Indies First Q&A with Mark Pryor

Last year, bestselling author Sherman Alexie issued a call to arms to authors nationwide: show your support of your local independent bookstore by volunteering to work! And thus was born Indies First, happening for the second consecutive year on Small Business Saturday, November 29. This Saturday, Austin authors Edward Carey, Mark Pryor & Meg Gardiner are … Continue reading Indies First Q&A with Mark Pryor

Indies First Q&A with Edward Carey

Last year, bestselling author Sherman Alexie issued a call to arms to authors nationwide: show your support of your local independent bookstore by volunteering to work! And thus was born Indies First, happening for the second consecutive year on Small Business Saturday, November 29. This Saturday, Austin authors Edward Carey, Mark Pryor & Meg Gardiner are … Continue reading Indies First Q&A with Edward Carey

Indies First Q&A with Meg Gardiner

Last year, bestselling author Sherman Alexie issued a call to arms to authors nationwide: show your support of your local independent bookstore by volunteering to work! And thus was born Indies First, happening for the second consecutive year on Small Business Saturday, November 29. This Saturday, Austin authors Edward Carey, Mark Pryor & Meg Gardiner are … Continue reading Indies First Q&A with Meg Gardiner

BookPeople Feast – Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake

This month our booksellers have cooked up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Today is the final installment in our chronicle of our ambitious culinary undertakings. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we've investiged a wide variety of new cookbooks, all of which will have added … Continue reading BookPeople Feast – Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Layer Cake

2014 National Book Award Winners

(image via npr.org) Spoiler alert: Ursula K. Le Guin won the National Book Awards last night. All of them. Okay, perhaps that's misleading. Le Guin took home the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In the process, she stole the show (and our book loving hearts) with her acceptance speech, in which she warned against confusing … Continue reading 2014 National Book Award Winners

BookPeople Feast: Plantain-Stuffed Peppers

This month our booksellers are cooking up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Join us as we chronicle our ambitious culinary undertakings here on the BookPeople blog. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we’ll share our adventures investigating a wide variety of new cookbooks, all … Continue reading BookPeople Feast: Plantain-Stuffed Peppers

Nightmare Factory Book Club Descends Into ANNO DRACULA

Fade in. A wide, exterior shot establishes the setting as a dilapidated, disused torture chamber of a bookstore. The camera pans up a precipitous and almost-certainly-haunted cliff to enter the swinging, batwing-style, saloon doors of the shop just as a deafening peal of ominous night-thunder claps. Following the camera's journey, we observe a nightmarish assortment … Continue reading Nightmare Factory Book Club Descends Into ANNO DRACULA

New Releases – 11/18/14

HARDCOVER FICTION Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer Here they are, all in one sweet hardcover volume, VanderMeer's Southern Reach Trilogy: Annihilation; Authority; and Acceptance. You loved them in their individual paperback editions, now manage this acclaimed sci fi series (a favorite among our booksellers) in one easy-to-carry book. Joe T. says: "These novels … Continue reading New Releases – 11/18/14

BookPeople Feast: Farroto with Acorn Squash and Red Russian Kale

This month our booksellers are cooking up a seven course feast to highlight the many new cookbooks hitting our shelves in time for the holidays. Join us as we chronicle our ambitious culinary undertakings here on the BookPeople blog. From cocktails to side dishes to dessert, we’ll share our adventures investigating a wide variety of new cookbooks, all … Continue reading BookPeople Feast: Farroto with Acorn Squash and Red Russian Kale