We're gearing up to welcome a ton of great authors to BookPeople in 2016. We attempted to put them all into one blog post, but there's a lot headed our way, y'all. Here are some of the highlights, with plenty more to come! For a full listing of upcoming events, check out our website, bookpeople.com. If … Continue reading BookPeople 2016 Author Event Preview
Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion.
Our booksellers have been reading and reading and reading many of the new books hitting our shelves at BookPeople next year. We’ve compiled this list of our top picks of what to read in the first half of 2016. But wait - there's more! We couldn't fit every single book we're excited about into one … Continue reading Bookseller Picks: What to Read in 2016
In The Required Reading Revisited Book Club we focus on books considered “Required Reading” by most educational institutions, i.e. books you read (or were supposed to read) in school – either high school or university. Our last meeting of the year was a rousing discussion of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. The novel itself has a number … Continue reading Required Reading Revisited – January 2016
John Waters - gay pope of trash and vile connoisseur of low culture - attempted something extraordinary, risking life, sanity, and intestinal fortitude for art (or a queasy approximation thereof). Terminally in between films, the notorious, lowbrow director of Pink Flamingos, Cecil B. Demented, Hairspray, and a dozen more celluloid slimeballs walked out of his … Continue reading The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Gets Carsick With John Waters
This post comes from our children's inventory manager, Demi. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson She's not a girl, she's a shark! Nimona is a magical shapeshifter who has apprenticed herself to the malicious Ballister Blackheart against the do-good schemes of the knightly Ambrosius Goldenloin! Read on for a rollicking, charming adventure with several wonderful twists. Bitch … Continue reading Graphic Novel Gift Guide from your Friendly Neighborhood Feminist
This post comes from our inventory manager Jan. I am a expert list-maker. I can pack in a lot of information into a very short format. My secret: I cheat. You might think that there are six titles here for my favorite books of the year, but there are actually thirteen. That’s because I just … Continue reading Jan’s Favorite Books of 2015