. Don't … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Merritt Tierce's debut novel, Love Me Back, hit our booksellers hard. The story of Marie, a waitress at an upscale restaurant in Dallas, is told in cutting scenes of sex and drug abuse juxtaposed against crystalline descriptions of Marie's love for her daughter. This novel is rough and unapologetic, full of powerful sentences that tear through … Continue reading Praise For A Bold New Texas Writer
BookPeople is joining other independent bookstores and businesses across the country to raise our voice in support of e-fairness and to ask you, our customers, to do the same. Congress is poised to vote on a long-standing ban on internet access taxes and attached to that bill is sales tax fairness, an issue that significantly affects … Continue reading Support E-Fairness Now!
~post by Steve(n) W. “When the Stand Up Sit Down Book Club approached me to write an introduction for their blog to promote the September meeting of their regional book group, I thought to myself, 'Well, I don't want to do that,' and then I spent the rest of the day like I spend most … Continue reading Stand Up Sit Down Book Club: COOL, CALM & CONTENTIOUS
We are right in the thick of the fall release season. Our shelves in BookKids are starting to approach the bursting point because we are getting so many great new books each week. We will probably wrap up our special edition BookKids new release blog posts in the coming weeks. As always, we'll continue to … Continue reading BookKids New Releases – 9/23/14
HARDCOVER FICTION MysteryPeople's New Release Pick of the Day: Rose Gold by Walter Mosley In this new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism and political abductions, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth, has kidnapped Rosemary Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons … Continue reading New Releases – 9/23/14
It's a special week. September 21-27, 2014, is Banned Books Week. This week, "is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community - librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, … Continue reading BookKids Celebrates Banned Books!