We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! In the Store Independent Bookstore Day is this Saturday!!!! Join us in the Teen Lit section to find your Kindred Spirits! Between … Continue reading Teen Thursday 4/27
JULIA Chemistry by Weike Wang Weike Wang's unnamed narrator is navigating an existential crisis. Well into her work toward a PhD in Chemistry, she questions her drive, despite the field being the lens through which she views the world; a relationship with a man who's just too nice falls victim to her self-sabotage; and an identity … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
Caitlyn Jenner - Secret of My Life Life in the limelight has not always been easy--in THE SECRETS OF MY LIFE, Caitlyn Jenner bares her soul, going in-depth on what life was like, living as the athletic champion and poster-child for male accomplishment while trying desperately to hide who she truly was. Long held secrets … Continue reading New Books 4/25!
Spring came early in Austin, as it tends to, and the wildflowers— at least the bluebonnets, the Indian paintbrush, and the poppies— are making room for the heartier Mexican hats and sunflowers. Gardens are growing lush with all the wonderful rain, ready to burst with fruits and vegetables! It’s the perfect time of year to learn more … Continue reading April Browsing in BookKids
Questions I Am Often Asked, from the author of Traffickwocky Every now and again - when I am somehow not stuck on the MoPac - I am asked something like, “Tex, is it stressful being the world’s leading traffic poet? And, while I have you here on my show, does it bother you that there … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Tex MoPac, Traffic Poet
We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! In the Store BookPeople is honored to welcome Chelsea Clinton for the paperback release of her book It's Your World, the inspirational … Continue reading Teen Thursday!
This month, local author Chris Barton is giving away a hardcover and audiobook version of Flying Lessons & Other Stories, a wonderful middle-grade anthology published by Crown Books for Young Readers in partnership with We Need Diverse Books. The book includes writing from beloved authors like Kwame Alexander, Grace Lin, and Jacqueline Woodson. Barton allowed us … Continue reading Chris Barton talks with Ellen Oh and Kelly J. Baptist
Michael Nesmith - Infinite Tuesday Hey-hey it's the Monkees! This funny, thoughtful, self-aware autobiography explores the electric life of The Monkees star, Michael Nesmith. His critical contributions to music videos, movies, comedy, and the world of virtual reality are populated by refreshing candor and the absurdist humor of an American Original. With INFINITE TUESDAY, step into … Continue reading New Books 4/18!
David Grann has a knack for writing about what few people know about; with Killers of the Flower Moon, he highlights a nearly forgotten crime in Oklahoma dealing with Native Americans and their unfair treatment. When the Osage were moved to Oklahoma in the early 1920s, the unexpected find of oil on their reservation made them … Continue reading April Top Shelf: Killers of the Flower Moon
We’re bringing you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps Blog! Don’t forget to check out the blog for new reviews, event reports, and other teen news! Meet Your Kindred Spirits At BookPeople during Independent Bookstore Day! 10am-1pm: Come find your Kindred Spirit during Independent Bookstore Day. Show … Continue reading Teen …Monday?