Every month here at BookPeople we like to spotlight a smaller, independent publishing house that we love. These Indie Presses are helping to push the literary world forward with unique and adventurous work and we’re proud to showcase their titles in our store. This month check out the wonderful Beacon Press! Beacon Press is an independent … Continue reading Indie Press Spotlight: Beacon Press
Each month I'll be investigating events around town that might pique the interest of the book nerds, the literature obsessed, and those who enjoy stimulating entertainment and/or socializing. Not surprisingly, Austin has a number of things going on every month the Book People community would enjoy. The Dionysium Summer Show: Habit Alamo Drafthouse Village Wednesday, August 2nd … Continue reading Austin Events for the Literati – August
EPIC NEWS IS EPIC Texas Teen Book Festival has announced it's full line up and OMG are we freaking out!!!! Look at all of this author goodness!!!! Want to learn more about all the authors coming? Check out the site! And don't forget to save the date for Saturday, October 7! NEW RELEASES Everything All At … Continue reading Teen Thursday…and it’s a big one!!!
Lindsey We Come to Our Senses by Odie Lindsey Odie Lindsey's We Come to Our Senses is a rollercoaster of language. His sentences are oftentimes puzzingly poetic, which makes this short story collection one of those where I keep a pen in my hand, underlining moments that stun me, make me jealous, and remind … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
We're hiring for a couple of part time positions in the store -- take a look below for descriptions. School Outreach Program Staff We are looking for some part time staff to help us facilitate our school outreach program for the 2017-2018 school year. Responsibilities will include helping facilitate the logistics of our school bookfair … Continue reading We’re hiring for multiple positions!
The Inconvenient Sequel Truth to Power Al Gore The follow-up to Al Gore's conversation-shifting breakthrough work, An Inconvenient Truth is finally here! Connecting the dots of Zika, flooding, and other natural disasters we’ve lived through in the last 10+ years, Gore exposes the reality of global climate change, human influence, as well as the consequences … Continue reading New Books: 7/25
Author Chris Barton has allowed us to share his conversation with fellow Austin author Jason Gallaher and Belgian illustrator Jess Pauwels about their picture book Whobert Whover, Owl Detective. BookPeople hosted Jason for this book launch on Saturday, July 22, and it was a WHO-OOT! We learned fun facts about owls, ate some delicious owl … Continue reading Chris Barton talks with Jason Gallaher and Jess Pauwels
Here's What you Missed in Book Teens... We returned to the House of Night on Monday with P.C. and Kristin Cast! P.C. Cast tweeted this awesome photo of our amazing Bookpeeps hugging their copies of Loved! Looking for something to fill the Void from your shows being on Summer Break? 6 Young Adult Book … Continue reading Teen Thursday 7/20
Jason The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu Coming in February 2018 from Riverhead Books is this memoir/meditation by a former member of the US Border Patrol who just happens to be a second generation Mexican/American. His father was a border crosser and his mother; who raised him; was a park ranger.. … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
Blame Jeff Abbott Jeff Abbott's latest thriller BLAME is set in a quaint and seemingly peaceful locale, centered on the sole survivor of a mysterious car crash. Suffering from amnesia and the town’s pointing fingers, Jane Norton receives an anonymous message claiming to know the truth of what really happened that night. Best of … Continue reading New Books: 7/18