George W. Bush - Portraits of Courage PORTRAITS OF COURAGE is a vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America’s military veterans. It is President Bush’s desire that these stories of courage and resilience will honor our men and women in uniform, highlight their family and … Continue reading New Books 2/28!
We're proud to host the diverseCity book club each month here at BookPeople. They read a fascinating selection of books, and we invited their leader, Charlotte Moore, to tell us a bit more about the group. Check it out, and we hope you join them for their upcoming meeting on March 14th at 6:30pm here … Continue reading Join the diverseCity book club!
Glenn Frankel brings his new book High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic to BookPeople on Thursday, March 2 at 7 PM. Much like he did with his book about that other monumental and great movie/western, The Searchers, Glenn Frankel dissects High Noon and all its behind the scenes machinations. … Continue reading SHOWDOWN AT THE HUAC CORRAL: THE COMMUNISTS vs. THE COWBOYS
TOMOKO The Shades of Magic Trilogy by V.E. Schwab (A Darker Shade of Magic, A Gathering of Shadows, and A Conjuring of Light) I'm in the middle of the Shades of Magic Trilogy by V.E. Schwab! The trilogy starts with A Darker Shade of Magic, introducing Kell (talented and rare blood magician known as a … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
Let me start by just coming clean with you all: I’m not exactly the biggest sci-fi/fantasy enthusiast. I know, I know. Hold back your stones before you proceed to pelt me with them. Part of my 2017 New Year’s Resolution is to read stuff outside of my usual bubble of literary fiction. I want to … Continue reading Uriel Reviews Shades of Magic!
Jessa Crispin - Why I Am Not a Feminist Jan, our second floor inventory manager wrote February's Top Shelf book review for Jessa Crispin's Why I Am Not a Feminist, here's a little snippet, but you can read the full review on our website! Follow the link in the bio! "Crispin's manifesto is a call for … Continue reading New Books 2/21!
Statisticians tell us that, in any group of people, roughly one-third of their members are secretly cloth-and-porcelain simulacra assembled from scraps by the Mad Puppeteer. Look to your left. Now, look to your right. If there were no marionette strings ascending to the heavens from the arms and legs of your neighbors, odds are you're … Continue reading The Nightmare Factory Plays In The Dollhouse That Is The House Of Small Shadows
Each month, we choose one book as our Top Shelf selection. This month, that book is Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto. Are you a feminist? If yes, what called you to declare yourself a feminist? This is the core question in Jessa Crispin's anti-feminist Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto. Did … Continue reading February Top Shelf: Why I Am Not a Feminist
I picked up Universal Harvester, the new novel from John Darnielle, in September of last year. I commandeered a copy as soon as it arrived, cleverly boxed in a VHS tape container. I'd been listening non-stop to The Black Tapes Podcast, about a young podcast journalist who seeks the paranormal alongside a notorious skeptic of the … Continue reading Universal Harvester: Something Else Entirely
SUNNY Selected Stories, 1968-1994 by Alice Munro Alice Munro writes about real life with enough insight and truth to call it fiction. The plots to her stories may sound boring on the surface (A father takes his children on his sales route and they make an unusual detour. A librarian was in love. A mother … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week