The BookPeople Podcast with Cory Allen

Last month we had the pleasure of hosting podcaster, meditation teacher, audio engineer and author Cory Allen for his brand new book, Now Is the Way. This will be familiar territory for avid listeners of The Astral Hustle podcast and his wildly popular online meditation course, Release Into Now, but we invite our listeners to plug in and enjoy … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Cory Allen

Spooky Season’s Here…With More New Releases

October's here, BookFriends, can you believe it? It's one of the busiest times at BookPeople, what with the Texas Teen Book Festival and Texas Book Festival happening in the same month (wow!), but we've always got time to talk about new books. This week we've got our plates full with a couple of stellar reads … Continue reading Spooky Season’s Here…With More New Releases

The BookPeople Podcast with Lara Prescott!

Earlier this month we had the pleasure of hosting Lara Prescott, Austin author and Michener Center gradute, with her debut novel, The Secrets We Kept. It spins a yarn of secretaries turned spies and the covert CIA operation to undermine the Soviet regime using one of the greatest love stories of all time, Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago. … Continue reading The BookPeople Podcast with Lara Prescott!

Tuesday’s New Titles, READ ALL ABOUT IT!

It's officially Fall and that means that the season of new books is about to turn up to 11. Everywhere we look we're faced with another new title that we might just drop everything to read. Whether it's Rainbow Rowell's continuing adventures of Simon Snow in Wayward Son, Ta-Nehisi Coates' dive into fiction with The Water Dancer, or Chanel … Continue reading Tuesday’s New Titles, READ ALL ABOUT IT!

A Stirring Tale of Justice On This Week’s Podcast Episode

Earlier this month we were joined by professor of history at Rice University, W. Caleb McDaniel, for a reading and discussion of his new book, Sweet Taste of Liberty. His latest recounts the true story of Henrietta Wood — a woman who survived slavery twice and won a landmark restitution case — and imparts a lesson … Continue reading A Stirring Tale of Justice On This Week’s Podcast Episode

Teen Thursday: Great reads by Latinx authors!

Natasha talks about curating the Teen display to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month When I was first asked to write this blog post, I thought, “Why me? I’m a white-passing, mixed Latinx woman who barely speaks Spanish.” I struggled a lot with what to say and how to express how it feels to have half of … Continue reading Teen Thursday: Great reads by Latinx authors!

Interview with Amy Long, author of ‘Codependence’

This weekend on Saturday, September 21st at 2PM we welcome to the store writer and former BookPeople bookseller, Amy Long, presenting her first ever published book, Codependence. In it she recounts her lifelong struggle with chronic pain, her relationship to opiods, and what it means to finally put her story out there. Before Amy's book tour … Continue reading Interview with Amy Long, author of ‘Codependence’

Tuesday’s Back…with More New Titles

This week's new release lineup is stacked. We have a pair of new titles from some heavyweights tackling climate change, a government tell-all, and some extraordinary life stories. Keep reading for more. Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson From marketing and events manager, Cristina L.: "I found myself tearing up at this book more times … Continue reading Tuesday’s Back…with More New Titles